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11 LGBTQIA+ punk musicians who changed the genre forever
11 LGBTQIA+ punk musicians who changed the genre forever
It stands to reason LGBTQIA+ culture informed, inspired and enmeshed with punk, down to the crossover with the ’70s glam scene that helped spawn it. After all, both worlds were essentially the Island of Misfit Toys, from the Rankin/Bass 1964 holiday special Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: a rebel culture for those whose ideas don’t fit in the mainstream, where your fellow outsiders accept you for
Miley Cyrus recruits Joan Jett and Billy Idol for a cover-filled set—watch
Miley Cyrus recruits Joan Jett and Billy Idol for a cover-filled set—watch
Miley Cyrus hasn’t been shy about showing off her love of rock especially around the release of her latest Plastic Hearts. By diving into the genre on her seventh LP, the singer has been having plenty of fun with covers in that realm. On Sunday, Cyrus headlined the TikTok Tailgate outside of Tampa Bay’s Raymond James Stadium ahead of Super Bowl LV. With a 20-...
Here’s why Miley Cyrus thinks Cher calling her out was a good thing
Here’s why Miley Cyrus thinks Cher calling her out was a good thing
It's been almost a month since Miley Cyrus released her rock-inspired album Plastic Hearts. The LP includes collaborations with Steve Nicks, Dua Lipa, Billy Idol and even Joan Jett. Now, Cyrus has opened up to collaborator Billy Idol about those comments she received from Cher following her infamous 2013 MTV Video Music Awards performance. Re...
Miley Cyrus’ rock album ‘Plastic Hearts’ has been years in the making
Miley Cyrus’ rock album ‘Plastic Hearts’ has been years in the making
It looks like Miley Cyrus is officially ditching her pop and country roots for her new full-on rock album Plastic Hearts. On Friday, the former Disney star unveiled the cover art for the forthcoming LP that arrives on Nov. 27. Read more: Hear Motionless In White revisit ‘Creatures’ with era-inspired new song Over the past year or so, Cyrus has become more in tune with rock music. In January... Rea
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong reimagine this iconic John Lennon protest song
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong reimagine this iconic John Lennon protest song
This week, Billie Joe Armstrong has reimagined a legendary song by John Lennon called "Gimme Some Truth." Released in 1971, Lennon wrote the song in protest of the Vietnam War. Now, the Green Day vocalist is putting his own spin on the song by the late Beatles member that is relevant to the ongoing protests and political climate today...
Top 8 videos capturing Britpunk beginnings in all its snarling glory
Top 8 videos capturing Britpunk beginnings in all its snarling glory
Britpunk was born out of a movement. However, England no more invented punk rock in 1976 than McDonald's invented the hamburger. Punk was an idea airborne worldwide across 1975. Local freaks who'd bought Stooges and New York Dolls records formed bands in their image, unaware anyone else shared their disgust with the day's dominant culture...
‘Above Ground’ mental health charity show features Corey Taylor, more
‘Above Ground’ mental health charity show features Corey Taylor, more
Dave Navarro and Billy Idol's Billy Morrison have banded together to present a new mental health awareness show called 'Above Ground.' The charity event will benefit the Recording Academy's MusiCares Foundation, and will feature special guest performances from Corey Taylor, Courtney Love and more. Read more: Movemen... Read More ... Read More ...
14 amazing alternative covers of pop songs you probably haven’t heard yet
14 amazing alternative covers of pop songs you probably haven’t heard yet
Covers are great, aren’t they? They give you a chance to hear what is most likely a massive tune, but slightly different; or in the case of this list: with a bit of a rough, rock edge. Granted, there are several—seven, to be precise—Punk Goes Pop volumes that have a nice spattering of classic covers, but what about those that aren’t immortalized on these endless releases? Collected here are ... Re

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