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These 15 punk albums of 1986 mutated the underground even further
These 15 punk albums of 1986 mutated the underground even further
1986 was the year that speed metal and crossover (metal/core a la Cro-Mags’ The Age Of Quarrel) metastasized across the now-stale hardcore scene. The true sound of mid-’80s punk was the seeds of pop punk. Hüsker Dü were the kings of this, although Descendents really are the square root of every band who eventually played Warped Tour. But if you look at t...
‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2’ adds over 30 new songs to its soundtrack
‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2’ adds over 30 new songs to its soundtrack
On July 28, a virtual concert was held to unveil the full tracklisting for the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 soundtrack. Along with some classics songs from the original games, the franchise is getting a major boost with some new music. Now, it has been revealed that the remastered game's soundtrack includes over 30 new songs and artists...
It’s almost time to find out the new music on ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2’
It’s almost time to find out the new music on ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2’
We are a little over a month away from the release of the remastered Tony Hawk's Pro Skater. Since the video game's reboot, many diehard fans have been wondering who will be featured on the game's soundtrack. Thanks to Noisey, the game's entire soundtrack is being announced during a virtual concert on Tuesday, July 28...
30 classic discographies to immerse yourself in while at home
30 classic discographies to immerse yourself in while at home
While everyone is self-isolating, we’re all looking for ways to fill our time. Why not spend it digging into some of the classic bands you’ve always been meaning to learn about but haven’t been able to? With the amount of spare time everyone has, sitting down and listening to an iconic band’s entire discography is completely possible without missing out on anything, so we’re offering up a list of
These 15 punk records from 1980 were complete game-changers
These 15 punk records from 1980 were complete game-changers
By 1980, U.S. major labels abandoned punk with Sid Vicious' corpse. The American underground reacted, hard: “Don't want us? Fuck you, we'll do it ourselves!” The independent record distribution and touring network kicked off in earnest, as the harder/faster/louder hardcore punk sound started revving up, initially in Los Angeles before spreading across America through the year. Meanwhi...
Foo Fighters quietly drop EP featuring Dead Kennedys, Arcade Fire covers
Foo Fighters quietly drop EP featuring Dead Kennedys, Arcade Fire covers
The Foo Fighters have released a surprise EP “01070725” that features a few live recordings, some demo songs and a few covers.  The new record features five songs in total.  Read more: nothing,nowhere., Travis Barker drop ‘Bloodlust’ EP with blackbear collab Foo Fighters released live covers of Arcade Fire’s “Keep The Car Running” and Dead Kennedys’ “Holiday In Cambodia” on the EP. Both of those w
Punk icons Dead Kennedys drop triple-disc ‘DK40’ set
Punk icons Dead Kennedys drop triple-disc ‘DK40’ set
“Basically, I went through 30 or 40 different shows,” underground guitar legend East Bay Ray says of DK40, the new triple-disc box set documenting the live fury of San Francisco's Dead Kennedys, the punk band he founded in 1978. The three shows number among the best tapes Ray's found from across DK's history: Amsterdam's Paradiso club and Munich's Alabama Halle in 1982 and San Francisco's The Far
19 Black Friday Record Store Day exclusives we can’t wait to buy
Black Friday and Record Store Day are two very different holidays. Where Black Friday is about finding the cheapest deals at the most convenient place, Record Store Day is all about shopping locally at independent stores. Now, in an attempt to get more people to support their local record stores, RSD is coming at us with more exclusive releases, and we couldn’t be more excited. Chec...
Riot Fest Oral History: The Misfits and Jawbreaker reunions we never thought we’d see
Riot Fest Oral History: The Misfits and Jawbreaker reunions we never thought we’d see
Over the past decade, Riot Fest has become one of the most beloved festivals in the world. They have reunited some of punk’s most iconic bands, and, in many ways, set the bar for how genuinely great a music festival can be. But when founder Mike Petryshyn started out in 2005, literally none of this was part of the plan. By h...
The Blood Brothers’ Jordan Blilie and Johnny Whitney on the records that shaped them
The Blood Brothers’ Jordan Blilie and Johnny Whitney on the records that shaped them
Over the course of 10 years, five albums and unfathomable odometer abuse, the Blood Brothers brought a much-needed vibrancy to America’s punk, hardcore and indie-rock scenes. Vocalists Jordan Blilie and Johnny Whitney were shrieking jet turbines in human form, ably powered by guitarist Cody Votolato, bassist/synth op Morgan Henderson and drummer Mark Gajadhar. The ...

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