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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
10 holiday concerts you can attend to ring in the new decade
10 holiday concerts you can attend to ring in the new decade
This season is all about giving, and the bands we obsess over all year long often host holiday concerts during this time of year to give something back to their communities. While some such as Every Time I Die have made it a tradition for well over a decade, others such as August Burns Red are just joining in on the fun with massive events to support local charities...
Minor Threat, Bad Brains and the D.C. hardcore scene examined in new documentary
Minor Threat, Bad Brains and the D.C. hardcore scene examined in new documentary
The recent announcement of the 2020 nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame came out yesterday. While the Hall’s list is truly a well-rounded roll call of sonic and cultural bastions, it does make this particular grampire wonder when the genre and culture of hardcore will get its due as sonic cleansing agent and cultural fulcrum. Let’s fa...
10 podcasts and radio shows hosted by punk musicians you should hear
10 podcasts and radio shows hosted by punk musicians you should hear
There are thousands of podcasts out there, and more are uploaded each day. While there’s plenty of podcasts about music, we wanted to switch perspectives and introduce you to some created by the musicians themselves. Go ahead and take a break from streaming music to try out one of these podcasts or radio shows hosted by punk musicians. Belo...
Top 5 things I’m absolutely sick of hearing from bands
Top 5 things I’m absolutely sick of hearing from bands
Having worked in the music industry for over a decade, I’ve heard an astronomical amount of major BS from bands in my career. Not only do I often get to play the part of a grown adult’s babysitter/manager/boss sometimes, but as their primary investor, I dump tons of money into their career (with no guarantee I’ll actually receive any of it back). With money a...
A conversation with Henry Rollins about vinyl: “It’s a pain in the ass, and I love it”
A conversation with Henry Rollins about vinyl: “It’s a pain in the ass, and I love it”
Henry Rollins is a bona fide punk-rock legend in the music industry. After joining the pioneering hardcore band Black Flag in 1981, he became known for his untamed performances fronting Rollins Band as well as many solo spoken-word tours  fuelled by  his abrasive, yet charming personality. He’s notoriou ...
“I simply cannot understand how any parent could kill themselves.” —Henry Rollins on Robin Williams
“I simply cannot understand how any parent could kill themselves.” —Henry Rollins on Robin Williams
Never one to mince words, Henry Rollins has turned his pen on Robin Williams' suicide in the latest entry of his weekly blog series, inviting gobs of controvery in the process. Read an excerpt of Rollins' thoughts below: "On more than one of my USO tours, Robin Williams had been on the same stage a few days before me. That’s all ...
“My future is getting in the way of my past,” why Henry Rollins isn’t playing music anymore
“My future is getting in the way of my past,” why Henry Rollins isn’t playing music anymore
Henry Rollins (former frontman of Black Flag) has posted on the L.A. Weekly blog about why he isn't playing music anymore. Since the first break-up of Black Flag in 1986, Rollins has done everything from performing, writing, activism, publishing and acting to his current job of being a radio host at the KCRW station. With the ...
LIST: Punks On Film – 10 musician movie appearances
Seeing a band or artist you like in a movie is always a surreal experience, perhaps because you’re close to their music and understand them as a “real person,” then bang! Hollywood magicks them into a character and suddenly it’s weird, maaan. Here are ten clips of ...

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