Joe Keithley

D.O.A.’s Joe Keithley on how punk rock prepared him to become a politician
D.O.A.’s Joe Keithley on how punk rock prepared him to become a politician
D.O.A. are the longest-running survivors of Vancouver, BC’s late ‘70s punk scene, as well as one of the architects of hardcore. It was begun in 1978 by singer/guitarist Joe Keithley — who operated for several years under "Joey Shithead" — out of the ashes of the Skulls, which also spun off the other great Vancouver punk outfit the Subhumans (not to be confused with the U.K. anarcho-punk
Top 10 times metal musicians got involved in politics
Top 10 times metal musicians got involved in politics
Metal has been inherently political since the dawn of the genre. This is apparent in the lyrics, the imagery and the overall personas of countless musicians. But sometimes their involvement goes beyond the music. Whether it’s becoming a politician themselves or fighting against movements pushed by government officials, metal musicians have been a focus in politics for quite some time. Belo... Rea