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10 bands that prove why Misfits endure, from Metallica to My Chemical Romance
10 bands that prove why Misfits endure, from Metallica to My Chemical Romance
Misfits are the very model of an influential punk band. Which was most likely not Glenn Danzig’s goal when he formed them in 1977 in his native Lodi, New Jersey, naming them for Marilyn Monroe’s final film from 1961. After initially being driven by Danzig’s distorted electric piano, Misfits became known for sludgy power chords pitched in the key of Black Sabbath set to Ramones-oid tempos and song
Steve Caballero on intersection of punk and skateboarding with new band Urethane
Steve Caballero on intersection of punk and skateboarding with new band Urethane
For Steve Caballero, the intersection of punk and skateboarding has always been at the forefront of what he does and creates for the world. Caballero burst onto the skateboarding scene in the groundbreaking years of the early ’80s and ’90s, skating alongside the sport’s most iconic figures while living in Southern California during its renaissance period, where punk rock was at its most prolific
Mark Hoppus returns to performing on Travis Barker’s House of Horrors
Mark Hoppus returns to performing on Travis Barker’s House of Horrors
Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker reunited for a Halloween weekend concert special. To set a spooktacular tone for the season, Barker’s own House of Horrors event, presented by NoCap, was broadcast from a private haunted estate. The livestream saw the blink-182 bassist and drummer returning to classics such as “The Rock Show” and “What’s My Age Again?” The show also featured a pl...
10 lyrics from Alkaline Trio’s ‘From Here To Infirmary’ that still hit hard today
10 lyrics from Alkaline Trio’s ‘From Here To Infirmary’ that still hit hard today
We recently took a look back at our favorite songs from 2001 and realized, to our utmost horror, that Alkaline Trio's From Here To Infirmary celebrates its 20th birthday April 3. They grow up so fast... That said, the devastating cliché of watching two decades go by in the blink of an eye still doesn't hold a candle to the heart wreck that the record imposed on us. Though delivered wit... Read Mor
10 bands who led the very grisly idea of goth-punk across history
10 bands who led the very grisly idea of goth-punk across history
“Goth-punk,” eh? Not as far-fetched as you might believe. Goth was essentially an offshoot of punk, especially its darker early bands—the Damned or Siouxsie And The Banshees, anyone? But basically, anyone playing chainsaw punk rooted in the artsier end of glam a la Bowie and Roxy Music, a fondness for Hammer horror films, macabre literature in the Edgar Allan Poe/H.P. Lovecraft vein...
Some fans think blink-182 and Tom DeLonge are up to something
Some fans think blink-182 and Tom DeLonge are up to something
It looks like blink-182 and Tom DeLonge may be up to something. Over the past week, Mark Hoppus and DeLonge have shared some interesting posts that have sparked new fan theories. Read more: Badflower let frustrations flow in blistering new song “F*ck The World” All of the way back in 2015, Tom DeLonge officially parted ways with Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker. Following ...

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