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Cher Strauberry is breaking down stereotypes in punk rock—here’s how
Cher Strauberry is breaking down stereotypes in punk rock—here’s how
Growing up in California, Cher Strauberry was practically raised in her local punk scene. Surrounded by mosh pits since the age of 10, the 28-year-old is dropping her debut full-length, Chering Is Caring, in June. A lot of time went into the LP—three years, to be precise—and the singer believes it finally deserves to see the sun. From the w...
20 LGBTQIA+ artists giving the world a big middle finger right now
20 LGBTQIA+ artists giving the world a big middle finger right now
It’s an election year, the world is in the middle of a pandemic and the importance of fighting for the rights of underserved and marginalized people is bigger than ever. One thing we can be grateful for is punk rock. Be it in sound or spirit, punk is a driving force we need to keep us informed, energized, inspired and sometimes to just provide the kind of humor that keeps us sane. Here... Read Mor
QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?
QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?
Record collectors of any sort can be a persnickety bunch. But few can be worse than punk-rock record collectors with titles spanning from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and beyond. They can make Simpsons character Jeffrey “Jeff” Albertson (aka “Comic Book Guy”) look positively well-adjusted. Come on: In a world in chaos, much like ...
Green Day called out by Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten
Green Day called out by Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten
Cantankerous Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd frontman Johnny Rotten challenges Green Day's lasting impact on punk rock in a new interview with The New York Times, the 62-year-old musician saying it's "embarrassing" that punk bands inspired by the popular East Bay trio are still rocking "spiky haircuts" and "trying to keep 1978 alive...