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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...
These 15 punk albums of 1987 brought more noise and power than ever
These 15 punk albums of 1987 brought more noise and power than ever
Welcome to the best punk albums of 1987. But first, some context. Feb. 20, 1987: An attack by a domestic terrorist called "the Unabomber" plants a bomb in a Salt Lake City computer store. The owner is injured. March 4: President Ronald Reagan owns up to what was swiftly called the Iran-Contra Affair in a nationally televised address...
‘13 Reasons Why’ gets second study linking show to teen suicide spike
‘13 Reasons Why’ gets second study linking show to teen suicide spike
Last month, in a study done by National Institutes of Health, researchers suggested that 13 Reasons Why was linked to a spike in teen suicide. Netflix released a statement in regards to the study stating they were "looking into the research,” which they say conflicts with another study from the University Of Pennsylvania in which suicide rates dropped. Now, a second study conduc...
Hayley Williams offers hope on World Suicide Prevention Day
Hayley Williams offers hope on World Suicide Prevention Day
Paramore's Hayley Williams shared a hopeful message on mental health for World Suicide Prevention Day, the singer posting a series of tweets that detail her own struggle with depression and a desire to overcome the disorder. Read more: Hayley credits music, friendship with her survival "yesterday was #WorldSuicidePreventionDay," Williams tweeted...
Help Yourself, Then Help Someone Else: How To Observe National Suicide Prevention Week
Help Yourself, Then Help Someone Else: How To Observe National Suicide Prevention Week
This past Sunday marked the beginning of National Suicide Prevention Week, designated by the American Association Of Suicidology to help raise awareness toward the problems of suicide and self-harm. Whether it’s the tragic deaths of returning war veterans suffering from PTSD, the genuinely shocking passing of a beloved celebrity like Robin Williams or the unknown problems of many troubled youth, t