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  • Craig Knight as Billy Idol - Generation Idol

    Craig Knight of Generation Idol ready to rock the Whisky a-go-go on AXS TV

    When Craig Knight walks into a room it’s undeniable his resemblance to rock icon Billy Idol. Since his high school days in Irvine, California during the mid-80s, he’s been infatuated by the music of Billy Idol, and it was during this time at Irvine High School he first performed as Idol for a high...
  • Iggy Pop | Post Pop Depression

    Iggy Pop reveals new album plus limited shows

    He has been known for his unpredictable stage antics as well as a lifetime of musical contributions to the pop, rock, and punk world. He was the vocalist-songwriter-musician of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted punk band The Stooges and his solo career spans decades. During Iggy Pop’s recent...
  • Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival poster

    Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival reveal their 2016 lineup

    On Dec. 8, The Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival in Las Vegas announced their lineup for 2016, including a who’s-who of the genre with headliners Flogging Molly, Descendents, Cock Sparrer, Flag, featuring original members of punk pioneers Black Flag. The festival also announced the debut of an...
  • Dirty Rotten Imbeciles guitarist and co-founder Spike Cassidy performs Wednesday night at Jack's Patio Bar.

    Stage divers delight in taking flight within Dirty Rotten Imbeciles' thrash zone

    The pushing and shoving began, and the mosh pits began to stir. But it was still mere seconds before the first note had even sounded. It could only mean one thing. Dirty Rotten Imbeciles was back in town. The crossover punk/thrash band, formed in 1982 in Houston before making its way west to the Bay...
  • John 5 + Rob Zombie

    John 5 and Doyle pack the Whisky and bring up some special guests

    On Thursday, Nov 5, at the legendary Whisky a-go-go punks and metal rockers convened for a night of mind-exploding music by Doyle (Misfits) and John 5 (Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie) and the Creatures, plus some special guests. Clearly there were Misfits fans in the crowd that night and when Doyle hit...
  • Ramones in concert

    Ramones: 5 most underrated songs

    Few bands can claim to be the face of a genre but that is exactly that status that the Ramones have achieved in many people’s mind1s. The band immediately comes to mind when punk music is mentioned as Ramones helped pioneer the music and bring it into the mainstream consciousness of music fans. With...
  • Flogging Molly's 5 best lyrics or verses

    Flogging Molly's 5 best lyrics or verses

    Irish punk act Flogging Molly is best known for their raucous concerts and high energy music, but beneath those driving beats lie the works of one of the most underrated lyricists in rock music. Flogging Molly founder and vocalist Dave King has tackled everything from religious war to blind...
  • The Clash in concert

    The Clash's best 5 lyrics

    The Clash was a band that defined a generation of music fans and helped cement the popularity of punk music in the mainstream’s consciousness. With its call for political and social action, the band had an impact on society that few bands have had. It not only inspired a legion of musicians but also...
  • Linkin Park: 5 most underrated songs

    Linkin Park: 5 most underrated songs

    Alternative rock group Linkin Park has had numerous hits throughout their career with their unique blend of electronic sounds, rap and rock. Formed in 1996 in California, they rose to fame with their debut album Hybrid Theory and continued to release hit singles from their five additional studio...
  • Performer profile on Your Demise

    Performer profile on Your Demise

    Your Demise was a punk band from St. Albans, England, and released four albums since 2006 in its music career. The band’s final members consisted of Stuart “Stu” Paice on guitars and backing vocals, Daniel “Ozzy” Osbourne on guitar (no affiliation to the actual Ozzy Osbourne), James “Jimmy”Sampson...
  • Linkin Park vocalists Chester Bennington (left) and Mike Shinoda rock out on opening song "Papercut" during the third annual River City Rock

    River City Rockfest spotlight: Linkin Park

    They've had their share of critics over the years, with many of those emanating from San Antonio questioning why they were chosen to headline the third annual River City Rockfest. But what Linkin Park also had May 24 outside the AT&T Center over Memorial Day weekend was a Rockfest-announced...
  • Julian Casablancas + The Voidz announce 'The Immaculate Powerlords Tour.'

    Julian Casablancas + The Voidz announce North American tour dates

    Julian Casablancas + The Voidz announces their upcoming fall North American tour, ‘The Immaculate Powerlords Tour,’ after the release of new short film for Tyranny track “Human Sadness.” The track comes as a collaboration between Julian Casablancas, Nicholas Goosen and Warren Fu. ‘The...
  • A magician performs with an assistant at Denver's Riot Fest & Sideshow's third day at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver,

    Lineups announced for Chicago, Denver and Toronto dates of Riot Fest 2015

    Later this summer, Riot Fest will again return to Chicago, Denver and Toronto with its blend of music, mayhem and assorted circus acts. On Wednesday, organizers revealed the first wave of acts that will make up the lineup for each of the three locations. Once (and perhaps still) primarily a punk...
  • Single artwork from 'I Don't Care.'

    Fall Out Boy: 5 reasons we love them

    Fall Out Boy are one of the biggest rock bands on the planet, and they captured a generation of hearts with their early place in the emo fashion. Since then they have grown up and grown stronger, though some themes - like loneliness, heartbreak, and always being the kid left sitting on the shelf...
  • The Kinks: Top 5 song lyrics or verses

    The Kinks: Top 5 song lyrics or verses

    The Kinks four original members include Ray Davies as the lead singer and principle songwriter. The other three who rounded out the group are Ray’s brother Dave on guitar, bassist and drummer Mick Avory. Ray Davies also played rhythm guitar and produced The Kinks albums. The Kinks have been called...
  • The Kinks: The 10 best songs of all time

    The Kinks: The 10 best songs of all time

    The Kinks had five Top 10 singles on the United States Billboard chart and it is estimated that they have sold more than 50 million records. In the United Kingdom, The Kinks had five Top 10 albums and 17 Top 20 singles. Four of their albums were certified gold by the RIAA. In 1990 The Kinks were...
  • Rise Against perform at Denver's Riot Fest & Sideshow's third day at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colora

    Riot Fest finds a new home in Denver for 2015

    With the turmoil and uncertainty that surrounded the Denver stop of Riot Fest in 2014, organizers wasted little time finalizing a spot for the festivities in 2015. On Thursday, organizers announced that Riot Fest & Rodeo will be heading to the National Western Complex in Denver. Also featuring...
  • Noisey Specials presents - Screaming Females: A Lance Bangs Documentary

    Noisey Specials presents - Screaming Females: A Lance Bangs Documentary

    As part of a two-part post, Noisey Specials presented a documentary film by Lance Bangs following the DIY-punk trio Screaming Females on tour. Noisey, VICE’s music channel, presented the tour documentary on March 6 featuring the New Brunswick-born group traveling on the long road musicians weather...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Reno Divorce

    Get to know a Denver band: Reno Divorce

    Once based in Florida, punk band Reno Divorce has called Denver home for 14 years, and the Mile High City is better off since the group relocated. While Reno Divorce has undergone member changes and setbacks during its career, the band has been fortunate enough to be lead by vocalist and guitar...
  • Bane announce world tour and Chicago appearance at Beat Kitchen

    Bane announce world tour and Chicago appearance at Beat Kitchen

    Hardcore punk band Bane has announced several upcoming tour dates throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe/UK. The band formed in the early 90s and started as a side project between Aaraon Dalbec and Damon Bellardo. Other members Zach Jordan, Brendan Maguire and Bob Mahoney soon followed. Their fourth...
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