Articles tagged punk rock

Bad Cop / Bad Cop: Warriors

Catchy, retro pop punk with a current feminist outlook. But a lot more fun than the previous sentence makes it sound.

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19 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

Tau Cross: Pillar of Fire

Tau Cross displays no intention of slowing down or conforming and delivers an alchemical work of crossover thrash and brainy post-punk with folk deviations.

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‘Complicated Fun’ Is a Thorough Study of the Glory Days of the Twin Cities Punk and Indie Scenes

The tales of a record store, a set of like-minded club owners, and a record label all tie together into a beautiful narrative of the burgeoning Minneapolis music scene.

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22 Jun 2017 // 8:19 AM

Rancid: Trouble Maker

Rancid deliver yet another Rancid album, rehashing nearly every facet of their multi-decade career as they rage their way into middle age punkdom.

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20 Questions: Doctors of Madness’ Richard Strange

The Sex Pistols once opened for them, and are cited as the missing link between glam and punk. At long last, their music is available again, and frontman/erstwhile Death Eater Richard Strange reflects on it all.

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Finally, a Proper Biography of Chrissie Hynde

Despite the analytic difficulties inherently present in Hynde as a subject, Sobsey truly does deliver the goods.

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How the Strokes and Other Indie Bands Reignited Rock ‘n’ Roll in NYC and Beyond

Author Lizzy Goodman talks with PopMatters about "beautiful, accessible, sexy, dirty, pretty punk rock" and her new book, Meet Me in the Bathroom.

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11 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

PWR BTTM: Pageant

PWR BTTM's Pageant is an excellent, varied collection of indie rock songs that explicate queerness in our current moment.

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Green Day’s ‘Revolution Radio’ Tour Wallops Audience at Barclays Center

Billie Joe and co. are on the road for a supercharged tour -- and Trump is only stoking their fire further.

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16 Mar 2017 // 12:00 PM

The Orwells Convert Animosity Into Musical Fuel

The Orwells: "From handing out CDs in the hallway in high school to playing a show in a different European country every day -- that’s insane to think about."

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10 Mar 2017 // 3:20 AM

Idles: Brutalism

The Bristol band’s unrelenting debut stares down the ugly truths all around it and demands better.

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6 Mar 2017 // 1:00 PM

Blondie - “Fun” (Singles Going Steady)

Androgyny, glitter, and good music make for an excellent combination and a great time, and Blondie somehow seems to have the same sky high energy it always has.

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23 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now

Pissed Jeans rage against the everyday on cynical and caustic punk return.

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The Orwells: Terrible Human Beings

The Orwells do what they do best, except a little better, on their new full length.

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Ex-Cult: Negative Growth

Negative Growth is the crown jewel of Ex-Cult's trifecta of LPs on In the Red Records.

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Annie Anxiety: Soul Possession

A reissue of the 1984 debut long player from a forgotten punk poet operating at the intersection of Crass, On-U Sound, and Throbbing Gristle.

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The Menzingers: After the Party

The Menzingers enjoy the ride on another dazzling punk rock album.

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Sleater-Kinney: Live in Paris

Sleater-Kinney celebrates their 2015 reunion with a live album that captures the excitement and mood of their concerts without any hint of their decade-long hiatus.

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25 Jan 2017 // 9:30 AM

Iggy Is Not a Stooge

Total Chaos reminds us that the godfather of punk is not an idiot.

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Priests: Nothing Feels Natural

DC punk band Priests' Nothing Feels Natural dials the in-your-face confrontation down a few notches.

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U2's 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Reminds the Audience of their Politics

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"The Joshua Tree tour highlights U2's classic album with an epic and unforgettable new experience.

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