Articles tagged punk

The Trials, Battles, and Victories of a Pussy Rioter

Maria Alyokhina, one of the imprisoned members of Pussy Riot, relates her saga of protest, imprisonment, and advocation for human rights in Riot Days.

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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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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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REIN - “Democracy” (video) (premiere)

Swedish electropunk artist REIN calls into question whether the Western world is really living in actual democracies in her powerful new video.

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3 May 2017 // 11:30 AM

The Sex Pistols and the Beating of an Exceptionally Dead Horse

Sometimes the best thing about a book is its cover.

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Scott H. Biram: The Bad Testament

Scott H. Biram is a filthy-ass peacock in full bloom on this record, kicking arse and not even bothering to take names.

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Brisbane Punks in Transition: An Interview with Dune Rats

Their 420-friendly antics have gotten them barred from Vietnam, but for the Australian stoner-punks in Dune Rats, the good times are just beginning.

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The Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones’ Memoir ‘Lonely Boy’ Leaves One Wondering

If punk died the day the Clash signed to CBS, what were Rotten, Jones, Cook, and Matlock doing reforming the Sex Pistols in 1996?

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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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In Detroit They Come Out at Night

Grafitti artists, the jazz, punk, and hip-hop scenes, and the lonely mean streets of Detroit are captured by this survey of 13 photographers.

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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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16 Jan 2017 // 1:07 PM

Buzzcocks - “Breakdown” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

Iconic, high-energy punk that perfectly captures the unpolished appeal of punk.

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Dropkick Murphys: 11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory

The Celtic rockers offer messages of confrontation and recovery in the faces of losers, fools, and habits.

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12 Jan 2017 // 3:25 AM

Davey Dynamite: Holy Shit

With Holy Shit, Davy Dynamite releases a masterfully anthemic folk-punk album with which we can all relate.

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Ramones: Ramones (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

Divided we stand four decades since this legendary masterpiece was born. Even from their graves, the Ramones’ timing remains impeccable.

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The Pack A.D.: Positive Thinking

The Pack A.D. deliver their most hard hitting, personal and overall best work to date.

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11 Nov 2016 // 9:30 AM

How to Insult Jack White

The only biography of the mysterious genius pulls no punches.

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8 Nov 2016 // 3:15 AM

Slaves: Take Control

The English punk duo's bark lacks bite on this sophomore effort.

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TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

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"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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