Articles tagged punk

The Magnificent Seven: Bazillion Points, All Metal and Punk Pens Blazing

Since it launched in 2007, Bazillion Points has released seven of the best books about metal and punk, including the very best book about metal, yet.

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21 Oct 2012 // 10:18 PM

Jamming the Pistols

While the Sex Pistols were specifically designed to cause havoc, the Jam started as a community hall dance band, doing watered-down Beatles covers and Motown standards for disinterested pub-goers and overboozed wedding guests.

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Lament of the Middle Aged Punk

Staring at the churning whirlpool of fists and flannels revolving around Keith Morris as he spat out the anthems of my youth, I wonder why, despite my advancing middle age, I never managed to give up on punk rock.

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Texas Music Triumphs in the iTunes Era

Some music labels aim to score the next flavor of the week; others, like Saustex in Texas, buckle down and see seminal and compelling backyard styles.

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5 Jun 2012 // 10:00 PM

The Hives: Lex Hives

Lex Hives is a real disappointment, as if they’ve forked out a fortune fitting electric doors to their tiny, untidy garage and then thrown out all the amps in favour of a mid-life-crisis-mobile.

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Sigourney Reverb: Bees in Your Bed

Thank heaven for Sigourney Reverb.

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The Static Jacks: If You’re Young

Youthful New Jersey rockers the Static Jacks burst out of the gate with a promising full-length debut.

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Girl in a Coma: Exits & All the Rest

Girl in a Coma brings a ramshackle sound to the table.

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Coliseum/Burning Love: Live at the Atlantic

An unnecessary live set from two acts featuring heavy heavy heroes.

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Falling in Reverse: The Drug in Me Is You

After returning from two years of incarceration, scene bad boy Ronnie Radke is back in action in the form of his new post-hardcore outfit Falling in Reverse. One thing is clear – he’s pissed.

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Me First and the Gimme Gimmes: Sing in Japanese EP

The new EP features covers of songs from the likes of Takuryo Yoshida, the Kai Band and Tulip, but it really doesn't matter if you're unfamiliar with the original versions as they're all transformed into little pop-punk nuggets.

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12 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Heartsounds: Drifter

Growing out of metal and into punk, Heartsounds has improved a lot since their debut, figuring out the basics and progressing naturally into the genre.

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400 Blows: Sickness and Health

Beat down riff-onomics 101.

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Out of the Dark and Into the Light: The Horrors and ‘Skying’

Do what thy wilt shall be the whole of the law -- the Horrors are making up their own rules, and it shows strongly in their recently-released third album, Skying.

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Was Grunge the Last American Musical Revolution?

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind and Pearl Jam's Ten. In revisiting the grunge genre which altered the musical landscape two decades ago, the question arises: was this our last musical revolution?

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3 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Retox: Ugly Animals

You're not going to find anything leaner or meaner in 2011 than the debut full-length release from Southern California's Retox.

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Bomb the Music Industry!: Vacation

The band may not have completely revolutionized the music industry, but they have crafted an incredibly joyous, infectious listen -- the perfect summer album.

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1 Sep 2011 // 9:00 PM

John Doe: Keeper

On John Doe's new album, everything sounds good, but nothing stands out.

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29 Aug 2011 // 8:59 PM

Jacuzzi Boys: Glazin’

Who could've guessed in 2011 that plunking girl-group aesthetics down at the beach with some fuzzed-out guitars would be a legitimate path to glory?

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Shonen Knife: Osaka Ramones – Tribute to the Ramones

Shonen Knife is just too adorable and sweet of a band to really capture the true grit of the Ramones.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - "Don't You Forget About Me"

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"In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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