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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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I’ve Waited Ages: An Interview with Wire’s Colin Newman

With the influence of rock group Wire still ringing large, Colin Newman talks about the haphazard, almost casual way that his first three solo albums emerged (now finally re-released).

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1 Nov 2016 // 2:20 AM

NOFX: First Ditch Effort

What initially sounds like a scattered album ends up feeling more like a revue of NOFX's 30-year career. For better and for worse.

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1 Nov 2016 // 2:15 AM

Joyce Manor: Cody

Joyce Manor’s fourth album, Cody is their most elegant effort yet.

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28 Oct 2016 // 2:20 AM

Honeyblood: Babes Never Die

With Babes Never Die, Honeyblood stirs up a scuzzy rock storm filled with pop hooks that gets better the deeper you dig.

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19 Oct 2016 // 2:30 AM

Big Star: Complete Third

The premiere cult band's strangest record is reissued with every recording from its legendary sessions, presenting a story of its creator's descent into madness.

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Punk on Paper: One Page Per Item, 550 Artifacts

Oh So Pretty's value lies among those images that challenge a quickly stultifying norm.

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Californium: Another Story of Adolescent Angst—With Guitars

Californium is a Frankenstein’s monster of coming-of-age stories, its many moving parts borrowed and reassembled from stock, clichéd characters and plot devices.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

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"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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