PopMatters has scoured the musical spectrum for the best examples of the protest song form, including anthems of great popularity and obscurity alike. Stay tuned all week as we unveil the top 100.
Classic Punk Band the Split Seconds Document Their Time Growing Up in DC on New Album (album stream)
The Split Seconds channel their experiences into a tough, street savvy mix of the crisp, melodic punk power of the Buzzcocks, the working class spirit of Stiff Little Fingers and the activism of the Clash.
This four-CD sequel to 2016's Action Time Vision box set shows that UK punk burned brighter and hotter when it moved underground.
Ahead of new LP, Crooked Love, Ike Reilly gives listeners a glimpse into his fast-moving mind with "She Haunts My Hideouts".
They were the first and at this rate, they'll probably be the last. The least hip band of UK punk's first wave outlast the competition by 30-plus years and make a polished rock album.
There's nothing quite like a Peelander-Z song, except maybe a Peelander-Z video, to celebrate innocence and magic.
Spanish Love Songs' 'Schmaltz' Is Cathartic for Anyone Seeking Sanctuary From Life's Unpredictability
Spanish Love Songs channel life's struggle into 11 hook-filled indie-punk songs on Schmaltz.
"Blue Moon", the latest track from High Up's forthcoming debut album, You Are Here, is a plaintive, slow-burning soul ballad that highlights the effortless, intimate majesty of singer Christine Fink's voice.
London's biggest new punk act Shame bursts furiously onto the scene with their official debut.
Between 1978 and 1981, Terminal Mind helped shape the future of American punk rock and new compilation suggests the group is still at the cutting edge.
Forty years after its initial release, one of the defining albums of US punk rock finally gets the legacy treatment it deserves.