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2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Hot bands, hot eats at Lucky 7's Rock 'n' Roll BBQ in Jersey City

This Saturday, Lucky 7's Rock 'n' Roll BBQ is back in Jersey City with a full lineup of bands and plenty on the grill.


Related Topix: Lucky 7, Jersey City, NJ

6 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Richie: I played cupid for Diaz

Sex Tape actress Cameron, 41, has been dating Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden, 35, over the summer and the musician recently told a radio show he felt "lucky" to be with the star.


Related Topix: Good Charlotte, Benji Madden

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

The Texas Punk Problem

As a UT student in 1980, Bill Daniel arrived younger, straighter, and in awe of the clientele at Drag-bound venue Raul's, birthplace of Austin punk, a scene he describes as a trans-class mix of art students and countercultural ruffians.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Black Flag, Music, Entertainment


What's going on Thursday? (Gorilla Biscuits & Bouncing Souls, Justin...

Xenia Rubinos, Shilpa Ray, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Northern Arms @ Baby's All Right While Xenia Rubinos and Shilpa Ray -- both exciting performers -- are reason enough to go to this show, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion have been added to the bill as a warm-up for their European tour.


Related Topix: The Bouncing Souls, The Explosion, Electronic, Manitoba, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Hardcore, Quicksand

New comic book releases 07/09/14

"Black Dynamite is a man on a mission once again and this time he's going to Tibet to even the score."


Related Topix: Black Dynamite, Tibet, Michael Jai White, Prison

Phoenix New Times

Phoenix Hardcore Band Gay Kiss to Tour with Punk Supergroup Off

Phoenix hardcore band Gay Kiss released Fault in December 2012, and some consider it to one of the better heavy albums to come out of Phoenix in recent memory.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Black Flag, Circle Jerks, The Jerks, Hot Snakes, Science / Technology, NASA

The Austin Chronicle

You're Probably Not Watching AMC's - Halt and Catch Fire'

We're still in the land of "the lead must be an anti-hero." While that trend is probably a little played out, it's executed well here.


Related Topix: Lee Pace, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pushing Daisies

Hampshire Chronicle

Rhod Gilbert to host Buzzcocks

Rhod Gilbert is to take over as the new host of long-running music panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks.


Related Topix: The Buzzcocks

Damned And Dead Kennedys Members Respond To Bruce Dickinson's Punk Slur [News]

Bruce Dickinson is a man not afraid to make strong statements. Last week, the Iron Maiden vocalist told the Guardian newspaper that he didn't think much of punk music, stating that the genre was "rubbish."


Related Topix: Bruce Dickinson, Jello Biafra, Heavy-Metal, The Damned, Dead Kennedys, Iron Maiden, Entertainment

Detroit News

Paramore, Fall Out Boy fire on all cylinders at DTE

But thanks to potent performances from its two stars, Tuesday's sold-out tour stop at DTE Energy Music Theatre was far from a throwback, and was very much of-the-moment.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, DTE Energy, Energy

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Music Vault Uploads Thousands of Vintage Concert V...

Want to watch a young-and-hungry U2 concert from 1981? How about Rage Against the Machine from '99? The Police in 1980? The Sex Pistols in '78? These shows -- and thousands more -- are now available for viewing, courtesy of a new partnership between YouTube and The Vault, a concert-hosting site.


Related Topix: Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock, Tom Morello, The Sex Pistols

Autobahn Share New Song 'Pale Skin' Plus Tour With Eagulls And...

Leeds-based five-piece AUTOBAHN have shared a brand new track, the dark and sinister 'Pale Skin' .


Related Topix: Black Flag

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Stranger

Belinda Carlisle and the Go-Go's Taught Me How to Be Punk

When I was a kid, I always liked her just fine. I knew who the Go-Go's were and I loved their song "Vacation" .


Related Topix: The Go-Go's, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, The Block, Television, Blink 182, Jane Wiedlin

SF Weekly

Slight Return: Legs' Indie Pop and the Dead Kennedys' Visuals

Legs' debut, Pass the Ringo , earned its place on SF Weekly 's list of 2013's best local albums by deftly executing minimalist pop.


Related Topix: Jello Biafra, Dead Kennedys, Music, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Huntsville musician joins his all-time favorite band, punk icons X, for a tour - and...

During a break in Huntsville musician Michael Kilpatrick's first rehearsal with seminal Los Angeles punk band X, he sent his wife Karen, back home, a text: "This is insane."


Related Topix: John Doe, Pop/Rock, The Doors, The Ramones, Entertainment

The Charlotte Observer

Veteran S.C. punk band once managed by Joey Ramone still going strong with serious new album

When Evil Presly and Willy B. formed the Independents in 1992, Presly set up his band's national tours from a rigged pay phone where he could make long distance calls for free.


Related Topix: The Independents, Pop/Rock, Green Day, The Ramones

Today in Rock: July 8

On this day in 1944 Jai Johanny Johanson, future drummer for The Allman Brothers Band, is born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.


Related Topix: The Allman Brothers Band, Pop/Rock, Gregg Allman, Ocean Springs, MS, The Monkees, The Clash


Murder City Devils releasing LP, replace Death Grips on Fun Fun Fun...

FUN FUN FUN FEST is announcing today two changes to the music lineup for the festival Nov 7-9, 2014 in Austin.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Death Cab for Cutie

Lansing State Journal

Say Anything's Max Bemis talks fatherhood, 'Hebrews' and Tom DeLonge

Say Anything's "Hebrews" is nothing like any Say Anything album before it, and not just because the band eschewed guitars in favor of elaborate orchestrations.


Related Topix: Brand New, Lansing, MI, Pop/Rock, Blink 182

Lansing State Journal

Common Ground: Punk-pop band Brand New headlines tonight

The rumors started back in January. Brand New, sources claimed, would play Common Ground Music Festival this year for the punk-pop band's only Michigan tour date.


Related Topix: Brand New, Lansing, MI