Tributes to late Belfast punk singer
International names in punk music have joined tributes to the lead singer of Northern Ireland band Runnin' Riot who died on Monday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Tuesday August 19
The sister event to the Bernicia Festival, Bernicia Rising is a showcase event for young local talent, which allows acts to bag a spot at the festival itself on August 30th.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The Interrupters lead enthusiastic ska punk revival on debut album
Online: See the video for “A Friend Like Me” from “The Interrupters” at http://youtu.be/gg8HvYqMo7M ">http://youtu.be/gg8HvYqMo7M The Los Angeles band's self-titled debut, produced by Tim Armstrong of Rancid, jumps to life with an explosive blend of rapid-fire ska rhythms, rock elements and Aimee Allen's powerhouse ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
When I met Robin Williams
Yvonne Johnson met Robin Williams in London more than 20 years ago. She is one of many readers who contacted us with their memories.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Interrupters bring the ska, punk, and fun on self-titled debut album
The quick upstroke on a guitar, fueled by a rapid drum beat are signatures of the modern movement of ska , having originated in Jamaica with a more calypso feel, modernized and punked up in the late 80's and early 90's with bands Operation Ivy, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Save Ferris, No Doubt, and of course, Rancid .
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Creative Loafing Tampa
New Music Tuesday! (August 5): Spoon, Bear in Heaven, The Interrupters & more
It's the first batch of new releases for August. Where did the time go? Info and links for this week's releases – the ones you want to know about most below, plus some other ones you may not have heard of – with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Punk rock bible
If you take away the anti-establishment, politically-driven messages in some punk rock music, what are you left with? Songs about life that are stripped-down in instrumentation, but continue to bring the relentless, unadorned, pulsing edge that defines the genre's sound.