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Party in session with Jimmy Cliff
WITH the success of his Grammy-winning album Rebirth still fresh, Jimmy Cliff is to release an acoustic set from a radio show he recorded last June.
Sat May 25, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Entertainment entrepreneur: From public radio to Bonnaroo, the career of Ashley Capps
When Peter Calandruccio moved to Knoxville in the late 1970s, he was intrigued to find a cutting-edge music show called "Unhinged" on public radio station WUOT.
Fri May 24, 2013
The Orb Announces New Ablum 'More Tales From The Orbservatory'...
Last year's stellar collaboration between The Orb and long-time inspiration Lee Scratch Perry unsurprisingly produced more music than one album could handle, so Scratch, Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann are returning in fine style with 'More Tales From The Orbservatory'. Released June 3rd on Cooking Vinyl, the set features further excursions from ... (more)
Henry Rollins' furious schedule includes Claremont Folk Festival
The change of venue for the Claremont Folk Festival, which will be held for the first time this year at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, is not the only unusual aspect of this year's music extravaganza.
WBAB-FM West Babylon
The Clash Box Sets Due Out This Year
Fans of The Clash will have to make some room on their record shelf. The band has a trio of releases coming up, including a deluxe 12-disc set called Sound System, which features remastered versions of all of the group's studio albums, plus three CDs of demos, non-album singles, B-sides and rarities and a DVD with music videos and unseen footage.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Undertones still getting Teenage Kicks
Punk rock legends The Undertones will be playing Sub89 in Friar Street on Bank Holiday Monday - more than 34 years after their first appearance in Reading.
Wed May 22, 2013
Pulse of the Twin Cities
Lost Armada-Empty Houses
CD Review: by GALEN WADE I shouldn't judge a book by its cover, or a band by its press photo.
Massive Clash Box Set, "Sound System," Due Out in September
From punk pioneers to musical innovators who cross-pollinated rock with reggae, hip-hop and other genres, The Clash blazed a fiery trail during the 1970s and '80s that influenced and inspired countless bands that emerged in their wake.
The Ten Best American Hardcore Punk Albums
Seeing that a form of Black Flag is touring right now , we thought it a good time to investigate American hardcore punk rock.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Clash to Release Huge Boombox-Shaped Box Set
Legendary punks The Clash are releasing a box set of remasters of their first five of their albums, The Clash , Give 'Em Enough Rope , London Calling , Sandinista! and Combat Rock , along with three discs of demos and singles, a new edition of The Clash's fanzine The Armagideon Times and a of footage of the band.
The Clash finally boxing...
Out on September 9, Sound System features the band's five albums, plus rarities on three extra CDs and a DVD.
Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...
Plaza de Joe Strummer inaugurated in Granada
Source: The Guardian It is a small square, set away on the far side of the magnificent Alhambra complex, but friends say the Placeta Joe Strummer inaugurated on Monday evening in the southern Spanish city of Granada would have delighted the Clash frontman.
Mon May 20, 2013
Punk legends Stiff Little Fingers head to Preston
GROWLING out the raw-edged lyrics to Wasted Life, Gotta Getaway and Alternative Ulster, Jake Burns engineered one of punk's landmark offerings with Stiff Little Fingers' first album, Inflammable Material.
Wed May 15, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
The power of punk on fashion
When punk emerged from the music scenes of New York and London its influence was felt in many walks of life, but few more so than fashion.
Wed May 08, 2013
The original punks
Drummer Nicky 'Topper' Headon, guitarist Mick Jones, singer Joe Strummer and bassist Paul Simonon of British punk group The Clash in New York in 1978.
Tue May 07, 2013
That Strange Phenomenon When Songs You've Not Heard for Years...
While zooming downhill on Olive Way on my bike last night, the Clash's "Somebody Got Murdered" popped into my head, apropos of nothing.
International Business Times
Met Gala 2013: Celebrities Bomb In Recognizing Punk Movement
During the red carpet arrivals telecast at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Benefit ball on Monday, celebrities struggled to name their favorite punk bands when probed by model Hilary Rhoda and William Norwich, the live stream hosts for the evening .
Honky - 421
It's been nearly two decades since JD Pinkus left the Butthole Surfers, but he sure as hell hasn't faded away.
Mon May 06, 2013
The 411 Top Five 05.07.13: Top 5 Debut Albums
The 411 Top Five 05.07.13: Top 5 Debut Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.07.2013 From Metallica's Kill 'Em All and The Smith's self-titled album to Nas' Illmatic , Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die and more, the 411 staff counts down their top 5 debut albums of all time! Criteria: This week we're looking at the best albums that were the first of a ... (more)
Met Gala 2013: L.A.'s Original Punk Music Scene
London and New York can argue over its origins all they want, but SoCal has its own place in punk rock history - which we explore on the eve of this year's punk-themed Met Gala.