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Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York, and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone el ... More >>
Miley Cyrus. VMAs. 2013. It was the performance that launched a thousand thinkpieces on just about everything from the appropriation of culture and slut-shaming to wondering why Robin Thicke was getting off relatively easily. This Halloween, you can take the easy way out and throw on a flesh-colored ... More >>
With 22 years for us all to think about it, there are options galore for the Replacements' headlining performance at Riot Fest in Toronto on Sunday. Their first show since 1991 could revisit any number of segments of the band's past -- perhaps even their "Hayday." The settling of time has elevated t ... More >>
See Also:Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson reunite for Slim Dunlap benefit track Against Me! and Joan Jett cover the Replacements' "Androgynous"While motorboats and firecrackers and sweet potatoes mixed with marshmallows sure can provide a wild ride for the Fourth of July, imagine being out in Chica ... More >>
Joan Jett & HeartMystic Ampitheater6/29/2012Few opportunities as golden as this one arise for the nostalgic classic rockers in town to relive their youth in one show -- and outdoors, no less. That was the case this past Friday night -- a steamy one to be sure at 92 degrees -- when Joan Jett & ... More >>
New transgender poster boy/girl Tom Gabel, now Laura Jane Grace, made a prominent statement during Friday's Against Me! show at New York's Terminal 5 using a familiar gender-bent song by the Replacements. Joan Jett, who notably shared vocals with Paul Westerberg on a cover of Cole Porter's "Let's Do ... More >>
In a dream lineup for lovers of badass women-fronted groups of the late '70s, Heart and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts plan to headline Mystic Lake Casino this summer. The former Runaways renegade paired with the famous pair of sisters is a genius double-bill and shows at the casino's Ampitheater are ... More >>
On the heels of the Album Tacos fad comes our favorite internet meme of late, the Kitten Covers, which probably doesn't need much explanation beyond KITTENS! ON THE INTERNET, OF ALL PLACES!Unlike the taco meme, the operators of the Kitten Covers Tumblr manage to photoshop their subjects into the ... More >>
Movie is at its best when working out contradictions
We don't know if this makes Barbie cooler or Cyndi Lauper lamer.
New mashups including Daft Punk vs. Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Deep Purple vs. Usher, the Doobies vs. Air France and more!
Vampire cliches be damned-- this is going to suck.
The essence of airness is captured at the Minneapolis regional
MC/VL and Scream Party uncover connection between C2H60 and rocking the party. Also: Dan Wilson sings a ballad
Though it's true that she never really went anywhere, Joan Jett is back.
Seasoned professionals try to kick-flip the sleepy pop-punk revolution
Country-blues-folk musician Joe Ely has been performing for roughly four decades. He's probably best known for his work with the Flatlanders, the Lubbock, Texas bred band that also includes Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock. The trio recorded a single album in 1972 that became legendary, in part ... More >>
Why didn't anyone warn me that the lobsters in Austin have boobs?
A guy walks into a bar...
America's sweetheart Courtney Love: Dead at 40?
Katastrophy Wife Unleashes a Wail to Do Edvard Munch Proud
Born to shun polite society, the Menstrual Tramps treat punk like a fishnet-stocking and pogo-dancing party
In the post riot-grrrl sweepstakes, the Donnas lust for control, while Le Tigre looks for liberation
Taunting Lilith sisters and Warped brothers, L7 come back heavy, indie, and Happy