Archive for the ‘Punk’ Category

Music for Breaking Things: 13 Holiday/Christmas Punk Rock Classics

Music for Breaking Things: 13 Holiday/Christmas Punk Rock Classics

In the United Kingdom and the other countries of the British Commonwealth, December 26th is known as “Boxing Day.” Ostensibly, that unusual name comes from the tradition of employers and bosses giving Christmas Boxes (containing small gifts and money) to servants, tradespeople and laborers—a kind of post-Christmas Christmas bonus. Personally, I like to think there’s […]

Still Angry After 35 Years: Veteran Punk Rockers, The Adolescents, to Release New Album, “La Vendetta”

Still Angry After 35 Years: Veteran Punk Rockers, The Adolescents, to Release New Album, “La Vendetta”

Let’s get it out of the way up front, yes, there is inherent irony in writing about a band named The Adolescents celebrating their 35th anniversary. But both their longevity and an upcoming album, La Vendetta, should be cause for celebration among fans of punk and hardcore. While, perhaps, not the first punk band to […]

Punk Strikes Again: Headliners Announced for 2015 Punk Rock & Bowling Music Festival in Las Vegas

Punk Strikes Again: Headliners Announced for 2015 Punk Rock & Bowling Music Festival in Las Vegas

You might not have thought that combining punk music and bowling would be a successful formula for an annual international music festival. The organizers of the Punk Rock & Bowling Music Festival would say—that shows what you know. Now in its 17th year, organizers have recently announced the headliners for the 2015 festival: Rancid, the […]