Punk Rock

Two Tones of Horace Panter: 'I'm Making the Invisible Visible'

Jason Holmes | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

"It was something of a shock when The Specials became famous," Horace Panter tells me. "We started off doing things at our own pace, and then, after playing in pubs and clubs, we got a recording contract and started making music at the much faster pace of the record companies."

The Power and the Fury: 21st Century Punk Rock

Daniel Cadwallader | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Cadwallader

Letlive are an American post-hardcore/punk band who are here to destroy the myth that rock is dead (music magazines are always fond of saying this so they say rock is back three issues later).

'Basically, Johnny Moped': A Music Film Revives Punk's 'Great Lost Legend'

Andy Markowitz | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Andy Markowitz

Ray Burns, who put a guitar around his neck in mid '70s Croydon and somehow became Captain Sensible, punk icon and pop ironist of the Damned.

Phil Daniels: New Movie 'Vinyl' Takes On the Music Business

Jason Holmes | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The stars and director of new British film Vinyl chat to Jason Holmes about how pulling together on a small-budget film makes for some tidy work.

Bleach Blood: Lifeline Back to Punk

Jason Holmes | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Guitar bands are manifold in London town, and it's been a while since that fact could be stated with any certainty. Tastes are reverting as live music played in intimate venues becomes a necessary constant in these cash-strapped, culturally arid times.

Sid Vicious Fatally OD-ed in NY Nearly 34 Years Ago

Larry Jaffee | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

A friend recently mentioned that one of his now-grown daughters was named 'Sidney' after Sid Vicious. I immediately chimed in that I once was in an elevator with Sid while I was covering his murder trial on 21 November, 1978 for a long-gone fanzine called Imagine.

Let the Melody Ring On: Musical Faces to Watch Out For in 2013

Jason Holmes | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

A love of live music pervades the club, rather than the sweaty media ambition of the mainstream, whose godheads can be identified as the millionaire prefab boy bands who some of us have learned to avoid.

Pussy Riot and the Legacy of Punk

Johan Kugelberg | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Johan Kugelberg

The riot girls taught us that young women inside a counter-culture movement don't necessarily get heard until they grab the microphone.

WATCH: Cute Kids Review Punk Music

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered what cute kids think about punk music? Wonder no more! Our friends over at Noisey have canvassed a wide selection of suitably kooky chil...

Why I Started the Rock n'Roll Camden Walking Tours

Alison E. Wise | Posted 18.08.2012 | Home
Alison E. Wise

We could feel that Camden was different than anything we knew in California. Southern California was hot and bright, the Santa Anna winds dried out your skin and messed up your hair. I was using SPF 50 and had my hair cut like Justine from Elastica. I didn't fit in to say the least. But when I was in Camden I felt like I finally fit in.

Indie Hip-Hop Tour Essentials

MC Lars | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
MC Lars

The past five months of my life have been spent living in a tour bus, van and hotel rooms across the world. Touring is an essential part of the business model for today's indie artists. Here are some tips and tricks I've picked up what to have with you on your journey.

Indonesian Policemen Forcibly Shave Off Punks' Mohawks To Promote 'Good Moral Values' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Aceh is a semi-autonomous region of Indonesia. Believing in far more conservative Muslim values than the rest of the Asian archipelago nation, they do...

Why a History of Punk Rock Matters

Josh White | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Josh White

What began as an artistic movement, as an expression of counter-cultural angst, crossed continents into film studios, literature, poetry, theatres, art galleries and catwalks. By the mid-1990s, punk was a global commodity. Green Day, Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance are now household names.

Rioters Protest in the Language of Materialism

Matthew Wright | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Politics
Matthew Wright

August is supposed to be a dead month, news-wise: 'silly season', the political commentators call it. But with the violence of a teenager throwing a wheelie bin through the window of JJB Sports, that rule has been destroyed.