Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:48:32 GMT
Emmet Jefferson Murphy III, known to most rock fans as "Murph," admitted in a recent interview that he's always been, at heart, a classic rock fan. "I grew up listening to guys like Mitch Mitchell [Jimi Hendrix Experience], Billy Cobham and Keith Moon [The Who]," said the drummer for Dinosaur Jr..
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:05:41 GMT
"Should I Stay Or Should I Go": a popular rock song from 1980s band The Clash , and the dilemma South Korea's President Park Guen-hye has faced for over a month now, as corruption allegations centred on her personal confidante and closest friend have enmired her presidency. On 29th November, Ms.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:53:10 GMT
In the politically charged 1980 Clash song "Washington Bullets," Joe Strummer sang, "Please remember Victor Jara, in the Santiago stadium." Burlington's John Summa is doing just that, with a documentary film and several musical performances that celebrate the life and music of the outspoken Chilean folk singer.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:28:52 GMT
Bands like Pere Ubu aren't supposed to last for 40 years. They're too weird. Too volatile.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:22:55 GMT
Friends at Dead and Buried, a regular club night which specialises in "Old School Goth, Deathrock, Post Punk, Gothabilly, Punk and Electropunk" Photo: Chris Low Punk is dead. Or so lingerie salesman Joe CorrA© would have you believe.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:21:54 GMT
"Protest songs in response to military aggression, Protest songs to try and stop the soldier's gun, But the battle raged on." Against Me! From the onset of human endeavor, people have been at war.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:02:11 GMT
Days before Fidel Castro died, National Geographic met with 21 young Cuban people and talked about what it means to them to be Cuban. The discussion was part of a National Geographic Photo Camp whose aim was "to teach Cuban youth how to tell their own stories through photography, to challenge them to show us their world in a way no one looking in from the outside can."
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:30:39 GMT
While art should speak for itself, there's no denying the thrill of learning the fascinating stories behind it. Record covers are no different, and NME has surfaced some interesting behind-the-scenes info regarding iconic cover art.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:14:50 GMT
IT'S all a bit quiet out there this week. But then, as we step over the line into the last month of the year, I guess everyone is saving themselves for a sprint finish.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:57:35 GMT
President-elect Donald J. Trump's campaign pledge to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act might have struck a chord among voters, but the politics of repealing or replacing it won't be simple. The stakes are high as the CalPERS board debates whether to significantly decrease the nation's largest public pension fund's assumed rate of return, a move that could hamstring the budgets of contributing municipalities as well as prompt other public funds across the country to follow suit.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:59:38 GMT
Defined contribution executives are wrestling with a 401 plan strategy whose theme is best described by the band The Clash: "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" Register today and you also get a free two week trial to P&I Daily, our online subscription with full access to all current and archived stories plus the latest industry searches, hires, and RFPs.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:51:36 GMT
They were the first punk band to release a single - October 1976's New Rose - and the first to release an album - 1977's Damned, Damned, Damned - yet The Damned have often been overlooked in favour of The Sex Pistols and The Clash when it comes to the history books. But as they come to celebrate 40 years of these landmark releases, the band's frontman Dave Vanian feels they are finally getting their dues.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 03:22:48 GMT
It all starts with Wayne Kramer, guitarist for the legendary punk pioneers the MC5 and onetime prison inmate. His time behind bars inspired The Clash to write "Jail Guitar Doors," which in turn inspired British rocker/activist Billy Bragg to start the charitable organization named after the song, which brings musical instruments into prisons for use in rehabilitation.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 00:40:36 GMT
Indigenous Comic Con - Indigenerds will rejoice as Albuquerque plays host to the first-ever Indigenous Comic Con. From November 18 through November 20, the Duke City will welcome Indigenous artists, creators, and designers from the worlds of comic books, games, sci-fi/fantasy, film, and television to share their art and expertise with a general audience and the Native/Indigenous community.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:29:49 GMT
Last week I looked back at some of the legendary gigs that took place in Cornwall between the 1960s and 1980s, including such stellar names as The Who, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Queen, Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Smiths. Now we get up to date with concerts large and small that took place in our county from the 1990s right up until a couple of months ago.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:12:55 GMT
After an aborted attempt earlier in the year it looked and sounded as though every single person in the venue was in the mood to make sure they enjoyed every last second of this evening. A pretty sparse stage set up left nothing to detract from the delivery of a set songs from all four albums covering a span of nine years .
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:23:20 GMT
Mike Gordon 's one of those creative types who's always percolating - you have to wonder if he's ever really at rest. No sooner did Phish wrap a successful fall tour with a blowout Las Vegas run than Gordon's setting out for a 15-show run with his own band, one that'll feature its first return to Nashville in five years and a three-night underplay at The Sinclair in Cambridge, Massachusetts.