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Guitarist Kevin Bivona of Los Angeles-Based Punk/Ska Band The Interrupters Talks About The Band's Evolution and Progress at Warped Tour in Auburn Hills

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.27.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The Interrupters have only been around for a few years, but their impact in the Los Angeles music scene is already felt, so much that fellow punk rock...

INTERVIEW: Jeremy Saulnier & Anton Yelchin on Green Room

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

After making a splash with the crowdfunded 2013 thriller Blue Ruin, writer-director Jeremy Saulnier's next project is an even darker dive, the surviva...

Seattle-Based Indie Punk Band Wimps Set to Play Detroit's UFO Factory

Kelly Frazier | Posted 04.05.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The Seattle-based indie rock band Wimps has this impeccable way of make short, vivacious songs about the most specific of things that happen to all of us in our everyday lives, but we sometimes don't even acknowledge its presence.

Interview: Boy From the Crowd

Randall Radic | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment
Randall Radic

Boy From the Crowd is a hard-rocking duo from the U.K. Their style of music has been described as punk, punk meets blues, blues meets punk and garage band blues. However it's described, it's loud, visceral and hits like a hammer.

Rozwell Kid Talks Growing Up, Girls and Goatees

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.31.2016 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

2015 has been a ridiculous year for West Virginia-based band Rozwell Kid. It seems to be just one tour after another for these guys as they progress into different reincarnations of punk and cool.

Who You Should Be Listening to Now: Roosevelt

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.28.2016 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

After a killer year of touring with bands like Hot Chip, this Germany-based group has proved themselves to be one of the next big things in electron music.

Together Pangea Talks Recording, High School, and Scene Hair

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.23.2016 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

Together Pangea is formed by the type of boys that you always had a little bit of a crush on in high school: a little bit out there, but bad boy good looking all at once. After a killer record release last year, I had high expectations for the band's newest LP, and was not disappointed.

Not Another White Guy Indie Band: an Interview With Andrew Jackson Jihad

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.01.2016 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

Sean Bonnette and Mark Glick are breaking every rule of the rude, dismissive musician. Both Arizona natives are obviously so passionate about the music they're making, and it shows.

Viv Albertine Deconstructing Her Own Legend

Lydia Hughes | Posted 04.29.2015 | Home
Lydia Hughes

Continuing to subvert expectation, she is both punk and pioneer, pushing the boundaries in music and as a woman, but in a world where personal insecurities closely lurk.

WATCH: Brooklyn Band Gives Britney And Madonna Get A Punk-Rock Makeover

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Smash hits originally performed by two of the world's most beloved pop divas are getting a surprise makeover courtesy of a Brooklyn-based punk band. ...

Honah Lee: 'The Inevitable'

Melissa Webster | Posted 05.12.2014 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

Honah Lee "The Inevitable" Sometimes life sucks. Sometimes it doesn't work out at all how you planned or hoped for. Sometimes no amount of sacrifice...

Destroy Nate Allen: A Love Story

Melissa Webster | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

At some point in your life you'll meet a couple who just so completely gets it right, it permeates throughout all they do. Nate and Tessa Allen of the band Destroy Nate Allen are this couple, and their love story unfolds in the music of their latest album Glow In The Dark.

WATCH: These Mini Punk Rockers Are AMAZING!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

We thought Misty Copeland's collaboration with Coach was the cutest thing we've seen all week -- but an extra dose of adorable just hit our screens. ...

Punk Music's Origins Traced To A Surprising Place

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts

Earlier this year we learned that American punk music was not exactly the brainchild of those mop-headed Ramone kids. Instead, the genre has earlier r...

WATCH: Crass Explains The Art Of Punk

Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts

Crass, the band that made living in an British farm house hardcore, is the newest subject of MOCAtv's art-meets-music series, "The Art of Punk." "...

New Series Reveals The Subversive Art Of Punk

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts

A new series from MOCAtv is celebrating subversive artwork in early punk music. "The Art of Punk" begins with a profile of the artist Raymond Pett...

Reinventing the Post-Punk Era: Why Savages Might Find Nirvana

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Russell C. Smith

Punk music in its purest form projects an element of danger and disruption, rage and revolt. It is music with the power to jolt the listener awake. Maybe 2013 will be the year British post-punk wakes people up.

A Band Called DEATH: How an Indie Film Resets Rock and Roll

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices
Brandon Bowlin

That's the mirrored dilemma facing ALL metal, grunge, and other articulations of today's hard rock, as the film A Band Called Death reveals. It began in the early '70s. It was in Detroit. It was Black.

Music Mondays: 2012 Westword Music Showcase Playlist!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Denver

Welcome to Music Mondays -- our weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. For playlist number five...

Music Mondays: Playlist For Entire UMS Lineup!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.30.2012 | Denver

Welcome to Music Mondays (er, Wednesday?) -- our weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. Okay, o...

Music Mondays: Bands Playing Locally This Week Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.22.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the third installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. F...

The Sudden Resurgence Of CBGB

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home

In 2006 one of the most renowned music venues in the country shut its doors. But now it looks like CBGB -- the venerable East Village hard rock in...

Music Mondays: Underground Music Showcase Lineup Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the second installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. ...

Music Mondays: HuffPost Denver's Weekly Spotify Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the first installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. ...

Sex Pistols Ink 2012 Record Deal: The Story of John Lydon (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Michael Vazquez

What becomes a legend most? It depends on how accurate the legend is in relation to the person. In the case of John Lydon, you might start with h...