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Miriam Linna Is Nobody's Baby -- Her First Solo Album Shimmers and Soars

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

After moving to the States at a very young age from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, she became the drummer in the original lineup of the Cramps. Linna was a drummer -- a chick drummer -- and this was pre-Bangles, Go-Gos, Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney, White Stripes. There were no chick drummers in the 1970s. People took notice. Joey Ramone, for instance.

Last Original Member Of The Ramones Dies

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped...

1976: Ground Zero for Today's World (Seriously)

David Browne | Posted 09.07.2014 | Entertainment
David Browne

It's time to start re-evaluating 1976, since it was essentially the year our modern world was hatched. I was skeptical too, but it's true.

21 Rock Song Titles That Would Make Terrible Bar Pickup Lines

John K. Herr | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

"I want you to want me." -- Cheap Trick "Don't stand so close to me." -- The Police "I wanna be sedated." -- The Ramones "I know what boys like." -...

World Records, Ramones, and Monsters - Oh My! Andrew W.K. Takes on Life

Maggie Hollander | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

It's a beautiful summer Friday afternoon, and Andrew W.K. looks tired. This is not his first interview of the day, and there's more work to be done once it's over.

Stars in a Record Store

Binky Philips | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Running a record store on St Mark's Place in the East Village during the 1980s put me in the dead-center middle of an exploding mecca of pop culture.

Dog Ears Music: Mama Taught Me Better Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Pigmeat Terry, Ruth Brown, The Decemberists, and more.

Binky's Revenge: My Own Damned Most Influential Guitarists List!

Binky Philips | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

You are about to embark on a journey into the mind of a Total D*ck when it comes to the subject of (guitars and) guitar players. It's simple, really... I know more than you. Nyaaaah Nyaaah Nyaah Nyah Nyah!

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...

Remembering Joey Ramone Through Photos

Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

"I Remember You," a new exhibition of never-before-seen photographs at John Varvatos in New York, shows a few sides of the brooding singer/songwriter ...

David Moye

From The Archies To Bieber, 'Monsters Of Bubble Gum Rock' Celebrate 45 Years Of 'Chewy Chewy' Goodness

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 04.19.2012 | Weird News

Chew on this: Of all the different genres of rock music, nothing has been more maligned than bubble gum music. The name itself implies sugary confe...

The Pie Chart You've Been Waiting For ... Ramones vs. Misfits

Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

Who doesn't like a good pie chart? To truly stand out amongst the rest, one needs a slick design, clean and understandable representation, and a Misfi...

"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)": 10 Xmas Songs That Retain Their Heat

David Wild | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a list of ten Christmas songs that never get old for me even during this holiday season when it can be difficult to hear anything but seasonal classics.

NYC Was Broke In The 70's, But Had A Rich Music HIstory

AP | By MICHAEL HILL | Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

-- "Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever" (Faber and Faber), by Will Hermes: New York City might have be...

Tales From a New York Record Store

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Binky Philips

I spent the entire decade of the 1980s running St. Mark's Sounds, which was, at the time, pretty much the most happening record store in The Big Apple on the most happening block of St. Mark's Place.

Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Testifies At Ex-Wife's Murder Trial

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Sire Records founder Seymour Stein is helping Manhattan prosecutors detail his ex-wife's last day alive – and the activities of...

Music's Biggest Quitters: 20 Who Quit

Spinner | Spinner Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They say winners never quit, but in the music biz there's something to be said for going out at the top of your game. Whether they left for greener p...

New Reissues Prove Kraftwerk Is the Most Important Band Ever

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

The birthplace of all that's cool and modern in music wasn't Memphis, Liverpool or the South Bronx. It was Dusseldorf, Germany, where Kraftwerk invented the future we are now living.

Shock The Monkey: A Playlist To Help Ease Kirk Cameron's Evolutionary Growing Pains

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Kirk Cameron seems like a really nice guy. Unfortunately, the Artist Formerly Known as Mike Seaver seems like a really nice guy who's evolved into a willfully ignorant idiot.

The Evolution of Extra Place

Kevin Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kevin Walsh

I could not help but feel a tinge of melancholy when, after an afternoon of flâneuring down Bleecker Street, I ended up at the Bowery, facing the spot where CBGB used to be.

Murdered Real Estate Broker Remembered By Celebrity Friends

AP | Larry McShane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Linda Stein beat cancer, survived the Bowery's seedy punk rock scene and thrived amid the high-stakes world of Manhattan real estate. Her sudden death...