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Skinny Puppy Announces Final Tour, And Appears To Be Ending As A Group

Alternative / Punk

Withered bE this rope that smothers any hope and banG .. it’s been 40 Years .. ! .. all doGeared by memories formed through…

The Sisters Of Mercy Announce First U.S. Tour In Over 14 Years The Sisters Of Mercy Announce First U.S. Tour In Over 14 Years

Alternative / Punk

THE SISTERS OF MERCY have announced their first US tour in over 14 years: 19 dates, commencing on May 10, 2023. For over four decades,…

Industrial Rockers Deathstars Return After 8-Year Hiatus -Watch New Video! Industrial Rockers Deathstars Return After 8-Year Hiatus -Watch New Video!

Alternative / Punk

Swedish industrial cult act DEATHSTARS finally return with their latest sonic output Everything Destroys You, which will be released on May 5th through Nuclear…

Skate Punks JFA Return With New Album Skate Punks JFA Return With New Album

Alternative / Punk

If you ever wondered what the hell happened to real from the heart, blazing fast, solid running, tight as nails, old school to the…

Tom Verlaine, Singer, And Guitarist For Television Dead At 73 Tom Verlaine, Singer, And Guitarist For Television Dead At 73

Alternative / Punk

Punk, New Wave band frontman Tom Verlaine has died after a brief illness at the age of 73. Although the New York band Television…

Alternative / Punk

Sex Pistols bassist and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Glen Matlock has inked a worldwide deal with Cooking Vinyl, which will see…

Alternative / Punk

In celebration of 36 years, MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT will hit the road again after a four-year hiatus. The “Evil Eye…

Alternative / Punk

Nimrod, Green Day’s fifth studio album, was originally released on October 14, 1997. The Billboard Top10 LP declared “Green Days best!” by Kerrang was…

Alternative / Punk

“I’m excited to finally start getting these tracks out for Orgy again. As we move toward a new direction musically speaking, I wanted to put a…

Alternative / Punk

Influential punk band NOFX is known as one of the world’s most controversial and significant punk bands of their time. They are no strangers to pushing…

Public Image Ltd. Release New Song and Will Compete In Eurovision 2023 Public Image Ltd. Release New Song and Will Compete In Eurovision 2023

Alternative / Punk

Public Image Ltd will compete to represent Ireland at Eurovision 2023They will perform a previously unheard song Hawaii on The Late Late Show from 9.30pm on…

Nitzer Ebb's Belief Album Turns 34 Years Old Nitzer Ebb's Belief Album Turns 34 Years Old

Alternative / Punk

34 years ago today, Electronic Industrial Artists, Nitzer Ebb released the album “Belief” through Mute Records on January 9th, 1989, “Belief” is the second…

Pennywise And Suicidal Tendencies To Headline Punk In The Park 2023 Festival Pennywise And Suicidal Tendencies To Headline Punk In The Park 2023 Festival

Alternative / Punk

The all-star music lineup for the debut of Punk In The Park Ventura will feature headlining performances from iconic bands Pennywise and Suicidal Tendencies, along with sets from punk…

SILENCE IS NO REACTION: FORTY YEARS OF SUBHUMANS SILENCE IS NO REACTION: FORTY YEARS OF SUBHUMANS

Alternative / Punk

Formed in Wiltshire, England, in 1980, the Subhumans are rightly held in high regard as one of the best punk rock bands to ever…

Watch Sneak Previews Of Some Of The Items In The New Punk Rock Museum Watch Sneak Previews Of Some Of The Items In The New Punk Rock Museum

Alternative / Punk

It’s been 45+ years since punk rock pogo’d its way into music, fashion, film, and popular culture. March 10th, 2023, The Punk Rock Museum…

Who Are The Big 4 Of Emo Rock? Who Are The Big 4 Of Emo Rock?

Alternative / Punk

Emo music is generally seen as having started in the 1990s. The genre is stereotyped by dark clothing, crazy hair, and depressed lyrics. However,…

The Punk Rock Museum The Punk Rock Museum

Alternative / Punk

What makes The Punk Rock Museum different from any other museum? This museum is owned and operated by the same people whose stories and…

Band Member Explains Surprising Reason For The Cause Of Death For The Specials Singer Terry Hall Band Member Explains Surprising Reason For The Cause Of Death For The Specials Singer Terry Hall

Alternative / Punk

Horace Panter from The Specials has updated his Facebook with the following post explaining what lead to the death of Terry Hall: The Specials….

Terry Hall, Vocalist For 'The Specials' Dead At 63 Terry Hall, Vocalist For 'The Specials' Dead At 63

Alternative / Punk

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing, following a brief illness, of Terry, our beautiful friend, brother and one of the…

Check Out New Video For "Love Me Now" By Industrial Band The True Union Check Out New Video For "Love Me Now" By Industrial Band The True Union

Alternative / Punk

Are you ready for some female fronted powerful industrial metal with a creepy pop/EDM twist? Here comes a hell of a debut EP that…

Siouxsie To Perform Live At The 2023 Latitude Festival Siouxsie To Perform Live At The 2023 Latitude Festival

Alternative / Punk

The Latitude Festival has announced the incredible news that Siouxsie will be joining the festival on the BBC Sounds Stage: Siouxsie’s first ever time…

Alternative / Punk

In the lively spirit of The Holidaze, Curse Mackey will host a livestream event and gathering of f(r)iends from his studio in Tarantula, Texas…

Alternative / Punk

Wattie Buchan, singer for the Exploited collapsed during a recent live show. Buchan who’s 65 years old has been making albums with The Exploited…

Jet Black, Drummer For The Stranglers Dead At 84 Jet Black, Drummer For The Stranglers Dead At 84

Alternative / Punk

The Stranglers have announced that their original drummer, Jet Black (real name Brian Duffy) has passed away. He was one of the founding members…

Alternative / Punk

Recently Steve “Cast Iron” Smith, vocalist for the legendary punk band Red Alert, passed away. His legend lives on if you can access the…

Wendy O. Williams - WOW: Live and Fucking Loud From London! Gets DVD Release Wendy O. Williams - WOW: Live and Fucking Loud From London! Gets DVD Release

Alternative / Punk

Wendy O. Williams only adds to her legendary punk queen status with this outstanding concert from 1985. With a special guest appearance by Lemmy…

DERISION CULT Teams with CHRIS CONNELLY (MINISTRY) and REEVES GABRELS (DAVID BOWIE, THE CURE) on "Deaf Blood" DERISION CULT Teams with CHRIS CONNELLY (MINISTRY) and REEVES GABRELS (DAVID BOWIE, THE CURE) on "Deaf Blood"

Alternative / Punk

West Chicago Metal Industrial project, led by multi-instrumentalist Dave McAnally, DERISION CULT, has joined forces with TMINISTRY’S CHRIS CONNELLY and THE CURE’S REEVES GABRELS on their newest single, “Deaf Blood.” Imagined and…

Alternative / Punk

The Official Red Alert band page has posted the following regarding Steve’s untimely passing: It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have…

30 Things You Didn't Know About The Dwarves As Their Newly Re-Issued Albums Are Released 30 Things You Didn't Know About The Dwarves As Their Newly Re-Issued Albums Are Released

Alternative / Punk

REDISCOVER THE DWARVES’ CLASSIC POP/PUNK CATALOG WITH REMASTERED REISSUES ON VINYL! FIRST TIME IN PRINT IN DECADES WITH NEW ARTWORK & BONUS TRACKS! ‘Blood…

Alternative / Punk

Dim the lights and cue the smoky blue fog. The Cure is taking center stage in your POP! Rocks collection as a 5-pack of…

Keith Levene Founding Member Of The Clash And Public Image Ltd Dead At 65 Keith Levene Founding Member Of The Clash And Public Image Ltd Dead At 65

Alternative / Punk

Keith Levene who was a founding member of The Clash and Public Image Ltd and Flowers of Romance died yesterday, November 11, 2022, at…

Dead Kennedys Drummer D.H. Peligro Dead At 63 Dead Kennedys Drummer D.H. Peligro Dead At 63

Alternative / Punk

The Dead Kennedys have released the following statement regarding the death of D.H. Peligro: Dead Kennedys’ drummer D.H. Peligro (Darren Henley) passed away in…

Listen To Jello Biafra's Renegade Roundtable With Ministry's Al Jourgensen Listen To Jello Biafra's Renegade Roundtable With Ministry's Al Jourgensen

Alternative / Punk

At last, after much hounding and haranguing from pitchfork-wielding fans (even last century!), YOU KNOW WHO finally unleashes his VERY OWN no-holds-barred, shit-stirring PODCAST!!…

R.E.M. CELEBRATES THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF CHRONIC TOWN R.E.M. CELEBRATES THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF CHRONIC TOWN

Alternative / Punk

Available For The First Time As A Standalone CDvia I.R.S. / UMe With Extensive Liner NotesBy Producer MITCH EASTERAlso Available In Picture Disc And Cassette…

Alternative / Punk

Some of the greatest punk bands of all time have come from The United Kingdom. While you would practically have to be living under…

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT Celebrate 'SEXPLOSION' 30th Anniversary With Expanded Re-Issue! MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT Celebrate 'SEXPLOSION' 30th Anniversary With Expanded Re-Issue!

Alternative / Punk

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT has built a legacy of experimentalism and glorification of pop-culture trash and their 1991 WAX TRAX! RECORDS released SEXPLOSION encapsulates all of…

Pixies Announce New Album, "Doggerel," Listen To First Single Pixies Announce New Album, "Doggerel," Listen To First Single

Alternative / Punk

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 — –­­The iconic Pixies forged an influential path for alt-rock during their first era, while their post 2004 reunion has seen them alchemize more…

Sex Pistols Release New Video For "God Save The Queen" Sex Pistols Release New Video For "God Save The Queen"

Alternative / Punk

To celebrate this year’s Platinum Jubilee, the new video Sex Pistols God Save the Queen combines footage from the performance video shot by Julien…

Watch The Preview For The New Sex Pistols Limited Series Watch The Preview For The New Sex Pistols Limited Series

Alternative / Punk

Based on Jones’ memoir “Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol”, the limited series “Pistol” is the story of a band of spotty, noisy,…

Sex Pistols To Release "THE ORIGINAL RECORDINGS" Sex Pistols To Release "THE ORIGINAL RECORDINGS"

Alternative / Punk

For the first time in over 20 years, 20 of the Sex Pistol’s recordings from 1976 to 1978 are collected together in a brand new album,…

Front 242 Singer Hospitalized Front 242 Singer Hospitalized

Alternative / Punk

Front 242 has canceled their next two shows and has announced the following info regarding singer Jean-Luc De Meyer: Dear All, It is with…

Alternative / Punk

The Foo Fighters have posted the following regarding Hawkins death:

Legendary Goth Rockers Bauhaus Release Brand New Song "Drink The Wine" Hear It Right Here! Legendary Goth Rockers Bauhaus Release Brand New Song "Drink The Wine" Hear It Right Here!

Alternative / Punk

“Drink The New Wine” was recorded last year during lockdown with the four members sharing audio files. The track employs the Surrealists’ ‘Exquisite Corpse’ device…

D.O.A. ANNOUNCE "HARDCORE 81" 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR D.O.A. ANNOUNCE "HARDCORE 81" 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Alternative / Punk

It’s time for some wild and riotous shows, D.O.A., the Men of Action are ready to head out on tour. After two years of almost no shows,…

PIXIES ANNOUNCE BRAND NEW SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO "HUMAN CRIME" PIXIES ANNOUNCE BRAND NEW SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO "HUMAN CRIME"

Alternative / Punk

Pixies – Black Francis, Joey Santiago, David Lovering, and Paz Lenchantin – today announce “Human Crime,” a brand new digital-exclusive single and music video…

Watch New Ministry Video For "Sabotage Is Sex" Featuring Jello Biafra Watch New Ministry Video For "Sabotage Is Sex" Featuring Jello Biafra

Alternative / Punk

“Sabotage Is Sex!” 📺 Ministry featuring Jello Biafra!Video on YouTube from the 15th studio album MORAL HYGIENE, Out Now via Nuclear Blast Records! Stream,…

GOTH ROCK LEGENDS BAUHAUS ANNOUNCES WEST COAST U.S. DATES GOTH ROCK LEGENDS BAUHAUS ANNOUNCES WEST COAST U.S. DATES

Alternative / Punk

BAUHAUS Featuring Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins, and David J ANNOUNCES WEST COAST DATES FOR MAY 2022 TWO NEW YORK CITY SHOWS RESCHEDULED…

Screaming Trees Singer Mark Lanegan Dead Aged 57 Screaming Trees Singer Mark Lanegan Dead Aged 57

Alternative / Punk

The following post has been published on Mark Lanegan’s Facebook page: Our beloved friend Mark Lanegan passed away this morning at his home in…

Watch New Killing Joke Video For "Lords Of Chaos" From New Upcoming EP Watch New Killing Joke Video For "Lords Of Chaos" From New Upcoming EP

Alternative / Punk

As the Doomsday Clock hits 100 seconds to midnight, the original Killing Joke lineup announces the Lord of Chaos EP, marking their first new material in seven years. Killing Joke confirms that all…

80s Rock & Pop

Watch New Prince Video For "Manic Monday", The Song That He Gave To The Bangles

80s Music Video Of The Day

Prince wrote this massive hit for the Bangles and the original version as recorded by Prince has been un-earthed and was released on the...

Watch New Music Video "Gonna Be You" With Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan & Debbie Harry Watch New Music Video "Gonna Be You" With Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan & Debbie Harry

80s Rock & Pop

80 For Brady is inspired by the true story of four best friends living life to the fullest when they take a wild trip...

Madonna has just announced ‘The Celebration Tour’: 4 decades of music and her greatest hits!! Madonna has just announced ‘The Celebration Tour’: 4 decades of music and her greatest hits!!

80s Rock & Pop

Today, Madonna announced Madonna: The Celebration Tour, in an iconic viral video with a wink to her groundbreaking film Truth or Dare. The video (click here for trailer version) features...

Watch Hilarious New Commercial For Chex Mix Starring Sir Mix-A-Lot Watch Hilarious New Commercial For Chex Mix Starring Sir Mix-A-Lot

80s Rock & Pop

Sir Mix A Lot has returned to spoof his own song and parody the video for “Baby’s Got Back” in this brand new Chex...

80s Rock & Pop

Billy Idol has shared the following info about his Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony and the link to watch it live: Join me in...

Fred White Of Earth, Wind & Fire Dead At 67 Fred White Of Earth, Wind & Fire Dead At 67

80s Rock & Pop

Fred’s brother Verdine White, broke the news of Fred’s death on Instagram with the following post: Dearest Family Friends and Fans….. Our family is...

Alternative-Punk-Electronic

If You Crossed Ministry With The Sex Pistols You'd Get The Joy Thieves! Check Out The American Parasite Video!

Alternative / Punk

The Joy Thieves is an ever-expanding industrial/punk/hard rock collective that includes current, former, and touring members of bands such as Ministry, Stabbing Westward, The...

8 Goth Rock Bands That Made A Big Impact During The 1980's 8 Goth Rock Bands That Made A Big Impact During The 1980's

Alternative / Punk

Recently, we published the article “10 Bands That Helped Form The Gothic Rock Movement” which you can read here.  Now, we’re going to start...

10 Bands That Helped Start The Gothic Rock Movement 10 Bands That Helped Start The Gothic Rock Movement

Alternative / Punk

If you’re a fan of Gothic Rock and you haven’t heard all of these bands before, by all means, check them out.  These bands...

My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult Continue To Thrill Live Audiences My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult Continue To Thrill Live Audiences

Alternative / Punk

Just a few hours before their show, I sat down with Frankie Nardiello, A.K.A. Groovie Mann, vocalist for My Life With The Thrill Kill...

Bon Harris Says Nitzer Ebb Have No Plans For A New Studio Album Anytime In The Near Future Bon Harris Says Nitzer Ebb Have No Plans For A New Studio Album Anytime In The Near Future

Alternative / Punk

As one of the founding members of the iconic EBM band Nitzer Ebb, Bon Harris is practically a legend to fans of the genre. ...

Alternative / Punk

Ministry guitarist Sin Quirin has just released a new EP by his side project “3 Headed Snake”. If you haven’t had a chance to...

Rock News

Laura Cox Delivers Knockout Blow with New Album “Head Above Water”

Music Reviews

Laura Cox has been blazing a trail on the French and European rock/blues scene over the past 11 years, but she has been largely...

Rock

Considered by many to be one of the best rock guitarists of all time, Beck died peacefully after a short battle with bacterial meningitis....

2 Must-Have Jimi Hendrix Releases 2 Must-Have Jimi Hendrix Releases

Rock

Jimi Hendrix — Burning Desire On these studio recordings with bassist Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles in the wake of the dissolution of the...

Tom Petty Estate Pursues Legal Action Against Kari Lake's Use Of "I Won't Back Down" in Campaign Tom Petty Estate Pursues Legal Action Against Kari Lake's Use Of "I Won't Back Down" in Campaign

80s Rock & Pop

Tom Petty Estate Pursues Legal Action Against Kari Lake's Use Of "I Won't Back Down" in Campaign

Legendary Rockers Foreigner Announces Farewell Tour Legendary Rockers Foreigner Announces Farewell Tour

80s Rock & Pop

Foreigner hits the tour circuit to bid farewell to a long-running career. The opening band for the tour will be none other than Loverboy....

Hard Rock & Metal News

Listen To Brand New L.A. Guns Song "You Betray" From Upcoming Album Black Diamonds

Hard Rock & Metal

Check out this brand-new heavy rocker by L.A. Guns called “You Betray” L.A. Guns will release their brand new studio album “Black Diamonds” in...

Hard Rock & Metal

Leading Japanese heavy metal act, ANTHEM, will release their brand-new studio album, Crimson & Jet Black, via Reaper Entertainment on April 21st, today unveiling the record’s...

Hard Rock & Metal

Metal Church has announced the following: Yes, the rumors are true, it’s official! Please welcome vocalist Marc Lopes to the congregation! We auditioned a...

Hard Rock & Metal

Being a true master of an instrument like guitar is difficult. Mastering a new language like Japanese is even more difficult. Contributing to some...

Listen To Brand New Ozzy Osbourne Song "Patient Number 9" Listen To Brand New Ozzy Osbourne Song "Patient Number 9"

Hard Rock & Metal

Statement from OZZY OSBOURNE: “This is probably one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to share with my loyal fans. As you may all...

ESCAPE THE FATE Returns With New Song "H8 MY SELF" ESCAPE THE FATE Returns With New Song "H8 MY SELF"

Hard Rock & Metal

With a new label, new band members and new music ESCAPE THE FATE is all about evolution.  With today’s release of the new single...