Punk

  1. Pussy Riot Guilty of ‘Hooliganism’ for Anti-Putin Punk Prayer

    Russia didn’t think it was funny when the Pussy punkers seized a historic church and implored the Virgin Mary to oust President Putin.

    August 17, 2012
  2. Wugazi

    The name says it all. It’s Wu-Tang. It’s Fugazi. It’s Wugazi. It’s freaking awesome is what it is.

    June 18, 2012
  3. OFF! “Wiped Out”

    One minute and fourteen seconds is not a lot of time, but ex-Black Flag frontman Keith Morris’ current band OFF! manages to pack in the punch: hot chicks in glasses, moshpits, brut…

    April 24, 2012
  4. New On Netflix: Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks

    God doesn’t quite save the queen in this scrappy and often hilarious documentary about the making of arguably the most influential punk rock album of all time.

    April 19, 2012
  5. Bleeding Knees Club “Nothing To Do”

    I think Australian punk-pop outfit Bleeding Knees Club are actually young enough to cite Wavves as a musical influence, and an obvious one at that. Still, it’s hard to hate on thei…

    March 12, 2012
  6. OFF! “Crawl”

    The newest OFF! clip is all gnarly skate wipeouts. Ouch.

    October 21, 2011
  7. Trash Talk “Burn Alive”

    In case you would like a little anarchy today, here’s some Trash Talk. Occupy hardcore.

    October 11, 2011
  8. Hella “Headless”

    Sacramento drummer extraordinaire Zach Hill’s project before Death Grips, Hella is a math rock / experimental rock / noise rock sandwich.

    October 8, 2011
  9. Wavves “Bug”

    I really like Wavves; it’s loud and bouncy, and singing along doesn’t require much effort. The new one from the Life Sux EP which has guest spots for Best Coast and F*cked U…

    September 22, 2011
  10. Trash Talk “Awake”

    The new one from Sacramento thrash punk foursome Trash Talk, and it’s basically a minute and change of shouting, skating and smashing stuff up. There’s a smattering of the profane …

    September 16, 2011
  11. Iceage “You’re Blessed”

    The new one from Danish foursome Iceage, my current punk crush. Give their debut album, New Brigade, a listen if you haven’t already – it’s getting a lot of attention.

    September 2, 2011
  12. EMA “Endless Nameless” Nirvana Cover

    A clip from indie-punkster EMA, covering the improvised jam from Nirvana’s Nevermind. This track and others are available on Spin’s Newermind: A Tribute Album To Nirvana’…

    August 31, 2011
  13. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Red Hot Chili Peppers drop album number ten; Balam Acab inspires ooos and ahhs; Lil Wayne takes a stab at The Throne; CSS’ nu-rave sex punk; Zach Hill and Hella’s…

    August 30, 2011
  14. The Coathangers “Hurricane”

    In a word: yes. From this year’s Larceny & Old Lace. Who cares if she’s channeling vintage Courtney Love? These lady-punks have that psycho / hot thing down pretty good.

    August 28, 2011