It wasn’t “just a phase.”
The Slits guitarist’s new memoir, Clothes Clothes Clothes. Music Music Music. Boys Boys Boys., catalogs a life lived in style.
Think your studded leather jacket is cool? A look into the beginnings of punk culture and style.
“To me, punk rock is the freedom to create, freedom to be successful, freedom to not be successful, freedom to be who you are. It’s freedom.” – Patti Smith
Quoth the raven, “OI OI OI!”
LIVE LIFE WITHOUT SAFE SEARCH ON.
Time to find out whether you’re an antichrist, a rebel girl, or out of step with the world.
If 1991 was the year punk broke, 2013 was the year it was completely demolished.
Because punk’s not dead, it’s just not as good as it used to be.
If Josie & the Pussycats taught us anything, it’s Grrrl Power! And to not give into mean boys and the music industry and brainwashing capitalist cat ear head phones and stuff.
It would be hardcore if it wasn’t so friggin’ cute.
Because corporate rock still sucks. DIY shows don’t cost anything AND you get to be the belle of your own indie rock ball.
The rock pioneer offered in his opinions on The Clash, The Ramones, Talking Heads, and Wire in an old zine. “If you’re going to be mad, at least let the people know what you’re mad about.”
Put on your plaid, grab a cabbie hat, and slip on some Vans, because Reel Big Fish are opening for The Aquabats and the minivan’s leaving, dude.
Before you ask, no, Henry Rollins isn’t involved.
He’s a self-described punk that has captured the attention of young voters all over Eastern Europe.
He had very good taste! Pretty much all of this handwritten list from Journals, a collection of his letters and drawings published in 2002, holds up really well today.
Political songs are generally either overly patriotic and pedantic or shrill rants, but some artists have found the sweet spot between musicianship and political awareness, producing some of the most moving music America has had to offer.
D.I.Y. typography and design at its finest, featuring Dead Kennedys, Fugazi, Minor Threat, Bad Brains, and The Cramps.
Watch as he absolutely tears into the people running the iHeart Radio Festival when they tell him to wrap their set to make time for Usher. (via Gawker)
This is how ‘Judy Is A Punk’ should always sound.
A 3-year-old girl goes ballistic about her hair being in knots, while her brother plays drums.
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Ahh Punk Love. There’s nothing more punk rock than being in love, right? We can just imagine what their first date was like. Take me out to The Casualties concert.
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These cupcakes are punk rock to the core - no sprinkles, icing or any fluffy nonsense here. They are deliciously rebellious.
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She can’t show her hair, but she can show her punk soul!
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The Ladies of Nintendo go punk rock.
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