Tag Archives: Frank Turner

Headbangers Brawl: Is punk “rubbish?”

Posted by on June 27, 2014

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson is usually calm, cool and collected, but when talking to The Guardian earlier this week with punk/folk singer Frank Turner, he went off on a bit of a rant about punk music, calling it ‘rubbish.’ Was Dickinson’s rant just, or has his resentment toward punk something that’s been building up for […]

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Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson isn’t a punk fan

Posted by on June 24, 2014

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson can pretty much do no wrong. He’s a pilot, a fencer, an author and the frontman of one of the most successful metal bands of all time. However, his recent comments about punk music in an interview with The Guardian seem a little misguided, especially given that they came while talking […]

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GWAR, Coheed And Cambria, August Burns Red, And Many Others Confirmed For Chicago’s Riot Fest

Posted by on May 15, 2012

In past years, Riot Fest was a punk rock festival that took place all over Chicago. It has since evolved into a multi-genre festival and carnival, set to take place in Humboldt Park with events at Congress Theatre and Cobra Lounge. And last night’s announcement of the first batch of bands confirmed for the September […]

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