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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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Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes pays tribute to Dave Brockie on ‘The Daily Show’

Posted by on March 26, 2014

From the outside, the experimental drug-fueled alt rock of Butthole Surfers and the anarchic performance metal of GWAR aren’t all that close together. However, both bands started in the ’80s with punk as a common thread of their music, and were among the many bands that played Trenton, NJ’s City Gardens in the ’80s and […]

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