Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

“Punk rock was the tsunami that threatened to drown us all in 1977.” – Pete Townshend “Kick Out the Jams” by the MC5 “Kick Out the Jams” is the title track of the MC5‘s 1969 debut LP, recorded over Halloween weekend at Detroit’s Grande Ballroom. The song gained immediate notoriety by its introduction. Singer Rob […]

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

“I am the Batman. This is my city. At night it belongs to me.” “Batman” by Neal Hefti On first listen, the theme from the Batman TV show seems pretty simple: a jazzy score and the word “Batman” repeated 12 times. But composer Neal Hefti said in TV’s Biggest Hits that it was the hardest […]

Get Festive with Little Steven’s New Video for His Ramones Cover ‘Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)’

Get Festive with Little Steven’s New Video for His Ramones Cover ‘Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)’

Little Steven, otherwise known as accomplished songwriter/guitarist/member of the E. Street Band Steven Van Zandt, recently premiered a new holiday song, “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)”. The tune, combining Van Zandt with the Disciples of Soul, is an updated rendition of a classic rockin’ holiday anthem from Ramones, and now the song […]

Q&A with Corbett Redford, Director of New Music Doc ‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ (Executive Produced by Green Day)

Q&A with Corbett Redford, Director of New Music Doc ‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ (Executive Produced by Green Day)

Narrated by Iggy Pop and co-executive produced by Green Day, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk is director/co-writer Corbett Redford’s two hour and 37 minute compendium of the Punk Rock scene centered around a freewheeling club located at 924 Gilman Street in Berkeley, California. Since 1986, Gilman has been an epicenter of […]

Motörhead Releasing ‘Under Cöver’ Compilation in September, Highlighted By Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’

Motörhead Releasing ‘Under Cöver’ Compilation in September, Highlighted By Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’

Over the years, the late Lemmy Kilmister and his cohorts in Motörhead recorded a ton of cover songs – and on September 1, the band will release a compilation featuring some of them in a new album called Under Cöver. The set will include a cover of David Bowie’s classic “Heroes,” which was one of the […]

Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap/Red Carpet Photos)

Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap/Red Carpet Photos)

Star-Studded Cinema Premiere Rocks L.A. The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of SHOT!​ The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock took place April 5 at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove. Rock Cellar Magazine covered the red carpet, screening and panel discussion about the documentary’s subject, legendary British photographer Mick Rock. From swinging London to New York’s underground, […]

Preview the New Doc on Rock Photographer Mick Rock, ‘Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock’ Trailer — Film Released 4/7

Preview the New Doc on Rock Photographer Mick Rock, ‘Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock’ Trailer — Film Released 4/7

For decades, Mick Rock has established himself as one of the premier rock photographers in history — and on April 7 a new documentary film will be released chronicling his status as a legend of the industry. Titled Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock, the documentary will be made available in select theaters around the […]

Record Store Day Unveils List of Limited-Edition Titles Being Released on Black Friday, 11/25

Record Store Day Unveils List of Limited-Edition Titles Being Released on Black Friday, 11/25

Vinyl enthusiasts, this is for you. The list of releases scheduled for Black Friday 2016 was unveiled today. Friday, November 25 at record stores and music specialty shops around the country, a number of limited-edition and first-run LP titles will be made available in limited quantities. This is a yearly thing these days and, while […]

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