Monthly Archives: January 2022

Ezra Furman Talks Coming Out, Sex Education, and Punk Rock’s Parallels to Judaism

Ezra Furman has a thing for time, dates and places. She remembers Feb. 17, 2017, as a day when “I’m broken, bleeding, but damn it / I’m alive” on 2018’s “Peel My Orange Every Morning.” Transangelic exodus. She recalls her and her first band opening for Margot & Nuclear So …

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Recording with… Punk Rock Girl! Star Ashley LaLonde

This week, Playbill caught up with Ashley LaLonde, who appeared in The black clown at Lincoln Center, Burn all night and Violet on a moving bus to ART, and The teeth at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center before graduating from Harvard University in 2020. She received the Harvard Musical Theater …

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10 forgotten rock bands from the 60s to rediscover

When it comes to popular music, you could argue that the 1960s are the most important and abundant decades, in terms of quality and invention. It was a time when listeners enjoyed an embarrassment of riches, from the Beatles to the Beach Boys, and from Bob Dylan to the debut …

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The Pack Announces Reflection On “Punk Rock Perspective” Of “Unpersons” 10 Years Later

“Intent and feel are more important than polish,” says singer Becky Black Photo: Mark Maryanovitch Posted on January 25, 2022 In a career defined by loud and grimy garage albums, the 2011 release of the Pack ad non-persons might just be the loudest and dirtiest of the bunch. At the …

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Joe Iconis’ Punk Rock Girl Opening Night – Times Square Chronicles

Joe Iconis punk rock girl had its world premiere at the Argyle Theatre. Book and arrangements are by Tony-nominated Long Island composer Joe Iconis (Broadway’s be cooler), arrangements and orchestrations by Rob Rokicki (Broadway’s The Lightning Thief), directed and choreographed by Jennifer Werner (Worldwide Associate for Book of Mormon), musical …

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LI’s Joe Iconis releases “Punk Rock Girl!” power at the argyle theater

Joe Iconis is not a fan of jukebox musicals. “They are ruining my life,” he says. “People only want to see shows if they know the songs. I never thought I’d write one.” And yet, that’s exactly what the Garden City-born playwright and composer does. “It’s weird,” acknowledges Iconis, whose …

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World premiere of Punk Rock Girl! By Joe Iconis and Rob Rokicki Starts January 20

Long Island’s Argyle Theater presents the new musical, featuring music from female artists like Blondie, Gwen Stefani and Avril Lavigne. The Argyle Theater on Long Island launches its world premiere of Punk rock girl! January 20. The new musical features songs written and made famous by female artists and girl …

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KISS, Silk Sonic, The War on Drugs, Punk Rock Bowling, David Sedaris, more

Here’s a roundup of the latest tour news. See the Tour Dates category for more information. THE WAR ON DRUGS War on Drugs’ North American tour begins tonight in Austin, the first of two shows at ACL Live, and will continue until February 27 when they play Tempe, AZ’s Inning …

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The most punk rock Spider-Man finally gets his own Marvel series

“I wrote five issues of amazing spider man and had written two backups for Miles Morales: Spider-Man and I also write What if? Miles Morales they do,” says Ziglar. He joked that he regularly told Marvel editors, “‘I want to write Spider-Man, but what if it’s a black Spider-Man? I’m …

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Shady Grove Music Fair and punk rock are among the topics of the 2022 Montgomery History Conference

Fans with tickets to Miller’s last show threw rocks and bottles when the first show ran long. Some stormed the doors. The scrimmage took place at the Shady Grove Music Fair, a venue that is being featured at the Montgomery County History Conference, which takes place online Friday through Jan. …

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10 forgotten rock bands from the 70s to rediscover

Many would passionately say that the 1970s represented a high point for rock music. With the wealth of big bands that have emerged from this decade, it would be very hard to disagree. In fact, there’s been such an explosion of hard rock creativity throughout those years, that looking back, …

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The punk-rock career of star Shane West’s ‘A Walk to Remember’

What happened to Shane West? Ryan Gosling, Channing Tatum, Liam Hemsworth and Zac Efron have all won hearts in the film adaptations of Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novels. But before these dreamy leading men could set out to wow viewers, actor Shane West helped lay the groundwork for the Sparks film …

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10 Almost Perfect Punk Rock Albums

If rock is the music of rebellion, then punk rock is lawless feet on the ground, making that rebellion manifest. With bands like MC5 and the Stooges leading the movement in the late 60s, the genre was brought up to date in the 70s. In New York, Patti Smith delivered …

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Yellowjackets star Juliette Lewis brings her punk-rock persona to life – and what to expect from the series finale

The show’s creators, Ashley and Bart, wrote certain details into the script: at rehab, for example, she’s dressed in cashmere loungewear. But most of the time I was running with it. And once Ashley gave me the instruction to “she lives without suitcases”, it was so essential because a person …

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‘Yellow Vests’ Star Juliette Lewis Brings Her Fan-Favorite Punk-Rock Character to Life

Needless to say, welcoming Lewis’ quirks paid off for the creators of yellow jackets, which tells the story of a high school girl soccer team that survives a wild plane crash, set between 1996, the year of the crash, and today, when the middle-aged survivors are haunted by the trauma …

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Rock bands using COVID sniffer dogs on tour

Two of the world’s largest groups have taken their search for safety a step further by using COVID sniffer dogs to find anyone in their travel parties who may have contracted the virus. Metallica and Tool, according to rolling stonehave also used dogs to help with their COVID strategies. Metallica …

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Argyle Theater Presents The World Premiere of “Punk Rock Girl”

The largest professional theater open all year round on Long Island, The Argyle Theater (Mark and Dylan Perlman, executive producers and managing partners; Evan pappas, artistic director), presents the world premiere of GIRL PUNK-ROCK with a book and arrangements by the Tony-nominated Long Island composer Joe iconis (Broadway Be cooler), …

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Rock bands and DPP bigwigs rally for Freddy Lim as an encore

By Jason Pan / Staff Reporter Independent lawmaker Freddy Lim (林昶佐) held a final rally last night calling on residents of Taipei’s Wanhua District (萬華) to vote ‘no’ in today’s recall. Rock band Sorry Youth (拍謝少年), rapper Dwagie (大支) and ballad singer Michael Shih (施文彬) performed in front of Longshan …

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A story of punk rock and squatting – Kerrang!

‘Get up! To wake up! We share a common fate / Relax against the system, fight for the rights of the squatters!‘Inner Lands – The Rights of the Squatters (1996). It’s cold, beautiful Friday noon and Kerrang! waits outside a three-story office building just off a bustling London high street. …

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Fans pay wacky tribute to punk rock legend

LOS ANGELES – Dee Dee Ramone once sang that he didn’t want to be ‘buried in a pet graveyard’, but now the grave of the Ramones’ founding member and bassist has become a true wildlife sanctuary at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. What would you like to know Ramones founder and bassist …

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