Fred Armisen gives Jimmy Fallon a wacky punk rock history lesson

We’ve been a fan of Fred Armisen for years now. First for his work on SNL, then on Portlandia. And then too many other projects to count. He also showed us not too long ago how he can mimic just about any accent from any part of the United States. …

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Saturday punk rock concert at Pinellas Ale Works benefits Friends of Strays animal shelter

Click to enlarge pinellasaleworks / Facebook The canine-themed Pinellas Ale Works (PAW) puts its money where its mouth is with weekly “Yappy Hour” to benefit local animal charities as well as this weekend’s second iteration of a fundraiser. Punks for Paws fund – postponed from April 2020 – benefiting St. …

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My journey in the dark with a punk rock orchestra

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and provides behind-the-scenes information on how our journalism comes together. “Where are the bats?” I wondered as I scanned the towering, weeping walls of Lost World Caverns, an underground natural monument and tourist spot in West Virginia. It was October …

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Time to ‘smile’: punk rock band BUSM launches latest version of Rock ‘N’ Roll campaign

With a tangy wah guitar studded with throbbing bass and drum transfers, Canadian rockers BUSM – Big Up Sour Mash – have released their new high-voltage single, “Smile” – available now. Sure to give you ‘Smile’ something as you perform, BUSM is a three-piece hard rock band from Oshawa, Ont., …

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“It’s just a lot of ignorance”

The Swedish House Mafia discussed the criticism EDM has faced from leading rock bands, saying it shows “a lot of ignorance”. The group was talking to NME for last week’s Big Read cover of their collaboration with The Weeknd on new single ‘Moth To A Flame’ and their upcoming album. …

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Punk rock band BUSM launches latest take on Rock ‘N’ Roll campaign

With a tangy wah guitar studded with throbbing bass and drum transfers, Canadian rockers BUSM – Big Up Sour Mash – have released their brand new high-voltage single, “Smile” – available now. Sure to give you ‘Smile’ something as you perform, BUSM is a three-piece hard rock band from Oshawa, …

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Review: The Warped Tour Band Brings Live Punk Rock and Emo Music to Long Island

The Warped Tour group. Photo credit: Michael Catalano Photography On November 5, the Warped Tour Band performed at Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall on Long Island, with resident DJ Mike Savage warming the stage for them. While the majority of New Yorkers attended Billy Joel’s concert at Madison Square Garden, …

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