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Obituary: Ziggy Sigmund was a Vancouver punk rock icon

Breadcrumb Links News The music Local News Entertainment Ziggy was very charming, good humored and unassuming, and full of stories. He always seemed to have a guitar and always seemed to have a new musical project going. Publication date : March 10, 2022 • 33 minutes ago • 3 minute …

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Inside Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s punk-rock romance

When Nirvana’s “Nevermind” dethroned Michael Jackson’s “Dangerous” from the top of the charts in January 1992, Kurt Cobain was effectively crowned the new king of rock. And the following month, he officially had a queen when he married Courtney Love – 30 years ago now, on February 24, 1992, on …

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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 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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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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For a brief period, Dancing Waters brought the best of punk rock to San Pedro – Daily Breeze

San Pedro’s Dancing Waters nightclub takes its name from an indoor waterfall that was installed by its owner when he turned the old bowling alley into a nightclub in 1969. The Streamline Moderne structure, 1331 S. Pacific Ave., was designed by architect William Durr and opened in 1940 as the …

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15 artists who bring rock to life

For most of the past decades, opponents have deregistered rock music, claiming the genre is dead. It may not be as big as it was in its formative years, but it remains a strong and vital scene with a number of bands keeping rock alive. While rock ‘n’ roll may …

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Best punk singers of the 90s | 90s punk rock singers

[Photos by: Kathleen Hanna/Paul Hudson via Wikimedia Commons, Billie Joe Armstrong/YouTube] The 90s: the decade punk has become mainstream. First of all, SoundScan made radio safe for Nirvana and the grunge-ified hordes. Then Green day and other pop-punk acts moved in and squatted atop the Billboard graphics. Admittedly, it seemed …

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Punk Rock Teens – The New York Times

U.S. high school students can get free digital access to the New York Times until September 1, 2021. The group featured above, the Linda Lindas, is made up of four Asian and Latino teens and tweens who last week had a clip from a recent performance of their song “Racist, …

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Punk rock band X arrive at Pacific Amphitheater with Los Lobos and the Blasters – Orange County Register

Los Angeles punk rock band X is heading to the OC Fair this summer. The quartet – singer Exene Cervenka, singer / bassist John Doe, guitarist Billy Zoom and drummer DJ Bonebrake – will headline the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa on Sunday August 1 as part of the 2021 …

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Punk rock show near Elysian Valley triggers police and SigAlert reaction | News

Google maps Elysee Valley – The LAPD issued a citywide tactical alert on Saturday night after officers were called in to disperse 1,500 to 2,000 people who were apparently attending a punk rock performance by the LA River. Articles on social media indicated that it was a concert by punk …

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Threats and “hate messages” prompt NOFX to withdraw from the Punk Rock Bowling festival

NOFX has pulled out of its slated headlining appearance at this year’s Punk Rock Bowling Festival in Las Vegas after receiving threats and hate messages. The Los Angeles punk group sparked controversy when staging the Punk Rock Bowling event in 2018 when they joked onstage about the mass shooting at …

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8 new independent rock groups for 2021

Image Credit: Tim Toomey Keep an eye out for these new artists who will be refreshing the indie rock scene in 2021. Right now, it feels like guitar bands are emerging onto the main music scene from a long hibernation since the indie glory days of the mid-2000s. Here are …

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Top 25 American Classic Rock Bands of the 60s

The ’60s are often considered the decade when the British dominated rock, but our list of the 25 best American classic rock bands of the’ 60s shows that there was a lot to love about the United States. While most English bands (the Beatles, of course, were the most notable …

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US group Deftones confirmed for INmusic Zagreb festival

by croatiaweek December 9, 2019 in Entertainment Deftones (Photo: Press / INmusic) ZAGREB, December 9, 2019 – The first issue of next year’s INmusic festival in Zagreb was announced by the organizers on Monday. The American group Deftones, formed in 1988, will perform at INmusic # 15. The group is …

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15 recent rock bands to know besides Greta Van Fleet

Photo Neilson Barnard / Getty Images Over the past year, Greta Van Fleet is the only young guitar group to have made their way to the golden god and blues of contemporary, fantasy and plastic music culture. On October 19, the group should finally release their first feature film, evoking …

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How Much Money Classic Rock Bands Make on Tour – Quartz

It’s not a rumor: Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham is suing his former bandmates, saying excluding him from their current tour has deprived him of up to $ 14 million. According to the lawsuit filed by lawyers for Buckingham this week in Los Angeles Superior Court, Fleetwood Mac has …

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Only one week left to discover Lydia Breckenbridge: African-American punk rock quilts at the 30 South – Los Angeles Sentinel gallery | Los Angeles Sentry

Only one week left to discover Lydia Breckenbridge: African-American punk rock quilts at the 30 South gallery Rare exhibit to experience the work of an incredible late-career vernacular artist who celebrates music through textiles and has spent time with artists from Billy Idol to Michael Jackson Show ends September 30, …

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11 Best New Orleans Rock Bands

Vicki Peterson, formerly of The Bangles There’s a good argument to be made that rock ‘n’ roll was invented in New Orleans in 1947 by Roy Brown with “Good Rocking Tonight.” Then you have Fats Domino, Little Richard (his first singles were recorded in New Orleans) and everything else from …

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An American Band – The Dead Daisies Rock the Planet

After traveling through Europe, Japan, South America and Mexico in recent months, Dead daisies are ready to return to the United States for the next “Dirty Dozen” tour. The group is currently promoting their Live and louder and they’ll hit the road armed with their scintillating cover of “We’re an …

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Drive-By Truckers Reveals Details Of New American Band Album, Shares First Single “Surrender Under Protest”

Photo by Danny Clinch Just in time for the band’s 20th anniversary, Drive-By Truckers announced American group, their eleventh studio album. The South Georgia-by-way-of-Alabama rockers will release the 11-song collection via ATO on September 30. Ahead of the album, the band shared “Surrender Under Protest,” a new track from the …

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X: The last American punk band left standing

X today (left to right): DJ Bonebrake,John Doe, Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom(Photo by Gary Léonard) In America’s punk rock pantheon, the Ramones are rightly portrayed as standard bearers with the rest of the quickly following CBGB crowd. (The fact that New York’s dolls, dictators and Stooges are often overlooked is …

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Mike Porcaro: Innovative bassist whose abilities helped make American band Toto one of the giants of soft rock | The Independent

A skilled player and seasoned session musician who pioneered the use of the five-string bass guitar in pop, Mike Porcaro proved a natural fit when he joined American soft rock band Toto in 1982. replacing outgoing founding member David Hungate. The sextet, which also includes Mike’s older brother, drummer Jeff …

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‘Next Great American Band’ tryouts attract aliens, can-bangers and jazzy grandmas

You’ve seen some of the “talent” that isn’t part of “American Idol.” And if you’ve ever hit the local indie-rock club on a Monday night, you know some bands can rival William Hung on his best night. So, you can imagine the parade of wacky bands that lined up to …

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