The Ramones

45 Years Later: Revisiting The Ramones’ Still Topically Relevant & Heavy ‘Rocket To Russia’

Whoever would’ve thought that, with forty-five years of hindsight, The Ramones’ Rocket to Russia (released 11/4/77) would become so topically relevant? But all political and cultural issues aside, the prototypical punks’ third album both looks (in its black and hot pink color scheme) and sounds (in the comparative clarity of crashing guitars and drums) like their definitive work. And while it doesn’t quite render obsolete their eponymous debut or their resounding reiteration of that opening statement in the form of the sophomore album Leave Home, it certainly functions as a reliable benchmark for the genesis of punk. 

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Tour Dates: What The Brothers Sang

A night of Everly Brothers covers, The Shins’ summer tour, DJ Shadow’s All Bases Covered Tour and more tour announcements from the past week

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Bloggy Goodness: Brooklyn Bowl The App

We’ve already professed our love and admiration for Brooklyn Bowl when we named it as our favorite New York City music venue. The gastropub-bowling alley-concert venue is again proving that

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Bloggy Goodness: Matinee Idols

In what seems like a plot line ripped straight out of Entourage, what if I told you that FOX Searchlight wants to make a biopic based on the seminal punk

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Friday Mix Tape: Cool It Down

Don’t know about the rest of the country, but the last few weeks here in NYC have been riot-inducing hot with some of the most relentless heat and humidity in

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Bloggy Goodness: Breakfast With Bon Iver

On Sunday, September 27th Bon Iver is set to play a special sunrise concert at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California – the final resting to place to

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