This is not director Paul Rachman, but a scene from his documentary American Hardcore. Cuz it's so hardcore. Paul Rachman's in Dallas today promoting his first documentary film, American Hardcore: The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986, in which the filmmaker chronicles the rise of such bands a ... More >>
Blondie drives in with some New Cars
Exene Cervenka's Sinners might not be Original
Under a Billion Suns (Sub Pop)
Friday, March 3, at the Gypsy Tea Room's "Tea Room"
Get ready to gob, because the Sex Pistols Experience is ready for your spit
Gang of Four return, and all pretenders should watch their arses
An Austin funk-punk pioneer is remembered by the '80s Dallas music scene he blew away
Two long-lost reissues shed light on a punk icon.
Friday, February 11
Pop-punk band the Matches find minor fame and lots of eager minors
Musician Christy Darlington could have—and perhaps should have—quit years ago. So why didn't he?
The Ramones bopped toward history and an unhappy end
American Idiot (Warner Bros.)
Cool to be You (Fat Wreck Chords)
How I learned to stop worrying and love naked women
Seventies punk band T.S.O.L. refuses to fade away
Rhino assembles the definitive '70s punk collection. Pretty much.
The Old Grey Whistle Test (BBC Video)
Bar of Soap founders celebrate 20th year in Dallas music scene
Buzzcocks still kick ace, in case you've forgotten
Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is always between rock and a hard place
Interpol vs. Joy Division: What does Ian Curtis think? No, really.
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners and wants no sympathy
Joe Strummer is dead. Merry effin' Christmas.
October 17; October 18
In dreary Manchester, a revolution spawned heroes, martyrs and, most of all, myths
Forget the Gloria Record's past. Just Start Here.
The Bone rocks The Merge right off your FM dial
The Argument (Dischord)
Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts, and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives
For 10 years, Joe Strummer made little noise. Finally, the Clash front man returns with a record he can call his own.
Atom & His Package
Warning (Reprise Records)
From punk to rock to country, Alejandro Escovedo has weathered the push and pull of family and music
Julien Temple and The Sex Pistols set their record straight in The Filth and the Fury
Even after Operation Ivy, Jesse Michaels is one of the Last Wave Rockers
Is the Clash still the only band that matters?
After 11 albums, the Mr. T Experience is starting to abandon the punk-pop sound it pioneered
Blondie is reunited and it feels so...good?
The Muffs' Kim Shattuck doesn't need a major label to be Alert Today
The Lilith Fairies is must-hear TV!