Category Archives: Punk Rock

Metalbilly pioneers Volbeat teaches headbangers to shake, rattle and roll

by Chris Parker, Featured Writer, Colorado Springs Independent While punk fans found rockabilly to be a pretty good time, their metal brethren pretty much blew off that party until Volbeat showed up. The group was born from the ashes of … Continue reading

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Volbeat Singer Michael Poulsen Discusses Guitarist Change

by: Chad Childers, featured Writer, Loudwire Volbeatare hitting new heights in their career, but with all the good stuff there is a transition that’s being made. The group parted ways with guitarist Thomas Bredahl earlier this year, and singer Michael … Continue reading

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VOLBEAT Announce U.S. Tour

Danish metal band Volbeat has announced the complete itinerary for the U.S. leg of the band’s Live From Beyond Hell / Above Heaven Summer tour of North America.  Hellyeah has been selected as direct support, with Iced Earth also on … Continue reading

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Social Distortion’s Mike Ness: We are going to shock everyone

by Haris Ansari, Featured Writer, News Pakistan Social Distortion lead vocalist and guitarist, Mike Ness, has stressed that the band will shock their fans with a timely release of their next studio album. The American Punk Rock band, which was … Continue reading

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Q & A with Volbeat drummer Jon Larsen

By John Parks, Featured Writer, The Rock River Times Volbeat is a fast-rising heavy-metal group from Denmark that will be headlining the WXRX Rock Monkey Fest at Rockford Speedway May 27, an all-day show that will feature countless other acts, … Continue reading

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1950s-obsessed Rev. Horton Heat keeps eyes on the musical future

By Adrian Chamberlain, Featured Writer, Times Colonist The musicians who most influenced Reverend Horton Heat years ago were far  from famous. “These were local guys who could work a crowd so good,” says Heat,  a.k.a. Jim Heath. In the guise … Continue reading

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The Brains – Take What I Want

For the the past seven years, Montreal’s psychobilly horror-punk outfit THE BRAINS, have been terrorizing unsuspecting audiences worldwide with their dastardly and morbid mix of 50’s rock n’ roll, country and old school punk rock. Fronted by undead latin lotherio … Continue reading

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Social Distortions Jonny Wickersham: Still learning to rock after 30 years

by By: Rob Williams, Featured Writer, Winnipeg Free Press Jonny Wickersham has been playing guitar for 30 years, but he’s still trying to imitate his heroes. The Social Distortion guitarist took a page from Keith Richards’ playbook by using a … Continue reading

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Inventor Of Marshall Amp Dies at 88

By Lawrence F. Specker, Press-Register British news source The Guardian has reported that Jim Marshall, inventor of amplifiers that became icons of rock and roll, has died at 88. According to the Guardian, it was at Who guitarist Pete Townshend’s … Continue reading

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Social Distortion to Rock Yo Punk Asses in Portland & Seattle

by Holly Homan, Featured Writer, East Portland Blog Social Distortion, part Sex Pistols, Part Ramones and a heavy slathering of Johnny Cash are coming to Portland (4/10 & 4/12 at Roseland Theater) and Seattle (4/13 at the Paramount) to whip … Continue reading

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