The Damned – History, Members, Songs & Fun Facts
The Damned were one of the first punk bands in the UK and they soon gained recognition for their raw, energetic sound and provocative onstage antics. They released their debut single “New Rose” in October 1976, which is often cited as the first true punk rock single.
Stranglers Drummer Jet Black Dies At Age 84 After ‘Years of Ill Health’
Today, the world mourns the passing of Jet Black, drummer for the legendary English punk rock group The Stranglers. He passed away peacefully at his home on December 6th, 2022.
Garbo’s Celluloid Heroes – Only Death Is Fatal
I love discovering obscure punk rock gems that are actually good enough to warrant repeated listens, and “Only Death is Fatal” by Garbo’s Celluloid Heroes fits that description perfectly. This song is, among other things, the quintessential punk rock “diamond in the rough”.
Buzzcocks – History, Members, Songs & Fun Facts
Buzzcocks are a first-wave English punk rock band formed in Bolton, England in 1976 by the late singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto.
Were The Police a Punk Band?
Are spiky hair and guitar-slinging necessary or sufficient conditions to qualify as “punk rock”?