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Single Mothers' Drew Thomson Sobered Up to Make the Best Punk of His Career

The notoriously volatile frontman has watched many of his peers find success, as his bands kept screwing up and breaking up. But with a newfound focus on The Drew Thomson Foundation, he’s making some of the best work of his career.
Graham Isador
5.17.19
Culture

Punk Is in Trouble in Toronto After Closing Of Last Dedicated Underground Venue

Gentrification is making it harder to run dedicated venues, testing the resilience of a countercultural movement.
Jack Denton
5.8.19
Culture

Punks Tell Us the Least Punk Thing They Ever Did

What’s worse? Working as a narc or as a real estate agent?
Graham Isador
10.31.18
Music

​Unearthing the Secret History of 'LA's Deadliest Punk Rock Gang'

<i>Disco's Out... Murder's In!</i> explores the story of La Mirada Punks, a group of loosely-organized criminals who became known for slam pit stabbings, murders at punk shows, and tarnishing the music scene.
Patrick Lyons
1.17.16
Music

Bad Religion’s Frontman Says Everyone Should Stop Trying to Be Better Than Everyone Else

Competition is bad, synergy is good, according to Greg Graffin's new book.
Mike Doherty
10.22.15
Culture

Punk Documentary 'The Decline of Western Civilization' Gets the Rerelease It Deserves

We caught up with director Penelope Spheeris to talk about her iconic series and her career.
Jason Diamond
7.16.15
Music

Rediscovering San Francisco's Punk Scene in a Box of Old Negatives

John Roberts documented the Bay Area's pre-AIDS, post-Hippie era, but until recently he thought all of his photos had been lost forever.
John Roberts, Text by Joseph Bien-Kahn
2.20.15