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Margaret Thatcher’s Briefing on Punk for a 1987 Interview Is Pure Gold

"The 'PUNK' era which hit the music world between 1976-1978 was a very basic musical style" – an official document, which misspells the word synthesisers.


Rare Photos of the 70s British Punk Scene

The new photo book 'Spirit of 76: London Punk Eyewitness' is a striking view from the front lines of when punk became punk.


Johnny Rotten Says He’ll Rather Miss the Queen When She Dies, Actually

So much for his "God Saves the Queen" Sex Pistols rage.


Iconic Photos from San Francisco's 70s Punk Scene

Photographer Michael Jang captured the Sex Pistols' final performance and other groundbreaking moments as the Bay Area punk scene exploded in the 1970s.


Never Mind the Sex Pistols... It Was The Damned Who Pioneered UK Punk

Forty years after “New Rose”, we sat down with Dave Vanian of The Damned to dissect subculture, originality, and why punk is better off dead.


Alex Paterson From The Orb Picked His 10 Favorite Punk Records Ever

From The Clash to Joy Division, one half of the influential British electronic duo shares his essential tracks.


Legendary Photographer Dennis Morris on Bob Marley, Johnny Rotten, and Getting Shot

We sat down with the man who signed the Slits, was in Britain's first black punk band, and took the most famous photograph of Bob Marley in the world.


We Want the Airwaves: An Oral History of LA’s Indie 103.1, Commercial Radio’s Greatest Failed Experiment

A decade after its heyday, Indie's legacy stands as a last-ditch effort to revive commercial alternative radio.


The Evolution of Serbia’s Acclaimed and Iconic EXIT Festival

A place where hedonism meets activism, EXIT was birthed from true social protest.


The Indie Rebel Is Just a Hollow Cliché In a Leather Jacket

The “cocky prick” has been a staple character in UK indie for decades, but as guitar bands become politically impotent has the role lost all meaning?


Never Mind the Interest, Here’s the Sex Pistols Credit Card

Virgin Money and the Sex Pistols have joined forces to offer you this low APR credit card. Hooray for punk in 2015.


Thirteen Trippy Rock'n'Roll Cartoons You Should Almost Definitely Not Show to Children

Freak out over the killer soundtracks for this this devil's dozen of vintage, psychedelic, and definitely NSFW animations.