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Music

Japanese Punk Band CHAI Is Redefining Kawaii

The Tokyo band have grown tired of seeing beauty defined as "long legs and big eyes."
Nick Fulton
9.10.18
Guide to Getting Into

The Guide to Getting Into Devo

More than a quirky band with funny red hats, Devo were synth-weilding art punk pioneers who shaped everyone from Neil Young to Radiohead, and 'The Simpsons' to Martin Scorsese. Here's where to start.
Andrea Domanick
9.6.18
So Bored Today

Binge Watch Some of Our Favorite Music Docs

These go to eleven.
VICE Staff
6.22.18
Fashion

Scene Style: Photographing Hardcore Kids' Timeless Fashion Sense

Crewnecks, camo, and a lot of denim.
Iyas Lawrence
5.7.18
Photo

Capturing the Chaos of Agnostic Front's First Ever Show in Jakarta

The NYHC legends were in Indonesia for two unforgettable shows.
Iyas Lawrence
5.7.18
Remembering Things

Skins, Smack, and 'SNL': 80s New York Hardcore With Agnostic Front's Roger Miret

Read an exclusive excerpt from Miret's new book that looks back at the wild days of New York City hardcore.
Tim Scott
5.4.18
Culture

Intimate Photos of the Ramones During Punk's Early Days

After Danny Fields discovered the Ramones, he spent the next five years managing and photographing the band.
Miss Rosen
4.26.18
Work

Studs, Spikes, and... Massage Oil? Meet Bogor's 'Pijat Punks'

These best friends are breaking into a field usually dominated by the relaxing sounds of nature with a Blitzkrieg Bop of fast and raw punk rock.
Marcel Thee
4.20.18
Film

The 5 Best Punk Documentaries on YouTube

Visit the graffitied squats of 80s North London, watch polyester-suited local politicians denounce the moral evils of Sex Pistols fans, and meet the child star of California’s first-wave surf punk scene in this ultimate playlist of punk reportage.
Alice Newell-Hanson
4.9.18
Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Superman Is Dead Look Back at Their Favorite Albums

We asked Jerinx to rank SID's albums in order of greatness. He refused.
Marcel Thee
3.5.18
Remembering Things

How 1978 Kicked Off the Explosion of Pop-Punk

Forty years ago, a burst of bands like the Buzzcocks, the Ramones, and the Undertones led a burgeoning subgenre that rebelled against punk itself.
Jason Heller
2.28.18
Music

Meet the Jakarta Pop Idols Turning Punks Into Diehard J-Pop Fans

Indonesia's biggest J-Pop girl group JKT48 has a weird mass appeal amongst the country's punks and metal heads.
Abdul Manan Rasudi
Syarafina Vidyadhana
1.26.18