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bad religion punk los angeles

In the Early ’80s, L.A. Punk Bands Played Where They Could—Even at USC Frat Parties

In an excerpt from the new book 'Do What You Want: The Story of Bad Religion,' the Valley legends look back at beer-drenched gigs, jocks vs. punks showdowns, and breaking through with Rodney Bingenheimer
the go-go's documentary

The Story of the Go-Go’s Is Finally Being Told in a Way that Does It Justice

Director Alison Ellwood's new Showtime documentary doesn't shy away from scandal, but the band says its making brought them together
x new album alphabetland

Legendary L.A. Punk Band X Surprises Fans with Their First Studio Album in 35 Years

Originally planned for August, 'Alphabetland' hit the web today

A Photographer Is Resurfacing Her Trove of Photos of L.A.’s ’80s Punk Scene

Linda Aronow's immense archive captures a bygone moment in the city's music scene—and she's only scratched the surface

How L.A. Punks of the ’80s and ’90s Kept Neo-Nazis Out of Their Scene

John Doe and other insiders from the era reflect on what worked then—and what we can learn today
FIDLAR

Is FIDLAR the Friendliest Punk Band in L.A.?

Dads, teens, and punk newbs are all welcome at the skate band’s notoriously Fight Club-esque shows

Patti Smith

Between her stints as a poet, a photographer, an author, and a mom, Smith keeps the flame of the New York punk scene burning.

Chain and the Gang

As part of the D.C. punk scene, Ian Svenonius fronted two standout bands: the frenetic Nation of Ulysses and soulful garage rockers the Make-Up. With his latest project, Chain...

The Essential Movie Library #96: 24 Hour Party People (2002)

Navigating Manchester’s music revolution from Joy Division to the Happy Mondays

Karen O – Crush Songs

The kinetic lead singer of the post-punk band Yeah Yeah Yeahs plays three evenings of live shows. Expect a dance riot.