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Noisey News

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 "synthesizers."
Lauren O'Neill
10.17.17
hell yeah

Bang Your Damn Head Because Mötorhead's Covers Album Is Here

'Under Cover' includes a previously unheard cover of David Bowie's "Heroes," one of the last songs Lemmy recorded before his death.
Lauren O'Neill
9.1.17
Noisey News

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

So much for his "God Saves the Queen" Sex Pistols rage.
Lauren O'Neill
3.22.17
Interviews

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.
Biju Belinky
11.22.16
Interviews

CBGB Isn’t “The Fucking Notre Dame," Punk Died Long Before Then

We interviewed Mark Perry, founder of the fanzine Sniffin’ Glue, about capitalism, counter culture, and whether or not punk can happen again.
3.2.16
Presented By Vinyl

How Martin Scorsese Used Rock and Punk Music Throughout His Career

'Mean Streets,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Goodfellas,' 'Casino,' and more demonstrate how Scorsese creates mood with specific music.
Alex Godfrey
2.11.16
2005 week

We Want the Airwaves: An Oral History of 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.
Liz Ohanesian
9.19.15
Thinkpieces And Shit

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?
Emma Garland
6.22.15
the worst things of all time

Never Mind the Interest Rate, 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.
Dan Ozzi
6.9.15
Features

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.
Mike McPadden
2.1.15
Features

A Chat With Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell, One of the Designers Behind the "Dark Side of the Moon" Cover

As part of the Hipgnosis studio Powell was responsible for some of the most defining rock imagery of all time.
Anna Horan
10.27.14
Por Trás das Lentes

Meet Bob Gruen: Bugle Player for The Clash and Photographer of Rock Royalty

The most important thing about Bob Gruen is that he played bugle for the Clash. The second is that he shot a bunch of the most iconic rock and roll photos of the 20th century.
Joseph Gentile
11.29.13