The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Shares its Punk and New Wave Collection

During this time of self-isolation and quarantine, we are all just looking to keep entertained and our minds busy. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame thankfully is answering the call, sharing their treasure trove of content from their history. They have shared their Punk and New Wave Collection to watch their YouTube playlist and archival stories from Ramones, Talking Heads, Blondie, Patti Smith Group, The Clash, The Stooges, The Sex Pistols, Lou Reed, and Green Day. The Rock Hall also has history lessons on the genre for rockers of any age! Continue reading

The Ruts DC – The Professionals Live at O2 Ritz, Manchester UK

A Punk gig draws me across to Manchester tonight, as The Ruts DC are touring with support from Punk heyday act The Professionals, themselves reformed four years previously, with drummer Paul Cook having formed the band with Steve Jones, following the break up of The Sex Pistols. As support acts go, I could certainly imagine worse! With that in mind, I head across for a more energetic gig than some I’ve partaken in recently, with the two Punk bands known for their raw energy and attitude as strong as ever. Continue reading