tag: punk

A Beastie Revolution: Locations from the early hardcore days of the Beastie Boys in NYC

Posted on May 19, 2012 by peter bell

Before they were rhymin’ and stealin’, or getting live on the spot (puttin’ all kinds of shame in the game you got), the Beastie Boys were a rag-tag group of punk rockers in New York City. Not just any kind of punk rock– the loud, fast, agro version called hardcore that was popularized by bands […]

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Remembering Hüsker Dü

Posted on March 6, 2012 by peter bell

Remarkable music scenes don’t happen every day, and they don’t pop out of the void spontaneously.  It takes the hard work of dedicated individuals to produce the type of culture that fosters great music.  Behind every individual that reaps the financial rewards of a successfully commoditized music scene, there is a network of unsung heroes […]

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The Ramones: A Brief History and Their Locations

Posted on November 25, 2011 by peter bell

Out of the music doldrums of the mid-seventies, the Ramones came roaring out of the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens, New York, to assert themselves as purveyors of a new sound called “punk rock.”  Formed at least partly as a reaction to the self-involved musicianship and obnoxious disco of the era, the Ramones style was […]

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