Rebellion Festival 2024 Books The Stranglers, Sham 69, Cock Sparrer, Stiff Little Fingers, Gogol Bordello, The Chisel, The Meffs, Grade 2, Bar Stool Preachers, HotWax, Meryl Streek, and More

Returning this summer over four days from the 1st to the 4th of August at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, Rebellion Festival has once again pulled together a line-up that runs the full length and breadth of worldwide alternative and punk rock culture. From the four iconic, genre-defining headline artists of The Stranglers, Sham 69, Cock Sparrer and Stiff Little Fingers to the young upstarts kicking up a racket in 2024 like The Chisel, The Meffs, Grade 2, Bar Stool Preachers, HotWax, and Meryl Streek, Rebellion Festival displays an ageless and timeless event annually that demonstrates just how big and welcoming our punk rock family continues to grow.  Tickets and other info can be found at the links below. Continue reading

REVIEWS ROUND-UP: Corey Taylor, Insolvency, Schemata Theory, Darkness Everywhere, and Møtivatiøn

Corey Taylor – CMFB…sides (Roadrunner)

Say what you like about Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor, whose ubiquity and happiness to share his thoughts on any and every subject put before him may well have contributed to his divisive standing, his love of music and willingness to represent the full spectrum of his tastes in his output is to be admired. And, while relentless touring may have previously restrained the recorded output, making the most of the opportunity to spend more time in the studio, the past couple of years have seen a rawkier debut solo record, and this sister piece. 

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Watch Corey Taylor and Friends Cover Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses and Dead Boys

Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour continues his solo tour of the US hit Green Bay, Wisconsin last night, and his band was joined by opening act and Burlesque troupe Cherry Bombs, led by his fiancée Alicia Dove. Watch fan-filmed video of Taylor and crew cover Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses and Dead Boys. Continue reading

Cheetah Chrome Updates South By Southwest Schedule

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Plowboy Records have updated their South By Southwest schedule for punk icon Cheetah Chrome, the former Dead Boys and Rocket From The Tombs guitarist.

Cheetah Chrome Official SXSW Panel:
Give It Away Now: The “Value” In Free Music
Thursday, March 19th starting 12:30pm
at Austin Convention Center in Room 15
“Granting access to music for free or at rock bottom fees has become standard in the industry…the significant implications of doing so remain largely unexamined. We’ll take a look at how giving music away can change the course of your career or business and how to use the practice to your advantage.”

Cheetah Chrome SXSW Itinerary
for schedule updates in real time, click here:

Mar 18: 8:30pm: Hotel Vegas
Mar 18: 11:15pm-12:45am: Guest DJ at The Sailor Jerry House
Mar 19: 12:30pm-1:30pm: SXSW Panel at Convention Center-Room 15
Mar 19: 2:00pm-2:30pm: Interview
Mar 20: 3:00pm: Altercation Party-The Aquarium
Mar 20: 6:00pm: Cheetah Chrome’s Big Cat Stomp-The Lost Well (with label mates The Ghost Wolves, Blackfoot Gypsies)
Mar 21: 11:45pm: Plowboy Records’ Official Showcase-The Saxon Pub (with label mates Blackfoot Gypsies, Buzz Cason, Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, The Ghost Wolves)
Mar 22: Evening: Alejandro Escovedo’s Showcase-The Continental Club (with label mates The Ghost Wolves)

PLOWBOY RECORDS SHOWCASE – The Saxon Pub – Saturday 3/21 – Evening
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ 11:45
Cheetah Chrome 11:45
The Ghost Wolves 10:30
Blackfoot Gypsies 9:15
Buzz Cason 8:00

CHEETAH CHROME’S BIG CAT STOMP – The Lost Well – Friday 3/20 – Noon-7:00pm
Flash Boys 6:45
Cheetah Chrome 6:00
Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis 5:15
White Mystery 4:30
The Ghost Wolves 3:45
Blackfoot Gypsies 3:00
The Two Tens 2:15
The Residuels 1:30
Razorwire 12:45

Saturday, April 15th
at Bowery Electric
with Fleshtones, The Split Squad

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