All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘punk rock’

Tommy Ramone of The Ramones Dies at 62

Tommy Ramone, the last original member of the punk band The Ramones, died at his Queens, New York home on Friday at the age of 62. He was under hospice care, having suffered from bile duct cancer. Dave Frey works for Ramones Productions and Silent Partner Management. He confirmed Tommy Ramone’s passing. Born Erdelyi Tamas in Budapest, Hungary, he emigrated …

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Pussy Riot Urges Congress to Crack Down on Russia

Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were on Capitol Hill Tuesday lobbying for further sanctions against Russia, citing human rights violations they had witnessed first-hand under President Vladimir Putin’s administration. In a private meeting, the two activists requested that senators on the Foreign Relations Committee crack down even harder against Russia, and that Congress add …

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Pussy Riot Talks Political Freedom With Matt Lauer

Political freedom through music, lyrics and videos. That is the drive that keeps Pussy Riot going, even if it costs them their livelihood, even if they have to suffer through beatings. Two members of the Russian punk rock band stopped by Today this morning for an interview with Matt Lauer. The Moscow-based feminist protest group is continuing to draw attention …

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The Pogues Guitarist Philip Chevron Dies At Age 56

The Pogues are a celtic punk band from London, England and were formed in 1982. The singer, songwriter and guitarist of the band, Philip Chevron, died on Tuesday at the age of 56. He died after being treated for throat cancer that had recently come back. He had first announced that he had cancer back in 2007, but had been …

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