Washington-based bands performed outside the Russian Embassy on Friday evening to support punk rockers imprisoned for performing a song critical of President Vladimir Putin.
Authorities step up security at Madonna concerts in Russia after the singer came out in support of punk band Pussy Riot.
CNN's Phil Black reports on Pussy Riot, the all-girl punk band that has challenged Vladimir Putin and divided Russia.
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins will portray Iggy Pop in the forthcoming film "CBGB," the Hollywood Reporter confirms.
Here's a quick way to get arrested in modern Russia: Walk into a cathedral wearing a neon mask and carrying a guitar, stand on the pulpit and scream punk songs with lyrics like "Virgin Mary drive Putin away!"
Adam "MCA" Yauch's death leaves a Beastie-size hole in pop music. Though the trio were not the most prolific legends on the landscape (over the course of 25 years, they released only seven proper albums), their impact has been gigantic. Starting with 1986?s "Licensed to Ill," the Beastie Boys rewrote the rules for commercial hip-hop, the mainstreaming of hardcore punk, the state of sampling, and the treatment of the old school.
Erin Burnett honors a man that was creative, energetic, passionate and OutFront.
The actor puts his ink on display while vacationing with Jennifer Aniston in Hawaii
Kathleen Hanna is the poster grrrl for feminist punk music.
Homemade video games and indie rock come together in an underground arcade in New York. Motherboard.tv checks it out.
Growing up on the streets of Manhattan, riding skateboards and listening to punk rock, Denton John never expected to find himself where he'll be on Friday -- on horseback, boots gleaming, as the only American in the royal wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton.
CNN's Phil Han speaks to the first two campers who have arrived to stake out their spot for the royal wedding.
This has been the first rock & roll decade without revolution, or true revolutionaries, to call its own. The Fifties witnessed nothing less than the birth of the music. The Sixties were rocked by Beatlemania, Motown, Phil Spector, psychedelia and Bob Dylan. The Seventies gave rise to David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, heavy metal, punk and New Wave.
The singer takes the shocking news with calm and dignity as the judges become indignant
Former Clash guitarist Mick Jones has certainly rediscovered his mojo: after years of relative inactivity, he's now become one of the busiest 50-somethings in rock.
CNN's Pedro Pinto showcases the top 8 ranked tennis players all competing at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
He's responsible for some of rock 'n' roll's most enduring images -- from Queen's famous album cover to the iconic pictures of David Bowie during the Ziggy Stardust tour.
Before the curtain rose for "American Idiot" at Manhattan's St. James Theater last night, an announcer listed the house rules and then added, "By the way, the role of St. Jimmy will be played by Billie Joe Armstrong." The subsequent shrieking was likely the loudest ever for a Broadway stand-in.
"What if she had to keep all those demons bottled inside?" Tweets the rocker of 17-year-old Frances's sold-out show
Need some tunes to put you in the festive mood? Everyone from Green Day to Miley Cyrus have songs perfect for a summer celebration
Ah, fandom, it's a curious and wonderful thing. When it was announced last year that we would be getting a Green Day version of "Rock Band," fans of the band (myself included) were pretty excited.
The personal assistant to "realtor to the stars" Linda Stein was sentenced Monday to 27 years to life in prison for stealing from Stein and beating her to death in her Park Avenue apartment.
Iggy Pop, the Godfather of Punk, has crashed the flower-power party.
Iggy Pop reflects on his long and tumultuous career and the reissue of "Raw Power."
Simon Cowell's Haiti charity single gets its first airing in the United Kingdom featuring singers including Susan Boyle and Leona Lewis.
Just two weeks after announcing he was to record a charity single to raise funds for earthquake-hit Haiti, pop and television mogul Simon Cowell has delivered.
From winners to performances, the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards didn't disappoint.
The most memorable moment of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday may be the onstage appearance of Michael Jackson's two eldest children to accept their father's lifetime achievement award.
Taylor Swift won the biggest Grammy of the night, album of the year for her CD "Fearless."
They revolutionized filmmaking in the 1950s and 1960s, and their influence is still felt today.
After the gloom of December's postal strikes, Britain's Royal Mail has started the new year in the right tune with the launch of 10 stamps which feature iconic album covers.
Music critic Chuck Arnold looks back at the year's releases - and picks the likely honorees
Recently my family and I wandered into an outdoor punk-rock festival in our neighborhood. I can't say I fit in. There's no way to look hard-core when you're trying to shoo your children away from the mosh pit.
The guitarist stands in front of a mirror messing with his mohawk. The drummer strikes a wild tempo. The singer rips off his T-shirt and begins to scream the lyrics.
A disabled punk band has launched a campaign to fight for the rights of disabled people to be able to party late.
Rock star, Iggy Pop takes My City My Life on a tour of his Miami and talks about the inspirations of his life.
Iggy Pop invented punk rock. That's how cool he is. His songs have been covered by the likes of Guns N' Roses, REM, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Sex Pistols.
Along with his band The Stooges, Iggy Pop invented punk rock and his outrageous onstage antics have inspired countless wannabes. After years of excess, the 'Godfather of Punk' moved to Miami in search of peace. CNN's travel show My City, My Life caught up with him to talk about music, inspiration and life in his favorite city Miami.
When a woman dates a much older man, bystanders often speculate that she has only the most superficial of motives.
More than a dozen TV series sign off for the summer this week -- or, in the case of "Prison Break," forever -- but none has as much riding on it as the final two hours of this mojo-recapturing season of "Lost."
CNN's Reggie Aqui catches up with some of the "Real Housewives" stars.
Dylan and Springsteen can be heard in a White House once ruled by Pat Boone
Ron Asheton, the guitarist for the influential punk rock band The Stooges, was found dead this morning, police tell the Detroit Free Press.
There's the Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls: blending her voice with singing partner Emily Saliers on songs such as "Closer to Fine" and "Galileo" and writing songs that tap into the duo's shared folk-oriented touchstones.
Amy Ray sings a song off her new record called "he's Got to Be."
After the death of Heath Ledger, marketing "The Dark Knight" has been a challenge. CNN's Kareen Wynter reports.
Eugene Hutz, the lead singer of wildly popular New York gipsy punk band Gogol Bordello plays at the Berlinale Film Festival.
"This here ain't no protest song or anything like that, cause I don't write no protest songs."
New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announces an arrest in the murder of "Realtor to the Stars" Linda Stein.
The personal assistant of "Realtor to the stars" Linda Stein was arrested Friday in Stein's beating death and charged with second-degree murder, said New York Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly.
Linda Stein, real estate broker to the stars, was found murdered in her New York apartment. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
Linda Stein, a former manager of the Ramones who later became known as "the Realtor for the stars," was found beaten to death in her posh Fifth Avenue apartment, police said Thursday.
In a rare interview in the months before his death, the founder of CBGB reflected on the club's high-profile closure, its enduring legacy and the importance of doing your own thing
Hilly Kristal, whose dank Bowery rock club CBGB served as the birthplace of the punk rock movement and a launching pad for bands like the Ramones, Blondie and the Talking Heads, has died. He was 75.
Despite her punk rock posturing and her occasionally brash public behavior, singer Avril Lavigne is sure sensitive about one thing - her reputation.
As more tourists spend their vacations at sites of disaster and depravity, a former war correspondent offers a word of caution
The Scene caught up with Moby to talk architecture, influences and the melting pot that is New York City.
CBGB, the legendary rock club long associated with the bands that spawned the punk-rock music scene, closed its doors early Monday morning after a farewell performance featuring poet-musician Patti Smith.
Legs McNeil remembers the night back in 1975 when he walked into the dingy storefront club perched in the even dingier Bowery neighborhood. The band onstage, four guys in leather jackets and torn jeans, was the Ramones. McNeil sat at a nearby table, watching their set with Lou Reed.
After a long legal battle, legendary New York City nightclub CBGB's has lost its lease and is closing its doors after 33 years. CBGB's help launch the careers of the Talking Heads, Joan Jett, Patti Smith, Blondie and the Ramones.
Meg Whitman is waiting in her personal meeting room at eBay's headquarters in San Jose, otherwise known as the Blondie room. It is eBay's corny tradition for a top manager's peers, or, in her case,...
After a little more than three years of marriage, Matt LeBlanc has finalized his divorce.
You would think the former chief marketing officer for Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits would have had his fill of cartoon-themed fast-food restaurants. But you would be wrong. In August, Lamar Berry -- ...
The year began with Steve Miller's "The Joker" and ended with Helen Reddy's "Angie Baby."
LH: Lorraine Hahn AK: Alex Kapranos BH: Bob Hardy
Henry Rollins has a lot on his mind.
Former Sex Pistols lead singer Johnny Rotten has nothing but disdain for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which is why he won't be attending Monday's induction ceremony.
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The Scene talks to GQ editor Dylan Jones about London, sharp suits and shopping.
The Rolling Stones call themselves "the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band." The Clash was "the only band that matters."
[HIT] Geezer Aid. The Live 8 charity concerts held around the world on July 2 were an unqualified success, bringing out more than a million people to support the fight against poverty in Africa. Bu...
Athletic footwear giant Nike got a lesson in punk rock power recently with a promotion that looked a little too familiar to diehard fans of an 80's punk rock band known to be nonconformist, according to a report Monday.
A man who claims NBC Universal, Donald Trump and the creator of NBC's "The Apprentice" stole his idea has taken his case to state court.
It's time to Usher in the new year.
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Those who were once punkers are now parents, and some may be embarrassed by the contrasts between their youthful, safety-pinned and slam-dancing selves and the responsible adults they've become.
Chris Noth, who played Mr. Big on HBO's "Sex and the City," greeted fans in Israel at Judaism's holiest site, the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.
There are lots of ways to tell you're officially old. There's a "Sixteen Candles" remake in the works. Madonna's writing children's books. And you go to a David Byrne concert to find yourself surrounded by 50-year-olds. OK, that kind of makes sense since Byrne's hair is now completely gray.
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Cato Salsa Experience A Good Tip for a Good Time Emperor Norton A few months back we raved about Swedish garage rockers the Hives. Now we'll do the same for Norway's Cato Salsa Experience. Don't be...
Nikka Costa Everybody Got Their Something Cheeba Sound
Every college has a student who turns out to be the self-anointed music authority, and at my school that student was me. I was the college newspaper's rock columnist, I managed the on-campus record...
Billy Bragg's folky, punky political songs of the 1980s made him the voice of left-wing England. But two years ago Bragg and U.S. rockers Wilco resurrected the lost lyrics of a great American lefty...
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Stow that laptop. Here's some ear fodder to help keep you sane on those long hauls. --C.N.