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Punk songwriter Wreckless Eric’s new recording is “Construction Time & Demolition.” (Courtesy Southern Domestic)

Wreckless Eric goes on, enjoying not knowing what he’s doing

Since “Whole Wide World,” his first 1977 hit for Stiff Records, brainy…

 

Chrissie Hynde is pictured with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys,  who produced "Alone," the new album by The Pretenders. (Courtesy Jill Furmanovsky)

After writing a memoir, Chrissie Hynde looks forward

At 65, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Chrissie Hynde, who captured…

 

The Deftones (frontman Chino Moreno is center) play the Greek Theatre this week. (Courtesy Frank Maddocks)

Deftones’ Chino Moreno always searching for new sounds

For a punk-metal vocalist, Deftones anchor Chino Moreno has an unusually eclectic…

 

From left, Kenneth William, Mish Barber-Way and Anne-Marie Vassiliou are White Lung. (Courtesy Rick Rodney)

White Lung’s Mish Barber-Way: punk pro, edgy journalist

After 10 years fronting the protean punk combo White Lung, and with…

From left, Kenneth William, Mish Barber-Way and Anne-Marie Vassiliou are White Lung. (Courtesy Rick Rodney)
Alia Shawkat, left, and Anton Yelchin star in “Green Room.” (Courtesy A24)

Jagged ‘Green Room’ has punk rock vibe

When writer-director Jeremy Saulnier and actor Anton Yelchin came together for “Green…

Alia Shawkat, left, and Anton Yelchin star in “Green Room.” (Courtesy A24)
X is playing its annual holiday show in San Francisco. (Courtesy Gary Leonard)

Cancer won’t stop X’s Billy Zoom

His bandmates in X are calling it their own “X-mas miracle.” It’s…

X is playing its annual holiday show in San Francisco. (Courtesy Gary Leonard)
From left, Roy McDonald, Kim Shattuck and Ronnie Barnett are The Muffs. (Courtesy Kim Shattuck)

Muffs’ vocalist Kim Shattuck stays stubborn

It’s been a banner couple of years for Los Angelels guitarist-vocalist Kim…

From left, Roy McDonald, Kim Shattuck and Ronnie Barnett are The Muffs. (Courtesy Kim Shattuck)