Fred Armisen’s Ian Rubbish and the Bizzaros Drop ‘Best of’ EP

Posted May 2, 2013 at 6:20 am

Remember that awesome punk rockumentary that paid homage to the Iron Lady we mentioned a little while back? Well, here’s some good news for people who love good news.

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SNL Spoofs ‘The History of Punk’ with Ian Rubbish and the Bizzaros [VIDEO]

Posted April 15, 2013 at 6:40 am

The award for best sketch on this week’s Saturday Night Live definitely goes to Fred Armisen for throwing together a punk rock spoof – “The History of Punk.”

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Sid Vicious, Nancy Spungen, & Stiv Bators Take Phone Calls in 1978 [VIDEO]

Last modified January 2, 2013 at 10:21 am

The punk rocker is remembered more for allegedly stabbing girlfriend Nancy Spungen to death at the Chelsea than for being the mediocre replacement bassist of the Sex Pistols.

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Punk Rock Synergy on Delancey

Posted June 12, 2012 at 11:13 am

Now that’s love…or punk rock synergy at the very least. In the blazing sun of Saturday afternoon, this couple crossing at Ludlow and Delancey donned their support of CBGB and the Ramones. \m/ The picture would no doubt be complete if some dude crossed their path wearing Varvatos gear… Which Ramone are you?

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Recap: “(Re)making Media” Event at McNally Jackson

Posted January 6, 2012 at 11:22 am

Wednesday night’s talk at McNally Jackson Books, “(Re)making media: DIY, ‘zines, punk rock, Gen X and millennials in the digital age,” aimed to address these issues. Details after the jump!

How to Dress Punk – A Tutorial [Video]

Posted September 8, 2011 at 6:28 am

This next video probably has all the old punk rockers of yore rolling around in the respective gravesites. Check it, after the jump!

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Today in 2003: Joey Ramone Place Dedicated

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:01 am

The street sign is one of the most sought after in the city. Joey Ramone Place at the corner of Bowery and Second Street, now just a stone’s throw from Peels, where you can order his eponymous cocktail.  Since 2003, the green marker has been stolen a whopping four times, prompting the Department of Transportation […]

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Henry Rollins on Hipsters at Cake Shop [Video]

Posted November 8, 2010 at 6:19 am

We came across this bit of goodness from Stereogum last week, in which Black Flagger Henry Rollins rails against “young elitist hipsters” and “over-tattooed trust-fund kids” at Cake Shop on Ludlow. Back when Cake Shop had a record store in the rear. Punk rock, kid!

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New York Hardcore Tattoos Channels CBGB

Last modified August 20, 2010 at 8:00 am

CBGB has been dead and gone for almost four years, but one Lower East Side tattoo parlor is channeling its spirit.  Within the last week or so, New York Hardcore Tattoos at 127 Stanton Street installed a new awning that very much resembles the signage of the iconic rock dive.

Hey Vans, Punk Was from NYC

Posted June 3, 2010 at 6:18 am

In its latest ad campaign, Vans is claiming that punk was a “UK movement that took over the world.”  Umm, what about the Ramones?  Even though the statement is somewhat true, it will nevertheless be debated ad infinitum.  Indeed, as this tagger points out, “Punk was from NYC.” Spotted near the corner of Sullivan and […]

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