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Rancid lead guitarist Lars Frederiksen performing at House of Blues Las Vegas on July 2013. Photo by Tyler Newton.

SoundBreak: Punk’s not dead: A look at some of punk rock’s best albums, artists and eras

March 11, 2015

Rising from the ashes of the rebelliousness of the early ‘70s, punk rock became more than just some run-of-the-mill musical genre “that the kids were...

Punk legend Patti Smith sang songs and read passages from her autobiography

Patti Smith rocks and reads

October 25, 2012

A renowned figure in rock and roll – nicknamed the “Godmother of Punk” – who propelled to fame in 1975, Patti Smith returned to San Diego for “Downtown...

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