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  Roll up, roll up! Less than a week to go until the great Ed Kuepper with Jim White show rolls into your town. Many, many shows are already sold out and many more are soon to follow […] For more, go to: TheRockpit.net (Source)

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“Detroit is the capital of Australia.” That phrase got thrown around a lot in ’80s American fanzines as our underground discovered Australian punk’s loud-and-aggressive charms. The basic sound: U.S. protopunk, especially of the Stooges/MC5 variety, mixed with ’60s garage, played with thermonuclear energy through modern heavy metal amplification. There was also an especial appreciation for […]

The post 10 influential Australian punk bands who defined the nation’s current sounds appeared first on Alternative Press.

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  Why didn’t anyone think of this before? Kuepper; the co-founder of ’70’s proto-punks The Saints, chief architect of the uncompromising Laughing Clowns and The Aints! and master songsmith over some 15+ solo albums, and White; […] For more, go to: TheRockpit.net (Source)

  Celebrating 45 years as a recording artist, young Ed Kuepper has decided to release not 1 not 2 but 3 new retrospective releases spanning four decades and a large chunk of his post-Saints musical […] For more, go to: TheRockpit.net (Source)

Part of the initial hype around punk rock was it had “no guitar heroes.” That was an exaggeration. To clarify, punk (in part) was meant to destroy the cult of technique. The obsession with 15-minute guitar solos, cramming in every note and lick you know at lightning speed. After all, what’s the point of playing […]

The post These 17 punk guitarists from the ’70s truly forged the cutting edge appeared first on Alternative Press.

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