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When a band has the word “leather” in their name, usually you either think of something like Judas Priest or you go the Velvet Underground route. Well, Cold Leather sound like neither. In fact, they probably sound as if no punk band had existed from ’74 on. They play those

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Holy shit. When I heard this song, my eyes opened wide and I gripped my desk till the red came into my fingernails. This is a song you hear and as a songwriter you say, “I’m ripping that off. I don’t care.” The shrill scream of the vocals hits you

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CvltureFilmHistoryMoviesMusic

The Beatles’ performance at Budokan Hall in 1966 caused a Japanese teen sensation. Nearly overnight, teens would change the way bands were formed, how popular music was played, and how these bands were idolized. This new sound would come to be known as Group Sounds (GS) and would lead to the creation

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CvltureHistoryMusicRaw Punk

When most people think of the beginnings of punk rock, they’re more than likely not going to be thinking about bands of four to six shaggily-mop-topped guys wearing tight, multicolored pants; but these are, in fact, the origins of punk rock – the 1960s garage bands. Some of these garage bands

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