Pretty in Punk
Dream Nails – Hexxing inequality through Punk Rock.
It was 2017, I was living in Canterbury in my final year at the University of Kent in the U.K. The night life isn’t considered one of the best around, but it was kind of alright for me at that stage of my life, ( if it were any crazier I perhaps wouldn’t have graduated).…Read More
Pussy Riot, Punk Prayers for Freedom
Pussy Riot is a feminist protest punk rock performance art group that opposes the rule of Vladimir Putin, advocates for Feminist and LGBTQ+ rights, and fights for human rights including freedom of speech and freedom to perform. The infamous Russian rebels have made herstory with their guerilla protest punk. The story of the…Read More
The Distillers, Veterans of 21st century Punk.
The Distillers are probably one of the most underrated contributors of Punk in music history. Hailing originally from Melbourne, Australia – Frontwoman Brody Dalle formed the band in Los Angeles, California in 1998. The band went on to infiltrate the music scene of the early 2000s. The Punk scene at the time was largely of…Read More
Babes in Toyland, the Goddesses of Grunge Punk
In the late 1980’s, an American punk rock band was formed in Minnesota by Kat Bjelland, Lori Barbero and Michelle Leon who would call themselves Babes in Toyland. The band has developed a cult following over the years but it’s a wonder their legacy hasn’t earned them a more notable spot in the 90s rock…Read More
Siouxsie Sioux: Princess of Punk, Godmother of Goth
My earliest memory of Siouxsie Sioux was when I discovered the Punk subculture in my early teens. Of course my Father had already introduced me to Bowie and Kate Bush, so when I found Punk, I was obsessed and would search the internet for everything I could find on it; interviews, documentaries, live performances, you…Read More