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“No Willie, Waylon, or the Armadillo in 1977!!!” The Punk Beast Begins to Stir in Austin
A nascent scene takes shape in chapter three of the "Austin Punk Chronicles"
"...the third chapter in a serialized history of Austin’s punk culture, written by veteran journalist Tim Stegall. Chapter 1,..."

Dec. 24, 2021 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Austin Punk Chronicles: "Hard, Fast & Unapologetic" – Raul's Shifts Into Fourth Gear
In the wake of the one-night debut of the Skunks and the Violators, Austin punk begins in earnest in Chapter 5, Part 2 of the “Austin Punk Chronicles”
"...5, Part 2 of a serialized history of Austin punk by veteran writer and punk musician Tim Stegall. You..."

Aug. 12, 2022 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Austin Punk Chronicles: The Shock of the New – The Violators and the Skunks Invade Raul's
14 days after the Sex Pistols break up and mainstream media declares punk dead, Austin's scene begins at a Tejano bar on the Drag in Chapter 5, Part 1 of the "Austin Punk Chronicles"
"...5, Part 1 of a serialized history of Austin punk by veteran writer and punk musician Tim Stegall. You..."

Aug. 5, 2022 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

SLC Punk!
"...not Keanu. Lillard cuts a fine figure as 18-year-old punk rawker Stevo, a blue-haired, self-proclaimed anarchist trapped, for the..."

April 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Punk Singer
Kathleen Hanna, the ultra-charismatic co-founder of the third-wave feminist riot grrrl movement and full-on DIY icon is the subject of this documentary.
"...Watching Sini Anderson's short, sharp, punk-rock documentary on the herstory of Kathleen Hanna, the ultra-charismatic..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

How a Collaboration Between Roky Erickson and Doug Sahm Became Part of the Blueprint for Punk Rock
Chapter one of the Austin Punk Chronicles concludes with two local legends setting the stage for a global music revolution
"...and Maybelline – the Dolls became a blueprint for punk rock. Keith Richards worship from guitarist Johnny Thunders, blitzkrieg..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Wizard World: Five Reasons Why CM Punk Should Stay Champ
(or at least remain in the WWE title hunt)
"...CM Punk is not just the best professional wrestler in the..."

Oct. 28, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Origins of Austin Punk in the Aftermath of the 13th Floor Elevators
Roky Erickson hurtles toward Doug Sahm in Chapter 1, Part 1 of the Austin Punk Chronicles
"...what they just saw and heard. Clash City Cow Punks..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

"Dawn Okoro: Punk Noir" at the Carver Museum
The artist provides a corrective to preconceived notions of punk, exploring the ethos through black personal style
"...of their style, and hers, in an exhibition called "Punk Noir" preclude the punk kiss of death, "poser." The..."

May 11, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

We Have an Issue: Hitting the Right Three Chords to Chronicle Punk Rock
In this week's issue, Tim Stegall recounts a pivotal Sex Pistols concert that inspired Austin's punk scene
"...start putting down for posterity the history of Austin punk. Tim started writing that book in 2019 – nearly..."

Jan. 7, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Music Featured Session: Laura Jane Grace, Our Lady of Punk, Devours SXSW
Against Me! founder on the “demonstrable power of punk”
" and career as the founder of seminal Gainesville punksters Against Me!, her experience coming out as transgender, and..."

March 15, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

1991: The Year Punk Broke
This snarling, loudly exultant record of the 1991 European tour by Sonic Youth, Nirvana, Dinosaur Jr., and other bands, bursts with lunatic concert footage, inspired backstage antics, baffling contract riders, and self-deprecating humor from the groups.
"...Babes in Toyland, Gumball and the Ramones. The first punk rock tour documentary? Hardly. The early Eighties produced a..."

Dec. 4, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Music Panel: No Future – 1976 and the Birth of Punk in the UK
Defining a culture resistant to academic dissection
" 1976 of UK music weekly Sounds and now “punk professor” at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music..."

March 17, 2016 SXSW Post by Tim Stegall

Pocket Fishrmen Serve up Punk and ... Fish
What to expect at the punk cutups’ annual Fish Fry
"...recording engineers. He's also lead guitarist for 30-year Austin punk rock superheroes, the Pocket Fishrmen...."

June 1, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Kiss That Ignited Austin's Punk Scene
Made in Texas occasions a trip down nostalgia lane
" Raul’s, the tiny nightclub on Guadalupe, where Austin’s punk scene ignited with a kiss. The kiss in question..."

March 15, 2015 SXSW Post by Joe O'Connell

Pat Blashill’s Elegant, Extreme Images of Lone Star Punk
Butthole Surfers and Big Boys’ heyday captured in Texas Is the Reason
"...Texas Is the Reason: The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk instead patches together Austin’s charismatic early DIY scene accompanied..."

April 8, 2020 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

CM Punk Calling Clobbering Time in Austin
WWE champ plus 'Walking Dead' star confirmed for Wizard World
" the world. Let's cut to the chase. CM Punk, star of WWE's Monday Night Raw is the best..."

Aug. 5, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Hip-Hop to Pop-Punk, Yung Mijita Knows Her Audience
Austin DJ chats following mosh-along This Is Austin, Not That Great set
"...Punk-and-hardcore-focused fest This Is Austin, Not That Great launched its..."

March 6, 2023 Music Post by Katie Karp

For Better or Worse, 2021 Has Been ACL’s Pop Punk Moment
JXDN, Machine Gun Kelly, and KennyHoopla rep alt resurgence
" 2002 – a time when emo and pop punk artists were beginning to find their way into the..."

Oct. 11, 2021 Music Post by Alyssa Quiles

SXSW Music Review: Yard Act, Do Nothing, Squid, and the Art of the British Post-Punk Soliloquy
SXSW Music’s bread-n-butter: cutting edge UK rebellion
"...Southwest – especially when it comes to talk-singing post punk acts...."

March 19, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Little Junior Puts Their Queer Spin on Punk
Canadian band is making pop punk fun (and political) again
"...Toronto-based band, is looking to shake up the pop punk scene. With gay-themed songs and an anti-misogynistic mindset, these..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Rivers Wright

Punk Trilogy Gets a Re-release
Penelope Spheeris speaks on her restored punk doc triptych
"...Civilization trilogy, her ongoing chronicle of the Los Angeles punk rock scene sprawls over two decades of snarly, debauched..."

July 17, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Don't Call It Street Punk
A new breed of punk rules Red River
"..."Punk rock isn't a popularity contest," finishes Lopez, fire undimmed...."

Feb. 5, 2016 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Austin Punk Chronicles: "I Don't Think the Sex Pistols Inspired Anything Other Than a Buncha More Punk Bands!"
The San Antonio shoot-out ricochets locally in Chapter 4 of the “Austin Punk Chronicles”
"...4, Part I, in a serialized history of Austin’s punk culture, written by veteran journalist Tim Stegall. The first..."

Dec. 31, 2021 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Finally Punk, All-Girl Aughts Act, Talks Austin Reunion Shows
Unbanned, pioneering punks play Swass Nite Wednesday
"...Good news for fans of mid-Aughts punk, all-girl groups, and DIY goofiness: Finally Punk is finally..."

Nov. 4, 2022 Music Feature by Genevieve Wood

Muhammad Was a Punk Rocker
How a fictional music genre blossomed into a real movement
"...There is a Muslim punk rock scene in North America that goes by the..."

March 12, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

16 Punk Rock Bands to Slam Into at SXSW
"...most ferocious musical export presents September's Self Proclaimed Council Punk EP: working-class political rage, loud guitars, and accelerated tempos..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Planet Funk Meets Planet Punk
Nu beats on famous bleats
" is Glen Friedman's TV Party. Don't stop. Do punk rock...."

Jan. 12, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Remembering James “Prince” Hughes, Atomic City Owner and Austin Punk Luminary
The Prince is dead, long live the Prince
"...owner and sole proprietor of the legendary and phantasmagorical punkutopia Atomic City, passed away from complications of lymphoma...."

Aug. 7, 2022 Arts Post by Marc Savlov

South By So Much Punk
Pussy Riot, 'The Punk Syndrome,' and – count 'em – two docs about Green Day: Yep, punk is having a moment in the movies
"...There's a wealth of punk docs at SXSW this year, spanning the 40-year existence..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Audra Schroeder

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