Tag archive for ‘punk rock’
By Butter Bracco On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Loyola professors part of anti-Trump punk band, espousing pro-abortion rhetoric

The Loyola Phoenix reports that current and former professors started their own punk bank, aptly titled “no.no.no.NO,” to protest “Donald Trump’s presidency and the volatile social climate it has created.” The More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, July 12th, 2014

The last surviving Ramone dies: Tommy Ramone dead at 62

Drummer and co-founder of the American punk band, the Ramones, Tommy Ramone, has died according to a posting on the officials Ramones Facebook page. He was 62. Image/Video Screen Shot Tommy Ramone, born Thomas More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Pussy Riot releases new video, ‘Like in a Red Prison’, compares Putin to an ‘ayatollah in Iran’

The four members of the Russian fem-punk band who are not in prison have released their first performance in nearly a year, in the YouTube video, “Like in a Red Prison”. Video Screen Shot In the song, More...

By Robert On Friday, July 12th, 2013

New video game allows players to ‘kill’ members of Pussy Riot

The members of the Russian fem-punk rock band, Pussy Riot, are not only spending time in a Russian prison (2 of them), for “extremist hooliganism” after staging an anti-Putin performance in Moscow’s Christ More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Vladimir Putin signs ‘gay propaganda’ bill into law in Russia

Just days after Russia’s upper house, the Federation House, has approved a bill introducing fines for propaganda of non-traditional sex relations to minors, including in the media, on the internet and via More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin defends record on free speech amid arrests of protesters, Pussy Riot and other reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his government’s record on free speech and rejected a claim it uses “Stalinist” methods, during a week when two international rights groups issued scathing More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Miss Russia 2013, Elmira Abdrazakova, says the Pussy Riot sentencing ‘too harsh’

The newly crowned Miss Russia 2013 has already come out expressing her thoughts about the two-year prison sentence of punk rockers, Pussy Riot, and she thinks the punishment was to harsh, according to an NBC news More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Pussy Riot members shipped to Russian prison camps east of Moscow

Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, convicted in August on charges of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” following a performance critical of president Vladimir Putin, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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Professor Igor Danilevsky confesses to Pussy Riot killings

A university professor, Igor Danilevsky, has confessed to the Pussy Riot killings. Danilevsky killed his ex-girlfriend and her mother and then wrote “Free Pussy Rio”‘ above their bodies in an More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 20th, 2012

Russian authorities searching for 2 remaining members of Pussy Riot

Only days after three members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot were convicted of “hooliganism” for an anti-government protest, police are looking for two more members of the group who also participated More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 17th, 2012
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Pussy Riot found guilty of ‘hooliganism’ for stunt against Vladimir Putin

Police have rounded up pro-Pussy Riot protesters, including former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, and leftist opposition group leader Sergei Udaltsov. Pussy Riot – Denis Bochkarev. Hundreds of Pussy More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Russian punk band, Pussy Riot, jail-term extended- face charges of hooliganism

The members of the Russian fem-punk rock band, Pussy Riot will be spending an additional 6 months in jail after a Moscow court’s ruling this week- creating outrage in the capital city. Photo/ Игорь Мухин More...



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