Though not obvious, the connection is strong between punk and country music. Both genres can be rough around the edges, feature bad-boy frontmen, and contain songs about societal woes. Hank Williams III has turned his country music into a thrashing, moshing affair. Less outwardly abrasive, but no ... More >>
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Are you aware just how big a deal Barenaked Ladies' first album was in Canada? Wikipedia tells me it "topped the Canadian charts for eight consecutive weeks," and that 80,000 copies of Gordon were sold in the first 24 hours. We didn't include them in the Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows this week-- ... More >>
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