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Posts tagged with MC5

“It Was The Sound Of Liberation”: How Wayne Kramer Invented Punk Music
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“It Was The Sound Of Liberation”: How Wayne Kramer Invented Punk Music

Loud, politically-charged and ready to stick it to the man, Wayne Kramer and MC5 all but invented punk music in the late 60s.

Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, Mary J Blige Among Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame’s Class Of 2024

Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, Mary J Blige Among Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame’s Class Of 2024

Cher, A Tribe Called Quest, Ozzy Osbourne and Mary J Blige will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2024

Wayne Kramer, Guitarist & Co-Founder Of MC5, Dies Aged 75

Wayne Kramer, Guitarist & Co-Founder Of MC5, Dies Aged 75

The legendary guitarist passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Wayne Kramer Calls New MC5 Album ‘Heavy Lifting’ A “Guitar Extravaganza” In New Interview

Wayne Kramer Calls New MC5 Album ‘Heavy Lifting’ A “Guitar Extravaganza” In New Interview

Due in spring 2024, the new record will feature guest appearances from Slash, Tom Morello, Living Colour's Vernon Reid and more.

MC5 Announce First New Album In Over 50 Years, ‘Heavy Lifting’

MC5 Announce First New Album In Over 50 Years, ‘Heavy Lifting’

The legendary Detroit rockers have also announced a US tour for May 2022.

MC5, Duran Duran Among Nominees For 2022 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

MC5, Duran Duran Among Nominees For 2022 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The full list of 17 contenders also includes Kate Bush, Devo, Judas Priest, Eminem and Dolly Parton.

Rob Tyner: How MC5’s Frontman Led A Rock’n’Roll Revolution
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Rob Tyner: How MC5’s Frontman Led A Rock’n’Roll Revolution

Punk before punk was invented, MC5’s singer, Rob Tyner, laid down the anti-establishment blueprint for all future rock’n’roll rebels to follow.

Kick Out The Jams: How MC5 Booted The Door Down For Punk
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Kick Out The Jams: How MC5 Booted The Door Down For Punk

Recorded live and loud, ‘Kick Out The Jams’ was an incendiary debut album that stuck it to the man and paved the way for punk rock.

Back In The USA: How MC5 Invented Pop-Punk Ahead Of Schedule
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Back In The USA: How MC5 Invented Pop-Punk Ahead Of Schedule

Fusing rebellious proto-punk with radio-friendly pop, MC5’s ‘Back In The USA’ album opened a world of aggressive catharsis for the mainstream.

Best 60s Album Covers: 10 Artworks That Capture The Spirit Of The Age
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Best 60s Album Covers: 10 Artworks That Capture The Spirit Of The Age

From era-defining pop-art collages to wry satire and Swinging 60s fashions, the best 60s album covers raised album artwork to new levels.

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