When Punk Exploded in the Mainstream Twenty Years Ago

Being a big punk fan from back in the eighties, I loved the music, and really got off on the insane energy of the live shows. But who ever thought it could crossover into the mainstream? Back in the day, punk was a very violent, dangerous genre, and it was tough to book gigs because the mosh pits and fights were too out of control.

Harmonix and Green Day to rock the free world in June

Welcome to Paradise! Harmonix and MTV have confirmed plans to launch Green Day: Rock Band in June for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.