As one half of punk group Suicide, Martin Rev offered a voice to downtrodden, working-class Americans. But how much has changed since 1977?
This issue is all about celebrating strength in the face of adversity – sharing stories of defiance in a world falling apart.
The Buzzcocks guitarist reflects on the group’s indelible legacy: ‘I joined a punk band and was sniffing speed. The world fucking changed’
Music journalist Vivien Goldman explores how the punk movement became a vehicle for liberation, creative expression, and political rebellion.
Gavin Watson’s photos, of his friends making fun on the estate they grew up on, perfectly capture the defiant freedom of adolescent.
With a singles collection on the way, the 56-year-old frontman is in a philosophical mood. We meet him to discuss addiction, austerity and why he’s fed up with white men.
With their fast-paced beats, soulful tones and straight-talking lyrics, Big Joanie are shaking up the UK’s contemporary punk scene.
A young wordsmith fascinated by American culture, John Cooper Clarke couldn’t wait to get to New York. Today, the 70-year-old poet looks back on his time there – from the performances to the drugs.
Freshly uncovered after two decades in storage, Bruno Stettler’s photography showcases the biggest stars of the 1970s and ’80s.
Artist Heather Benjamin has spent years at the forefront of New York’s punk scene, creating zines, books and art that explore a range of social taboos.
Spanning the late ’70s and early ’80s, Ruby Ray’s photography captured the DIY misfits of music, art and literature.
A new show, Punk Lust: Raw Provocation 1971-1985, pays tribute to the relationship between punk culture and sexuality.