Johnny Marr was feted at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday night, winning the music mag’s “Godlike Genius” award and then taking the stage to perform tracks off his solo album and a couple Smiths classics — including “How Soon Is Now?,” for which he was joined by Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones.
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It’s SoCal punk icon Mike Ness’ birthday today — he’s 49 — so to mark the occasion, here’s some vintage Social Distortion footage that captures most of the band’s March 22, 1986, concert at The Ritz in New York City.
The defunct Ministry next month will release ‘Every Day is Halloween: The Anthology,’ a 12-track compilation that appears to mix some of the band’s best-known singles with new covers of classic songs by AC/DC, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones — and Amy Winehouse?
This week on the A.V. Club’s ‘Undercover’ series, Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump goes solo-acoustic to offer his take on The Wedding Present’s 1987 single ‘My Favourite Dress.’
For the latest installment of the A.V. Club’s weekly web series “Undercover: 25 Bands, 25 Cover Songs, 1 Small Room,” prog-metal outfit Coheed & Cambria stripped down to an acoustic duo and performed a tender cover of The Smiths’ ‘A Rush and a Push and the Land is Ours,’ which opens 1987’s ‘Strangeways, Here We Come.’
This week’s installment of the A.V. Club’s Undercover series finds The Wedding Present delivering a great, fuzzed-out take on The Rolling Stones classic ’19th Nervous Breakdown.’