SWMRS’s version of “Bad Reputation” doesn’t mess with the Joan Jett classic 

There is no shortage of pop culture references of Joan Jett’s 1980 punk anthem “Bad Reputation.” The song was used as the opening theme for Freaks And Geeks, during the tournament scene at Farquaad’s Castle in the first Shrek movie, and more recently in the teaser for the first season of Jessica Jones. It’s a classic…

Collector shows off his vintage rock T-shirts from the 1980s and ’90s

In addition to being a prominent lo-fi musician and prolific vlogger, Pennsylvania’s own Weird Paul Petroskey is also a collector of just about everything. As documented in numerous YouTube videos, Petroskey’s home is a veritable storehouse of what might charitably be called worthless junk, including old board games…

The Muppets go into PSA mode for their most empowering episode to date

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On a surface level, the title “A Tail Of Two Piggies” refers to the duo of pigs at its center: Miss Piggy (of course) and a porcine teenager named Alynda who looks up to her. That admiration grows ten-fold when, while at a red-carpet event, Piggy’s tail pops out of her too-tight gown, much to the horror of Uncle…

The music industry plays itself at the 2015 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Induction Ceremony, 12:47 a.m.— It’s the end of the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony, and Ringo Starr is strolling around the stage wondering what the hell is going on. He just finished performing a cover of the song “Boys,” and was eager to continue a musical set that would cap off the evening.…

Here's 16 seconds of Joan Jett supposedly singing with Nirvana

If the rumors are true, and Joan Jett is fronting Nirvana at tonight’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductions, there’s video of what that might—or rather does—sound like. Some sneak recorded about 16 seconds of backstage footage at the Barclay’s Center last night, while the band was rehearsing “Smells Like Teen…

It looks like Joan Jett may front Nirvana at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The hottest and/or saddest speculation in music this week has been centered on a potential Nirvana performance at Thursday’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction—and namely, on who would front the group in Kurt Cobain’s absence. And if a picture posted to the Foo Fighters Instagram account is any indication, it might…