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John Holt: Reggae singer dies at 67 - music videos

John Holt Birth name John Kenneth Holt Born 11 July 1947
Kingston, Jamaica Died 20 October 2014 (aged 67)
London, England Genres Ska, rocksteady… 300 more words

….The Pietasters @ Big Al’s….Blacksburg VA, night 2!….

.…on night two of the Pietaster’s recent whirlwind tour Big Al’s was once again packed and overflowing with youthful hooligans clamoring for an earful of solid gold ska as the band unleashed a barrage of aural and visual entertainment….one of my favorite things about The Pietasters is that they remind me of a time when music used to be dangerous and unpredictable….here are a few snapshots from Saturday….

Song of the Day: Gwen Stefani - Baby Don't Lie

The ageless Gwen Stefani is back with a new song off of her upcoming solo album and it is hard to say whether it will be as successful as her previous outings.  11 more words

The Telltale Mind

Ska-ska-ska revival! Thanks to Social Media?

By Brett Levin

Montgazette Staff Writer

Ska is a genre of music that has been around since the late 1950s. It originated in Jamaica, and a few decades later, ska made its way to the United States. 457 more words

Campus Life

....The Pietasters @ Big Al's....Blacksburg VA, night I....

.…this past weekend The Pietasters traveled to Blacksburg VA, the place where it all started 20 years ago, for two nights of amazing soulful ska….I was fortunate enough to be able to hop in the van and get a few snapshots during this incredible weekend of debauchery and shenanigans….as per usual an insane amount of fun was had by all….stay tuned for photos from day II!….and a very special thanks to Billy for the absolutely amazing hospitality!!!!….

Weekly OP #2: Shingeki no Bahamut

What would happen if you mixed the hard riffs of thrash metal like Slayer with the reggae-inspired licks of Sublime? You’d get something like “EXiSTENCE” by… 33 more words


Stream: Rancid's new album Honor Is All We Know

Punk titans Rancid will release their first album in five years, Honor Is All We Know, on October 27th via Hellcat Records. In anticipation, the album is streaming in full at… 196 more words