May 28-30, 2011 -- Punk was alive and well at the 13th annual Punk Rock Bowling Tournament and Festival, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Presenters BYO Records dropped a lineup that boasted some of the biggest names in punk rock.
Dropkick Murphys, Stiff Little Fingers, Bouncing Souls, and the Descendents were some of the heavy hitters that headlined the music and bowling fest.The 15,000 plus attendees that converged on Fremont Street sporting mohawks, and bedecked in kilts and bondage pants came ready to mosh and roll.
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »