Violent Femmes and X Announce Tour

The Violent Femmes have announced a string of tour dates for May, most of which are co-headling dates with legendary Los Angeles punk band X.
Maggie Serota / February 19, 2019

Legendary L.A. Punk Band X Reissuing First 4 Albums on Vinyl

Legendary Los Angeles punk band X have announced they are reissuing their first four albums on vinyl this year. The group will be reissuing their 1980…
Maggie Serota / January 11, 2019

Legendary L.A. Punk Band X Announce New Reissues of 4 Classic Albums, Now Available to Stream

Four classic albums from legendary Los Angeles punk band X are now available on streaming platforms as part of a new distribution deal with Fat…
Rob Arcand / July 28, 2018

Blondie and Garbage Share Co-Headlining Tour Dates

Following the announcement of their new album Pollinator, Blondie has announced a co-headline North American tour with Garbage (who are touring on last year's Strange Little Birds).
Dale Eisinger / February 8, 2017

Eddie Vedder Joins Elvis Costello, X, Jack Irons, and Band of Horses at Ohana Festival

Eddie Vedder headlined the first-ever Ohana Music Festival in Dana Point, California last night, but they probably should have called it a music festi-Vedder because Pearl Jam's frontman…
Anna Gaca / August 28, 2016

Punk Legends X Plot Spring Tour, Will Re-Release Debut Single

Los Angeles punk pioneers X have announced plans to re-release their first single, "Adult Books," on vinyl to celebrate their upcoming April tour. The band…
Brennan Carley / February 23, 2015

Exene Cervenka, of Punk Legends X, Calls Mass Shooting a Hoax

As Los Angeles punk rock icons X get set to play their classic albums live in Hollywood this summer, singer Exene Cervenka has made some…
Marc Hogan / May 29, 2014

Punk Legends X to Play First Four Albums in Full

Los Angeles punk icon Exene Cervenka sold a bunch of her stuff earlier this year, but it seems she held onto at least a guitar…
Colin Joyce / May 27, 2014

Jon Stewart Was Literally Left Holding the Gun at an X Gig

America's most trusted newsman spent four years tending bar at one of the grungiest and most inspired punk clubs in the nation, and now he's talking…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Punk History for Sale: X’s Exene Cervenka Is Selling All Her Stuff

Los Angeles punk rock icon Exene Cervenka is holding an estate sale in which she's looking to shed instruments, antiques, her own original art, music…
Chris Martins / February 13, 2014


Though lately spoken of as a mere stepping stone toward the more restrained, and commercially viable, alt-country scene of the '90s, cowpunk of the '80s…
Chuck Eddy / August 1, 2010

Singer for Punk Legends X Diagnosed with MS

Exene Cervenka, co-vocalist for long-running Los Angeles punk band X alongside bassist/singer John Doe, has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease that affects the…
Larry Fitzmaurice / June 2, 2009