Posts Tagged ‘Rolling Stone’

Punk rock gives platform for alternative gender identities

Passionate, vulgar, anti-normative – lyrics off the title track of Against Me!’s album Transgender Dysphoria Blues bleed punk rock. Frontwoman Laura Jane Grace tells a story of alternative gender identities rather than the anarchistic, anti-establishment themes the band is known for. The group’s sixth album focuses on struggles of gender dysphoria (a feeling of unease…

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Who let the dogs out?

The Sheepdogs. Supplied photo by Alex Kirzhner

Rolling Stone cover winners come to Halifax Aug. 18, 2011 is a day the Sheepdogs won’t soon forget. After a tumultuous seven years spent climbing the ranks of Canada’s music scene, the roots rockers from Saskatoon were given an opportunity many artists can only dream of: They landed a spot on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine,…

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