1. Death, 'Story of the World': Exclusive Song Premiere From Punk Pioneers

    July 29, 2013 9:30 AM EDT In 1974, three Detroit brothers -- David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney -- began writing and recording fierce, socially conscious punk-before-there-was-punk, and called themselves Death. After a few years of near-success, the realities of life, loss and the music industry -- including…

  2. Death, Mid-70s Punk Band, Finally Re-Emerges in 'Emotional' Documentary

    June 26, 2013 5:29 PM EDT "A Band Called Death" opens this Friday in 14 cities. Dannis Hackney used to call Death -- the mid-70s protopunk band he formed with brothers David and Bobby Hackney -- "the greatest band that never was." But as "A Band Called Death," a documentary about the…

  3. Chart Beat Meet & Greet: Stars

    October 23, 2012 1:30 PM EDT How the band turned its love of pop music - that 'silly little art form' - into its highest-charting album yet. "The album's not about anything specific. We just tried to make a record that had great songs on it." Before Stars ' recent show at New York's…

  4. Danzig, Death, Jesus Lizard Bring 'Fun Fun Fun' To Austin

    November 10, 2009 5:35 PM EST If the 2009 festival season could be summed up with one word, it would probably be "rain"-but at this weekend's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, at least someone was willing to take the blame. "I heard you guys were having a drought, so we brought the Danzig black clouds…

  5. Danzig, Death, Of Montreal To Play Fun Fun Fun Fest

    August 25, 2009 3:38 PM EDT Of Montreal, Mission of Burma, Danzig, the Jesus Lizard, Les Savy Fav and GZA are among the dozens of acts who will perform at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas. The fourth annual gathering of primarily independent and underground artists will take place at Austin's Waterloo Park on…

  6. The Anglo Files

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Essential Festival proves to be one of Britain's best; plus Maize, Danny Tenaglia, and Thomas Brinkmann. Essential Viewing In 2001, Essential's trademark "dance and roots" policy once again helped the festival prove itself to be amongst the most discerning Britain has…