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PLAYLIST: Emo never dies

Dec 19, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Don't worry, we all had an emo phase

LISTEN: Charlotte Gainsbourg is back with Daft Punk collaboration

Sep 11, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Charlotte releases the song Rest from her new album of the same title

French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg arrives on May 21, 2017 for the screening of the film 'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)' at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Lagu 'Ocean Avenue' dari Yellowcard sudah berusia 13 tahun!

Feb 26, 2017 - 5:54 PM

Masih ingatkah kamu dengan masa masa emo ketika sekolah dulu?

OCEAN AVENUE. Lagu 'Ocean Avenue' dirilis oleh band pop-punk Yellowcard 13 tahun yang lalu. Screenshot dari Youtube/YellowcardVEVO

Daft Punk to play Grammys in first performance in years

Feb 01, 2017 - 10:09 AM

Daft Punk is performing for the first time in 3 years this time with R B sensation The Weeknd

DAFT PUNK. This file photo taken on January 25, 2014 shows recording artists Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk attending the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The duo will perform at next month's Grammy Awards. Photo by Jason Merritt/AFP Photo/Getty Images North America

CM Punk vows to continue MMA career, but uncertain about UFC future

Sep 12, 2016 - 12:33 PM

The WWE star turned UFC fighter calls his cage debut the second best night of my life after marrying my wife despite a one sided loss

CULT OF PERSONALITY. CM Punk suffered a quick loss in his UFC debut but remains undeterred about continuing his fighting career. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Mickey Gall spoils CM Punk’s MMA debut at UFC 203

Sep 11, 2016 - 11:53 AM

UPDATED CM Punk whose real name is Phil Brooks is forced to wave the white flag by Gall with a rear naked choke at the 2:14 mark of the first round

PUNKED. Mickey Gall (R) celebrates his victory over CM Punk during the UFC 203. CM Punk's MMA debut does not go well as he loses by submission to Gall. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

CM Punk makes weight for UFC debut

Sep 10, 2016 - 5:37 AM

Phil Brooks AKA CM Punk looks confident and lean as he tips the scales at exactly 170 pounds for his fight at UFC 203

ON THE SCALES. The UFC fighter who wrestled as CM Punk tipped the scales right at the welterweight limit of 170 pounds. Screenshot from YouTube

Punk pioneer Alan Vega of Suicide dead at 78

Jul 18, 2016 - 10:51 AM

The punk pioneer dies peacefully in his sleep at age 78

epa05429033 (FILE) The file picture dated 20 June 2008 shows US singer Alan Vega posing during the presentation of the exhibition 'It's not only Rock 'n' Roll, Baby!' at the BOZAR museum in Brussels, Belgium. Alan Vega, front singer of US band Suicide, has died at the age of 78, according to media reports on 17 July 2016. EPA/ERIC LALMAND BELGIUM OUT BELGA/LALMAND

Stephen Thompson still looks forward to CM Punk's UFC debut

Feb 23, 2016 - 1:45 PM

I heard he has been training hard I want to see some fireworks pretty soon from CM Punk says UFC fighter Stephen Thompson

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

CM Punk will make UFC debut, says teammate

Feb 15, 2016 - 1:20 PM

CM Punk s teammate Emmanuel Sanchez remains optimistic the former WWE superstar will be a UFC fighter

FIRST OPPONENT. Former WWE star CM Punk comes face-to-face with his first UFC opponent, Mickey Gall of New Jersey. Screenshot from UFC's YouTube channel

Another injury delays CM Punk’s UFC debut

Feb 12, 2016 - 11:44 AM

The much awaited mixed martial arts debut of former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar CM Punk is delayed once again due to an injury

CM Punk's first UFC opponent named

Feb 07, 2016 - 1:22 PM

The former WWE star will face Mickey Gall with UFC 199 in June being eyed for his debut

FIRST OPPONENT. Former WWE star CM Punk comes face-to-face with his first opponent, Mickey Gall of New Jersey. Screenshot from UFC's YouTube channel

RAW Deal: A 'Rumble' to remember awaits

Jan 24, 2016 - 1:38 PM

This year s Royal Rumble feels more unpredictable than previous editions making for a month to remember in the world of pro wrestling

ODDS STACKED. Unlike like last year, it doesn't seem as certain that Roman Reigns will emerge victorious at the Royal Rumble. Photo from WWE.com

Injury delays CM Punk’s UFC debut

Oct 09, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The UFC debut of CM Punk has been delayed due to a shoulder injury

DELAYED. CM Punk, seen during his run as WWE champion, will have his UFC debut delayed due to injury. Photo from WWE.com

WWE breaks ties with Hulk Hogan amid racism controversy

Jul 24, 2015 - 4:39 PM

WWE has deleted all references to Hulk Hogan on its website with reports circulating that a racist rant may be the reason why his contract has been terminated

HULKSTER OUT AT WWE. Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is apparently out of the WWE once again. Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: CM Punk unveils transformed physique in UFC training

Jul 08, 2015 - 6:11 PM

CM Punk trains with UFC fighters with Rashad Evans Luke Rockhold and Forrest Griffin as he prepares for his Octagon debut

NOBODY's PUNK. CM Punk is sporting a new look for his UFC career. Screenshot from YouTube

Ex-WWE star CM Punk has MMA potential, says Askren

Apr 14, 2015 - 2:29 PM

ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren now sees potential in CM Punk saying the ex WWE star works hard

POTENTIAL. Former WWE star CM Punk who has shifted his focus to MMA has gained the respect of MMA fighter Ben Askren thanks to his work ethic. Photo from cmpunk.com

Jay Z leads stars in rebranded Tidal streaming service

Mar 31, 2015 - 9:48 AM

The relaunch of the rebranded Tidal music streaming service hopes to shake up the growing industry through high sound quality and artist control

Ateneo trio, DLSU recruits headline 2nd SLAM Rising Stars

Mar 10, 2015 - 2:02 PM

The 2015 Slam Rising Stars Classic will feature the best high school cagers in the Philippines

The 2015 SLAM Rising Stars participants. Photo courtesy of SLAM

Ex-WWE star CM Punk shows potential in MMA, says trainer

Mar 04, 2015 - 8:34 PM

Punk has some things to work on but he showed a lot of potential

IT'S CLOBBERING TIME. CM Punk's trainer for the UFC says the former WWE Star is showing potential. File photo from Wikimedia

Ex-WWE star CM Punk trains in Roufusport for UFC debut

Jan 06, 2015 - 6:16 PM

Roufusport is a home to a number of top MMA fighters like UFC s Anthony Pettis and ONE FC s Ben Askren

TOUGH COMPANY. Anthony Pettis (4th from Left) posts a photo with other fighters training with Roufusports including ex-WWE star CM PUNK (5th from left). Photo from Anthony Pettis' Instagram

Ex-Power Rangers star challenges CM Punk for UFC debut

Dec 09, 2014 - 11:26 PM

Wrestling and Power Rangers fans will definitely pay good money to see this fight

MEGAFIGHT? Jason David Frank (R) who played the Green Power Ranger in the 90s challenges CM Punk (L) to an MMA fight. Photos from Wikimedia

UFC signs former WWE star CM Punk

Dec 07, 2014 - 5:09 PM

Former WWE star CM Punk will try to transition from the WWE ring to the UFC Octagon

IT'S CLOBBERING TIME. CM Punk (Phil Brooks) will try to transition from the WWE to the UFC. File photo from Wikimedia

#PugadBaboy: References punchline 3

Dec 06, 2014 - 5:00 AM

RAW Deal: You ain’t gotta get Punk to have fun

Oct 01, 2014 - 12:29 PM

The WWE Universe fixates on CM Punk every time the company comes to Illinois Meanwhile there are plenty of stars currently with the company who are deserving of that attention

CM Punk is gone from WWE, and you're just gonna have to deal with it. Photo from Wikimedia

YES! Rants and musings from Wrestlemania XXX

Apr 08, 2014 - 3:41 PM

As the hangover from Wrestlemania XXX begins to wear off Rappler s sports editor gives his thoughts on the spectacle that was

THE STREAK IS DEAD. The Undertaker's streak was arguably the greatest gimmick in WWE history, but the time had come to close that chapter.

WebHits: MRT North Ave Station (Get Lucky by Daft Punk)

Feb 20, 2014 - 8:00 AM

With a line this long you d feel lucky to get onboard the train

Full list: Winners of the BRIT Awards 2014

Feb 20, 2014 - 7:19 AM

The Sheffield four piece Arctic Monkeys claimed the highest honors becoming the first band to win the coveted best Album and British Group awards for a third time

WINNERS. British indie rock band Arctic Monkeys members (L-R) Jamie Cook, Matt Helders, Alex Turner and Nick O'Malley arrive at The BRIT Awards 2014 at the O2 Arena in London, Britain, 19 February 2014. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Full list: BRIT Awards nominees 2014

Feb 20, 2014 - 12:29 AM

Britain s version of the Grammys is set to feature performances by Katy Perry Pharrell Williams and Arctic Monkeys

BRITISH SINGLE. Who will take home the top prizes? Screen grab from the BRIT Awards Facebook Page

'Animal' tamed: Why Batista is getting 'X-Pac Heat'

Feb 16, 2014 - 4:35 AM

Batista s return to the WWE hasn t gone as smooth as the company would ve wanted Rappler s sports editor Ryan Songalia examines the reasons why

Batista showing off the World Heavyweight title during a 2008 promotional tour in India. Photo by EPA

Batista wins WWE Royal Rumble, will headline WrestleMania XXX

Jan 27, 2014 - 10:44 PM

Dave Batista remained the last man standing in his first match after a nearly four year hiatus from the professional wrestling scene winning the 2014 World Wrestling Entertainment Royal Rumble on Monday morning

NEXT STOP: WRESTLEMANIA. Dave Batista, shown here during a 2008 WWE promotional event in New Delhi, India, is heading to Wrestlemania XXX. Photo by EPA/STR

Yoko Ono in Beatles family reunion at Grammys

Jan 27, 2014 - 7:22 PM

Paul and Ringo reunite to accept the Lifetime Achievement award for the iconic band The Beatles at the 2014 Grammy Awards

REUNITED. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr brought the house down. Photo by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images North America / AFP

Grammys celebrates with mass wedding, Daft Punk wins big

Jan 27, 2014 - 5:14 PM

Daft Punk Lorde and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis win big a mass wedding also steals the show

DAFT PUNK. 'Get Lucky' wins Grammy record of the year. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' wins Grammy record of the year

Jan 27, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Daft Punk beat Imagine Dragons Lorde Bruno Mars and Robin Thicke

DAFT PUNK. 'Get Lucky' wins Grammy record of the year. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Beatles to be honored at Grammys, 50 years on

Jan 24, 2014 - 11:25 PM

McCartney and Starr will also reunite for a Grammys tribute event being recorded Monday and set to air on February 9

REUNITING AT THE GRAMMYS. In this file photo, Ringo Starr (L) and Sir Paul McCartney introduce the new video game "The Beatles: Rock Band" for the Microsoft XBox 360 at the E3 2009 gaming expo on June 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Christmas documentary reveals Sex Pistols' cuddly side

Dec 25, 2013 - 12:22 PM

Unseen footage of Sex Pistols will be broadcast in a new documentary to be aired on BBC television on December 26

SEX PISTOLS. Never before seen footage show the band performing for children. Photo from the band's Facebook/Warner Bros

Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar to play at 2014 Grammys

Dec 20, 2013 - 8:38 AM

Grammy organizers confirm a performance by the elusive duo

GRAMMY PERFORMERS. Daft Punk attends the WSJ. Magazine's "Innovator Of The Year" Awards 2013 at The Museum of Modern Art in November. AFP File Photo

Jay-Z leads nominees for 2014 Grammys

Dec 07, 2013 - 1:32 PM

Taylor Swift Daft Punk Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars are among those leading in major categories of the prestigious music awards

NINE GRAMMY NODS. Rapper Jay-Z leads the pack in the 2014 Grammy Awards nominations. Photo from Jay Z Facebook page

Pussy Riot documentary makes Oscars long list

Dec 04, 2013 - 11:19 AM

Films about the jailed Russian punk band and a British war photographer killed in Libya make it to the Oscar long list

DETAINED. A picture taken on April 2013, shows one of the jailed members of the all-girl punk band "Pussy Riot," Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, standing in the defendant's cage in a Russian court. AFP Photo

Singer, songwriter Lou Reed dead at 71

Oct 28, 2013 - 7:07 AM

He s viewed by many as the godfather of punk

Daft Punk 'Get Lucky' condoms by Durex

Jul 11, 2013 - 4:28 PM

French duo in partnership with Durex comes out with French letter

FEELING LUCKY? Daft Punk partners with Durex condoms. Photo from instagram.com/diplo

Daft Punk enters Billboard at number one

May 31, 2013 - 12:22 PM

Daft Punk s Random Access Memories enters the Billboard charts at number one

DAFT PUNK GETS LUCKY. Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' shoots to the top of the Billboard charts. Photo from the Daft Punk Facebook page

Punk band Pussy Riot in hiding in Finland

May 26, 2013 - 10:44 AM

Members of feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot go into hiding

MISSING RIOT. Pussy Riot is nowhere to be found. Photos from the Pussy Riot Facebook page

LISTEN: Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'

Apr 20, 2013 - 11:41 AM

Here s the groovy new single of Daft Punk s come back album Random Access Memories

LUCKY FANS. Daft Punk followers are lucky to get a taste of the duo's comeback album a month before its release. Image from the Daft Punk Facebook page

Entertainment wRap: Daft Punk, Cannes, more

Apr 15, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Here is the Entertainment wRap for April 8 to 13

DAFT PUNK. After 8 years, Daft Punk launch their newest album in the small town of Wee Waa. Photo from the Daft Punk Facebook page

Russia hunts for other Pussy Riot members

Aug 21, 2012 - 6:32 AM

With 3 members in jail Moscow police look for two more who remain free

A FACEBOOK PHOTO OF Pussy Riot shows the other members of the punk band. They have just released their new single, "Putin is Lighting the Fires of the Revolution."

Profile: Pussy Riot

Aug 16, 2012 - 3:27 PM

Get to know the 3 girls of the punk band with a message for Putin

(From left) YEKATERINA SAMUTSEVICH, NADEZHDA TOLOKONNIKOVA and Maria Alyokhina have received support from around the world, including celebrities. Image from Facebook

'Damned Nation'

Jan 31, 2012 - 1:34 AM

“Damned Nation” is the title song of an album released one year after the 1986 People Power