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Whither punk? Forty-some years after punk rock’s rather complicated, still-argued-about birth (if you’re one of those people who like to go on about how punk started with Iggy Pop and the Stooges, or the MC5, we’re beyond the half-century mark), its rise, its fall, its meaning and legacy and influence are still being debated. Witness the press conference held in Los Angeles to tout the new four-hour Epix documentary series Punk (it premieres tonight)—an event that featured a Last Supper–like assemblage of punk progenitors, including John Lydon (Sex Pistols, Public Image Ltd), Henry Rollins (Black Flag), Marky Ramone (Ramones), Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), Donita Sparks (L7), and Jo... Full story

14 March