Protest songs thrive on combat.
Milan fashion week wouldn't be the same without Versace's unabashed high-voltage, rock-star glitz, and this season there was simply no stopping Donatella. For her new women's collection, she unleashed her latest look, which she has dubbed "vunk".
After claiming that their 2010 Christmas tour would be the last of their annual festive dates, the Pogues have, not unpredictably, reconsidered.
Pussy Riot, the feminist punk rock band three of whose members are being prosecuted by the Russian authorities for singing an anti-Putin song in a Moscow cathedral, have told the Observer they refused to be intimidated by the government's "brutality and cruelness" because they "had done nothing wrong".
Henry Rollins was commissioned to produce an album by Charles Manson, the punk rocker revealed last week.