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Mayday Parade prefer to play in their videos than act in them

One of the most gratifying moments in the world is when we see an aggressive bully get some karmic retribution. Apparently Mayday Parade feel that way, as...
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There’s one ’70s punk-rock icon that Anti-Flag all agree is a badass

High-powered punks Anti-Flag recently celebrated the release of their documentary, Beyond Barricades: The Story Of Anti-Flag. Over the course of nearly three decades, the Pittsburgh-based punks have...
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Here’s how to turn a One Direction fan onto Black Flag

More so than any other musical genre, punk rock certainly has an overwhelming number of scene policemen. Said cultural arbiters are always ready to tell anybody within...
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Here’s how Bert McCracken ended up collabing with MGK on “body bag”

If there’s one thing Bert McCracken is proving this year, it’s that being stuck in quarantine in no way equates to stagnation. From the release of the...

These 15 punk albums from 1988 helped shape alternative rock’s future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ list of the best punk albums from 1988. Which, at the time, would have had most folks scratching their heads. After all, in...
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Why Touché Amoré may never be able to write a full love record

Touché Amoré aren’t a band known for delicacy. Despite the frequent counterpoint coupling of frontman Jeremy Bolm’s thumbtack-gargling vocals with lavish, delay-heavy guitar atmosphere, they’re a band...
BANDS WHO SWITCHED LYRICS

10 times bands switched the lyrics of some of their most popular songs

We're all guilty of singing the wrong lyrics to a favorite song. (Seriously, there have been entire books compiled about this very subject.) But occasionally, you'll see...
SUM 41- PRODUCING 13 VOICES

Here’s the one struggle Deryck Whibley goes through for every Sum 41 LP

Sum 41’s comeback record 13 Voices was released four years ago today. We hear you: The idea of celebrating a fourth anniversary of any record’s release seems...
DESCENDENTS ORAL HISTORY

Milo first heard Descendents’ debut album at a stranger’s house in college

Maybe you’re a grizzled punk lifer who hates the kids. Perhaps you came of a certain age where you use the term ”melodic hardcore” more than “pop...
2015 POP-PUNK SONGS

10 pop-punk songs you definitely had on repeat in 2015

We were going to start this piece by swearing that five years isn't really long. Then we considered all the things that happen that take less time....