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LGBTQIA+ punk rock artists

20 LGBTQIA+ artists giving the world a big middle finger right now

It’s an election year, the world is in the middle of a pandemic and the importance of fighting for the rights of underserved and marginalized people is...
SONGS THAT BORROW

These 10 songs sound eerily similar to other famous tracks

The history of recorded sound is just short of 150 years old. One would think that nearly every combination of musical note, chord and key would have...
PUNKS AND METALHEADS

Here are 10 bands that punks and metalheads can totally bond over

A long, long time ago, before there was "the scene" and the sonic buffet of Warped Tour there was... division. The punks deemed metal as boring and...
PUNK ALBUMS OF 1987

The best punk albums of 1987 are still setting fire to the underground

What a year 1987 was! Ronald Reagan was all all up in the Iran-Contra affair, but his Teflon psyche made sure none of the backlash stuck to...
my chemical romance songs

See which My Chemical Romance song you are based on your zodiac sign

Are you into astrology? If so, you probably know you can use it to learn all about who you are, down to your actions and interests. You...
MAYDAY PARADE-ORAL HISTORY

Mayday Parade didn’t originally want this song on ‘A Lesson In Romantics’

Mayday Parade’s 2007 debut full-length A Lesson In Romantics is the textbook definition of “fan favorite.” When the Tallahassee, Florida, pop princes signed to Fearless Records, nobody...
RISE-AGAINST-DARK NIGHTS

Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath doesn’t have this problem with punk anymore

At first glance, it may seem suspect that an acclaimed punk band would be aligned with a DC Comics property. But when Rise Against announced their participation...
IDLES -ULTRA MONO 2020

IDLES know rock music has changed, but they still want to be your escape

IDLES are the band of the moment in the U.K., where their explosive and powerful music has become one of the soundtracks to a nation in flux....
Geek-Rock bands

These 6 geek-rock bands are living proof that being a nerd is punk AF

Let's talk about real conspiracy theories. Why is it that in decades of pop culture, anything considered intelligent or elevated is considered suspect? If you're smart and...
STOLEN ALBUM ART

Here are 9 times when bands were accused of copying album artwork

Is imitation a form of flattery? Or is it simply annoying? That's what some bands and a lot of fans have to consider when faced with album...