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These 15 punk albums from 1988 helped shape alternative rock’s future
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 1988, the entire world thought punk rock was dead. Look at the charts: Guns N’ Roses and the more lightweight Sunset Strip glam-metal acts were defining “rock ’n’ roll” in the mainstream. And Ronald Reagan was about to giv...
10 times bands switched the lyrics of some of their most popular songs
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 a band play and you're stoked to hear your favorite song. You're singing along at the top of your lungs, and the lead singer decides to go rogue and adds, subtracts or replaces lines entirely...
20 LGBTQIA+ artists giving the world a big middle finger right now
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 bigger than ever. One thing we can be grateful for is punk rock. Be it in sound or spirit, punk is a driving force we need to keep us informed, energized, inspired and sometimes to just provide the kind of humor that keeps us sane. Here... Read Mor
Here are the 20 bands keeping punk alive in 2020 and beyond
Here are the 20 bands keeping punk alive in 2020 and beyond
In 1981, British punk commandos the Exploited famously wrote  "Punk's Not Dead." It was a response to people persisting that the genre was bundled up tightly in Sid Vicious' coffin and buried. That was almost four decades ago. And every year, we're still waiting for naysayers to drink their last pints of icy cold STFU and move out of the way. Bec...
These 10 bands’ performances defined the legacy of ‘MTV Unplugged’
These 10 bands’ performances defined the legacy of ‘MTV Unplugged’
When the first episode of MTV Unplugged was broadcast, nobody knew how it was going to be received. Let's face it, Americans like their rock 'n' roll served with all the decibels possible. But with a run that started in 1989 and continued in different installments for 30 years, "unplugged" became part of the music business nomenclature...

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