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15 artists changing the landscape of alternative music with hyperpop

Although it has the word in its name, hyperpop is a far cry from the pop music you hear when you turn the radio on. A relatively...
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These 15 albums from 1997 irrefutably proved that punk was far from dead

1997: All media is declaring the alternative-rock explosion—for which Nirvana lit the fuse—over. This means the commercial pop-punk wave Green Day touched off was over in their...
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10 reasons why Oasis are the most influential Britpop band of all time

Britpop was the sound of England taking back rock ‘n’ roll after American grunge and alt rock had annexed the world’s airwaves and charts for the first...
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11 ‘Black Widow’ Easter eggs that connect the Marvel Cinematic Universe

If there’s one thing Marvel fans have come to expect from the franchise, it’s their keen ability to incorporate hints and connections throughout their films. Whether they’re...
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11 singers who helped define the vocal style of punk rock in the ‘90s

The ‘90s: the decade punk went mainstream. First, SoundScan made radio safe for Nirvana and the grunge-ified hordes. Then Green Day and other pop-punk acts moved in...
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20 artists who defined the sound of nü metal from past to present

Whether or not you lived through the golden age of MTV and JNCO jeans, the discovery of the nü-metal phenomenon was an awakening for any generation. Slamming...
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9 artists that Alternative Press editors and writers are listening to right now                                               

Every month, Alternative Press writers and editors join forces to share their favorite rising artists. From raucous hardcore to mesmeric bedroom pop to anthemic indie rock and...
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15 music videos that contributed to the uniqueness of the ‘80s

The 1980s were the big bang of music videos—a cosmic explosion of creativity, technology and straight-up weirdness.  With the launch of MTV in 1981, some artists used the...
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These 10 bands made Boston one of America’s greatest punk-rock towns

A greasy R&B riff rips from the speakers, coated in more fuzz than a peach orchard wearing a 50-year-old wool sweater. A singer with a sneer that...
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15 tracks produced by Billy Martin from Good Charlotte

What does the name Billy Martin mean to you? Does it call to mind an artist who’s spent decades performing as a multi-instrumentalist under Good Charlotte?  Don’t worry,...