Tag: 2010s

guitarists, OFF!, the strypes, radkey, The Sandinistas 

10 punk guitarists who took a unique approach to the genre in the ’10s

When the ball dropped in New York City’s Times Square at the stroke of midnight Dec. 31, 2009, punk rock had been around 35...
Japanese pop-punk bands | New alternative music from Japan

10 Japanese pop-punk bands who are prominent forces in the genre

You don't have to look back at the Hot Topic crowd's fixation with Hello Kitty to see the influence of Japanese culture on the alternative scene. The music speaks for itself. We've...
Fueled By Ramen best releases, cute is what we aim for, cobra starship, paramore, the cab, fall out boy

25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt,...
Successful alternative debut albums | Breakout alternative records

10 artists who completely took off after their debut albums

If there's one universal truth to alternative music, it's that there's no one path to success. Many talented artists grind for years, putting out...
2010s alternative female vocalists | Women in alternative music

10 women vocalists who made the 2010s a monumental time for alternative

We already established that not all women sound like Hayley Williams with our look into unique-sounding frontwomen within 2000s alternative music. So, given the generalized...
Punk rock trans women Transgender punk artists

10 trans women musicians who are changing the world of punk rock

The punk community has notably provided refuge for society's outcasts since its early foundations in the 1970s. Unfortunately, representation has been historically lacking across the...
Active scene bands modern alternative artists

10 bands from the 2000s who have stayed true to their sound

The further we get into our scene "phases," the more we understand the concept of "love and loss" as it pertains to music. Over...
Early band member contributions Alternative band lineup changes

10 musicians who contributed to a band before officially joining

While some bands have miraculously played for decades without a lineup change, most have had to replace a member or two throughout their tenure. We...
2010s pop punk collaborations, mark hoppus, lynn gunn, we the kings, tonight alive

10 pop-punk collabs from the 2010s that you still know every word to

Ever heard a new pop-punk song on Spotify and thought, “Wow, this is great. How could it get any better?” Only to have your...
how emo are you quiz

QUIZ: Are you really as emo as you think you are?

We are all a little emo in high school. Really, how could you not be? Being a teenager is a turbulent time at best,...