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10 pop-punk albums from the ’90s that set the path for the genre

It’s easy to mistake the foundations of pop punk as being laid in the 2000s. After all, that’s when the mainstream radio takeover of...
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10 modern alternative artists who are channeling the sound of the ’80s

The ’80s feel like a lifetime away, and for many in the scene, they actually are (yikes). The good news is the decade has...
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10 essential punk Christmas songs to add to your holiday playlist

Christmas is quite possibly the most musically controversial holiday of the year. Not everyone digs the varying styles of seasonal music, though it’s a...
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10 alternative covers that might be better than the original songs

Is there anything better than hearing one of your favorite bands cover an old-school hit? Or put an alternative spin on that “guilty pleasure”...
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The 50 best albums of 2020 in alternative, pop punk, metal and beyond

If we could identify one incandescent moment to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it would have to be having large stretches of time...
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Pale Waves explain how Avril Lavigne’s music helped them inspire the next gen

Heather Baron-Gracie of Pale Waves is slowly becoming everything she looked up to as a child.  Looking back, her musical hero wasn’t ever a typical...
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Here’s why Kat Cunning trusted PVRIS’ Lynn Gunn to remix “Supernova”

Lynn Gunn’s process of making a PVRIS track usually follows the same steps. The rocker starts on production software Logic Pro, creates a “vibe”...
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These 10 alternative covers put a modern spin on ’90s favorites

We’re all gripped by ’90s nostalgia, and our favorite alternative artists are no exception. The difference is instead of scouring for Furbys on eBay,...
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10 underrated albums from the 2000s you probably forgot about

Anyone who's had any kind of scene phase is likely to look back on the 2000s fondly. With numerous hit alternative albums, including Paramore's Riot! and Yellowcard's...
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These 15 punk albums from 1989 ended the ’80s loudly

Welcome to Alternative Press’ 15 best punk albums of 1989. It’s easy to look at the final year of the decade and see it...