Tag: rancid

shapel lacey comedian

Shapel Lacey perfectly weaves the DIY attitude into his comedy work

Shapel Lacey, an L.A. by way of Arizona stand-up comedian, is a true-to-form alternative fan. Onstage and behind podcast mics, he never shies away...
the clash

15 artists who draw influence from the Clash’s dynamic punk spirit

Some promo copywriter at the Clash’s American label, Epic Records, came up with the questionable slogan “19 songs by the only band that matters”...
1995 albums, the muffs, ramones, lunachicks, supergrass

15 albums from 1995 that are a perfect gateway into the world of punk

In 1996, Your Punk Professor interviewed the Clash’s distinguished lead guitarist Mick Jones for a proposed Alternative Press piece on punk’s original guitar heroes....
1994 punk albums, hole, green day, l7, rancid

15 punk albums that set up 1994 to be a year of major change...

To consider Alternative Press’ list of 1994’s top 15 punk albums, one has to bear in mind two factors: Green Day’s Dookie was released...
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UK organizers detail how COVID-19 may change 2021 festival lineups

Organizers overseas are currently gearing up for the return of music festivals this summer. As COVID-19 cases in the U.K. slowly decline and more...
best punk albums 1993, bad religion, bikini kill, nirvana, the muffs

15 punk albums from 1993 that embraced contrarianism over prefab rebellion

Alternative rock still dominated popular music in 1993. This obviously begged the question of just how “alternative” something was if it was now on...
travis barker

10 artists you probably didn’t realize Travis Barker collaborated with

If the past year has proved anything, it's that Travis Barker is the king of collaborations. From providing instrumentation and production for Machine Gun Kelly's Tickets To My...
northern california bands, metallica, jawbreaker, green day, dead kennedys

21 Northern Californian artists who have influenced AFI’s Hunter Burgan

Southern California gets a lot of credit for being the birthplace of many bands that you know and love such as Black Flag and...
best 1998 albums, alkaline trio, hole, beastie boys, the offpsring

21 alternative albums from 1998 that are still influencing bands today

1998 really wasn’t that long ago, but after saying the number 2021 out loud, it feels like it happened during another lifetime. To put...
90s replacement singers, van helen, motley crue, misfits, foreigner

10 underrated ’90s lead singers who stepped in when another vocalist left

Replacing an original band member is never a fun experience, and there’s surely no role more difficult to fill than that of the lead...