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The Hives - best punk albums 1997

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...
oasis

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...
canadian punk bands pointed sticks D.O.A. doa

10 bands who put the Canadian punk scene on the map

Though all but forgotten by this point—save for documentary films like excellent Vancouver overview Bloodied But Unbowed and recent Teenage Head retrospective Picture My...
richard hell, cbgb, the voidoids

Richard Hell knew the ’70s was the time for more “psychotic” music

Punk has a million precedents—musical, spiritual. The basic sound and attitude can be traced back to the wildest, most primitive rockabilly records of the...
Chrissie Hynde, the pretenders

Chrissie Hynde sees protest anthems and love songs as one and the same

Akron, Ohio born and bred Christine Ellen Hynde has led the Pretenders from the top of the charts since the band’s debut single, a...
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10 bands who still have their original lineup over 20 years later

Many bands take maintaining the same lineup quite seriously, even if it's one of the most difficult things to pull off. Especially if longevity...
ELEINE, Boy Destroy, Mama Sonic, Normandie

10 Swedish bands who should already be on your playlist

Sweden may be best known for exporting its world-famous meatballs, the band Ghost and the puzzle games known as IKEA furniture, but they have...
SONGS THAT BORROW

These 10 songs sound eerily similar to other famous tracks

The history of recorded sound is just short of 150 years old. One would think that nearly every combination of musical note, chord and...
comedies with good soundtracks

10 nostalgic comedy movies with surprisingly good soundtracks

Hollywood doesn’t pump out movies like they used to. The 2000s belonged to Amanda Bynes as the leading lady in hilarious romantic comedies and...
the new york dolls punk rock list

8 punk rock heroes who shaped the genre before most of us were born

“People try to put us down,” protest punk artist YUNGBLUD snarls over two viciously downstroked guitar chords. “Just ’cause we get around/The things they...