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2020 in memoriam: Remembering the ones we lost

Each year comes with loss and change. 2020, in particular, has been one with an overwhelming amount of grief. It’s hard to know what...

Here’s when you can get the back catalog of punk icons Bad Brains

Bad Brains, the righteous and ferocious Washington, DC-based rastapunk quartet who arguably invented hardcore, have won back the rights to their back catalog. In...
LONG BEACH DUB ALLSTARS-EASY VIDEO

How Long Beach Dub Allstars’ Tippa Lee and H.R. collab came to be

In the ’90s, just after the tragic passing of Sublime’s Bradley Nowell, and years before the band reformed with Rome Ramirez as their frontman,...
80S PUNK GUITARISTS

These 15 punk guitarists of the ’80s set the standards for the future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ list of the 15 greatest punk guitarists of the ’80s. As the timeline shifted from the ’70s into the new...
SST RECORDS

These 10 SST Records releases defined ’80s punk and beyond

These 10 albums represent SST Records’ greatest achievements. Greg Ginn began Solid State Tuners at age 12 as a mail-order electronics business still thriving...
PUNKS AND METALHEADS

Here are 10 bands that punks and metalheads can totally bond over

A long, long time ago, before there was "the scene" and the sonic buffet of Warped Tour there was... division. The punks deemed metal...
80's Era Songs

These 20 songs from the ’80s left a lasting mark in the underground

The ’80s are usually looked upon in two different mindsets. The first is usually through the prism of mass-culture nostalgia from those who were...
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QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?

Record collectors of any sort can be a persnickety bunch. But few can be worse than punk-rock record collectors with titles spanning from the...
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Original Bad Brains frontman Sid McCray has died

Sid McCray, the original frontman for the Washington D.C. hardcore punk group Bad Brains, has passed away. The band confirmed the news over the weekend. Read...
rising black alternative bands

17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation

Black musicians are at the heart of alternative music’s history. Whether it’s punk, emo, metal or pop punk, Black people have played an integral...