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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...
ramones 70s punk quiz

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...
Bad Brains Sid McCray -min

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...

The contributions of these 10 hardcore bands will be felt for decades

Believe it or not, there was a time when hardcore was considered a fad. It was angry, unfocused, violent, testosterone-driven and a bunch of...
influential hardcore bands

Here are the 10 most influential bands of hardcore

Hardcore has gone through countless stylistic changes since its inception and has inspired a variety of movements within music. Whether it’s the early veterans...

These 15 punk albums from 1983 will still floor you decades later

In the '80s, many a cloth-eared critic and social dullard thought punk was just a mindless fad. Here in 2020, we know better than...

These 15 punk albums from 1982 paved the way for so much that followed

We're pretty sure you've heard the old aphorism: "Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it." It's a statement that's always...