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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...
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11 POC-fronted punk bands who deserve to be heard

Keeping politics out of punk is impossible, and the idea of wiping the anti-establishment undertones would defeat the purpose of the genre completely. People...
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These 16 early Afro-Punk artists made huge contributions to alt-rock

The 2003 documentary Afro-Punk lifted the lid on how many black musicians and fans were part of punk culture. Yet even today, there persists...

These groundbreaking black artists helped move the underground forward

Don't kid yourselves for a fraction of a nanosecond. When it comes to the continued evolution of underground/alternative rock, black lives have always mattered....
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These black artists built the foundation of rock music as we know it

It cannot be denied that some of the most enduring and exciting music and culture created in the punk and alternative-rock scenes were made...

DED want you to take a closer look at the things you support

Ferocious metal outfit DED were ready and willing to bring their neck-snapping riffage and calls to action to the world at large. But Mother...
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The 15 best punk albums of 1983 include eternal hardcore classics

1983: Hardcore rules, OK—at least if it comes from America. England was mired in the nü  pop of Culture Club and Duran Duran as...
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QUIZ: How well do you know your punk-rock history?

Punk rock has evolved so much since its beginnings over five decades ago. While modern bands enjoy the freedom of singing about whatever they...
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30 classic discographies to immerse yourself in while at home

While everyone is self-isolating, we’re all looking for ways to fill our time. Why not spend it digging into some of the classic bands...
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These 15 punk albums from 1982 continue to bring the fire to this day

Welcome to the top punk albums of 1982. Ronald Reagan's been president for a year. His distaff British stunt double Margaret Thatcher's been prime...