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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...
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Here’s how to turn a One Direction fan onto Black Flag

More so than any other musical genre, punk rock certainly has an overwhelming number of scene policemen. Said cultural arbiters are always ready to...
DESCENDENTS ORAL HISTORY

Milo first heard Descendents’ debut album at a stranger’s house in college

Maybe you’re a grizzled punk lifer who hates the kids. Perhaps you came of a certain age where you use the term ”melodic hardcore”...
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...
PUNK SINGLE PICTURE SLEEVES '70S-'80S

The sleeves of these 25 old-school punk singles are as cool as the music

As recently established here, the 45 RPM record was the greatest medium for punk rock. It's compact, it's affordable and brevity's of essence—distill all...

The best punk albums of 1984 were leaner, meaner and so much weirder

The Sex Pistols may have cheerfully sang "No future for you" back in 1977. But in the '80s, an entire generation lived in fear...

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...
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Here are 10 skateboarders who became musicians

Skateboarding culture has always gone hand in hand with music, whether it’s punk, metal, hip-hop or any other genre. Some of the most famous...
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...