Tag: black flag

Noise bands, girls in synthesis, jesus and mary chain, boris, lydia lunch

15 bands who are crucial to the history of noise music

When it initially blasted into the world from New York’s Lower East Side almost concurrently with punk in 1977, it was dubbed no wave....
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21 Northern Californian artists who have influenced AFI’s Hunter Burgan

Southern California gets a lot of credit for being the birthplace of many bands that you know and love such as Black Flag and...
Significant band lineup changes Artists in multiple bands

10 musicians who joined established bands and didn’t miss a beat

Band lineup changes are hardly a rarity in the music scene. Between creative differences, life events and personal fallouts, it's pretty common for at...
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20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre

If you’ve been a pop-punk fan for quite some time now, we’re willing to bet it was a fast, upbeat song that first made...
most influential emo bands

25 most influential emo bands who made the genre what it is today

Emo (noun): a hotly contested music genre where bands and fans alike refuse to agree on who qualifies for a place in the rankings...
Frank Iero Gary Holt guitar

One of Frank Iero’s guitars ended up with Slayer’s Gary Holt—here’s how

It looks like one of Frank Iero's guitars has ended up in the hands of Gary Holt for a reason you may not think. This...
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...
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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”...