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Ska's influence on punk

How ska paved the way for punk… and took over the world along the...

“We’re the Interrupters! We’re from Los Angeles, California!” the young guitarist announces over a fanfare, as the camera pulls back and reveals a four-piece...
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10 times different artists collaborated to make inspiring music

September 1963: A young R&B combo called the Rolling Stones are rehearsing, preparing for a recording session. Their manager, former Beatles publicist Andrew Loog...

These 10 bands prove that Cleveland was one of punk’s earliest capitals

Alternative Press’ native home of Cleveland, Ohio, stands alongside New York City and London as one of punk’s birthplaces. Yet, few outside of U.K....
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10 women who made the ’90s one of the most memorable decades of music

Among all the music that the ‘90s brought us, there’s one common denominator—kick-ass women vocalists. From the emergence of grunge to the golden age...
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These 11 singers steered the course of punk and hardcore in the ’80s

The idea of compiling a list of the greatest punk singers of the ‘80s might seem a bit odd. After all, this was when...
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20 books written by or about women musicians to add to your reading list

When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith...
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Viola Davis makes history with SAG Awards win for role as Ma Rainey

Viola Davis has taken home the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role at the SAG Awards for her moving performance...
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10 alternative albums by women that have influenced music since the ’90s

As some of our favorite pop-punk bands continue to show us, we have a lot to thank 1990s alternative music for. Not only did the mainstream...
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Evol Walks burn bright in new music video—watch

Evol Walks may channel the heart and soul of the blues with their track “The Fire,” but they’re red hot in the music video,...