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Frank Iero early days interview

Frank Iero on early bands and the years before My Chemical Romance

We all know that no one is born “cool.” And Frank Iero—along with so many of the musicians and people he encountered, befriended and...
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These 10 bands made Boston one of America’s greatest punk-rock towns

A greasy R&B riff rips from the speakers, coated in more fuzz than a peach orchard wearing a 50-year-old wool sweater. A singer with...

AltPress Weekly: Chase Atlantic, Pom Pom Squad, Real Friends and more

We’re back with the latest AltPress Weekly. Every week, we highlight new things we want you to check out. We call attention to new...
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan announces first broadcast show in nearly 30 years with Veeps

Alongside Hank Williams, Bob Dylan is arguably the greatest American songwriter of the 20th century. Last year’s blues-drenched Rough And Rowdy Ways proved that...

11 LGBTQIA+ punk musicians who changed the genre forever

It stands to reason LGBTQIA+ culture informed, inspired and enmeshed with punk, down to the crossover with the ’70s glam scene that helped spawn...
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10 punk vocalists from the ’70s who upended mainstream rock standards

Nashville songwriting great Harlan Howard once defined country music as “three chords and the truth.” Many have said that definition could also be applied...
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10 modern punk bands who are channeling acts from the first wave

Despite what some TikTok troll in his aunt’s basement is incoherently ranting about in 2021, punk rock isn’t dead by any means. It never...
richard hell, cbgb, the voidoids

Richard Hell knew the ’70s was the time for more “psychotic” music

Punk has a million precedents—musical, spiritual. The basic sound and attitude can be traced back to the wildest, most primitive rockabilly records of the...
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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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Dr. Martens pays tribute to punk birthplace CBGB with new line

Dr. Martens, the iconic British shoe company whose boots helped define the culture of punk rock, is celebrating its 60th anniversary. In typically awesome...