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Bikini Kill

20 songs that transformed punk, from “Raw Power” to “Rebel Girl”

There are a lot of people out there who know what punk rock is but have no idea how to explain it to a...

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....
New york city punk rock from the 70s, patti smith ramones

11 artists from the ’70s who formed the frontlines of NYC’s punk scene

Since the world first became aware that there is such a thing as punk, there’s been a nonstop argument about its birthplace. The clueless...
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10 bands who put the Canadian punk scene on the map

Though all but forgotten by this point—save for documentary films like excellent Vancouver overview Bloodied But Unbowed and recent Teenage Head retrospective Picture My...
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15 punk albums that set up 1994 to be a year of major change...

To consider Alternative Press’ list of 1994’s top 15 punk albums, one has to bear in mind two factors: Green Day’s Dookie was released...
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10 times punk rockers stole the show on American TV in the ’70s and...

You would think television (the medium, as opposed to Television, the band) and punk rock were a match made in heaven. After all, the...
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New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain dies at age 69

Sylvain Sylvain Mizrahi—born in Cairo, Egypt on Valentine’s Day, 1951—died Wednesday, losing a battle with cancer. He was 69. You knew him as Sylvain...
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Record Store Day’s Black Friday clearly saved the best releases for last

We hope you saved some money because Black Friday is Record Store Day’s final shopping event of 2020. If your toes don’t curl at...
70S PUNK GUITARISTS

These 17 punk guitarists from the ’70s truly forged the cutting edge

Part of the initial hype around punk rock was it had “no guitar heroes.” That was an exaggeration. To clarify, punk (in part) was...
ramones 70s punk quiz

QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?

Record collectors of any sort can be a persnickety bunch. But few can be worse than punk-rock record collectors with titles spanning from the...