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10 old-school punk bands who created the blueprint for the hardcore scene

1979: As far as the American record business was concerned, punk rock was finished. They’d spent a packet on the Sex Pistols, Ramones and...
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10 punk guitarists who took a unique approach to the genre in the ’10s

When the ball dropped in New York City’s Times Square at the stroke of midnight Dec. 31, 2009, punk rock had been around 35...
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15 punk albums from 1992 that thrived in the era of grunge

The mood of 1992: “We won!” Nirvana’s Nevermind sold by the truckload hourly. All anyone could talk about was alternative rock and grunge. Record...
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10 essential ‘70s punk bands from Los Angeles you should already know

Punk was, by design, meant to be small and regional. True, bands might break out and become national or even international. But the overarching...
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...
2019 deaths

2019 in memoriam: Remembering the ones we lost

Music, movies, tours: Obviously, there were plenty of cool and wonderful things that were brought into the world in 2019. But there was a...
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Germs bassist Lorna Doom reportedly dies

Bassist Lorna Doom (Teresa Ryan) of the legendary LA punk band the Germs has reportedly died. Her passing was confirmed via Facebook by former...
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In memoriam: Musicians we lost in 2019

As our scene and the music community as a whole mourn the loss of these incredible musicians, we remember them for the contributions they...