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These 15 albums from 1991 laid the foundation for punk as we know it

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk albums of 1991. It was a momentous year, one in which underground culture burst...
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10 emerging punk rock bands who are bringing new life to the genre

If the sonic leanings of new alternative bands are any indication, pop punk isn't dead and neither is punk rock. Be it through the continued...
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10 bands who are crushing all the stereotypes you’ve heard about nü metal

Everybody’s favorite genre to have opinions about, nü metal shortly peaked as an object of global obsession. Not unlike the finale of Perfume: The...
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10 ‘Simpsons’ band cameos that’ll make you wish you lived in Springfield

As the longest-running animated television show in history, The Simpsons has been around for the rise and fall of grunge, the emergence of pop...
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10 alternative Christmas covers for people who hate the holidays

Are there any arguments more divisive than the appropriateness of Christmas music during any given time or place? Sure, there's the whole "pineapple on...
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QUIZ: Which ’90s grunge album should you listen to?

It’s fair to say that 2020 makes us miss live music more than ever. But it certainly may make many people miss the era...
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10 rising Australian pop-punk bands you need to hear

The Down Under is giving rise to some of the most prominent artists of the modern pop-punk scene. With bands such as With Confidence,...
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These 10 modern alternative bands sound straight out of the ’90s

If there’s anything about alternative music written down as fact, it’s that the ’90s were pivotal to the modern scene. With the emergence of...
Best B-Sides of the '90s

These 12 B-side tracks from the ’90s were good enough to be A-sides

Ever get into a conversation about a great song from the ’90s, only to be told it was never actually a single but a...
Best Punk Albums of 1989

These 15 punk albums from 1989 ended the ’80s loudly

Welcome to Alternative Press’ 15 best punk albums of 1989. It’s easy to look at the final year of the decade and see it...