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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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blackbear on the path that led from his emo roots to a new sonic...

Born and raised in Florida, Matthew Tyler Musto—these days better known as blackbear—has been making music, and making music his life, since at least...
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NOFX explore history in new animated video for “The Big Drag”—watch

NOFX have released an off-the-wall animated music video for the track “The Big Drag,” off their latest release, Single Album. The visual was created...
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10 Japanese pop-punk bands who are prominent forces in the genre

You don't have to look back at the Hot Topic crowd's fixation with Hello Kitty to see the influence of Japanese culture on the alternative scene. The music speaks for itself. We've...
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25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt,...
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Ice Nine Kills unveil first look at eerie graphic novel ‘Inked In Blood’

Ice Nine Kills frontman Spencer Charnas is a serious horror movie obsessive. The singer fell in love with fright movies at an early age....
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21 alternative albums from 1998 that are still influencing bands today

1998 really wasn’t that long ago, but after saying the number 2021 out loud, it feels like it happened during another lifetime. To put...
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10 pop-punk bands from the ’90s who are still influencing the genre

There's no denying that the '90s set the foundation for pop punk as we know it. For over 20 years, many of the genre's early pioneers...
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QUIZ: Do you remember which celebrities appeared in these iconic videos?

There's no shortage of casting opportunities when it comes to music videos. With each artist releasing a handful for each album cycle, each with...
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QUIZ: Can you tell if these lyrics are from blink-182 or Green Day?

Whether you’ve known the name Billie Joe Armstrong since his band’s inception in the ’80s or have no idea who Tom DeLonge is, blink-182...