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15 bands who are crucial to the history of noise music

When it initially blasted into the world from New York’s Lower East Side almost concurrently with punk in 1977, it was dubbed no wave....
Jello Biafra, Jello Biafra politics

Jello Biafra knows Americans have the same worries at the end of the day

“It should not take a bush league punk-rock musician to point this shit out,” announces punk icon Jello Biafra, born 62 years ago in...
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...
punk band nikes

Here are 10 shoes where Nike drew inspiration from metal and punk

While most people associate Nike with basketball and hip-hop culture, they’ve taken inspiration from the extreme aesthetics of punk and metal, too. Sure, the...

These 15 crime-inspired songs made art as terrifying as real life

Most of us already know that life isn't about rainbows and unicorns. Nope. You can fall to your death sliding down a rainbow. You...
true crime stories songs

15 songs based on true crime stories that will keep you up at night

Curiosity about the human mind has led to a mass interest from people about why some decide to become murderers. Countless musicians have used...
JESUS LIZARD

The Jesus Lizard close out 2019 with “poker night” gigs

Rock music is a full-contact sport. Sure, you can knock down your feeling of FOMO with the internet and your favorite device. But it’s...
Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love

Grim likeness of Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love featured on Melvins tour poster

A show poster for sludge godfathers the Melvins seemingly presents a pretty grotesque illustration of late grunge paragon Kurt Cobain and his well-known widow...

Four rare Nirvana demo tapes appear online—listen to them now

A trove of early Nirvana demo tapes has surfaced online, the late-'80s recordings of Kurt Cobain and co. being shared on YouTube by a...

The Melvins to attempt Guinness World Record-setting tour of United States

The Melvins will be embarking on a 51-date tour of the United States in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for fastest...