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These 15 albums from 1997 irrefutably proved that punk was far from dead

1997: All media is declaring the alternative-rock explosion—for which Nirvana lit the fuse—over. This means the commercial pop-punk wave Green Day touched off was...
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Green Day to play surprise performance ahead of Hella Mega tour

Green Day announced a surprise show ahead of their long-awaited Hella Mega tour. The concert will be held at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. While...
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15 artists who draw influence from the Clash’s dynamic punk spirit

Some promo copywriter at the Clash’s American label, Epic Records, came up with the questionable slogan “19 songs by the only band that matters”...
1995 albums, the muffs, ramones, lunachicks, supergrass

15 albums from 1995 that are a perfect gateway into the world of punk

In 1996, Your Punk Professor interviewed the Clash’s distinguished lead guitarist Mick Jones for a proposed Alternative Press piece on punk’s original guitar heroes....
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10 artists who expanded their careers through their own companies

After the hell of a year that was 2020, it's clear that nothing is ever permanent. Musicians, who make their money through merch and...
1994 punk albums, hole, green day, l7, rancid

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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Green Day’s rivals the Network return with first live set in 16 years—watch

Last year, Green Day's music rivals the Network resurface after almost 15 years to release a brand new full-length album. Now, the mysterious group are...
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Green Day offer the ultimate punk rock workout in “Here Comes The Shock”

As promised, Green Day are back with their first piece of new music in 2021. Over the weekend, the punk rock trio debuted their energetic...
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Did this leak just reveal new Green Day Funko Pops are on the way?

Green Day fans may want to get their wallets ready because rumors are swirling new Funko Pop! figures are finally on the way. Thanks to...
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Green Day are returning to the stage for this Super Bowl 2021 event

We are just under a week away from seeing the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers go head-to-head at the 2021 Super Bowl....