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Best punk albums of 1999

1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of 1999’s best punk albums. It can be argued that the tone for the entire year was set in...
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10 alternative bands who are refreshing the genre outside of the U.S.

Early emo artists crammed into Washington, D.C. basements, while punk rockers destroyed small California clubs. Grunge blew up in the Pacific Northwest, but it...
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15 alternative songs that were essential for 2000s summer road trips

Flashback to your 2000s scene phase. You’re a day out from a road trip and focused entirely on prepping. Does that mean double-checking your...
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remy makes music for all the people who don’t fit in anywhere else

Add a dash of Fall Out Boy, a sprinkle of Drake, a pinch of the 1975 and a hint of Kanye West and you’ll...
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10 alternative artists who have defined Riot Fest throughout the years

Over the years, Riot Fest has taken over Chicago’s Douglas Park with circus sideshows, carnival games and, most importantly, an incredible lineup. But its...
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Nine Inch Nails, Run The Jewels and more set to headline Riot Fest 2021

The organizers of Riot Fest have announced that the festival is returning to Douglass Park in Chicago this fall. In typical Riot fashion, the...
Crown The Empire Escape The Fate Slam Dunk 2021

Escape The Fate, Crown The Empire and more join Slam Dunk 2021 lineup

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, a lot of concerts and events have been rescheduled this past year. For Slam Dunk, organizers have pushed back...
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10 modern emo bands who will instantly remind you of the 2000s

It's easy to look back at 2000s emo music with a sense of longing. After all, it boasted artists and sounds that have long...
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20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre

If you’ve been a pop-punk fan for quite some time now, we’re willing to bet it was a fast, upbeat song that first made...
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10 artist playlists on Spotify that you’ll wish you made yourself

If we learned anything when the world was turned upside down in 2020, it’s that artists are just like us. They get bored and sit...