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AltPress Weekly: Oasis, WILLOW, boyish, JAWNY, Softcult and more

We’re back with another AltPress Weekly. Each week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We shout out new discoveries and...
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20 artists who defined the sound of nü metal from past to present

Whether or not you lived through the golden age of MTV and JNCO jeans, the discovery of the nü-metal phenomenon was an awakening for...
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15 music videos that contributed to the uniqueness of the ‘80s

The 1980s were the big bang of music videos—a cosmic explosion of creativity, technology and straight-up weirdness.  With the launch of MTV in 1981, some...
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How punk and reggae united and went “outernational” to rule the world

This past March 5, the French punk label Guerilla Asso quietly slipped a genius album into the marketplace: Rocket To Kingston, credited to Bobby...
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8 Lil Peep tracks that nod to some of the scene’s most prominent artists

There’s a reason Lil Peep was lauded as the “future of emo” by multiple publications. From the early days of his career, his songs...
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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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Jean Dawson wants to focus on more than the constraints of genre

In a world defined by genres and factions, Jean Dawson stands in a world of his own, influenced by ’90s rock to modern hip-hop....
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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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Kid Cudi honors Kurt Cobain during ‘Saturday Night Live’ performances

Over the weekend, Saturday Night Live viewers were treated to a stacked show that featured host and Promising Young Woman star Carey Mulligan, musical...
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15 artists who would crush a collab on blink-182’s next record

When blink-182 announced the collaborations for their upcoming album, the message-board grumblings were loud. The additions seemed too mainstream for a band who often...