Tag: nirvana

Nirvana 1992 cover story

Nirvana’s 1992 cover captures a band breaking into the mainstream

With our Jan-Feb 1992 cover (#44), AltPress highlighted grunge pioneers Nirvana. Just following the Sept. 1991 release of the band’s legendary record Nevermind, the...
artistic collaborations, music, literature

10 times different artists collaborated to make inspiring music

September 1963: A young R&B combo called the Rolling Stones are rehearsing, preparing for a recording session. Their manager, former Beatles publicist Andrew Loog...

NOAHFINNCE on self-care, trans rights and Gen Z activism

YOUR FIRST MUSICAL LOVE. I consider Busted my first musical love. They made me want to play guitar, and then I got a guitar for...

These 10 vocalists were punk-rock standard-bearers during the ‘00s

Welcome to Alternative Press’ 10 best punk vocalists of the ‘00s. When we counted down that decade’s finest punk guitarists, we noted that the...
The Hives - best punk albums 1997

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...

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...
oasis

10 reasons why Oasis are the most influential Britpop band of all time

Britpop was the sound of England taking back rock ‘n’ roll after American grunge and alt rock had annexed the world’s airwaves and charts...
softcult AP&R

Meet twin duo Softcult and hear their brand-new track “Spit It Out”

Mercedes and Phoenix Arn-Horn are the yin and yang to one another—and it has absolutely nothing to do with their coincidentally dark and light...
best 90s punk rock singers kathleen hanna billie joe armstrong

11 singers who helped define the vocal style of punk rock in the ‘90s

The ‘90s: the decade punk went mainstream. First, SoundScan made radio safe for Nirvana and the grunge-ified hordes. Then Green Day and other pop-punk...
FOO FIGHTERS HAIL SATIN 2021

Foo Fighters drop Record Store Day album, ‘Dee Gees/Hail Satin’–listen

Foo Fighters have released Dee Gees/Hail Satin, their latest funk-filled album featuring a mixture of covers and live originals. The album was originally released July...