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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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10 legendary bands who built the foundation of the grunge genre

Despite the grousings of certain members of punk’s first generation, grunge most certainly earned its place on rock’s historical timeline, the perfect antidote to...
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Pretty Sick wreak hospital havoc in new single “Bet My Blood”–watch

Indie troupe Pretty Sick do more than live up to their name with the new single “Bet My Blood.” The New York act have been...
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15 alternative music stars who got their start working in record stores

Record stores are magical places. A good, well-stocked and curated record shop with a knowledgeable staff can influence tastes, expand horizons and serve as...
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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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Reese LAFLARE combines skate and grunge culture in Diva collections

Usually, when someone is described—or, even more often, is caught red-handed in the act of self-describing—as a “multi-hyphenate” or “polymath,” you can pretty much...
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18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar

Back in February, Alternative Press hailed Pinkshift as one of 100 Artists You Need To Know. Now, vocalist Ashrita Kumar is expanding that list with 18 of...
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10 alternative artists who were inspired by David Bowie’s legacy

Nothing’s been right since David Bowie died, Jan. 10, 2016. The rise of Trumpism? COVID-19? The Big Bang Theory going off the air? Would...
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These 9 women artists defined the Tumblr-era of alternative music

Now that the scene revival of 2019 has somewhat subsided, the soft grunge pinks and deep blues of the Tumblr era are back in...
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10 alternative artists who brought the scene to the ‘SNL’ stage

No matter the genre, performing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live is a huge feat for any rising musician. SNL performances are moments in history,...