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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....
best punk albums 1993, bad religion, bikini kill, nirvana, the muffs

15 punk albums from 1993 that embraced contrarianism over prefab rebellion

Alternative rock still dominated popular music in 1993. This obviously begged the question of just how “alternative” something was if it was now on...
northern california bands, metallica, jawbreaker, green day, dead kennedys

21 Northern Californian artists who have influenced AFI’s Hunter Burgan

Southern California gets a lot of credit for being the birthplace of many bands that you know and love such as Black Flag and...
Holiday Punk Gifts List

The Ultimate Punk Gift Guide: 12 present ideas for your favorite punk

Whether you’re curating your own wish list or getting ideas for your closest friends and family, it’s never too early to start sorting out...
Best Punk Albums of 1989

These 15 punk albums from 1989 ended the ’80s loudly

Welcome to Alternative Press’ 15 best punk albums of 1989. It’s easy to look at the final year of the decade and see it...
50 unsigned bands 50 states Reason Define 2020

Discover 50 unsigned bands from every state in the US

From sea to shining sea, the U.S. is teeming with talented bands and musicians. Every state and region of the country has its own...
underrated 90s bands helmet jets to braziil

Here are 20 bands from the ’90s you probably forgot about

The 1990s started out with DS-1 distortion pedal grunge bands viciously stomping on the global spandex-wearing hair-metal movement from the decade before and ceremoniously...
self-help playlist

10 self-help, positive mental attitude albums to get you through today

Yeah, we’ve got problems: Paxil ’scripts are rising faster than Dr. Phil’s ratings, and the positive-thinking selections on the shelves at Barnes & Noble...
jumex

JUMEX journeys through Japan, anime inspo and his debut EP

Teen angst emerged, and it seemed like the world was suddenly falling apart in all directions for Mark Kiessling. In times of unspeakable distress,...
one-album-bands

10 iconic bands who only released one album—so far

Have you ever discovered an artist who you really loved and proceeded to jam their entire discography into your earholes for a week straight?...