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Joan Jett

10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her

“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’...
best punk tv moments, ramones, sex pistols, clash, new york dolls

10 times punk rockers stole the show on American TV in the ’70s and...

You would think television (the medium, as opposed to Television, the band) and punk rock were a match made in heaven. After all, the...
Nirvana

Dave Grohl is confident Nirvana would have still been making music today

This April marks the 27th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's tragic death. Now, Dave Grohl is opening up even more about his time in Nirvana. In...
los angeles punk bands, 70s punk bands

10 essential ‘70s punk bands from Los Angeles you should already know

Punk was, by design, meant to be small and regional. True, bands might break out and become national or even international. But the overarching...
Krist Novoselic Dave Grohl Pat Smear Nirvana

Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear still play Nirvana songs together

It's been almost 27 years since the tragic death of Kurt Cobain. Since then, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has forged a career in politics....
dave grohl foo fighters

Dave Grohl knows who he wants to induct Foo Fighters into the Rock Hall

Dave Grohl didn’t take long to comment about who he’d like to induct Foo Fighters into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. His band...
Nirvana

Here’s why you’ll probably never hear Dave Grohl sing a Nirvana song

Dave Grohl is taking a brief break from talking about the highly-anticipated release of Foo Fighters' new album Medicine At Midnight to open up...
80S PUNK GUITARISTS

These 15 punk guitarists of the ’80s set the standards for the future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ list of the 15 greatest punk guitarists of the ’80s. As the timeline shifted from the ’70s into the new...
supergroups

15 bands you probably didn’t realize are supergroups

There was a time when the “supergroup” was super obvious. When the world saw legendary axman Ted Nugent making his guitar squeal with the...
foo fighters

Foo Fighters reveal special 25th anniversary tour revisiting stops from 1995

Foo Fighters just announced a 25th Anniversary "Van Tour." The tour hits ten different cities and is special because they're revisiting some stops they...