Tag: post-punk

Gang Of Four on what they learned from James Brown, COVID-19 and more

Welcome to the second installment of our exclusive two-part conversation with Leeds, U.K. post-punk icons Gang Of Four, represented by singer Jon King and...

Gang Of Four on their political roots, new box set ‘‘77-’81’ and more

When Leeds, U.K. post-punks Gang Of Four first appeared on American shores in 1980, they were simultaneously startling, exciting, fierce, warm, familiar and yet...
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...
the modern lovers boston punk rock

These 10 bands made Boston one of America’s greatest punk-rock towns

A greasy R&B riff rips from the speakers, coated in more fuzz than a peach orchard wearing a 50-year-old wool sweater. A singer with...
bob marley reggae punk

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...
eyedress something about you music video

Eyedress releases two-song single and music video featuring Dent May—watch

Eyedress has released a new two-song single that showcases both ends of Eyedress’ sonic capabilities. The single includes “Something About You,” featuring Los Angeles-based...
pretty sick

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...
David Bowie TikTok-min

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...
debut records from 2001, gym vlass heroes, sum 41, tenacious d, rilo kiley

10 debut records from 2001 that still crush 20 years later

It's truly mind-blowing to believe that 2001 was really 20 years ago. The beginning of the 2000s was a strange time. We had the beginning...
new emo artists, poorstacy, the kid laroi, deb never, shrimp

15 bands and solo artists who are rewriting the emo rulebook

Ever since the inception of emotional hardcore in the ’80s, each decade had defining bands who updated the sound and meaning of emo to...