Tag: punk rock

pete davidson fallon instrument challenge

Pete Davidson covers Cheap Trick on an instrument he’s never played—watch

With a slew of acting credits ranging from the hilarious antics on Saturday Night Live to a serious reflection on life in The King...
Japanese pop-punk bands | New alternative music from Japan

10 Japanese pop-punk bands who are prominent forces in the genre

You don't have to look back at the Hot Topic crowd's fixation with Hello Kitty to see the influence of Japanese culture on the alternative scene. The music speaks for itself. We've...
Jello Biafra, Jello Biafra politics

Jello Biafra knows Americans have the same worries at the end of the day

“It should not take a bush league punk-rock musician to point this shit out,” announces punk icon Jello Biafra, born 62 years ago in...
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Pinkshift release grungy punk single “Mars” off of debut EP ‘Saccharine’

Baltimore-based band Pinkshift are redefining the pop-punk landscape with their debut EP Saccharine which dropped April 2. Over the past few months, Pinkshift have...
2000s punk rock guitarists, dregen, allison robertson, the donnas, jack white the white stripes, Omar Rodríguez-López, at the drive in

10 guitarists who brought punk rock firmly into the 2000s

As we exited the ’90s and entered the new millennium, pop divas, prefabricated boy bands and rappers bragging about conspicuous consumption and how poorly...
2010s alternative female vocalists | Women in alternative music

10 women vocalists who made the 2010s a monumental time for alternative

We already established that not all women sound like Hayley Williams with our look into unique-sounding frontwomen within 2000s alternative music. So, given the generalized...
Women in pop punk | Female artists in alternative music | Alternative Press

10 women in pop-punk who have left an unforgettable impact on the genre

It's well known that, historically, pop punk has been a bit of a boys' club. But that just makes the continued influences of prominent women all the...
band name origins, between the buried and me, rage against the machine, st vincent, all time low

12 artists who got their names from other alternative songs

For as long as music has existed, artists have been inspiring other artists. Right here within our own beloved scene, we’ve witnessed many examples...
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The Offspring return with trippy video for “Let The Bad Times Roll”—watch

Back in February, the Offspring announced their first full-length album in almost nine years with its title track “Let The Bad Times Roll.” Now,...
Alternative 80s covers 1980s song renditions

10 alternative artists who gave iconic ’80s classics a modern update

We're well aware that there's a bit of an '80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and...