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Paul Stanley weighs in on Gene Simmons’ claim that rock music is dead

All of the way back in 2014, Gene Simmons sparked a massive debate when he said that rock music is dead. Over the past...
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10 dark-pop artists who are proving that genres are best when blended

These days, it’s safe to say that genre labels such as pop and indie aren't sufficient enough.  It’s rare for artists to confine themselves to...
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50 most anticipated albums of 2021 in alternative, metal and beyond

This year’s biggest lesson for most of us has been to expect the unexpected. While that mainly went for life itself, it certainly also...
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QUIZ: Can you match the hip-hop song to the rock track it samples?

Lil Peep stood out with relatable lyrics, often blending hip-hop flow with samples of his favorite emo and pop-punk artists. November marks the release...
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20 scene albums from 2009 that dominated your iPod playlists

In 2009, Myspace was beginning to disintegrate, and scene bands were growing less and less popular. Despite their distinct capabilities of genre-blending emo, pop...
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10 music videos that are totally goth (with the sound off)

From the underground in the ’80s to fashion runways in the 2000s to malls in 2010s to TikTok in 2020, goth aesthetic has been...
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17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation

Black musicians are at the heart of alternative music’s history. Whether it’s punk, emo, metal or pop punk, Black people have played an integral...
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Billie Eilish backs Tyler, The Creator’s critique of Grammys “urban” awards

Billie Eilish is backing Tyler, The Creator in his comments about the Grammys' use of the term "urban" in their awards categories. Back at the beginning of the...
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Anonymous disrupts Chicago police radios with N.W.A.’s “Fuck Tha Police”

As the protests over the death of George Floyd and continued police brutality carry on throughout the country and across the globe, the notorious hacker group...
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G-Eazy dropped an indie song and the internet doesn’t know how to react

G-Eazy is best known for being a rapper but his latest song sees him branching away from hip-hop beats into melodically-tinged indie rock. He revealed "Free Porn,...