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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...
best 1998 albums, alkaline trio, hole, beastie boys, the offpsring

21 alternative albums from 1998 that are still influencing bands today

1998 really wasn’t that long ago, but after saying the number 2021 out loud, it feels like it happened during another lifetime. To put...

10 essential political bands every punk fan needs to hear

When pub-rock singer Joe Strummer of the 101ers first met with former London SS guitarist Mick Jones in 1976 to brainstorm material for a...
nu metal, dropout kings, nova twins, wargasm uk, ocean grove

10 bands who are crushing all the stereotypes you’ve heard about nü metal

Everybody’s favorite genre to have opinions about, nü metal shortly peaked as an object of global obsession. Not unlike the finale of Perfume: The...
fugazi best punk albums of 1990

10 unforgettable post-hardcore guitar intros from the ’90s

Already evolved from its origins yet not as crystalized as the 2000s wave in its sound, post-hardcore in the ’90s was a special kind...
REFUSED-SHAPE OF PUNK TO COME ORAL HISTORY

Refused’s classic album was actually their most hated when it came out

Here's a book idea. Somebody should write one called Your Fans Suck. The potential author's first phone call would have to be to the...
vinyl records record store day 2020

Get up early for these 10 releases on the first Record Store Day of...

Now in its 13th year, Record Store Day has been a celebration for music fans who can’t get enough vinyl in their lives. The...
refused cyberpunk 2077

Refused dismantle punk (again) for dystopian video game ‘Cyberpunk 2077’

In 1998, Refused challenged the expectations of anyone who ever identified with a Strummer lyric or spun a Ramones record. Their acclaimed third album,...

Bad Religion’s Brian Baker found his new band’s singer in a catering line

With a resume including stints in culturally defining outfits such as Minor Threat, Dag Nasty and Bad Religion, Brian Baker has his name etched...
vinyl records record store day 2020

Record Store Day 2020 offers vinyl from MCR, Post Malone, I9K and more

Record Store Day officially marks its 13th year April 18. Like all the years preceding it, there’s always something to get collectors excited. With...