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10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know

The '90s were chock-full of absolute icons, and no, we're not referring to the Princess Diana Beanie Baby or JNCO jeans when we say...
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10 women and non-binary pop-punk bands who are taking over the genre

Despite being heralded as a widely inclusive space, the pop-punk scene has been historically male-dominated. It's an uncomfortable reality for many, but as iconic...
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15 punk albums from 1992 that thrived in the era of grunge

The mood of 1992: “We won!” Nirvana’s Nevermind sold by the truckload hourly. All anyone could talk about was alternative rock and grunge. Record...
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10 Black artists who deserve more recognition in the alternative genre

February marks Black History Month, and while every day is the perfect day to celebrate artists of all genres, backgrounds and upbringings, we want...
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These 15 albums from 1991 laid the foundation for punk as we know it

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk albums of 1991. It was a momentous year, one in which underground culture burst...
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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...
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15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk guitarists of the ’90s. One notable difference between this list and the other two...
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22 women musicians who have been inspiring the scene since the 2000s

Throughout the 2000s, women started to dominate the alternative music scene with their powerful stage presence and otherworldly talent. Following in the footsteps of...
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10 band reunions we never thought we’d see happen

Being in a band is like being in a relationship, and many times, that means messy breakups and unsatisfying endings. But on some occasions...
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Here are 10 frontwomen who killed the boys’ club in rock

Since the inception of the alternative music scene, men have been at the forefront. Historically, they have determined who can participate and are allowed...