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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...
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Here’s who is playing Sid Vicious in this new Sex Pistols limited series

This week, FX confirmed that a limited series based on the Sex Pistols is officially in the works called Pistol. The upcoming series has a...
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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...

Here’s when you can get the back catalog of punk icons Bad Brains

Bad Brains, the righteous and ferocious Washington, DC-based rastapunk quartet who arguably invented hardcore, have won back the rights to their back catalog. In...
Holiday Punk Gifts List

The Ultimate Punk Gift Guide: 12 present ideas for your favorite punk

Whether you’re curating your own wish list or getting ideas for your closest friends and family, it’s never too early to start sorting out...
Best Punk Albums of 1989

These 15 punk albums from 1989 ended the ’80s loudly

Welcome to Alternative Press’ 15 best punk albums of 1989. It’s easy to look at the final year of the decade and see it...
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Andy Biersack is tired of hearing that rock is dead and here’s why

When he was a tweener, Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack would frequently accompany his father for trips to their favorite record store in the...
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There’s one ’70s punk-rock icon that Anti-Flag all agree is a badass

High-powered punks Anti-Flag recently celebrated the release of their documentary, Beyond Barricades: The Story Of Anti-Flag. Over the course of nearly three decades, the...
DESCENDENTS ORAL HISTORY

Milo first heard Descendents’ debut album at a stranger’s house in college

Maybe you’re a grizzled punk lifer who hates the kids. Perhaps you came of a certain age where you use the term ”melodic hardcore”...
70S PUNK GUITARISTS

These 17 punk guitarists from the ’70s truly forged the cutting edge

Part of the initial hype around punk rock was it had “no guitar heroes.” That was an exaggeration. To clarify, punk (in part) was...