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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...
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25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt,...
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Ice Nine Kills unveil first look at eerie graphic novel ‘Inked In Blood’

Ice Nine Kills frontman Spencer Charnas is a serious horror movie obsessive. The singer fell in love with fright movies at an early age....
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Gwen Stefani weighs in on if a No Doubt reunion could happen

Next year, No Doubt’s iconic debut self-titled album officially turns 30. Naturally, whenever a historic anniversary for the band rolls around, reunion rumors begin...
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15 times bands took over your favorite ’90s and ’00s TV shows

Remember the time Hootie And The Blowfish performed on NBC’s Friends and Monica even wound up getting a hickey from one of the band...
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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...
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12 musicals that prove rock musicians have the best stories

The good old days of the closest Broadway ever coming to a rock ’n’ roll experience being Jesus Christ Superstar or Hair are long...
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16 pop-punk albums from 2001 that you still know front to back

The year is 2001. The middle school bus stops by your house in 10 minutes as you hastily smudge on frosted lip gloss, grab...
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10 pop-punk albums from the ’90s that set the path for the genre

It’s easy to mistake the foundations of pop punk as being laid in the 2000s. After all, that’s when the mainstream radio takeover of...
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The 50 best albums of 2020 in alternative, pop punk, metal and beyond

If we could identify one incandescent moment to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it would have to be having large stretches of time...