Tag: social distortion

the clash

15 artists who draw influence from the Clash’s dynamic punk spirit

Some promo copywriter at the Clash’s American label, Epic Records, came up with the questionable slogan “19 songs by the only band that matters”...
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10 alternative artists who were inspired by David Bowie’s legacy

Nothing’s been right since David Bowie died, Jan. 10, 2016. The rise of Trumpism? COVID-19? The Big Bang Theory going off the air? Would...
Joan Jett

10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her

“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’...
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Black Veil Brides are unplugging for free virtual 2021 acoustic tour

Black Veil Brides fans are in for a special treat starting this week. Because the band are unable to tour right now amid the...
1992 punk albums, fastbacks, the offspring, l7, social distortion

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...
los angeles punk bands, 70s punk bands

10 essential ‘70s punk bands from Los Angeles you should already know

Punk was, by design, meant to be small and regional. True, bands might break out and become national or even international. But the overarching...
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These 15 punk albums of 1990 set the tone for the decade

Welcome to the best punk albums of 1990. True, the Sunset Strip glam metallers’ omnipresence seemingly denied punk ever happened. Oddly, the bands all...
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My Chemical Romance aren’t the only reunion set for Aftershock 2021

It looks like Aftershock Festival will be bigger and better than ever in 2021. On Thursday, the festival confirmed that Machine Gun Kelly, Rise...

These 15 punk albums from 1988 helped shape alternative rock’s future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ list of the best punk albums from 1988. Which, at the time, would have had most folks scratching their heads....
PUNK SINGLE PICTURE SLEEVES '70S-'80S

The sleeves of these 25 old-school punk singles are as cool as the music

As recently established here, the 45 RPM record was the greatest medium for punk rock. It's compact, it's affordable and brevity's of essence—distill all...