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These 15 albums from 1997 irrefutably proved that punk was far from dead

1997: All media is declaring the alternative-rock explosion—for which Nirvana lit the fuse—over. This means the commercial pop-punk wave Green Day touched off was...
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10 legendary bands who built the foundation of the grunge genre

Despite the grousings of certain members of punk’s first generation, grunge most certainly earned its place on rock’s historical timeline, the perfect antidote to...
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These 12 platforms are the best places to buy and sell NFT art pieces

Crypto art now accounts for roughly 10% of global art market sales. This shocking figure, from a new report by Ethereum software company ConsenSys,...
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10 underrated Dave Grohl cover performances you need to hear

Foo Fighters fans—and fans of Dave Grohl in general—know that he’s a big fan of the cover song. Fact is, Nirvana had a thing...
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15 punk albums from 1993 that embraced contrarianism over prefab rebellion

Alternative rock still dominated popular music in 1993. This obviously begged the question of just how “alternative” something was if it was now on...
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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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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 Sub Pop Records releases that set the stage for modern grunge

When Evergreen State College student Bruce Pavitt began his Subterranean Pop fanzine in the early ’80s, covering American independent bands and recordings, he had...
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...

Here’s why Alicia Bognanno gave up some control on the new Bully LP

Alicia Bognanno’s solo project Bully is back for another round, dropping its third full-length, SUGAREGG, Aug. 21. The Sub Pop release is hypercharged and...