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Holiday Punk Gifts List

Here are 12 unique gifts to get your favorite punk this holiday season

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...
music videos that look goth

10 music videos that are totally goth (with the sound off)

From the underground in the ’80s to fashion runways in the 2000s to malls in 2010s to TikTok in 2020, goth aesthetic has been...
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...

Here are 15 forgotten punk albums you’ll wish you discovered sooner

You think you know your punk history? You’ve studied protopunk, punk rock, post-punk, hardcore, grunge, pop punk, garage-punk and every other hyphenated subgenre spinoff?...
Ramones-Punk albums of 1987

These 15 punk albums of 1987 brought more noise and power than ever

Welcome to the best punk albums of 1987. But first, some context. Feb. 20, 1987: An attack by a domestic terrorist called "the Unabomber"...
URGH! A MUSIC WAR

10 classic ’80s underground moments from the movie ‘Urgh! A Music War’

In the ’80s, there were plenty of great recordings that came out of the nascent new-wave and punk scenes. But one of the single...

The best punk albums of 1986 were the sounds of rules being broken

1986 was a turning point for punk rock. Some people thought it should stay frozen in beer-soaked amber or it should sit the hell...

These 10 shock-rockers dared to take things to the highest extremes

Rock 'n' roll has the capability to inspire and offend. And it's even cooler if both of those things can be done at the...

These 15 punk albums of 1986 mutated the underground even further

1986 was the year that speed metal and crossover (metal/core a la Cro-Mags’ The Age Of Quarrel) metastasized across the now-stale hardcore scene. The...