Tag: the damned

best political punk bands

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...
best punk christmas songs

10 essential punk Christmas songs to add to your holiday playlist

Christmas is quite possibly the most musically controversial holiday of the year. Not everyone digs the varying styles of seasonal music, though it’s a...
80S PUNK GUITARISTS

These 15 punk guitarists of the ’80s set the standards for the future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ list of the 15 greatest punk guitarists of the ’80s. As the timeline shifted from the ’70s into the new...
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...
ramones 70s punk quiz

QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?

Record collectors of any sort can be a persnickety bunch. But few can be worse than punk-rock record collectors with titles spanning from the...
sex pistols 70s punk trivia quiz

QUIZ: How much ’70s punk trivia do you really know?

For many, first-wave punk was the sound of liberation. Chainsaw guitars, locomotive drums and screaming singers delivered brutal street poetry about the times. It...
MUST SEE MUSIC 8_28_20

Must-See Music: New tracks from Evanescence, KennyHoopla and more

This week’s Must-See Music selections make us want to slap people who complain that there’s “no good music anymore.” There is great music out...
HEALTHY JUNKIES

Healthy Junkies made a movie and a kickass song came out of it

Two years ago, the British punk outfit Healthy Junkies made it stateside to bring their wild rock ’n’ roll to the masses. Lead singer...
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...

These five records prove exactly how the Damned became punk-rock icons

Real talk? The Damned are the greatest punk band to come out of the United Kingdom. Yes, the Sex Pistols got the notoriety while...