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15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre

Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised...
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10 Manchester bands who cranked up the punk in the late ’70s

In the ’70s, England had two great punk cities. Most across the planet thought London was the world’s only punk capital, completely ignoring the...
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7 early Sex Pistols moments that deserve screen time in FX’s miniseries

On Jan. 11, FX announced it’d ordered a six-episode limited series about British punk spark plug the Sex Pistols. Titled Pistol, the show will...
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The Dirty Nil tried to keep their girlfriends from hearing this song

Call it luck, commitment or having their own pew in the high Church Of Rock ’N’ Roll. Toronto rock dudes the Dirty Nil are...
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These 15 punk albums from 1985 are the roots of alternative rock 

The year is 1985: Punk's now 10 years old and changing again. Hardcore was now a formula: 1. Pick a seemingly random number of...

Mark E. Smith, founder of British post-everything band the Fall, dead at 60

Mark E. Smith, founder of the Fall, one of the most forward-thinking outfits in the history of punk/indie/underground music, passed away this morning (Wed,...