Tag: the runaways

1995 albums, the muffs, ramones, lunachicks, supergrass

15 albums from 1995 that are a perfect gateway into the world of punk

In 1996, Your Punk Professor interviewed the Clash’s distinguished lead guitarist Mick Jones for a proposed Alternative Press piece on punk’s original guitar heroes....

25 films that capture the history of punk, riot grrrl and beyond

A new wave of punk has taken the world and internet by storm. Recently, there has been a spike in movies about the feminist...
women musicians books, tina turner, pussy riot, laura jane grace, sleater-kinney carrie brownstein

20 books written by or about women musicians to add to your reading list

When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith...
women empowerment anthems, joan jett, poppy, rina sawayama, laura jane grace, brittany howard

41 women empowerment anthems that should be played as loud as possible

With Women’s History Month coming to a close today, it’s vital to carry these messages of intersectional feminism and empowerment throughout every day to...
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’...
90s women bands, hole, skunk anansie, bikini kill, the cranberries

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...
Musicians with multiple bands successful alternative side projects

10 alternative musicians who founded more than one successful band

No lie, as exciting as it is when our favorite musicians take on new projects, it's always a little disconcerting. After all, we have...
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...
1991 punk albums, billie joe armstrong, bikini kill, nirvana, fugazi

These 15 albums from 1991 laid the foundation for punk as we know it

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk albums of 1991. It was a momentous year, one in which underground culture burst...
billie joe armstrong, kim shattuck, kurt bloch, donita sparks

15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk guitarists of the ’90s. One notable difference between this list and the other two...