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These 10 bands prove that Cleveland was one of punk’s earliest capitals

Alternative Press’ native home of Cleveland, Ohio, stands alongside New York City and London as one of punk’s birthplaces. Yet, few outside of U.K....

Gang Of Four on their political roots, new box set ‘‘77-’81’ and more

When Leeds, U.K. post-punks Gang Of Four first appeared on American shores in 1980, they were simultaneously startling, exciting, fierce, warm, familiar and yet...
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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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12 musicals that prove rock musicians have the best stories

The good old days of the closest Broadway ever coming to a rock ’n’ roll experience being Jesus Christ Superstar or Hair are long...
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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...
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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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10 references you might have missed in My Chemical Romance’s lyrics

My Chemical Romance always insert references in lyrics, videos, performances and wherever else they can fit them. In fact, they're so abundant and often well...
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10 artists who love performing covers as much as their own songs

While we’ll never complain about hearing live music ever again, there’s something special about getting to watch an artist you love cover a song...
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Members of Weezer, Fall Out Boy and more pay tribute to Eddie Van Halen

On Tuesday, it was confirmed that Eddie Van Halen, legendary guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, has passed away at the age of 65. Now,...

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?...