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the clash

15 artists who draw influence from the Clash’s dynamic punk spirit

Some promo copywriter at the Clash’s American label, Epic Records, came up with the questionable slogan “19 songs by the only band that matters”...
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....
1994 punk albums, hole, green day, l7, rancid

15 punk albums that set up 1994 to be a year of major change...

To consider Alternative Press’ list of 1994’s top 15 punk albums, one has to bear in mind two factors: Green Day’s Dookie was released...
best punk albums 1993, bad religion, bikini kill, nirvana, the muffs

15 punk albums from 1993 that embraced contrarianism over prefab rebellion

Alternative rock still dominated popular music in 1993. This obviously begged the question of just how “alternative” something was if it was now on...
travis barker

10 artists you probably didn’t realize Travis Barker collaborated with

If the past year has proved anything, it's that Travis Barker is the king of collaborations. From providing instrumentation and production for Machine Gun Kelly's Tickets To My...
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...
underrated 90s bands helmet jets to braziil

Here are 20 bands from the ’90s you probably forgot about

The 1990s started out with DS-1 distortion pedal grunge bands viciously stomping on the global spandex-wearing hair-metal movement from the decade before and ceremoniously...
green day music videos ranked

Green Day music videos ranked in order of greatness

Green Day are a famed punk-rock band who’ve been around for decades—from breaking out on MTV with their 1994 hit album Dookie to the mainstream...
self titled albums blink 182

10 self-titled albums that are just as epic as ‘blink-182’

blink-182 are celebrating the 16th anniversary of their scene and world-renowned self-titled (or untitled) album. With that being said, we’re taking a look back...
bands covering bands

10 times musicians covered each other in our scene

There’s really only two outcomes for cover songs: They’re either nothing special or the best thing on the planet. Luckily, we’ve selected some sublime...