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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....
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...
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...
the ramones 1978 punk

The top 15 punk albums of 1978 that still rock today

Punk in 1978: The Sex Pistols broke up in San Francisco and were about to become an asset in a legal battle, despite “new”...

Wire embrace modern sound while still sticking to their roots

Wire Silver/Lead FILE UNDER: Post-punk promise made manifest ROCKS LIKE: Beach House, Interpol, the Chameleons WHAT’S DIFFERENT: The creative hot streak that these post-punk pioneers have been on...

10 New Songs You Need To Hear From February 2015

Sometimes the rock world can get noisy, and we don’t just mean in decibels or fuzz. Often the signal-to-noise ratio is more noise than...

Wire – Change Becomes Us

Wire Change Becomes Us British art-punks Wire have been around in some configuration at various junctures for the better part of 30 years. While you would...

Ceremony – Covers EP

Ceremony Covers EP Ceremony have never been out to break down genre divisions or shatter perceptions of what a hardcore band can be. The Bay Area...