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The 10 best punk drummers of the 1970s displayed great skill and power

“You’re only as good as your drummer,” Clash singer/rhythm guitarist Joe Strummer lamented in their documentary Westway To The World, as he recounted Nicky...

X’s John Doe talks recent ‘ALPHABETLAND’ LP, how to stay fresh and more

X grew from the fertile soil that was Los Angeles’ late ‘70s punk scene. Singer/bassist John Doe answered an ad that rockabilly guitar virtuoso...

AltPress Weekly: Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, Poppy, UPSAHL and more

Welcome back for another AltPress Weekly. Every week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We always keep you up to...

Dave Grohl invites daughter Violet onstage to cover X’s “Nausea”—watch

Dave Grohl has once again proven that he’s one of the coolest guys in music. During a performance at this year’s Lollapalooza festival, the...

Orville Peck has announced dates for the fall Drive Me, Crazy tour

Orville Peck has announced dates for his fall Drive Me, Crazy tour. The country singer with an alternative flair will play over a dozen...
linkin park she couldnt

20 artists who defined the sound of nü metal from past to present

Whether or not you lived through the golden age of MTV and JNCO jeans, the discovery of the nü-metal phenomenon was an awakening for...

AltPress Weekly: Eyedress, Syd, boyband, the Velvet Underground and more

Welcome back to AltPress Weekly. It’s hard to believe we’re already at our fourth installment of our weekly roundup, which gathers up everything we...
Black Flag henry rollins 80s punk and hardcore singers

These 11 singers steered the course of punk and hardcore in the ’80s

The idea of compiling a list of the greatest punk singers of the ‘80s might seem a bit odd. After all, this was when...
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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”...
circle jerks, minor threat, bad brains, germs

10 old-school punk bands who created the blueprint for the hardcore scene

1979: As far as the American record business was concerned, punk rock was finished. They’d spent a packet on the Sex Pistols, Ramones and...