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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?...
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These 15 punk albums from 1983 will still floor you decades later

In the '80s, many a cloth-eared critic and social dullard thought punk was just a mindless fad. Here in 2020, we know better than...
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These 15 punk albums from 1982 paved the way for so much that followed

We're pretty sure you've heard the old aphorism: "Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it." It's a statement that's always...
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These 12 punk albums of 1981 are rich in sound and fury

Welcome to our look-back video at some of the best 1981 punk albums. While the foundation of punk rock was already in place by...
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The 15 best punk albums of 1983 include eternal hardcore classics

1983: Hardcore rules, OK—at least if it comes from America. England was mired in the nü  pop of Culture Club and Duran Duran as...
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These 15 punk albums from 1982 continue to bring the fire to this day

Welcome to the top punk albums of 1982. Ronald Reagan's been president for a year. His distaff British stunt double Margaret Thatcher's been prime...
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These 15 punk records from 1981 have some of the year’s best music

1981 was the year hardcore engulfed everything punk. Skanking pit warriors swarmed a stage at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles. England had its...
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These 15 punk records from 1980 were complete game-changers

By 1980, U.S. major labels abandoned punk with Sid Vicious' corpse. The American underground reacted, hard: “Don't want us? Fuck you, we'll do it...
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The Driver Era drop atmospheric “Forever Always” video

The Driver Era just dropped a psychedelic new video for their song "Forever Always". The duo consists of brother Rocky and Ross Lynch. You...

Punk rockers X accept the Icon Award at the APMAs

Los Angeles punk pioneers X were honored with the special Icon Award (presented by Artery Recordings) at the 2015 APMAs. After forming in 1977,...