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1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock
1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock
Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of 1999’s best punk albums. It can be argued that the tone for the entire year was set in its first two months. For one thing, the 21-day impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton for perjuring himself in the investigation into the scandal over his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinski commenced Jan. 7. Preside...
19 scene albums from 2005 you probably still have on repeat
19 scene albums from 2005 you probably still have on repeat
In 2005, an unexpected but revolutionary wave of scene music hit the mainstream. It was the year Myspace rose in the online ranks social media and became the most popular of its kind. It gave bands new avenues to introduce their unique sounds to the masses and familiarize the world with the classic scenester selfie pose: brutally teased hair, one eye hidden behind bangs and a kissy face to match..
15 ‘From Under The Cork Tree’ Easter eggs you probably missed
15 ‘From Under The Cork Tree’ Easter eggs you probably missed
Fall Out Boy’s From Under The Cork Tree is the gift that keeps on giving. The pop-punk icons’ unforgettable 2005 output is jam-packed with Easter eggs we either didn’t notice before or completely forgot in the years since. From movie quotes and emo cameos to its unusual artwork, there’s a detail hiding in every corner. To celebrate their ...