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20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre
20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre
If you’ve been a pop-punk fan for quite some time now, we’re willing to bet it was a fast, upbeat song that first made you fall in love with the genre. You probably still remember the jolt of energy you felt when your now-favorite songs blasted through your speakers for the first time, and you of course remember how fun it was to mosh and jump along to them at shows (yes, even after not having bee
One of Frank Iero’s guitars ended up with Slayer’s Gary Holt—here’s how
One of Frank Iero’s guitars ended up with Slayer’s Gary Holt—here’s how
It looks like one of Frank Iero's guitars has ended up in the hands of Gary Holt for a reason you may not think. This week, the Slayer and Exodus musician revealed just how he became the new owner of one of Iero's guitars. Read more: Metro Station know about that comparison to MGK and YUNGBLUD’s song Over the years, Frank Iero has collected quite a few guitars during his time in My Chemical Romanc
Here’s how to turn a One Direction fan onto Black Flag
Here’s how to turn a One Direction fan onto Black Flag
More so than any other musical genre, punk rock certainly has an overwhelming number of scene policemen. Said cultural arbiters are always ready to tell anybody within typing distance about what is definitely "not punk." We understand the headline for this APTV rundown is enough to set the most hardened pit warrior into a frothing rage...
These 20 songs from the ’80s left a lasting mark in the underground
These 20 songs from the ’80s left a lasting mark in the underground
The ’80s are usually looked upon in two different mindsets. The first is usually through the prism of mass-culture nostalgia from those who were there. The other school of thought was that the ’80s were a hotbed for creativity. Forget the songs that you were playing when your mom met your dad. How about ...
The best punk albums of 1984 were leaner, meaner and so much weirder
The best punk albums of 1984 were leaner, meaner and so much weirder
The Sex Pistols may have cheerfully sang "No future for you" back in 1977. But in the '80s, an entire generation lived in fear that America and Russia would lob nuclear warheads at each other, making for a really MAD time. It's only fitting that as American politics got more conservative, the underground would dig in its heels in protest...
Here are the 10 most influential bands of hardcore
Here are the 10 most influential bands of hardcore
Hardcore has gone through countless stylistic changes since its inception and has inspired a variety of movements within music. Whether it’s the early veterans of the genre such as Black Flag or later acts who spawned metalcore and heavier subgenres by branching off hardcore such as Converge, these pioneers have been repeatedly used as an influence for the structure of certain movements—and their

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