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Hear Descendents demand change on the powerful new release ‘Suffrage’
Hear Descendents demand change on the powerful new release ‘Suffrage’
We are a week away from the 2020 general election and Descendents aren't letting you forget about it. On Tuesday, the band released the politically-charged two-song single Suffrage that features the tracks "On You" and "Hindsight 2020." Read more: Here’s how Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton announced their engagement After the 2016 presidential election, Descendents frontman Milo
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 15 punk albums of 1987 brought more noise and power than ever
These 15 punk albums of 1987 brought more noise and power than ever
Welcome to the best punk albums of 1987. But first, some context. Feb. 20, 1987: An attack by a domestic terrorist called "the Unabomber" plants a bomb in a Salt Lake City computer store. The owner is injured. March 4: President Ronald Reagan owns up to what was swiftly called the Iran-Contra Affair in a nationally televised address...
These 15 punk albums of 1986 mutated the underground even further
These 15 punk albums of 1986 mutated the underground even further
1986 was the year that speed metal and crossover (metal/core a la Cro-Mags’ The Age Of Quarrel) metastasized across the now-stale hardcore scene. The true sound of mid-’80s punk was the seeds of pop punk. Hüsker Dü were the kings of this, although Descendents really are the square root of every band who eventually played Warped Tour. But if you look at t...
The Killjoys return in Gerard Way and Shaun Simon’s ‘National Anthem’ comic
The Killjoys return in Gerard Way and Shaun Simon’s ‘National Anthem’ comic
My Chemical Romance killed off the Killjoys in spectacular fashion on their Danger Days album. But death didn’t stop co-writers Gerard Way and Shaun Simon from returning to Battery City in 2013. The comic book sequel miniseries, The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys, picked up where the MCR record left off. Now,...
These 15 punk albums from 1982 paved the way for so much that followed
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 been universally prescient. However, it might not apply to these choice punk albums from 1982. This APTV video revisits that awesome year for some groundbreaking releases...
10 hilarious comedy sketches about concerts and musicians
10 hilarious comedy sketches about concerts and musicians
Comedians and sketch writers create jokes, scenes and stories from current events, pop culture and even mundane daily tasks. In recent years, sketch comedy has blown up, making its creators rock stars in the comedy world. Many of these performers use their platform to poke fun at a myriad of genres and music experiences by dressing up like punks, rockers and rappers themselves...
10 essential punk rock love songs to win over your Valentine
10 essential punk rock love songs to win over your Valentine
If you've ever tried to hold hands with that special someone while pogo dancing, these songs are for you! From the creepy-crooning of the Michael Graves era Misfits to Masked Intruder's ski masked, saccharine-serenades and Alkaline Trio, here are 10 essential punk rock songs that wear their hearts on the sleeves of their leather jackets and prove that punk's not dead...

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