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HE Creative are illustrating the evolution of the punk scene
HE Creative are illustrating the evolution of the punk scene
Don’t be fooled: HE Creative are doing exactly what you think they’re doing when you glance over their Instagram feed for the first time—creating a normalized space for punk rock, female empowerment, diversity and more. Designed in various shades of muted hues, HE Creative are using their creative design studio as a means to elevate the voices of the alternative community, whether that be musicia
NOFX explore history in new animated video for “The Big Drag”—watch
NOFX explore history in new animated video for “The Big Drag”—watch
NOFX have released an off-the-wall animated music video for the track “The Big Drag,” off their latest release, Single Album. The visual was created by the Ukrainian duo the Mad Twins, also known as Olya and Vira Ishchuk. The video starts with the members of NOFX cleaning up lead singer and bassist Fat Mike’s room. The frontman is ...
iDKHOW aren’t anybody’s lowest common denominator with ‘Razzmatazz’
iDKHOW aren’t anybody’s lowest common denominator with ‘Razzmatazz’
In real life, it is indeed true that time flies when you’re having fun. But sometimes in your head, it runs painfully slow, like medical procedures, governmental policy changes and living in a pandemic. Ever since Dallon Weekes and Ryan Seaman of I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME landed on the cover of Alternative Press in January 2019 (AP 366), we’ve been wait...hang on.....
Here are 20 of the easiest pop-punk songs to learn on guitar
Here are 20 of the easiest pop-punk songs to learn on guitar
Are you dreaming about leaving your hometown? Sure you are. Because pop-punk kids have felt self-isolated long before the pandemic. All the shows are canceled, and there’s nothing else to do, so there’s no better time to order in an unhealthy amount of pizza, reminisce about Warped Tour and dust off that Fender or Gibson you’ve been neglecting to learn some genre classics.  These tracks... Read Mo
Fat Mike reveals the 30 most important LPs he’s put out on Fat Wreck
Fat Mike reveals the 30 most important LPs he’s put out on Fat Wreck
Fat Wreck Chords, the record label started by NOFX frontman/bassist "Fat Mike" Burkett is celebrating its 30th anniversary. That's three decades of defining the sound of West Coast punk and fighting the power. Fat Wreck has amassed a catalog of recordings by fledgling upstarts, stone cold icons and a couple of crucial compilations, as well...
13 songs that should’ve been on the ‘Tony Hawk’ video game soundtracks
13 songs that should’ve been on the ‘Tony Hawk’ video game soundtracks
The Tony Hawk skateboarding video games helped form many people’s music tastes with fantastic soundtracks, introducing old-school punk, hip-hop and metal to those who may have otherwise never discovered some great artists. Whether it was highlighting classic punk and rock icons or newer artists, the soundtracks still hold up today as solid mixes to introduce anyone to good tunes. ...
Fat Mike on new NOFX tracks, getting old and “isolation”
Fat Mike on new NOFX tracks, getting old and “isolation”
We’re all stuck inside at the mercy of microbes. Except for Fat Mike, frontman for punk lifers NOFX and co-owner of Fat Wreck Chords. Last week, Mike brought some new NOFX tracks into the world. The first was a video for a new song, “I Love You More Than I Hate Me,” which featured all the members of the band in various stages of self-harm while a party of younger, cooler, prettier punks acts like
PEARS get “Cynical Serene” on new LP track—listen
PEARS get “Cynical Serene” on new LP track—listen
Paint-peeling New Orleans hardcore unit PEARS have finally blessed us with word of a new album. The eponymously titled PEARS comes out March 6 on Fat Wreck, and it’s their third full-length, the follow-up to 2016’s Green Star. Because you’re going to ruin your pants waiting for the record to come out, we’re premiering a new track, “Cynical Serene.” “This is a song about ca...

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