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10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know
10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know
The '90s were chock-full of absolute icons, and no, we're not referring to the Princess Diana Beanie Baby or JNCO jeans when we say that. From Nirvana to *NSYNC, pop and grunge ruled the airwaves. However, it seems like some women-fronted acts don't get nearly enough credit for all of their contributions to the music scene of the decade...
Here’s why Alicia Bognanno gave up some control on the new Bully LP
Here’s why Alicia Bognanno gave up some control on the new Bully LP
Alicia Bognanno’s solo project Bully is back for another round, dropping its third full-length, SUGAREGG, Aug. 21. The Sub Pop release is hypercharged and relentlessly confident from start to finish. Though it combines plenty of the grit and ferocity of their 2015 debut, Feels Like, with a dose of the prevalent lyrical focus of sophomore effort, Losing, SUGAREGG only nods to the past rather than r
Kurt Cobain was as cool as you expected him to be
Kurt Cobain was as cool as you expected him to be
Michael LaVella has been an active participant in America’s underground music scene most of his life. Starting as a member of Pittsburgh’s first hardcore bands (Real Enemy, Half Life), LaVella moved to the Bay Area in the late ’80s to assist with the crucial punk zine Maximum Rocknroll, work for the label Man’s Ruin and start the well-respected fanzine/record label Gearhead. (You like Swedish rock
Metz – Metz
Metz – Metz
Metz Metz Imagine a parallel universe where Blur’s roaring “Song 2” is the wimpiest thing the band ever created, and you get a sense of the tooth-chipping potential of Toronto art-punk trio METZ. With ten songs slugged out in less than 30 minutes, their self-titled debut packs quick bursts of Alex Edkins’ full-throated howling and beating his fretboard into submission. Two things set them ap ...