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QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?
QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?
Record collectors of any sort can be a persnickety bunch. But few can be worse than punk-rock record collectors with titles spanning from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and beyond. They can make Simpsons character Jeffrey “Jeff” Albertson (aka “Comic Book Guy”) look positively well-adjusted. Come on: In a world in chaos, much like ...
Must-See Music: New tracks from Evanescence, KennyHoopla and more
Must-See Music: New tracks from Evanescence, KennyHoopla and more
This week’s Must-See Music selections make us want to slap people who complain that there’s “no good music anymore.” There is great music out there—the complainers simply don’t know what’s going on. If you’re seeking alt-rock icons, punk lifers, guitar rockers and pensive singer-songwriters,you’ve come to the right spot on the web. This is Must-See Music. Let your hair down and turn ...
These five records prove exactly how the Damned became punk-rock icons
These five records prove exactly how the Damned became punk-rock icons
Real talk? The Damned are the greatest punk band to come out of the United Kingdom. Yes, the Sex Pistols got the notoriety while the Clash got the mainstream success. But the Damned? They're still writing chapters in punk-rock history. For those of you unaware (it's cool, just don't parade that), this APTV video shows you the records to start with...
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...
These 15 punk records from 1980 were complete game-changers
These 15 punk records from 1980 were complete game-changers
By 1980, U.S. major labels abandoned punk with Sid Vicious' corpse. The American underground reacted, hard: “Don't want us? Fuck you, we'll do it ourselves!” The independent record distribution and touring network kicked off in earnest, as the harder/faster/louder hardcore punk sound started revving up, initially in Los Angeles before spreading across America through the year. Meanwhi...

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