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The best punk drummers of the 2000s, from Travis Barker to Meg White
The best punk drummers of the 2000s, from Travis Barker to Meg White
As the new century’s first decade unwound, things evolved or deteriorated rapidly, depending on your perspective. The entire world was changing in every aspect. So of course, punk rock was gonna change with it. The fundamentalists would scream and moan about how these changes weren’t punk at all, that we needed to go back to basics, how everything was better in “the old days.” Which was downr... R
How the White Stripes and the Hives built on the legacy of garage rock
How the White Stripes and the Hives built on the legacy of garage rock
Two U.K. televisual musical moments from the turn of the century, both involving stripped-down young rock ‘n’ roll bands: First up, the White Stripes on long-standing U.K. pop showcase Top Of The Pops, in February 2002. “Fell In Love With A Girl” began its chart-shaking international climb, and Jack and Meg White entered English living rooms for the first time. They refused to obey t...
These 10 vocalists were punk-rock standard-bearers during the ‘00s
These 10 vocalists were punk-rock standard-bearers during the ‘00s
Welcome to Alternative Press’ 10 best punk vocalists of the ‘00s. When we counted down that decade’s finest punk guitarists, we noted that the beginning of the new century was a turning point. The ‘90s began with Nirvana breaking down the door for punk-influenced alternative acts to become the mainstream music of the decade, peaked with Green Day cementing punk’s graduation to a significant commer
The Hives announce U.S. fall tour dates
The Hives announce U.S. fall tour dates
The Hives have announced a string of dates this fall in support of their new album, Lex Hives. You can view the dates below and watch a recent Q&A and performance here. September 6 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom  September 7 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo  September 8 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom  September 10 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater  September 11 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
The Hives – Lex Hives
The Hives – Lex Hives
The Hives Lex Hives This review originally ran in AP 288. Releasing a tepid record and then staying off the radar for five years isn’t the smartest career move to make in today’s accelerated music culture. But the Hives simply didn’t care. Were they crazy ...
The Hives announce US tour
The Hives announce US tour
The Hives have announced a run of American dates in support of their upcoming album Lex Hives, out June 5. Dates are as follows. June 19                 Washington, D.C.            9:30 Club June 20                 Philadelphia, PA              ...

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