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A history of Orange County punk, from Adolescents to No Doubt
A history of Orange County punk, from Adolescents to No Doubt
“Let’s have a war ⁠— blame it on the Middle Class!” The guitar emerges in a blur. The outburst only lasts a second or two before the rest of the band kicks in as abruptly. Someone calls “Out of vogue” repeatedly, as lead singer Jeff Atta responds, “We don't need no magazines/We don’t need no pictures/We don’t need no TV/We don’t wanna know!” It’s over in a minute. The other three songs on the seve
1998’s top 15 punk albums simultaneously changed and preserved the form
1998’s top 15 punk albums simultaneously changed and preserved the form
Top 15 punk albums of 1998? You’d be forgiven for thinking that there weren’t any in the year the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal dominated the news. A quick perusal of Billboard’s Hot 100 singles of the year sees domination by several R&B (Destiny’s Child, Janet Jackson, Usher, Mariah Carey) or hip-hop (Puff Daddy, Master P, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott) acts. Neo-country artists Shania..
18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar
18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar
Back in February, Alternative Press hailed Pinkshift as one of 100 Artists You Need To Know. Now, vocalist Ashrita Kumar is expanding that list with 18 of her favorite emerging pop-punk-adjacent bands. It might not surprise you to learn that the Baltimore-based outfit’s influences are just as eclectic as their sound. In fact, Kumar is q...
Record Store Day 2021 drops include iDKHOW, FFTL, K.Flay and more
Record Store Day 2021 drops include iDKHOW, FFTL, K.Flay and more
Record Store Day 2021 is quickly approaching, and the annual event has finally released its list of exclusive and limited vinyl. I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME, From First To Last, K.Flay, twenty one pilots and Linkin Park are among the lengthy list of RSD selections that includes more than 400 releases for the two-day event being held on June 12 and July 17...
The Offspring drop “Let The Bad Times Roll” off first album in 9 years
The Offspring drop “Let The Bad Times Roll” off first album in 9 years
The wait for new music from The Offspring is finally over. On Wednesday, the rock band returned with their massive new single "Let The Bad Times Roll," the title track of their first full-length album in nearly a decade. Read more: Reading & Leeds confirm the 2021 festivals are happening It's been almost nine years since The Offspring last released a studio album. Ba...

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