Ever since Blink-182’s Enema Of The State catapulted pop punk into the eyes of the mainstream, the genre has always been considered a pretty Americanized proposition. And yet,
10 emo, pop-punk bands keeping the scene alive in Philadelphia
Philadelphia might not have the sort of scene-specific legacy of Long Island or New Jersey, but the tri-state metropolis has become an epicenter for experimental emo and progressive pop punk
10 pop-punk bands proving the genre is very much alive
Forget what the critics say: Pop punk isn’t dead. Despite the lack of mainstream love for backward snapbacks, the genre continues to flourish.
Create a pop-punk band and we’ll tell you what pizza topping you should get
Pop punk and pizza? Honestly, name a better duo. We’ll wait. The only time we’ll complain is when we can’t decide what toppings to throw on our pie.
10 bands proving that Long Island pop punk isn’t dead
Ah, “Lawn Guy Land”: a place of diners, bagel shops and over-the-top Sweet Sixteens galore...and not to mention, some sick-ass pop punk! Everyone from legends Brand New,
Motorhead’s ‘1979’: How One Year Turned the Band Into Punk-Metal Gods
During the course of 365 days, the group put out ‘Overkill’ and ‘Bomber,’ two albums that inspired everybody from Metallica to Mudhoney to play over the top
How Iggy and the Stooges Invented Punk
Jim Jarmusch’s Gimme Danger chronicles the construction of a band that seemed to come out of nowhere—and reconciles two very different ways of looking at Iggy Pop.
10 punk and rock festivals to hit up this year
Welcome to festival season! We’re currently in the midst Coachella’s second weekend and if radio pop, hip-hop and EDM aren’t really your thing, there
10 podcasts and radio shows hosted by punk musicians you should hear
While there’s plenty of podcasts about music, we wanted to switch perspectives and introduce you to some created by the musicians themselves.
Top Punk Bands That Will Never Reunite
It's normal to have deeply rooted hopes that some of our favourite, long-ago-broken-up punk bands will somehow reunite and bring us rushing...
Amazing interactive graphic defines punk with numbers
It’s a never-ending debate: What really is punk?Music, fashion and lifestyle all play into to that definition—however, when it’s time to really get
10 best pop-punk songs that mention dogs
The genre of pop-punk is notorious for loving man's best friend. How could you not? Here are 10 pop-punk songs that mention dogs.
The 10 Best Garage Punk Songs As of Late
Another quarterly installment of fire-puking scum rock
What a Russian punk band reveals about religious pluralism
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10 Best Pop-Punk Bands in Dallas
The term “pop-punk” has found its way into the same generic wasteland as “indie rock” and “alternative rock.” What does it even mean? To us, pop-punk is the product of post-hardcore, emo, screamo — and, really, any of the “core” bands — mishmashed together with all of the emotions we...
There’s Something About Ben Stiller’s Punk Band. The Secret Life of Capital Punishment.
Earlier this year, it was revealed that Capital Punishment, the punk band from Ben Stiller’s teenage years, was releasing a record from back in the day. Now they have an EP of new music to go along…
10 Great Punk Band Name Origin Stories
Do you ever wonder how bands come up with their names? What does MxPx stand for? What the hell is a Mustard Plug? What was the inspiration behind the moniker Hot Water Music? Below are 10 interesti…
8 punk rock heroes who shaped the genre before most of us were born
Before punk rock, there was punk rock. The punk impulse and attitude is as old as time itself, so herae are 8 bands who were rocking it back then.
Why Werewolf Jones is a quintessential Michigan punk band
If there is such a thing as Michigan punk, it's Werewolf Jones. Musically, the band falls perfectly in line with the Detroit lineage of punk...
20 Punk Bands Of The 1980s You've Never Heard Of
Punk is a rock music genre that emerged in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. They typically produced short, fast-paced songs with hard-edged melodies and singing styles, stripped-down instrumentation, and often political, anti-establishment lyrics. Punk embraces a DI