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Tomas Kalnoky (left) with Streetlight Manifesto at When We Were Young 2017 (more by Romari Bonner)
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12 classic ska-punk albums to prepare you for the impending ska-punk revival

This edition of ‘In Defense of the Genre’ takes a look at some of the most essential classic albums in ska-punk, a genre which -- yes, really -- is having a comeback.

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Misfits, Rancid & The Damned played Madison Square Garden (review, setlists, videos)

Misfits' first NYC show with Danzig, Doyle, and Jerry since 1983 (and apparently the band's final reunion show) looked and sounded as great as you'd hope, and it was a killer triple bill with Rancid and The Damned...

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photo by by Bill Chatfield
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UK punks Grade 2 share new song, touring, playing NYC w/ The Queers

Grade 2 have shared a second single off their upcoming Tim Armstrong of Rancid-produced album, which comes out in October via Tim's label Hellcat...

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The Darkness
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20 New Songs Out Today

Listen to new songs by Pixies, Big Thief, Lana Del Rey, Ceremony, Ariel Pink, The Darkness, Uniform + The Body, Hesitation Wounds, !!!, and more.

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Rancid Albums Ranked Worst To Best

Rancid have long bridged the gaps between underground and mainstream, between punk and ska, and they've brought fans and musicians from all musical walks of life together. Their albums vary from good to all-time classic, and here they all are ranked from worst to best...

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11 New Songs Out Today

Listen to new songs by Ex Hex, Steve Earle, Landfill Crew (Rancid's Tim Armstrong), Daniel Avery, Homeshake, and more.

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The Interrupters are… making ska-punk popular again?

A few years after Rancid's Tim Armstrong took ska-punk newcomers The Interrupters under his wing, they've actually cracked the charts and gotten radio play for '90s-style ska-punk.

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Madball For The Cause
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Madball announce new LP ‘For The Cause’ ft. Rancid’s Tim Armstrong and Ice-T

NYHC vets Madball will release their followup to 2014's Hardcore Lives this June via Nuclear Blast. It was produced by Rancid's Tim Armstrong, who also guests on the record, along with Ice-T and Sick Jacken.

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Billie Joe & Tim team up as Armstrongs, release benefit song for 924 Gilman

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Rancid/Operation Ivy's Tim Armstrong go way back and have the same name last name (but no relation), and they've decided to join forces as Armstrongs. The band also features Billie Joe's son Joey (who's in the band SWMRS) and Tim's nephew Rey...

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Coachella 2017, Weekend 1 in Photos (Friday)

Father John Misty, Guided by Voices, The xx, Travis Scott, Little Dragon, Shannon & The Clams, The Avalanches, and many more.

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