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Britpop was the sound of England taking back rock ‘n’ roll after American grunge and alt rock had annexed the world’s airwaves and charts for the first half of the ‘90s. Vox amps, Union Jacks, 1964 Paul McCartney haircuts, Ben Sherman shirts and Chelsea boots became all the rage, as bands plundered their British Invasion, […]

The post 10 reasons why Oasis are the most influential Britpop band of all time appeared first on Alternative Press.

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In the ’70s, England had two great punk cities. Most across the planet thought London was the world’s only punk capital, completely ignoring the music and culture’s beginnings in New York City, mostly due to the Sex Pistols’ outsized reputation and influence. But if London was English Punk City No. 1, Manchester definitely came in […]

The post 10 Manchester bands who cranked up the punk in the late ’70s appeared first on Alternative Press.

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We regret to inform you that Ian Brown, frontman of the iconic Manchester band the Stone Roses, has apparently become a full-blown coronavirus truther. “NO LOCKDOWN NO TESTS NO TRACKS NO MASKS NO VAX #researchanddestroy,” he tweeted earlier this month, and that was just the tip of the iceberg: “So im a Conspiracy Theorist HA!

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