27 Songs That Fueled Your Teenage Rebellion

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1. Marilyn Manson – “The Dope Show”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Hanging out at the mall on a Saturday trying to shock as many families as you can with your massive, reflective baggy pants, long black hair and oversized Orange Julius cup.

2. Rage Against The Machine – “Killing In The Name”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Telling the man, “Fuck you, I won’t do what you tell me!” before buying a $200 ticket to see Rage at Lollapalooza.

3. Limp Bizkit – “Break Stuff”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Walking into your local Wal-Mart and threatening to break stuff.

4. Public Enemy – “Fight The Power”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Fighting the power by wearing an oversized clock around your neck to gym class.

5. The Sex Pistols – “Anarchy in the U.K.”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Writing “Anarchy in the U.K.” on your Trapper Keeper despite never actually visiting the U.K.

6. Korn – “Falling Away From Me”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Complaining to the school administration that you were being discriminated against because the marching band wouldn’t let you play bagpipes.

7. Tool – “Schism”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Taking “interesting” black-and-white photos of bugs with your mom’s digital camera.

8. The Prodigy – “Firestarter”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Upsetting your parents by threatening to go to a rave.

9. N.W.A. – “Fuck Tha Police”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Considering yelling “fuck the police” at your school lunchroom police officer, but deciding against it.

10. Slipknot – “Duality”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Knocking over a trash can for no reason in particular. Bonus points if the trash can is located somewhere in Iowa.

11. Rancid – “Ruby Soho”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Affixing an unnecessay safety pin to your clothing.

12. DMX – “What My Name”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Begging your parents for a pitbull puppy so you could name it “Mimi.”

13. Good Charlotte – “The Anthem”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Quitting the school basketball team because it was full of “conformists.” (Also, you didn’t make the cut.)

14. Cannibal Corpse – “Hammer Smashed Face”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Looking up naughty words in the dictionary.

15. Eminem – “The Way I Am”

youtube.com / Via Aftermath, Interscope, Shady

Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Swearing at your parents for the first time.

16. NOFX – “The Separation of Church and Skate”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Reminding your friends that George W. Bush wasn’t your president, despite you not being of legal voting age.

17. Bad Religion – “American Jesus”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Announcing to your family that you wouldn’t be going to church this Sunday.

18. Anti-Flag – “Turncoat”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Interrupting Thanksgiving dinner to give statistics about pollution.

19. Rise Against – “Give It All”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Refusing to partake in the class field trip to the zoo because the animals are likely very unhappy.

20. Evanescence – “Bring Me to Life”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Writing a damning LiveJournal screed about your teacher’s unfair treatment toward you because of your lack of conformity.

21. Deftones – “Change (In the House of Flies)”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Whittling down your wardrobe to exclusively black t-shirts.

22. Fiona Apple – “Criminal”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Using your graduation speech as an opportunity to remind the gathered parents, teachers and students that, “The world is bullshit.”

23. Rammestein – “Du Hast”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Telling people you know “some” German in order to freak them out. (It doesn’t work.)

24. Tori Amos – “Cornflake Girl”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Really bringing down the mood in your creative writing class.

25. Nine Inch Nails – “Closer”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Pulling the school fire alarm so you and your girlfriend can go make out in the parking lot.

26. The Smashing Pumpkins – “Bullet with Butterfly Wings”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Starting a rock band with your friends, then kicking all of your friends out of the band and and replacing them with yourself

27. Green Day – “Longview”

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Ideal Rebellion Scenario: Skipping the pep rally to go smoke weed in the faculty parking lot instead.

B*Witched is Back

Who is B*Witched, you ask? The band that sings the catchy 90s tunes “C’est La Vie.. They followed up with “Rollercoaster,” “To You I Belong,” and the cover of “Mickey” for Bring It On. The group sold over 3 million albums at the height of their success in 2002, then split up soon afterwards. In 2006, two of the members—sisters Edele and Keavy Lynch—began a duo sister act, but in October 2012, the group reunited for a British reality show. And now they’ve officially returned.

Here are a few of their new comeback songs:


#TBT Number on Songs on This Day

1955- Bill Haley and His Comets – Rock Around The Clock

1964- Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night

1975- Bee Gees – Jive Talkin’

1981- Rick Springfield – Jessie’s Girl

1983- Police – Every Breath You Take

1985- Tears for Fears – Shout

1987- U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

1991- Bryan Adams – (Everything I Do) I Do It for You

1994- Lisa Loeb – Stay (I Missed You)

1995- TLC – Waterfalls

1999- Christina Aguilera – Genie In A Bottle

2001- Destiny’s Child – Bootylicious

2008- Katy Perry – I Kissed a Girl

2010- Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love the Way You Lie

This Day in Music History — August 5

1957– American Bandstand first aired on US TV. Dick Clark had replaced Bob Horn the previous year when the show was still called Bandstand, Clark went on to host the show until 1989. Countless acts appeared on the show over the years, including Abba, The Doors, Talking Heads, Madonna, Otis Redding, R.E.M. and Pink Floyd.

1972– Aerosmith signed to CBS Records for $125,000 after record company boss Clive Davis saw them play at Max’s Kansas City Club New York.

1975 – The first all-female hard-rock band is formed when producer Kim Fowley puts together The Runaways, featuring Joan Jett, future Bangle Michael Steele, and Lita Ford.

1984– Bruce Springsteen played the first of ten nights at the Meadowlands in New Jersey to mark the homecoming of the Born in the USA Tour.

2007- DNA tests prove that at least two of the twelve claimants to the estate and fortune of recently deceased soul legend James Brown are found to be legitimate. His will had already named six known children.

Beastie Boys “Paul’s Boutique” Turns 25 Today

Beastie Boys “Paul’s Boutique” turns 25 today. he Beastie Boys’s second album, Paul’s Boutique, was considered a commercial flop when it came out on July 25, 1989. A quarter-century later, Paul’s Boutique is considered a classic that influenced countless artists across various genres. The album also helped three white guys from Brooklyn change the face of hip-hop. To mark its 25th anniversary, listen to the full album below!