A recent resurgence of pop punk has led to women taking center stage.
Willow Smith is a singer who explored pop-punk sonics in her latest single.
Rodrigo told Billboard that he loves pop-punk and emo music because it is less polished and more aggressive, which is something people are longing for.
The revival of pop punk is being propelled by a generation of fans that are genre-fluid and eager to consume.
Mike Damante says that kids like all types of music because they are more open to hearing new genres.
Pop punk is a genre of music that is known for its fast tempos and loud guitars, and which has a way of cutting straight to the feeling.
Gen Z women are embracing anger and "expressions that previous generations might have found ugly or unladylike" in pop punk.
Singer-songwriter Willow Goode says that listening to music that expresses anger can be helpful in processing difficult emotions.
Mimi Thi Nguyen, an associate professor of gender and women's studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, says that punk music is a good way to express anger about what is happening in the world.