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Crown The Empire

#297

Millions of bands, so little time. Don't worry: AP's got it handled this month with our annual 100 Bands You Need To Know issue, starring The Story So Far, Crown The Empire, Twenty One Pilots and 97 more.

100 BANDS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN 2013
Fire up your browser, grab your highlighters and keep a sixer of Monster Java at the ready. Our guide to this year’s new noise has artists for music fans to discover and haters to lie about knowing years ago.

CROWN THE EMPIRE
They’ve only been together for a short time, but the six-strong CTE are powered by an ambition head and shoulders above many of their contemporaries. Because whether you’re writing songs or operating a ray gun, it takes a lot of fecking work to build a parallel universe…

THE STORY SO FAR
Unlike a lot of today’s bands, these NorCal next-gen pop-punks are in a band because they want to be in a band, period. Any success they achieve is first and foremost,
a by-product of their friendship.

 

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REVIEWS
The AP Record Store is ready and willing to take your hard-earned money in exchange for new albums from SENSES FAIL, WAVVES, CONDITIONS, HOW TO DESTROY ANGELS, OFF WITH THEIR HEADS, BIFFY CLYRO, THE COLOR MORALE, OLD MAN MARKLEY, LOW, I AM EMPIRE, DEVENDRA BANHART, THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, WIRE, CARAVELS and more.

10 ESSENTIAL MODERN EDM SINGLES
Rock music may be our bread ’n’ butter here at the AP bungalow, but we are dance music nerds at heart.

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