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A Day To Remember

#310

The pop-core protagonists of A Day To Remember align to make your playlists, mosh pits and hard drives more life-affirming than ever.

A DAY TO REMEMBER
Written by Ryan J. Downey
They fought the music business, and they didn’t just win; they proved that underdogs can become superheroes.

FEATURES




CHIODOS
Written by Robert Ham
The post-hardcore band have regrouped and worked through some deep-seated issues. The result: the best album of their career.

MEMPHIS MAY FIRE
Written by Ryan J. Downey
On their fourth album, the metalcore group opened up like never before, speaking candidly about issues close to their heart. Next: inspiring fans to do the same.

THE USED
Written by Jason Pettigrew
Bert McCracken has never been one to keep quiet. This time around, he’s speaking out against corruption and urging people to create social change. Yes, you read that right.

THE COOL SPECIAL
In our second annual Cool Special, we profile five movers and shakers in fashion, technology, sports, entertainment and comedy who are all upping the cool ante in their respective fields.

Shred till you’re dead: AP'S GUITARIST SPECIAL
We pay homage to some of the scene’s best axe-men from Mayday Parade, Falling In Reverse, Paramore, Bayside, Balance And Composure and more—and give you a look at each of their rigs.

SECTIONS

AP CONNECT
Mail, photos, pAParazzi, the AP Poll and more.

AP: DIY
Unsigned bands, stories and advice from I AM THE AVALANCHE, the front bottoms and others.

AP RECOMMENDS
CLOUD NOTHINGS, SEAHAVEN, NOTHING and more.

STYLE
Continuing our theme of all things cool, we bring you the best new denim styles. Be warned though: These aren’t your parents’ blue jeans.

REVIEWS
New releases from BREATHE CAROLINA, MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA, NEON TREES, THE MENZINGERS, MISS MAY I, EMMURE, THE FAINT, FAIRWEATHER and more.

10 ESSENTIAL
First-wave metalcore albums

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