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5 Seconds Of Summer

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Five Seconds Of Summer raise the flag for pop-punk; Real Friends; and our Class Of 2004 with My Chemical Romance, Rise Against, Underoath, Atreyu and others!

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER

Written by Evan Lucy
Will this Australian quartet get guitars back on the radio, raise consciousness toward next-gen pop-punk or just create a higher wall of flames on the internet? High-five yourself if you guessed, “all of the above.”

CLASS OF 2004
We revisit classic albums from ATREYU, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, RISE AGAINST, SAY ANYTHING, UNDEROATH and more.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM
Photographed by Ryan Bakerink

NICK SANTINO
Written by Evan Lucy
The former A Rocket To The Moon frontman pulled his ripcord and landed in a roots-rock field of his own choosing.

REAL FRIENDS
Written by Brendan Manley
Forget that Fall Out Boy song: Real Friends are making Chicago all about the now.

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

AP: DIY
Unsigned bands, stories and advice from BRAID, INTO IT. OVER IT and others.

AP RECOMMENDS
plague vendor, DIKEMBE, FOXING and more.

STYLE
We’ve got everything you need to head back to school in style, from bookbags and jackets to new jeans and notebooks.

REVIEWS
New releases from FRANK IERO, WOVENWAR, THE RENTALS, COLD WORLD, TWIN ATLANTIC and more.

10 ESSENTIAL
Surprising study-session soundtracks

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