What’s been going on with the British metal delegation since their last album? Gold star for you if you guessed substance abuse, insularity, ambivalence, member changes and a whole lot of soul searching. What’s even more interesting is what they did to get out of their potentially dangerous rut.
Whether you’re a flip-flops-and-board-shorts kind of guy or a cool-sneakers-and-band-tee kind of gal, we’ve got everything you need to start your summer in style, along with some new toys to tickle the fancy of all you budding musicians.
When My Chemical Romance quietly adjourned in March, Frank Iero and James Dewees did what any musician with a lot of free time would do: make music and hit the road.
Frontman Kellin Quinn says he’s already achieved everything he’s wanted to in his band. All that’s left now is to raise the bar for the scene.
The next-gen pop-punk band look back a few generations to find guidance on how to survive these modern times.
News of the emo-pop wunderkinds’ reunion broke the internet. But we still had a bunch of unanswered questions about it.
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Suggestions, stories and science dropped by ALKALINE TRIO, CANDY HEARTS, DROPKICK MURPHYS and more.
THE AP CATALOG
In case the shopping guide didn’t give you your fill of awesome stuff, check out the Catalog for new games, gadgets and more.
BAD RABBITS, RESTORATIONS, THE COMPUTERS and more.
The AP Record Store celebrates the last days of spring by waxing philosophical on new releases from MAN OVERBOARD, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, THE FRONT BOTTOMS, FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS, I CAN MAKE A MESS LIKE NOBODY’S BUSINESS, RETOX, MIDDLE CLASS RUT, ESCAPE THE FATE, KYLESA, ASG and more.
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You know what they say: You can’t spell punctuation without “punk.”