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Pierce The Veil

#334 April 2016

Adventures with Pierce The Veil; strings attached to the Used and Sleeping With Sirens; game changing with the Word Alive, Hands Like Houses.

PIERCE THE VEIL
To say PTV have been through some Misadventures is the understatement of the century. With Vic Fuentes racing up and down both coasts chasing the perfect lyrics while the rest of the band patiently provide support, it’s no wonder that the long (long, long)-awaited album is ready to be legendary.
Written by Ryan J. Downey • Photos by Jonathan Weiner

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FEATURES
HANDS LIKE HOUSES

The Aussie rockers expected the recording of their new record to be just as painless as their previous one. Instead, they had to confront an ever-expanding list of issues and band baggage. The result: their best batch yet.
Written by Nathaniel Lay

SLEEPING WITH SIRENS
When you have some of the best live production in the metalcore world, what can you do to keep people guessing at shows? If you’re SWS, it means stripping it all back to acoustic guitars and letting your fans take the lead.
Written by Evan Lucy

THE WORD ALIVE
The metalcore masters have been grinding it out in their offseason, creating a whole new persona around what they wanted their band to be. With the help of a California vacation and a few gritty studio sessions, TWA are ready to show their dark side.
Interview by Geoff Burns

THE USED
After a tumultuous few years with a key lineup change and endless touring, the Used have struck gold again with a new acoustic album and a cross-country tour.
Interview by Dan Slessor

SPECIAL
TURNING POINTS

With Record Store Day approaching, we figured we’d  catch up with the scene’s most popular vinyl addicts. Members of NEW FOUND GLORY, REAL FRIENDS, THE WONDER YEARS, THECELLABRATION and more dish on what’s on their overflowing shelves and weary turntables.

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AP POLL
Do we really need cassettes?

THE PIT
This month, we’re slamming into BEARTOOTH, THE WONDER YEARS and more…

AP D.I.Y.
Interviews and advice from WEEZER and others.

AP RECOMMENDS
CAN’T SWIM, PROBLEM DAUGHTER, THE WHITE NOISE and 12 of your soon-to-be favorite bands (just trust us).

AP STYLE
How to tie-dye your favorite band shirts, along with all the best merch you need this month!

REVIEWS
The latest releases by THE READY SET, PITY SEX and more.

10 ESSENTIAL
Rare records from this month’s collectors.

 
 

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