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Hey Violet

#344 February 2017

Tell all your friends: HEY VIOLET want to be a pop band—and they're damn good at it. Pete Wentz sits down with AP to reflect on 10 years after FALL OUT BOY's Infinity On High album. The 50 best love songs as voted by rockers and writers alike, PANIC! AT THE DISCO on tour, Ink Master's RYAN ASHLEY on where not to get inked and so much more!

HEY VIOLET
We’re willing to bet that everything you know about Hey Violet is wrong. Armed with a bevy of great songs and the courage to face down everything from music industry sexism to internet hate, Hey Violet are the kind of band America needs right now.
Written by Maria Sherman

View covers: #344.1 & #344.2

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THE 50 BEST LOVE SONGS, AS TOLD BY YOUR FAVES
We are reminded daily that love and romance take many forms—just like playlists. That’s why we asked band members and contributors alike to weigh in on their favorite love songs. From obvious, undeniable staples to head-scratching suggestions, this is one list you’ll want on your fave device, stat!

FALL OUT BOY’S 10 YEARS OF INFINITY ON HIGH
Pete Wentz sat down with AP to reflect upon the 10th anniversary of Fall Out Boy’s Infinity On High album. “Sometimes you have to remove all the emotional tethers to a thing and just appreciate it,” says the bassist, “and that’s something time has allowed.”
Interview by Mackenzie Hall

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AP POLL
Do couples need to share the same exact musical tastes?

THE PIT
PANIC! AT THE DISCO get ready to hit the road; Ink Master winner RYAN ASHLEY and ex-MOTIONLESS IN WHITE’s Josh Balz dish on their tats; and at the Next Exit, WATERPARKS reveal the awesomeness of Houston, Texas.

AP: DIY
Interviews and advice from BROADSIDE’s Dorian Cooke, plus Heath Miller from acclaimed NYC venue Webster Hall.

AP RECOMMENDS
FRANK CARTER AND THE RATTLESNAKES, BLEEKER, CRUISR and 12 bands to make your heart sing.  

AP STYLE
Stay Sick with ATTILA frontman Fronzilla’s 2017 line. Plus, what to wear on the best day of the week: date night!

REVIEWS
The latest releases by ANDREW McMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, LESS THAN JAKE, THE MENZINGERS, SENSES FAIL and more.

10 ESSENTIAL
Songs to celebrate singleness

 

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