Nobody thought the next brightest hopes of pop punk would be coming out of Wrexham, U.K. On top of that, nobody thought Neck Deep were going to be the band to spread the gospel. But here they are, after a wondrous Warped stint and an ambitious new album. Moral: Haters are boring. Plus: Ben Barlow takes us through every song on The Peace And The Panic.
Written by Tomas Doyle
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SPECIAL: APMAS 4.0: WHAT YOU MISSED
Year Four of the Alternative Press Music Awards looked pretty sweet with all the finery the KeyBank State Theatre afforded us. Here are some highlights. Oh, and see if some of your buds got in front of the Rise Records photo booth.
This Ocala, Florida, delegation are poised to be the next great force in the metal/hardcore Venn Diagram.
Written by Taylor Markarian
SLEPING WITH SIRENS
SWS are going big with a major-label deal, a new producer and a new way of doing things. Kellin Quinn is stoked if you are.
Interview by Rachel Campbell
Remington Leith of PALAYE ROYALE has been inking the place up wondrously.
This month, we’re visiting Chicago with Windy City homeboys SLEEP ON IT.
DED, THE WRECKS, FREE THROW and 12 other bands worthy of defragging your hard drive.
Fear not about global warming: It’s better to look good than to feel good.
Spinning the latest sounds by COUNTERPARTS, CIRCA SURVIVE, STRAY FROM THE PATH and more.
Architects of pop punk.
Covers and content photos: ELLIOTT INGHAM
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