twenty one pilots

#329 -  2015

Twenty One Pilots' search for truth, 5 Seconds Of Summer's not-so-rude awakening, Motion City Soundtrack's deep immersion; plus our annual drummers special and holiday shopping guide.

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TWENTY ONE PILOTS

Written by Jason Pettigrew

It took years for Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun to make their mark on the world with their irresistible, neurotic pop. And now they’re making sure the world doesn’t mark them.


SPECIALS

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

We promise, it’s better than coal. From band merch to top-notch musician gear, this list of treats will help you brave the internet sales from Black Friday to Christmas Eve.

GIVING A BEAT DOWN: AP'S DRUMMER SPECIAL

We’ll give you the insider look on the gear and the grit of your favorite drummers, including PARAMORE, ALL TIME LOW, A DAY TO REMEMBER, BLACK VEIL BRIDES and more.

 

FEATURES

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER

Written by Maria Sherman

Team 5SOS have been hard at work this past year, touring constantly, captivating fans—and growing up. Regardless of a genre label, the boys feel right at home with their “new broken scene.”

OUR LAST NIGHT

Written by Dan Slessor

While these Warped warriors have taken pop-cover videos to a new level, it’s their fiercely DIY spirit that fuels their dreams.

NEW YEARS DAY

Written by Robert Ham

Weathering both lineup changes and intense therapy, Ash Costello is ready to write her band’s next chapter.

MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK

Written by Evan Lucy

The boys from Motion City’s nerves may never settle, but they’re still happy to take a leap into the deep end—metaphorically speaking.

 

SECTIONS

APCONNECT

Mail, the AP Poll and more.

AP: DIY

Stories and advice from SET IT OFF, THIS WILD LIFE, THE ACADEMY IS... and others.

LIFESTYLE

Blustery winds and endless snow got you feeling down? Check out some comics and comfy clothes made for curling up with some cocoa!

AP RECOMMENDS

COUNTERPARTS, BEACH SLANG, BETTER OFF and others.

REVIEWS AND APICKS OF THE MONTH

New releases from ESCAPE THE FATE, HANDGUNS, FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS, LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES and more.

10 ESSENTIAL

Sorry Not Sorry

CROSSED WORDS

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