Ash Costello

#353 -  2017

Ash Costello of New Years Day unleashes the fury; Julien Baker takes (and gives) care; the Front Bottoms get lost in time; the Used get reviewed and more!

ASH COSTELLO

Ash Costello always wanted a career in music, but many forces held her back

—including herself. It’s only after she chose to go from being a doormat to a one-woman demolition squad that New Years Day started seeing their fortunes change.

Written by Cassie Whitt

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FEATURES:

JULIEN BAKER

The Tennessee-based vocalist has received growing acclaim for her next-level confessional songwriting style. Which begs the question: What has she learned about herself in the process?

Written by Annie Zaleski

THE FRONT BOTTOMS

The Tennessee-based vocalist has received growing acclaim for her next-level confessional songwriting style. Which begs the question: What has she learned about herself in the process?

Written by Annie Zaleski

SPECIALS:

THE AP 2017 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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THE BEST THING I HEARD THIS YEAR

Critics? Who needs ’em? That’s why we asked members of BLACK VEIL BRIDES, CODE ORANGE, HALESTORM, FRANK IERO AND THE PATIENCE, OF MICE & MEN, PIERCE THE VEIL, PVRIS, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS and WATERPARKS about the one thing they kept going back to listen to this year.

SECTIONS:

ALTPETS

CREEPER keyboardist/vocalist Hannah Greenwood 's pets will bring you all the feels.

AP RECOMMENDS

PALE WAVES, PEARS, SHARPTOOTH and 12 other bands your friends will lie to you about hearing first.

AP STYLE

Shriek while you soak in our selection of boo-scary bath bombs. And in case you missed it in your feeds, the ’90s are bac

REVIEWS

Five opinions on The Canyon, the latest by THE USED.

10 ESSENTIAL

Songs from the ’90s that are cooler than your parents' old clothes.

Cover photo:

CHAD MICHAEL WARD


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