Ali Cooper

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20 greatest Rise Records bands

From Polyphia to Spiritbox, see who made the list.

20 greatest Hopeless Records bands

We compiled the greatest Hopeless Records bands, from Neck Deep and the Used to Avenged Sevenfold and Sum 41. Check out our picks.

20 greatest Fueled By Ramen bands

We compiled the greatest Fueled By Ramen bands, from Fall Out Boy and twenty one pilots to Paramore and Jimmy Eat World. Check out our picks.

Mothica says resilience lies at the heart of her music

Alt-pop newcomer Mothica has taken TikTok by storm with her emo-reminiscent anthems. This is no trend-setting movement for 15 seconds of fame, however.

State Champs are cementing their legacy with ‘Kings Of The New Age’—interview

Pop punk is well and truly back in fashion, with a brand-new face and a fresh perspective on the legacy of the generations that came before it. While it may not look or sound like the same scene that regenerated a decade ago and mysteriously lost favor in recent years, there is one simple message […]

Lzzy Hale on how a pandemic couldn’t stop Halestorm from creating their fifth album

Halestorm’s fifth album, Back From The Dead, bursts from its COVID-19-inflicted crypt this week (May 6), a deeply personal effort depicting the band’s personal struggles through the last few years of uncertainty through the power of their anthemic hard rock. In celebration of the rock legends’ glittering next era, Halestorm mastermind Lzzy Hale delves into […]

20 greatest Epitaph Records bands, from Pennywise to Architects

Established by Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz in 1981, Epitaph Records set out to bring together the California punk scene under one umbrella. It soon outgrew that original mission statement and went on to become a certified authority in other genres as well. From the springboard on which From First To Last received their launch […]

Greg Puciato and Rou Reynolds on balancing self-care with perfectionism—interview

The arrival of the Dillinger Escape Plan on the metal scene in the late ’90s brought a welcome change to the status quo. Unpredictable time signatures and vibrant influences from neighboring genres gave the New Jersey exports an edge to push the genre out of its restrictive box. Meanwhile, on the other side of the […]

15 Korean rock and metal artists you need to know, from DAY6 to Madmans Esprit

In recent years, the eyes of the world have gradually turned toward South Korea thanks to its pop culture exports, Netflix K-drama Squid Game, K-pop idols BTS and Oscar-winning movie Parasite, to name a few. Meanwhile, the K-rock and metal scene has rock and rolled along, waiting for its time to shine on the global […]
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