With Crying In The Shower, Letdown. dreams of being the biggest artist on the planet
With his debut EP, Crying In The Shower, out now, Letdown. (Blake Coddington) details going from not wanting to be an artist to blowing up on TikTok.
Jagwar Twin on 33: “I still find myself in these songs, and I hope others do, too”
Back in September, Jagwar Twin returned with his second album, 33. Now, he's releasing a companion EP called The Circle: The Great Jagwar Myth.
Sum 41 still remember creating the magic and mayhem behind their 2002 hit “Still Waiting”
Sum-41 talk the history and meaning behind their hit single "Still Waiting". Including stories and background from the band as well as the director of the music video.
How UK protest punk flourished off the back of political turmoil
A look into the resistance music and proto culture that has blossomed in the wake of the UK's recent downward spiral into political turmoil.
Ithaca are pushing conversations around fatness and feminism to the forefront of metal
Ithaca are pushing the boundaries of metal through music and conversation. That defiance shines through on their sophomore album, 'They Fear Us.'
12 rock stars who met Queen Elizabeth II
The United Kingdom is currently mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who died at the age of 96. These are the rock stars she met during her reign.
NOAHFINNCE on Dave Grohl, watching his mom’s cover band and the last gig he went to
Get an insight into the life of pop rock’s breakout star, NOAHFINNCE. The artist discusses the last song he listened to, the last book he read and more.
NOAHFINNCE on ‘My Brain After Therapy’: “It’s important to really look inside yourself”
Until recently, Noah Finn Adams (aka NOAHFINNCE) had never been to therapy before. When the time finally came to sit down in front of a therapist and spill his guts, he found himself able to join the dots between his present and his past. Traumatic events from a decade ago were still rippling into his 22-year-old self’s behaviors without him being conscious of them. Whil...
KILLBOY: “I have a fire inside me that ignites when people tell me not to do something”
***This article contains sponsored content*** The most important thing there is to know about KILLBOY is that she doesn’t give a fuck. If she hadn’t been this way, she’d have never started making music in the first place, refusing to let the opposition of her conservative family deter her from engaging with the creative outlet she saw as a means of rebellion. That attitude wo...
Dorothy on how faith and spirituality inspired third album ‘Gifts From The Holy Ghost’—interview
Three years ago, Dorothy’s eponymous frontwoman had found herself drawn to prayer by the most desperate of situations. The band’s guitar tech had overdosed on their tour bus and, when Dorothy Martin found him, lay mere inches from death. She instin...
The new wave of deathcore is expanding the possibilities of what the genre can be
In 2022, breakdowns, pig squeals and gutturals are back in fashion. After years spent lying dormant, deathcore has roared back into life, setting TikTok alight and enjoying a commercial and cultural relevance unlike anything it has had within the past decade...
Willow Kayne’s genre-smashing music will make you feel more confident
Willow Kayne is here to make you feel like a badass. Hailing from London via the rolling hills of the West Country, the 20-year-old is taking no prisoners with her endlessly sassy putdowns, quick-witted rapping and genre-smashing sound. Fresh off the release of her debut EP, Playground Antics, Kayne’s thinking bigger than taking over the world — she’s out to build her own, and have a hell of a lot
LIGHTS embraced confidence and self-love for fifth album ‘PEP’—interview
When Canadian polymath LIGHTS found herself in a spiral of negative mental health, she didn’t want to dwell on her misery. Instead, she found the antidote in the form of a good old-fashioned pep talk with herself, using positivity as her motivation to get out of bed and try to feel OK again. She ...
LIGHTS on the meaning behind ‘PEP’ single “Prodigal Daughter”
LIGHTS will return with her fifth album, PEP, this Friday (April 1). Ahead of the record, she told us 10 of her "lasts," from seeing Letterkenny live to cooking some delicious veggie tacos. THE LAST BOOK I READ… It was a book about sexual confidence called Come As You Are. It’s ...
Holly Humberstone explores growing up in AltPress issue #402 cover story
Whenever she’s asked to describe her sound, Holly Humberstone is never sure quite how to answer. In all truth, she doesn’t think about it in great detail. “I just make the music that I’m into at the time,” she reasons. “I’m generally just trying n...
The Linda Lindas on making punk rock their own with ‘Growing Up’
The Linda Lindas walked out of quarantine in a very different position from where they were when COVID-19 forced them and the rest of the world inside. Before, they had played only around 15 shows, meeting up to rock out simply because they loved it...
Wolf Alice’s Ellie Rowsell says the internet makes you learn a lot about yourself
There’s a fair case to suggest that 2021 may as well have been called “the year of Wolf Alice.” Returning with their first new music since 2017’s Visions Of A Life, the British indie-rock act’s third album, Blue Weekend, proved to be their most eclectic and free-flowing release to date. Although it takes monumental...
PVRIS’ Lynn Gunn confirms new music
A year after stepping out as PVRIS’ main creative force for the release of their third album, Use Me, Lynn Gunn is showing no signs of slowing down. To tide fans over until the next era of PVRIS properly begins, the band released two new singles, “Monster” and “My Way.” Leaning further into ...
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes on embracing change and keeping music fun
Nothing tastes better than freedom. It’s something we can far better appreciate now after quarantine took away so much of what makes life joyous — being with friends, going out, attending gigs. It’s something Frank Carter and his Rattlesnakes compatriot Dean Richardson relate to. With COVID-19 re...