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Here’s how to turn a One Direction fan onto Black Flag
Here’s how to turn a One Direction fan onto Black Flag
More so than any other musical genre, punk rock certainly has an overwhelming number of scene policemen. Said cultural arbiters are always ready to tell anybody within typing distance about what is definitely "not punk." We understand the headline for this APTV rundown is enough to set the most hardened pit warrior into a frothing rage...
Here’s how Bert McCracken ended up collabing with MGK on “body bag”
Here’s how Bert McCracken ended up collabing with MGK on “body bag”
If there’s one thing Bert McCracken is proving this year, it’s that being stuck in quarantine in no way equates to stagnation. From the release of the Used’s Heartwork in April to his long-awaited collaboration on Machine Gun Kelly’s track “body bag,” alongside YUNGBLUD, the singer is hardly lacking in new content. Now, he’s adding advocacy to the a...
These 15 punk albums from 1988 helped shape alternative rock’s future
These 15 punk albums from 1988 helped shape alternative rock’s future
Welcome to Alternative Press’ list of the best punk albums from 1988. Which, at the time, would have had most folks scratching their heads. After all, in 1988, the entire world thought punk rock was dead. Look at the charts: Guns N’ Roses and the more lightweight Sunset Strip glam-metal acts were defining “rock ’n’ roll” in the mainstream. And Ronald Reagan was about to giv...
10 times bands switched the lyrics of some of their most popular songs
10 times bands switched the lyrics of some of their most popular songs
We're all guilty of singing the wrong lyrics to a favorite song. (Seriously, there have been entire books compiled about this very subject.) But occasionally, you'll see a band play and you're stoked to hear your favorite song. You're singing along at the top of your lungs, and the lead singer decides to go rogue and adds, subtracts or replaces lines entirely...
Here’s the one struggle Deryck Whibley goes through for every Sum 41 LP
Here’s the one struggle Deryck Whibley goes through for every Sum 41 LP
Sum 41’s comeback record 13 Voices was released four years ago today. We hear you: The idea of celebrating a fourth anniversary of any record’s release seems arbitrary at best. Besides being a pretty solid selection of tracks by Deryck Whibley and crew, the album does have a lot of resonance in the band’s legacy. It’s the record ...
20 LGBTQIA+ artists giving the world a big middle finger right now
20 LGBTQIA+ artists giving the world a big middle finger right now
It’s an election year, the world is in the middle of a pandemic and the importance of fighting for the rights of underserved and marginalized people is bigger than ever. One thing we can be grateful for is punk rock. Be it in sound or spirit, punk is a driving force we need to keep us informed, energized, inspired and sometimes to just provide the kind of humor that keeps us sane. Here... Read Mor
See which My Chemical Romance song you are based on your zodiac sign
See which My Chemical Romance song you are based on your zodiac sign
Are you into astrology? If so, you probably know you can use it to learn all about who you are, down to your actions and interests. You can even apply it to discover exactly which My Chemical Romance song you are based on your sun sign.  While there are so many different planets and factors in your astrological roundup, your sun sign gives you a broad definition of who you are. By ...

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