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Get a closer look at the alternative artists you love, dig deeper into the fashion trends that rock the world, feed your top 10 list appetite and learn more about what makes those certain spectacular personalities tick with Alternative Press Magazine’s rock news and features.

X’s John Doe talks recent ‘ALPHABETLAND’ LP, how to stay fresh and more

X grew from the fertile soil that was Los Angeles’ late ‘70s punk scene. Singer/bassist John Doe answered an ad that rockabilly guitar virtuoso Billy Zoom placed...
Third Eye Blind 'Our Bande Apart'

Listen to the songs that inspired Third Eye Blind’s ‘Our Bande Apart’

Editor: Third Eye Blind have dropped their latest album, Our Bande Apart. When it rains, it pours, and the band also released a documentary chronicling the making...
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New Politics’ David Boyd releases latest solo track “Animal”—listen

New Politics’ David Boyd is ready to have a dance party in his latest feel-good single “Animal,” featured here at Alternative Press. The track’s pop sound is infectious...
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MAY-A talks about the inspiration for ‘Don’t Kiss Ur Friends’ and more

At 19, MAY-A is already versed in the music industry’s ins and outs. She started her career at about 13 when she spontaneously walked into an office...

Bully and Sub*T talk mutual admiration, recording in Nashville and more

Jade Alcantara and Grace Bennett formed Sub*T while living in their respective states of California and New York. While they plan to one day live closer to...

Badflower on why they set out to create an imperfect sophomore album

The prevailing message Badflower capture in their music is to candidly embrace uncomfortable feelings, and they do so with ease. Discussing topics such as depression, anxiety and...
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Empty drop “Temporary High” video ahead of upcoming album ‘Made Of Fire’

Alt-rock group Empty have released a new video for their song “Temporary High.” The track comes ahead of their sophomore full-length, Made Of Fire. "Temporary High" is a...
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From 1973-1980, San Francisco was one of the great American punk cities

Welcome to Alternative Press’ look at San Francisco’s original punk scene, from 1973-1980. The Golden City has long been a bohemian enclave. It was the soil upon...

15 artists who completely reinvented their sound from album to album

Artists can easily find themselves forced into a box, shaped by fan expectations or public assumptions about how they should sound. No matter how much some people...

Revisit Green Day’s 2004 cover to celebrate 17 years of ‘American Idiot’

For the cover story of our October 2004 issue (195), AltPress connected with Green Day. The topic of the discussion was the band’s 2004 album, American Idiot....