Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Alternative Rock Features, Exclusive Artist Interviews, Power Rankings & More

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.

underrated hardcore bands

18 hardcore and metalcore bands you probably forgot from the 2000s

Hardcore and metalcore have dominated the heavy music scene throughout many eras, from the early 2000s to the 2010s and even today. The early 2000s saw the...
emo birthday cakes

Here are 10 birthday cakes that are just as emo as you

Regardless of what age you are, you’re never too old to have cake on your birthday. While it’s nice to eat any treat on your special day, sometimes...
ap&r june 26 new songs

AP&R playlist: Parody punk, carefree surf rock and emo rap

You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to you in one...
Broken Promises Dolls Kill Mandee Bence Jason Blake 2020

Here’s how Broken Promises are moving on after parting ways with Dolls Kill

Following the unjust murder of George Floyd on May 25 by four Minneapolis police officers, the world erupted demanding justice for Floyd, as well as peace, change...
classic throwback mtv shows

10 classic MTV shows that we wish were still on the air

Many people miss the days when MTV used to show music videos 24/7. But it’s no secret that the network also hosted some amazing TV shows back...

King Youngblood are navigating protests and the pandemic in “Opaque”

If there’s an award for most topical music video of the year, we should probably close the voting now. “Opaque,” by Seattle’s King Youngblood, folds today’s two...

These 10 British guitar-rock bands will make your playlists louder

In these troubled times, America is embracing a wide swath of laptop and synth-driven pop stars. Meanwhile in the United Kingdom (the country that practically invented electro-pop),...

Before Burning Man and Lollapalooza, there was Desolation Center

In recent years, massive gatherings and festivals such as Burning Man, Lollapalooza and Coachella have become destination events that draw thousands. However, the roots of these cultural...
We Were Sharks 2020 Bridge Burner acoustic

Hear We Were Sharks deliver a stripped-down take on “Bridge Burner”

Ottawa, Canada’s We Were Sharks have a special gift for supporters—and anybody who appreciates a great song. The self-proclaimed “True North Pop-Punk” band have created an acoustic...
poc punk artists

11 POC-fronted punk bands who deserve to be heard

Keeping politics out of punk is impossible, and the idea of wiping the anti-establishment undertones would defeat the purpose of the genre completely. People of colors’ impact...

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