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9 artists that Alternative Press editors and writers are listening to right now                                               

Every month, Alternative Press writers and editors join forces to share their favorite rising artists. From raucous hardcore to mesmeric bedroom pop to anthemic indie rock and...
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15 music videos that contributed to the uniqueness of the ‘80s

The 1980s were the big bang of music videos—a cosmic explosion of creativity, technology and straight-up weirdness.  With the launch of MTV in 1981, some artists used the...
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These 10 bands made Boston one of America’s greatest punk-rock towns

A greasy R&B riff rips from the speakers, coated in more fuzz than a peach orchard wearing a 50-year-old wool sweater. A singer with a sneer that...

Tennis System discuss new single “Dizzy” ahead of ‘Autophobia’

Tennis System have released the single “Dizzy.” The new song was accompanied by a video and is the latest release from the upcoming album Autophobia. The group will...
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15 tracks produced by Billy Martin from Good Charlotte

What does the name Billy Martin mean to you? Does it call to mind an artist who’s spent decades performing as a multi-instrumentalist under Good Charlotte?  Don’t worry,...
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Weathers are “coming for ya” in their brand-new single “Karma”–listen

Alternative-rock quartet Weathers are back with their fourth and final single "Karma" from their forthcoming album, which they are exclusively premiering with AltPress. This track follows the...
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How punk and reggae united and went “outernational” to rule the world

This past March 5, the French punk label Guerilla Asso quietly slipped a genius album into the marketplace: Rocket To Kingston, credited to Bobby Ramone. The melding...
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Here’s everything you need to know about rising hyperpop sensation glaive

There are layers to Ash Gutierrez. To an unsuspecting listener, just casually shuffling through all of the material the 16-year-old hyperpop prodigy released in the last year...
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WILLOW talks about her influences, working with Avril Lavigne and more

It’s easy to feel like you know Willow Smith. Born into the public eye, her every move has been traced from the beginning, labels flung from all...