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Chrissy Costanza came to terms with self-sabotage on ATC’s “weapon”

Against The Current vocalist Chrissy Costanza is ready to walk through the fire and embrace healing on her pop-rock band’s single “weapon.”  Writing the track during lockdown and...
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10 stories you didn’t know about AWOLNATION’s ‘Megalithic Symphony’

Few modern albums have made as vast of an effect as AWOLNATION’s 14-track Megalithic Symphony, whose songs still live on with no end in sight on social...
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Aidan Bissett finds authentic sound in indie track “Communication”—watch

Indie-rocker Aidan Bissett wants people to start talking to each other again in his new song “Communication,” exclusively premiering with Alternative Press.  While both the song and video...
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10 modern punk bands who are channeling acts from the first wave

Despite what some TikTok troll in his aunt’s basement is incoherently ranting about in 2021, punk rock isn’t dead by any means. It never has been, and...
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12 ‘SNL’ music videos that are equal parts catchy and hilarious

The music and comedy worlds often collide whenever Saturday Night Live airs from Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Cast members such as Andy Samberg,...
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Poppy 3.0 is the truest form of the character that the world will see

Poppy has been an internet sensation, a comic book character, a cult leader and the force behind avant-garde pop-electro-kawaii-metal that will challenge all of your perceptions of...
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Richard Hell hated his album ‘Destiny Street,’ so he did it three more times

When we left off in our expansive conversation with Richard Hell, we established his chicken-and-egg credentials in punk’s development. We spoke of his establishing the spiky haircut—which...
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10 influential Australian punk bands who defined the nation’s current sounds

“Detroit is the capital of Australia.” That phrase got thrown around a lot in ’80s American fanzines as our underground discovered Australian punk’s loud-and-aggressive charms. The basic...
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7 times the Mandela effect popped up in well-known songs

Imagine yourself singing along to one of your favorite songs, belting out every word at the top of your lungs like you have so many times before...
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Nova Twins drop first remix with FEVER 333’s sinister take on “Undertaker”

It's been just over a year since Nova Twins dropped their debut full-length, Who Are The Girls?, and hit us full blast with their eclectic and empowering brand...