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POORSTACY 'Party At The Cemetery' interview

The story behind POORSTACY’s horror-influenced ‘Party At The Cemetery’

POORSTACY’s second album, Party At The Cemetery, is here just in time for the Halloween season. On the new record, POORSTACY builds upon the eerie nature of...
14 modern indie artists

14 modern artists who are continuing to build the legacy of indie

Short for “independent music,” indie music is a term that was coined in the '80s to describe music outside of the mainstream and artists not signed to...
A beginner's guide to Green Day

A beginner’s guide to Green Day: from the big hitters to the deep cuts

It’s nearly impossible to overstate the influence Green Day have on the rock scene these days. Ever since breaking into the mainstream in the mid-‘90s, everyone from...
Ska's influence on punk

How ska paved the way for punk… and took over the world along the...

“We’re the Interrupters! We’re from Los Angeles, California!” the young guitarist announces over a fanfare, as the camera pulls back and reveals a four-piece band, plus a...
AltPress Issue 399

The Aubreys, DED, Bishop Briggs & Sueco make AP October cover debuts

From the Aubreys, Spiritbox and DED to Bishop Briggs, Sueco The Child and Tom Morello, issue #399 is jam-packed with musicians who are leading the way for...
Cherie Amour AP RECS interview

Meet Cherie Amour: here’s how they invented their own form of “nü punk”

Sometimes the ear knows when it hears something special. It perks up, attentively absorbing audio waves from a source wonderful and unique enough to command its undivided...
Thrice 'Horizons/East' interview

How Thrice challenged themselves like never before on ‘Horizons/East’

Thrice have released their 11th studio album, Horizons/East. Ahead of the record, vocalist Dustin Kensrue connected with Alternative Press to offer a preview of the project. We profiled...
David Duchovny 'Gestureland' interview

David Duchovny on the influences behind his new album ‘Gestureland’

David Duchovny is always busy. A writer, director, producer, novelist, musician and, of course, award-winning actor, Duchovny is a creative polymath who’s surprisingly laid back in the...
Andrew W.K. 'God Is Partying' interview

Andrew W.K. on ‘God Is Partying,’ 20 years of of “Party Hard” and...

ANDREW W.K. established a place for himself in the music world on the strength of his anthemic track “Party Hard.” Twenty years later, the prophet of party...
Joyce Manor SummerStage interview

Joyce Manor at their SummerStage performance on upcoming album and more

Joyce Manor are celebrating. This year marks a decade since the California band’s beloved self-titled debut that set the tone for the early 2010’s emo revival movement...