Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Idol Worship: Ryan Key of Yellowcard and Ben Folds

When we first launched Idol Worship back in AP 194, we asked some rockers whom they’d like to talk to if they were given a hook-up. Yellowcard...

Head Wound City: Speed Thrills

What mows over things like Locusts, draws Blood and makes you say, “hell, Yeah!” three times, in less than 10 minutes? Put your seatbelt on, and take...

Criteria: Always The Basement, Never The Bride

Stephen Pedersen pursued law school and watched with mixed feelings as his close friends in the Omaha music scene gained prominence and acclaim. Now, with an admirable...

Gogol Bordello: World Bizarre

GOGOL BORDELLO were once the trophy band for Ukrainian nationals and bohemian NYC art freaks. Now they’re ready to crash into America’s punk-rock scene. Story: Jason Pettigrew One of...

Vaux: Building Character, Building Strength

They went on tour repeatedly, sleeping on the floors of sympathetic fans and watching their peers grace the cover of AP. But after making a decidedly different...

Bleed The Dream: Bleed For Me

Sure, their two-year jump from Southern California obscurity to Taste Of Chaos and multiple Vans Warped Tour slots may seem like an easy ride. But for BLEED...

CKY: Gnar-Kill-Logic

Yeah, they’ve got major-label executives by the short hairs; sure, they’re the stars of a big new MTV show (A Very Special Special); and, okay, they did...

Mae: Sixth Sensory Overload

For their new album, MAE go where few pop-friendly rock bands dare to tread: a place where substance, emotion, beauty and darkness are not mutually exclusive. Julie...

Against Me!: The Road To Sandinista!

Florida anarcho-punks AGAINST ME! have come a long way from beating on buckets and playing shouty, thrashy, minute-long songs in basements and house parties across the U.S....

Matchbook Romance: Natural-Born Romantics

No, Aaron doesn’t have leukemia, Judas isn’t leaving and Alternative Press doesn’t hate them. But before they became chatroom-gossip fodder, MATCHBOOK ROMANCE surfed waves of indifference and...

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