Monday, December 17, 2018

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...

Slint: Breadcrumb Trail

While no one was listening, SLINT made some of the most important, influential records of the late ’80s and early ’90s. Then, the band simply disappeared-until a...

Copeland: Motion Thickness

COPELAND’s sturdy belief systems protect them from making sacrifices to both their art and their lives. Story: Julie Seabaugh Early this past February, emo-rock visionaries Mae and ecclesiastical pop-punks...

The Starting Line: Grown Up All Wrong

Forget that they’re finally getting to release their anticipated second album after three years of record-label limbo; THE STARTING LINE are still getting their heads around the...

Finch: The Sunny Side Of Life

Three years after the breakout success of their debut album, the boys of FINCH aren’t fresh-faced teens anymore. Like it or not, they’ve matured-and they have the...

MxPx: Surviving Panic Disorder

MxPx survived 13 years’ worth of ups and downs, as well as the major-label meat grinder. But before they created their new album, they first had...

Motion City Soundtrack: The Soundtrack Of Our Lives

If you want to play Six Degrees Of MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK, you’d have to invoke ancient ’80s radio-rockers, a drunken merch guy and pop-punk royalty. If you...

The All-American Rejects: Why Worry?

It seemed like THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS came outta nowhere, and then turned around and went right back into hiding. Turns out it took them a little longer...

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