Monday, August 19, 2019

Straylight Run: Existentialist Pop

Armed with a new record and major-label backing, STRAYLIGHT RUN have not only grown older, but also more fearful of their individual places within the grand scheme...

The Chariot: Sweet Serenity (With A Side Of Turbulence)

Fun, frolic and faith are the three things keeping Christian metalcore outfit THE CHARIOT at the top of their game. Story: D.X. Ferris “Blessed be the Lord, Jesus...

Amber Pacific: Fan Boys

When it’s all said and done, AMBER PACIFIC are staying together for the kids. Story: Megan Seling Amber Pacific’s history is as squeaky clean as a straight-edge virgin....

From The Editor’s Floor: Noise On The Side

This month's AP focuses on side projects, with cover features on the Almost and Blaqk Audio, as well as a brief rundown of the shenanigans perpetrated by...

Ted Leo: Some Lifer’s Mind

From hardcore hellion to indie journeyman to respected songsmith, TED LEO has been a well-regarded figure in the American underground for well more than 15 years. Despite...

Shadows Fall: Shadows Are Security

After a decade of staying true to their roots, the odds are finally in SHADOWS FALL’s favor. Armed with a killer new disc, major-label support and a...

Good Charlotte: Good Morning, Re-Invention

Bored with the scene-and their haters-GOOD CHARLOTTE have traded a life of contemporary-punk popularity for a world of DJ booths, club life and hip-hop heroes. And it’s...

Relient K: Life Is In The Details

Some people want them in the basement being goofy, while others want them in church four days a week. Having done both, RELIENT K continue to follow...

Bright Eyes: First Day Of Your Life

Month-long cleanses, sprawling pieces of property and an album full of grown-up folk songs. Welcome to the new world of BRIGHT EYES, where the music isn’t the...

The Academy Is…: Out There A Minute

After years of watching their friends catapult to unlikely stardom, THE ACADEMY IS... have created a bold new record that could very well turn them into mainstream...