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AP Totally Nailed It in 2011 When They Put This Band On The Cover

AP Totally Nailed It in 2011 When They Put... Black Veil Brides On The Cover (#273.1) Vocalist Andy Biersack says: “It’s an honor to be on the cover, and I...

Premiere: 3OH3’s “Dirty Mind”

(Photo by: Joseph Cultice) As a special treat for fans, 3OH!3 are unveiling three unreleased tracks this month. You can check out the premiere of one of these,...

I Don’t Want A Social Life Anymore: How bands gauge success on Facebook and...

It’s a fairly safe assumption that social networking and its trappings dominate our lives, whether we want them to or not. The proliferation of activity on platforms...

Under The Holiday Covers: Jimmy Eat World vs. Hawk Nelson

You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we bring you Under The...

AP #282 Bonus Material: Paramore talk Hayley Williams’ Cosmo cover

AP #282, which features Paramore on the cover, is still in stores—but not for much longer! Don’t delay in picking up a copy! (If you can’t find...

Premiere: Young Statues’ “I Don’t Wanna Know What’s Under Your Tree”

Check out this premiere of Young Statues' "I Don't Wanna Know What's Under Your Tree" from the 12th Annual Arbor Christmas compilation (a South Jersey collective). More...

Tour Diary #2: White Wives

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based White Wives (featuring members of Anti-Flag, Dandelion Snow and American Armada) are currently on their first extensive American tour in support of their debut full-length...

Exclusive Interview: Bert McCracken on the Used partnering with Hopeless Records

After a quiet 2011, the Used are getting ready to re-emerge in a big way in 2012. For starters, they’re partnering with Hopeless Records to release their...

Premiere: Grey Area’s “Lucky”

Check out this premiere of Grey Area's "Lucky." The song appears on the band's 4-way split with the Copyrights, Luther and the Reveling, available here via Black...

Premiere: The Copyrights’ “The New Frontier”

Check out this premiere of the Copyrights' "The New Frontier." The song appears on a new four-way split with Grey Area, the Reveling and Luther, which is...