This year’s 100 Bands You Need To Know issue is on newsstands now. What’s that? One hundred isn’t enough? First of all: Geez. We thought it was kind of a lot. Second of all: Okay. Well, we’ve put together even more information for you, exclusively here on

In LAST YEAR’S MODELS, we asked some of the bands from last year’s 100 Bands issue (from All Time Low and Forever The Sickest Kids to Manchester Orchestra and Portugal. The Man) to recommend up and coming artists who they think you should get in on now.


And in 800 BANDS, we’ve gathered together a complete retrospective of all of the bands ever to be named in previous years’ 100 Bands issues. For a few notable bands, we’ve got links to their original write-ups. Wanna see what we thought of Paramore way back when?