Sleeping With Sirens
#287 – April 2012
Sleeping With Sirens: Get the inside story on screamo’s newest sensations—and what their future holds. Plus Sing Your Life: AP’s Singers Special, Hot Water Music, the Story So Far, mewithoutYou + more!
SLEEPING WITH SIRENS
We live in a culture where Bring Me The Horizon can coexist on iPods with Big Time Rush. It’s the very reason why this rising Michigan quintet can traffic in power and pop music equally, keeping themselves—and their fans—stoked all the way.
SING YOUR LIFE: AP’S VOCALIST SPECIAL
Contrary to popular belief, being a lead singer isn’t all glitz and glamour. In fact, it’s not easy pouring your heart out in front of a crowd. You’ll understand why after reading testimonials from these ferocious frontmen (and women) in which they disclose what motivates their vulnerability, night after night.
THE STORY SO FAR
Could the next punk-rock success story be written by a bunch of NorCal wiseguys?
HOT WATER MUSIC
After a necessary respite from the road, the revered Gainesville, Florida, outfit return to show the pretenders how it’s done.
OP-ED: Former MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE drummer BOB BRYAR
THE AP POLL
Featuring advice and inside information from LAMB OF GOD and more.
THE AP CATALOG
Get ready for summer with tons of new denim, plus band merch, video games, Hot Topic exclusive tees and much more!
DAYTRADER, NOW, NOW, ÆGES and more.
The AP Record Store is freshly re-stocked with new albums from MEWITHOUTYOU, MATT SKIBA AND THE SEKRETS, BEST COAST, SILVERSUN PICKUPS, TENACIOUS D, OFF!, GARBAGE, FUTURE OF THE LEFT, THE CRIBS, SHADOWS FALL, FOR TODAY, SANTIGOLD, CORY BRANAN, TURING MACHINE and more.
10 ESSENTIAL SUPERIOR ACOUSTIC VERSIONS
Because sometimes, you just don’t need that distortion pedal to get your point across.