Fall Out Boy

#323 – April 2015

Dig our 30th anniversary issue starring FALL OUT BOY, the oral history of SUM 41, TWENTY ONE PILOTS, MAX BEMIS & MODERN BASEBALL, AS IT IS and soooo much more!

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FALL OUT BOY
Written by Jonah Bayer • Photos by Jonathan Weiner
It’s not easy being kings. Warring egos, public divorces, death—Fall Out Boy have weathered it all on their way to the top. Though they’ve proven their status as scene titans, they still can’t believe it’s all real.

 

 

twenty-one pilots
Interview by Jason Pettigrew • Photos by Lyndsey Byrnes
Just who exactly is Blurryface? Tyler Joseph clarifies his latest inspiration, talks growing pains and prepares for sold-out arena shows in this latest interview.

SAY ANYTHING AND MODERN BASEBALL
Interview by Evan Lucy • Modern Baseball photos by Hannah Thomas
Icon meets acolyte when Say Anything’s Max Bemis gets together with confessional torchbearers Modern Baseball ahead of their summer tour together.

APMAs NOMINEE BALLOT
They’re finally here! Review this year’s nominees, and then keep score during this year’s APMAs on July 22. Better yet, join us in person in Cleveland, and maybe Vic will  sign your copy?

SUMMER SHOPPING GUIDE
Polar vortex be damned! Now that winter’s finally loosened its icy grip, get ready for the summer with the newest shorts, sneakers and sunny shades to welcome the season.

THE ORAL HISTORY OF SUM 41
Before they make their storied return to the stage at the APMAs this summer, check in with these legendary shit-stirrers to learn what happened when they really got in too deep.

AP’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY: 30 ARTISTS, 30 YEARS
AP is turning 30, and for our birthday, we decided to ask today’s biggest bands to weigh in on the  30 most influential artists of the last three decades. Quotes and a whole lot of righteous nostalgia await you… 

SCENE BUT NOT HEARD
Forget Spotify: If you’re looking for your new obsession, look no further than this AP30 special, charting the evolution of your favorite genres. Your playlists can thank us later.

APCONNECT
This month, our founder and CEO Mike Shea looks back on AP’s beginnings with a special Publisher’s Note.

AP: DIY
Unsigned bands, stories and advice from LESS THAN JAKE, CHRIS CARRABBA, THIRD EYE BLIND and others.

AP RECOMMENDS
AS IT IS, BRIGHTWELL, FIVE KNIVES and more.

REVIEWS AND APICKS OF THE MONTH
New releases from THE STORY SO FAR, SILVERSTEIN, IN HEARTS WAKE, CHUNK! NO CAPTAIN CHUNK!, THE EARLY NOVEMBER and more.

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