twenty one pilots
#342 – 2016
21 reasons why 2016 was the year Twenty One Pilots landed; As It Is’ Patty Walters opens up on an important topic; Watsky does it all; inside Black Veil Brides next LP and much more…
THE FEW, THE PROUD AND THE UNSTOPPABLE
Written by Jason Pettigrew
The past year was a banner one for Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, with consistently sold-out arena shows and a double-Platinum LP to their credit. In this exclusive interview, they reflect on the year’s successes and give multiple shoutouts to the people who matter the most: their fans. When Joseph ends the shows, “We’re Twenty One Pilots and so are you,” rest assured, he’s not being clever in the slightest.
Also in this issue…
Written by Rachel Campbell
Slam poet, high-speed rapper, published author, recording artist. Is there anything this guy can’t do?
AS IT IS
As told to Mackenzie Hall
Frontman Patty Walters reflects on how mental health issues inspired a crucial song on the UK pop punks’ new album.
HELL IN THE HALLWAYS TOUR
ICE NINE KILLS, SECRETS, SYLAR, COVER YOUR TRACKS and OUT CAME THE WOLVES brought the madness on this year’s AP Tour—and we’ve got the photos to prove it.
AP'S POSTER SPECIAL
Deck all the halls (and walls) with sweet posters of 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, NECK DEEP, MELANIE MARTINEZ, MOOSE BLOOD, PANIC! AT THE DISCO, BLACK VEIL BRIDES, BRING ME THE HORIZON and many more.
Music in 2016: died or revived?
Inside the next BLACK VEIL BRIDES album, plus BEARTOOTH, THE WORD ALIVE and more.
Stories and advice from PVRIS, MIKE CORTADA and APTV’s one and only NICK MAJOR.
CAROUSEL KINGS, DRYJACKET, FOR THE WIN and 12 bands worthy of placement on your devices.
The best looks to get with your holiday cash.
Sweet sounds from VADAWAVE, CHASING SAFETY, GUTTERMOUTH, ENEMIES and more.
Records that may have missed your radar in 2016.
Cover photo by Lindsey Byrnes