Black Veil Brides
#305 – 2013
This month, we detail the early days of the founder of BLACK VEIL BRIDES. If you want to question his ability to break through, you might want to consider he wanted that success more than you.
THE MAKING OF ANDY BIERSACK
Compiled by Ryan J. Downey
The man behind Black Veil Brides is one of the scene’s most dynamic frontmen, but his beginnings easily recall the archetypes of disenfranchised young people. Here, the singer, his family and mentor remember his early days.
EXCLUSIVE! FALLING IN REVERSE & ESCAPE THE FATE
Interview by Ryan J. Downey
In this exclusive interview, Falling In Reverse’s Ronnie Radke and Escape The Fate’s Craig Mabbitt discuss why, after years of acrimony, they decided to bury the hatchet—and not in each other’s faces.
Written by Phil Freeman
The Arizona metalcore contingent learned how to make a living—and change the face of their chosen genre.
Interview by Scott Heisel
This acclaimed hardcore outfit are well aware that principles only mean something if you stick by them when they’re inconvenient.
BASH AND POP: AP’S DRUMMER SPECIAL
We profile 10 of our favorite stickmen, including the bashers behind BRING ME THE HORIZON, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, TWENTY | ONE | PILOTS, THE WONDER YEARS, OF MICE & MEN and more.
HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE
Good news: Holiday shopping does not have to suck! We’ve got you covered with our annual guide. (Just don’t wait until Dec. 24 to start.)
Mail, photos, pAParazzi, the AP Poll and more.
Unsigned bands, stories and advice from SAVES THE DAY, HELLOGOODBYE, TAKING BACK SUNDAY and more.
Just in case our Holiday Shopping Guide wasn’t enough, we’ve got even more gift suggestions. So really, there’s no excuse for not finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list this year.
THE NAKED AND FAMOUS, SIGNALS MIDWEST, ECHOSMITH and more.
New releases from POLAR BEAR CLUB, LESS THAN JAKE, TITLE FIGHT and more.
Albums by bands who broke up this year.