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best pop punk albums 2001, jimmy eat world, blink 182, weezer, sum 41

16 pop-punk albums from 2001 that you still know front to back

The year is 2001. The middle school bus stops by your house in 10 minutes as you hastily smudge on frosted lip gloss, grab...

Bob Nanna (Braid) explores the stages of grief on his next solo album

Bob Nanna, frontman of respected Chicago emo outfit Braid, has returned with new music. Today AltPress is premiering “Mr. Albatross,” the second single from...

30 songs that will make you miss the old Vagrant Records

Vagrant Records has become a major force in the (currently in vogue) scene of hipster indie rock bands like the 1975 and Bad Suns....

Alligator Gun (pre-Dashboard Confessional/the Promise Ring) reunite for benefit show

Wisconsin-based ’90s punk band Alligator Gun have announced a reunion show. Scheduled for Jan. 18, 2014 at Turner Hall in Milwaukee, the event is...

10 Essential Emo Power Ballads

The power ballad rose to prominence in the ’80s, when band after band of hair-metal jokers realized they needed something more emotionally resonant to...

14 bands who changed one member and started fresh

It’s rare nowadays that any band with a few releases (and a few hundred shows) under their belt hasn’t had a lineup change or...

Certain People I Know – Certain People I Know

Certain People I Know Certain People I Know Originally formed in 2009, Certain People I Know were the new vehicle of former Braid/Hey Mercedes vocalist/guitarist Bob...

Under The Covers: Braid vs. Butch Walker

You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we...

Under The Covers: New Found Glory vs. Hey Mercedes

You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we...

Exclusive Stream: Braid’s “The Right Time”

Check out this exclusive stream of "The Right Time" from Braid's new EP, Closer To Closed, out Aug. 16 on Polyvinyl Records. You can...