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Fashion loves metal, and these crossovers are all the proof you need

In revealing their latest capsule collection—a collaboration with Rammstein, Germany’s favorite industrial pyromaniac sons—Paris-based fashion house Balenciaga reminded us this week of something that,...
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twenty one pilots’ ‘Scaled And Icy’ artwork came from an unexpected place

Last week, Josh Dun and Tyler Joseph sent twenty one pilots fans into a frenzy when they announced their new album Scaled And Icy...
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10 Japanese pop-punk bands who are prominent forces in the genre

You don't have to look back at the Hot Topic crowd's fixation with Hello Kitty to see the influence of Japanese culture on the alternative scene. The music speaks for itself. We've...
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Fans think MCR are teasing something with this new merch—here’s why

If you've followed My Chemical Romance closely over the years, then you've probably tried your hand at cracking a few cryptic clues. From all...
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10 alternative accessories you’ll wish you had in the 2000s

Modern edgy teens just don't know how good they have it. Between the advancement of beauty items and the meteoric rise of online shopping, a...
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Disney’s first ‘Cruella’ poster is catching punk fans’ attention—here’s why

We are just a few months away from seeing Emma Stone bring Cruella De Vil back to life on the silver screen. This May,...
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QUIZ: Are you really as emo as you think you are?

We are all a little emo in high school. Really, how could you not be? Being a teenager is a turbulent time at best,...
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Here’s why Raven, the Acid Bath Princess, is revealing her identity now

It’s 2021, and we don’t really understand why people are making such a big deal out of it. After all, each new year just...
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10 ways Maggie Lindemann is keeping emo alive in a whole new way

Singer, songwriter and fashion entrepreneur Maggie Lindemann has been making waves in the alt scene in 2020, and she's just getting started. Having come from...
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20 albums you won’t believe are turning 10 in 2021

2011, like the years that preceded it, gave us a number of great alternative albums. But can you believe that 2021 is going to bring...