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AltPress Weekly: Chase Atlantic, Pom Pom Squad, Real Friends and more

We’re back with the latest AltPress Weekly. Every week, we highlight new things we want you to check out. We call attention to new...
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This is why alternative fashion is transforming the mainstream

For a while now, what used to once fall under the term "alternative" has been pushing its way into the mainstream. Once fringe areas...
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twenty one pilots share cathartic new “Choker” shot in their hometown

After announcing their new album Scaled And Icy to kick start their next era earlier this month, twenty one pilots are back with new...
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Calvin Klein’s Heron Preston brings new sincerity with alternative icons

Early in April 2021, Calvin Klein—American fashion house, universal byword for understated cool and, also, underwear with the name of a bisexual icon printed...
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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,...