Tag: music

artists who have their own brands, travis barker, halsey, hayley williams, good dye young, post malone

10 artists who expanded their careers through their own companies

After the hell of a year that was 2020, it's clear that nothing is ever permanent. Musicians, who make their money through merch and...
orville peck, king princess, Hayley Kiyoko, Shamir

10 artists who are breaking the silence on LGBTQIA+ struggles

LGBTQIA+ artists have always been major players in the alt and punk scene. From Freddie Mercury and David Bowie to Halsey and Laura Jane Grace,...
modern emo anthems, snail mail, all time low, olivia rodrigo, black veil brides

10 modern sad songs that will fit right in on your emo playlists

If you're a fan of alternative music, you are well aware that emo is way more than just a phase. It's a sound, it's a subculture...
debut records from 2001, gym vlass heroes, sum 41, tenacious d, rilo kiley

10 debut records from 2001 that still crush 20 years later

It's truly mind-blowing to believe that 2001 was really 20 years ago. The beginning of the 2000s was a strange time. We had the beginning...
snl emo performances, fall out boy, nirvana, phoebe bridgers korn

10 alternative artists who brought the scene to the ‘SNL’ stage

No matter the genre, performing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live is a huge feat for any rising musician. SNL performances are moments in history,...
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10 artists who reimagined their songs with a live orchestra

We can never really get enough of our favorite artists experimenting with their sound. While we love pop punk and alternative rock as much as...
music videos direct by musicians, poppy, japanese breakfast, waterparks, melanie martinez

10 artists who brilliantly directed their own music videos

To some musicians, the aesthetic portion of their art is just as important, if not more than the music itself, in conveying their message.  Music...
Dave Grohl, Halsey, Nirvana, Post Malone

10 artists who put their own spin on a cover with a slight lyric...

There’s truly something special whenever our favorite artists decide to cover songs from other bands and genres. It shows off their musical chops, their taste...
anticipated alternative albums, olivia rodrigo, the aubreys, meet me at the altar, lilith czar

10 highly anticipated debut albums we wish we could hear right now

The genre of alternative music is constantly shifting, with new artists hitting the scene and experimenting with genre-bending in ways never heard before.  It’s an...
Japanese pop-punk bands | New alternative music from Japan

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...