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Best punk albums of 1999

1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of 1999’s best punk albums. It can be argued that the tone for the entire year was set in...
rage against the machine

9 bands we wish would come back to make another full-length album

In the past decade, everyone from Misfits and Jawbreaker to My Chemical Romance and Rage Against The Machine has thrilled us with the announcement...

Return to ‘Riot!’ with Paramore’s first major AltPress 2007 interview

Featured in the August 2007 issue (229), Hayley Williams made her Alternative Press cover debut ahead of Warped Tour 2007 before Paramore appeared on...
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15 alternative songs that were essential for 2000s summer road trips

Flashback to your 2000s scene phase. You’re a day out from a road trip and focused entirely on prepping. Does that mean double-checking your...
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10 alternative artists who have defined Riot Fest throughout the years

Over the years, Riot Fest has taken over Chicago’s Douglas Park with circus sideshows, carnival games and, most importantly, an incredible lineup. But its...
2000s leading singles | Singles from alternative albums

10 lead singles from the 2000s that define these iconic album eras

In the modern age of rapid releases, instant gratification and seemingly endless content, it's easy to take singles for granted. After all, it's hard...
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25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt,...
2000s song collaborations Alternative guest vocals

10 collabs from the 2000s that were so good, we wish they’d happen again

Is there anything more exciting than a good song collaboration? Given all the hype generated by guest appearances such as Travis Barker and phem on...
Significant band lineup changes Artists in multiple bands

10 musicians who joined established bands and didn’t miss a beat

Band lineup changes are hardly a rarity in the music scene. Between creative differences, life events and personal fallouts, it's pretty common for at...
Solo artists who changed genre | Alternative solo projects

10 musicians who absolutely nailed switching genres as solo artists

Branding is one hell of an important factor to achieving success and maintaining a fanbase in music. So, it's no surprise that many musicians...