Tag: the downward spiral

Henry Rollins

11 bands and genres that prove Black Flag are a continued influence

“When Damaged came out, it perfectly represented the depths and darkness of my particular teen angst,” Adam Grossman, guitarist for Angkor Wat, Skrew and...

15 artists who completely reinvented their sound from album to album

Artists can easily find themselves forced into a box, shaped by fan expectations or public assumptions about how they should sound. No matter how...

Trent Reznor talks uncertainty, changing music world for 1999 cover

For the cover story of our September 1999 issue (#134), AltPress interviewed Trent Reznor. At the time, Nine Inch Nails was just on the...
best 90s albums front to back

10 albums from the ’90s that need to be listened to front to back

Interestingly, some of our favorite albums ever recorded always seem to have one or two, if not more, tracks that we can just do...
albums that prove the sophomore slump doesn't exist 2020

20 records that prove the sophomore slump doesn’t really exist

YUNGBLUD doesn’t come across as someone who’d sweat superstition. Sure, he’s proven himself to be introspective, sensitive, even insecure. The new track from the...
best concept albums

Top 10 concept albums worth immersing yourself in

Diving into the meaning behind a band’s lyrics can offer a glimpse into what influences an artist. However, sometimes an album with a fully...