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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...
Frank Iero early days interview

Frank Iero on early bands and the years before My Chemical Romance

We all know that no one is born “cool.” And Frank Iero—along with so many of the musicians and people he encountered, befriended and...
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15 music producers who made major career moves with their early work

In the music world, everybody has to start somewhere. While a producer’s early albums are their proving ground for a bright future in the...
riot fest concert crowd

Nine Inch Nails, Run The Jewels and more set to headline Riot Fest 2021

The organizers of Riot Fest have announced that the festival is returning to Douglass Park in Chicago this fall. In typical Riot fashion, the...
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Ice Nine Kills unveil first look at eerie graphic novel ‘Inked In Blood’

Ice Nine Kills frontman Spencer Charnas is a serious horror movie obsessive. The singer fell in love with fright movies at an early age....
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25 most influential albums that define what it means to be emo

The genre affectionately known as emo started out as a wave of internalized rage bubbling under the surface of Washington, D.C.’s Revolution Summer in...
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nothing,nowhere’s new album is unpredictable, and that’s how he wants it

There’s a remarkable difference between taking two weeks to complete a project and taking two years. With two years, there’s more time to learn,...
best pop punk albums 2001, jimmy eat world, blink 182, weezer, sum 41

16 pop-punk albums from 2001 that you still know front to back

The year is 2001. The middle school bus stops by your house in 10 minutes as you hastily smudge on frosted lip gloss, grab...
paramore

10 covers Paramore could do to hold us over until their next album

We’re all anxiously awaiting the release of Paramore’s next album, but the band have warned us not to get too ready just yet. On...
most influential emo bands

25 most influential emo bands who made the genre what it is today

Emo (noun): a hotly contested music genre where bands and fans alike refuse to agree on who qualifies for a place in the rankings...