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Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
When I ask Edith Johnson, the formidable frontwoman of pop-punk outfit Meet Me @ The Altar, which emotion perfectly describes her past year, her answer surprises me. “Bittersweet,” she responds, still sounding and appearing bright from the other side of the screen with her blue-and-pink braids framing her face and her black lipstick ornamenting her smirk. Last year,...
AltPress Weekly: Bob Dylan, Meet Me @ The Altar, Trixie Mattel and more
AltPress Weekly: Bob Dylan, Meet Me @ The Altar, Trixie Mattel and more
Welcome to the second installment of AltPress Weekly. Each week, we’ll cover new things we want you to check out. We’ll shout out fresh song drops and vintage finds, highlighting longtime favorites and brand-new discoveries. We’ll also feature the stories we can’t stop thinking about, along with all of the goings-on here at Alternative Press. This week, we want ...
Nova Twins and Meet Me @ The Altar are inspiring the next gen of music
Nova Twins and Meet Me @ The Altar are inspiring the next gen of music
Since their inception, English rock duo Nova Twins (vocalist/guitarist Amy Love and bassist Georgia South) have been defying convention and making room for women of color in alternative-rock spaces. Meanwhile, American pop-punk band Meet Me @ The Altar, a three-piece energetic group composed of lead vocalist Edith Johnson, bassist Téa Campbell and drummer Ada Juarez, who are Black and Latinx, have
10 women drummers who are inspiring the next generation of musicians
10 women drummers who are inspiring the next generation of musicians
At this point, many of us are aware that the music industry is male-dominated when it comes to band leaders. However, when you look at musicians drumming at the back of the stage, there are even fewer women in that position. By showcasing some of our favorite women in the drumming world today, we're proving that ladies can beat the skins with ease and are so cool, they’ll make young people everywh
Here’s how Meet Me @ The Altar are changing the landscape of pop-punk
Here’s how Meet Me @ The Altar are changing the landscape of pop-punk
As 2020 prepares to close up shop, no one needs a reminder that it has been one hell of a year. Between COVID-19 and the election alone, it’s been a relentless beast. Bands not being able to tour or perform live was a devastating blow for musicians and fans alike, so when something good happens for these artists during such an adverse time, celebration is vital. F...