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Inside Alkaline Trio's Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs tour

See the era-spanning setlist and photos from their stop in Queens.

13 gloriously spooky artists to soundtrack your Halloween

With Halloween approaching, these artists will get you in the spirit. From Alkaline Trio to the Cramps, soundtrack the season with our 13 picks.

The Latest: Yeah Yeah Yeahs get soulful on “Burning,” Fakes tackles shifty side hustles and more

The latest, from Yeah Yeah Yeahs to Fakes and more. This is our daily download of the essential news you need to know across music, culture and style.

14 best punk albums of 2005, from Fall Out Boy to Against Me!

2005 began with a sick hangover, otherwise known as facing four more years of President George W. Bush’s administration, compounded by the erroneous war in Iraq. And that queasy stomach and headache never subsided. Is it any wonder the year’s best punk music was overwhelmingly bright and cheerful, even if it pounded like a jackhammer? […]

The 15 best punk albums of 2003, from Anti-Flag to Against Me!

After months of President George W. Bush beating the war drums, bearing false evidence that Iraq had a hand in the 9/11 attacks on The Pentagon and World Trade Center, the U.S. and U.K. launched war on the Middle Eastern nation March 19, 2003. Thus began an ill-advised, misguided military action that cost us many […]

Urethane team up with Pennywise's Jim Lindberg for "Inheritance"—watch

Urethane have released a new video for their single “Inheritance.” The track also features Jim Lindberg of Pennywise. Alternative Press is bringing you a first look at the new visual. The track comes from the band’s powerful debut record, Chasing Horizons, which was released in September 2021 via Cyber Tracks.  Read more: Steve Caballero on […]

10 bands that prove why Misfits endure, from Metallica to My Chemical Romance

Misfits are the very model of an influential punk band. Which was most likely not Glenn Danzig’s goal when he formed them in 1977 in his native Lodi, New Jersey, naming them for Marilyn Monroe’s final film from 1961. After initially being driven by Danzig’s distorted electric piano, Misfits became known for sludgy power chords […]

A history of horror punk, from the Damned and Misfits to Alkaline Trio

I Put A Spell On You: Horror-punk roots Horror punk? Well, the cheapest, tackiest horror films have always been part of the cultural detritus that’s informed the punk aesthetic. Think of Ramones’ ode to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, “Chain Saw.” Remember the bloody, dripping creature feature font adorning Iggy And The Stooges’ Raw Power […]

Steve Caballero on intersection of punk and skateboarding with new band Urethane

For Steve Caballero, the intersection of punk and skateboarding has always been at the forefront of what he does and creates for the world. Caballero burst onto the skateboarding scene in the groundbreaking years of the early ’80s and ’90s, skating alongside the sport’s most iconic figures while living in Southern California during its renaissance […]

The 20 most underrated pop-punk albums from the last two decades

At this point, you could practically write a textbook on the art of creating a pop-punk song. Ever since people discovered Green Day’s Dookie and the masses fell in love with “All The Small Things” on MTV, the genre has blossomed. Pop punk’s big break didn’t mean the genre got locked into a formula, either. […]

DED's positive message behind their new album 'School Of Thought'

Established six years ago purely as a means of paying homage to their metal forefathers Korn, Slipknot and Pantera, the buzz surrounding DED soon grew way beyond the members’ expectations. Before they knew it, the band were caught up in a whirlwind of intense touring, mounting public attention and the opportunity to record their debut […]

These 15 punk albums from 2001 brought the genre back into the spotlight

How the year 2001 unfolded must’ve deeply disappointed Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, director and co-author, respectively, of 1968’s masterly sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey. For one thing, the space race had petered out aeons ago, and NASA had walked back its most ambitious dreams. In the meantime, we discovered there were bigger […]

Mark Hoppus returns to performing on Travis Barker's House of Horrors

Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker reunited for a Halloween weekend concert special. To set a spooktacular tone for the season, Barker’s own House of Horrors event, presented by NoCap, was broadcast from a private haunted estate. The livestream saw the blink-182 bassist and drummer returning to classics such as “The Rock Show” and “What’s My […]

DED's School Of Thought is changing the face of metal for the better

DED’s School Of Thought is out now. Frontman Joe Cotela speaks on the album’s creation and touring in a post-COVID-19 world.

blackbear on the path that led from his emo roots to a new sonic lane

Born and raised in Florida, Matthew Tyler Musto—these days better known as blackbear—has been making music, and making music his life, since at least 2006.  With five studio albums and seven EPs under his belt (or should that be pelt?), releasing his latest extended play, misery lake, Aug. 13, this year finds blackbear riding high […]

Hawthorne Heights release their latest album ‘The Rain Just Follows Me’

Hawthorne Heights have released their eighth full-length, The Rain Just Follows Me, via Pure Noise Records. The project was produced by Grammy-winner Cameron Webb (Alkaline Trio, NOFX, Megadeth) and tackles what it’s like for singer/guitarist JT Woodruff to be in Hawthorne Heights for over a decade, both physically and emotionally distanced from his wife and […]
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