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Chase Atlantic, Dance Gavin Dance and 8 other things you need to check out this week

Check out The Latest — for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now. Clap your hands, say Yeah Yeah Yeahs Fans of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, it’s the news you’ve long been waiting for. Ahead of the promise of new music this fall, the Karen O-led trio have announced plans to […]

'Almost Famous' musical to make its Broadway debut in 2022

An Almost Famous musical is making its Broadway debut this year. The musical is an adaptation of Cameron Crowe‘s 2000 rock ‘n’ roll coming-of-age film. “It’s All Happening…Broadway 2022” appears in the bio of the production’s Twitter page. The project has been in the works since 2018, according to Deadline. Read more: 12 musicals that […]

Viola Davis makes history with SAG Awards win for role as Ma Rainey

Viola Davis has taken home the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role at the SAG Awards for her moving performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. She is now the first Black actor to ever win this category twice.  This year, Davis was up against Carey Mulligan for Promising Young Woman, Vanessa […]

10 unforgettable movie scenes that were made even better with music

From the ending of Fight Club to the final moment of The Breakfast Club, music has been adding extra emotion to movie scenes for decades.  Music can evoke emotion, conclude a scene without words or deliver the extra oomph that a moment was lacking otherwise. Below we have compiled some of our favorite scenes from […]

Hear Dave Grohl step behind the drum kit for Stevie Nicks' new single

Stevie Nicks is back with her first new piece of music in 2020. For the dreamy new single “Show Them The Way,” the Fleetwood Mac singer has joined forces with legendary drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl. Read more: Here’s why Linkin Park completely rewrote “Runaway” for ‘Hybrid Theory’ Earlier this year, it was […]

17 MGK songs that rock just as hard as ‘Tickets To My Downfall’

Machine Gun Kelly has carved out a name for himself with rapid-fire verses and an incredible live show, building a full-blown movement much bigger than his music. Backed by a family of loyal fans and a full band, the actor/musician has poured his all into four full-lengths and multiple mixtapes over the past decade. Having […]

‘Paradise City’ was almost named after a different classic rock song

Last week, American Satan fans got their first taste of the film’s series spinoff with a brand new trailer. Since being released on May 1, the Paradise City teaser has earned over 4 million views. Due to the trailer’s success, the show’s creator is sharing some behind-the-scenes secrets about Paradise City. Ash Avildsen, Sumerian Records […]

10 Oscar-nominated movies about musicians you need to watch

It’s officially Oscars season. The 2020 event will hit our screens Feb. 9 through ABC, with 24 categories being presented by the Academy Awards. To get ready for the best night of the year for film fans, we compiled a list of 10 of our favorite movies about musicians, fictitious or not, that were nominated […]

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Hulu in December

With November quickly coming to a close, Hulu has unleashed their upcoming December lineup. With several titles leaving the service in November, Hulu has made way for a slew of holiday favorites, new TV seasons and more. And if Netflix is more your thing, the streaming service just released their December lineup as well here. […]

26 fictional bands from movies and TV that we wish we could see in real life

Whether they’re musicians in disguise, actors paid to pretend or even an actual band, plenty of fictional music groups have graced big and small screens. From Jesse And The Rippers to Sex Bomb-Omb, check out some of the best below. Jesse And The Rippers (Full House) Jesse Katsopolis, portrayed by John Stamos, was the cool […]

It’s All Happening: 9 Music Life Lessons from 'Almost Famous'

Unlike albums, I don’t get super-emotionally attached to movies. Sure, I have my favorites, but I’ll never expound on the merits of Clueless like I will In Defense Of The Genre. Of course all that changed with Almost Famous. In case you’re unfamiliar with the movie, here’s a quick recap: Cameron Crowe’s semi-autobiographical film is […]

The Ultimate AP Movie Night: 17 rock 'n' roll films you must see

The best movies tend to be those you can relate to, and here at AP, all we know is rock ‘n’ roll, so we put our heads together to curate this list of some of our favorite (and not-so-favorite) rock movies. Invite your rowdiest friends over, pop that popcorn, hardcore dance in the living room […]