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19 scene albums from 2008 you’re probably still blasting in your car
19 scene albums from 2008 you’re probably still blasting in your car
As legendary bands in the scene continued to mature musically and grow away from the genres that they became known for, newly established musicians were creating blends that sparked new categories for scene music. In 2008, Fall Out Boy released their last album before their hiatus, and I Set My Friends On Fire popularized crunkcore...
Stephen Christian made a new album and didn’t even have to get arrested
Stephen Christian made a new album and didn’t even have to get arrested
At first glance, one might think that Stephen Christian may have turned a scary corner. TENSION, the impending album from his solo project Anchor & Braille, portends a sea change. The perpetually posi singer has delivered tracks with titles such as “DANGEROUS,” “MADNESS” and “PHANTOM PAIN.” If it weren’t for the curious L...
The Offspring, Simple Plan, more among Four Chord Music Festival lineup
The Offspring, Simple Plan, more among Four Chord Music Festival lineup
Four Chord Music Festival has announced its lineup featuring The Offspring, Real Friends, Simple Plan and more.  The festival is set to take place this fall at its sixth-anniversary festival.  Read more: Netflix unveils low-cost mobile-only plan in limited markets The festival announced the Offspring as headliners with several special guests that we know and love.  Thos...
Warped Tour: The only tour that mattered since 1995
Warped Tour: The only tour that mattered since 1995
Starting June 29-30 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the Vans Warped Tour will hold its final high-decibel celebrations of punk rock and youth culture. Once the traveling roadshow returns to Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, July 20 and 21, founder Kevin Lyman’s great touring experiment will become a part of rock ’n’ roll history, much like how Grateful Dead tours were for the hipp
Anberlin’s frontman Stephen Christian premieres powerful, personal solo work—listen
Anberlin’s frontman Stephen Christian premieres powerful, personal solo work—listen
Talented artists are oftentimes known for branching off from the project that manifested in their success. Such was the case with the lead vocalist of Anberlin and his upcoming record Wildfires.  At its core, Wildfires is Stephen Christian's conversation with Christ, addressing themes like uncertainty, peace and obedience. The album is set to re ...
7 reasons to be excited about the pop-punk series ‘Headliners’
7 reasons to be excited about the pop-punk series ‘Headliners’
In 2003, Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, Green Day and more were paving the path of pop punk—topping the charts and blasting through speakers across the country. Headliners is a web series set in Chicago during the scene’s heyday and it shows this world from the view of one young, up-and-coming band and a seasoned record label head both struggling for success. The projec ...
Pop punk-themed TV show ‘Headliners’ features music from State Champs, The Word Alive, more
Pop punk-themed TV show ‘Headliners’ features music from State Champs, The Word Alive, more
Everything you ever loved about pop punk is coming back to life with the new social-media integrated online TV show, Headliners.  Set in 2003, a heyday of pop punk (Blink, Fall Out Boy, Dashboard Confessional!), Headliners follows the storylines of an indie record label, a struggling band in the scene, and the label owner who’s trying to stay relevant in the tumultuous music industry. The first se
‘That was the right decision to make’—Anberlin’s Stephen Christian on their final tour and ‘Lowborn’
‘That was the right decision to make’—Anberlin’s Stephen Christian on their final tour and ‘Lowborn’
This is the second half of AltPress’ Q&A with Stephen Christian, the former frontman of Anberlin who currently releases music as Anchor & Braille. We spent the latter half of our conversation reflecting on the band's strenuous final tour, the legacy of their last album and issues facing what Christian calls "the next generation of myself.” Check out part... Read More ...

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