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AP YouTube: Behind the scenes of Crown The Empire's #AP100Bands cover shoot

In our latest YouTube exclusive, get a behind-the-scenes look at Crown The Empire's Alternative Press cover shoot with photographer Douglas Sonders. AP #297, the 100 Bands You Need To Know in 2013, featuring Crown The Empire and The Story So Far is on sale now!  

#AP100Bands - The Science Behind The Special (part four - the conclusion)

All last week, we brought you inside our annual 100 Bands You Need To Know special with our “the science behind the special” series. In this final part, we've put it all together and added information about the end result in our massive conclusion! Check it out below!  AP 297, the 100 Bands You Need […]

#AP100Bands - The Science Behind The Special (part two, the name trends)

All this week, we are breaking down our annual 100 Bands You Need To Know special by the number. When choosing artists to feature, we inevitably noticed patterns and trends, some of which surfaced in artist names. So, what's in a name? Omitted vowels, anyone? Combined words? Grandiose, sweeping statements? Yup, we've got 'em. Check […]

The Lead: #AP100Bands - The Science Behind The Special (part one, the creation)

Annually, Alternative Press unleashes the monster that is the “100 Bands You Need To Know ” special, highlighting artists we think are on-the-rise and will take off in the coming year or that we simply enjoy and think you need to hear. And, when you think about it (or even glance at it), you know […]

AP YouTube: #AP100Bands Crown The Empire cover reveal

Crown The Empire are on the cover of our 2013 “100 Bands You Need To Know” issue along with The Story So Far. When the band stopped by the office last week, they shot this little segment in our kitchen, announcing their AP cover debut! Check it out below and pre-order the issue now. What […]