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Joel Madden, Pierre Bouvier and Jordan Pundik love seeing fans of all ages
Joel Madden, Pierre Bouvier and Jordan Pundik love seeing fans of all ages
Simple Plan and New Found Glory have finally announced their rescheduled Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour. The groups will hit the road this fall, supported by rising alt-pop artist LØLØ. The Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour was announced to great anticipation in February 2020, just following the release of New Found Glory’s latest album, Forever And Ever x Infinity. Slated to begin in May, the to...
Tilian Pearson’s biggest influence was his high school girlfriend
Tilian Pearson’s biggest influence was his high school girlfriend
Dance Gavin Dance frontman/solo artist Tilian Pearson wouldn’t be rocking all of our devices if it wasn’t for a high school girlfriend. She saw his talent long before he did and demanded that he join the high school jazz choir.   And if you think that is wild, be aware that’s merely one part of an interesting backstory the singer shared with APTV on “The Oral History Of Tilian.” Read more: Silvers
Exit Interview: Ben Weinman, Greg Puciato talk the end of Dillinger Escape Plan
Exit Interview: Ben Weinman, Greg Puciato talk the end of Dillinger Escape Plan
It's all over now: For two decades, the Dillinger Escape Plan tore down the seemingly exclusionary walls separating various music genres to create a furious synergy of their own design. While they routinely took metal and hardcore to new levels of extremity over the course of six albums and several EPs, Dillinger were the dictionary definition of danger when it came to live gigs, simultaneously en
These are the best alternative artists ever, according to Good Tiger, ROAM and more
These are the best alternative artists ever, according to Good Tiger, ROAM and more
In AP’s BEST EVER series, watch your favorite bands name who they think is the best alternative artist, ever. For Volume 1, we spoke with A Will Away, Can’t Swim, Good Tiger, Boston Manor, ROAM, I The Mighty and Have Mercy. Find out which guys chose David Bowie, who said the Strokes' fashion was "out of this world" and who chose All Time Low, saying, "They were one of those bands wh
BEHIND THE SCENE: Citizen reveal inspiration behind ‘As You Please’ album artwork
BEHIND THE SCENE: Citizen reveal inspiration behind ‘As You Please’ album artwork
Have you ever wondered how the cover artwork for Citizen's As You Please was made? During the band's "As You Please" tour with Sorority Noise and Great Grandpa, AP sat down backstage with guitarist Nick Hamm to discuss the inspiration and meaning behind Citizen's many album covers.   Read mo... Read More ...
APTV talks birthdays and festival food with Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust
APTV talks birthdays and festival food with Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust
Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust caught up with APTV’s Ryan J. Downey at Louder Than Life for a birthday chat, where he spoke about the new album, turning 43, hitting the road and all the great food at the festival. Stay tuned this week for more APTV segments from Louder Than Life and Rock Allegiance festivals, brought to you by Orange Amplifiers and Danny Wimmer Presents! --- Segment ...
Brandon Saller talks bringing back the spirit of young Atreyu with ‘Long Live’
Brandon Saller talks bringing back the spirit of young Atreyu with ‘Long Live’
After their hiatus, Atreyu are "back and on attack!" Senior Editor Ryan J. Downey sat down with drummer/vocalist Brandon Saller at Louder Than Life Festival discuss the love (and hate) the band has gotten on the new album Long Live, vocalist Alex Varkatzas’ varied jobs, the wisdom they've gained over the years and how they've combined it with their youthful spirit and energy of old-schoo
Oli Sykes Won’t Pander: ‘’I didn’t want to be the classic ‘drug addict recovery story’”
Oli Sykes Won’t Pander: ‘’I didn’t want to be the classic ‘drug addict recovery story’”
Bring Me The Horizon frontman Oli Sykes talks to APTV's Ryan J. Downey about life's (and music's) grey areas and, specifically, not wanting to glamorize or have his personal recovery from addiction be a typical "drug addict recovers" story, AKA what people expect to hear and want him to say. Sykes talk ...

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