arctic monkeys

Review: Arctic Monkeys are as magnetic as ever

See the setlist, photos, and review from the sold-out Kia Forum show.

Every Arctic Monkeys album ranked: From worst to best

We ranked every Arctic Monkeys album, from The Car to AM. See our list ranking of the Alex Turner-fronted band.

Grammy Winners 2023: See the full Alternative and Rock winners list

The 2023 Grammy Awards are happening today (Feb. 5) in Los Angeles. The rock, alternative and metal categories are stacked with stalwarts as well as unexpected nominees. Turnstile were nominated in three categories: Best Rock Performance, Best Metal Performance, and Best Rock Song, while Wet Leg received five nods including Best Alternative Music Performance, Best Alternative […]

10 incredible alternative albums that turn 10 in 2023

2013 was a huge year for music. We’re rounding up major alternative albums celebrating 10-year anniversaries in 2023, including the 1975, Fall Out Boy, Lorde, Paramore, and more.

The 55 best albums of 2022

In 2022, pop mavens, rap greats, and rock favorites returned, select indie acts broke out to the masses, the pop-punk resurgence continued to thrive, and many upstarts won over the hearts of new fans. All in all: It was a pretty great year for new music. To reflect on the year, like the huge music […]

Turnstile, Steve Lacy, Taylor Swift, more score 2023 GRAMMY nominations

The 2023 GRAMMY nominees have been announced. Artists like Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Turnstile and Steve Lacy bagged multiple nominations.

Arctic Monkeys aren’t done evolving

The Car defies expectations of what an Arctic Monkeys record can sound like. In AP’s digital cover story, frontman Alex Turner breaks down their cinematic seventh album.

Catch Arctic Monkeys, Destroy Lonely and more on tour

This is Tour Guide, a weekly recap of the concert news fans don’t want to miss. From Arctic Monkeys to Destroy Lonely, check out who’s coming to a city near you.

How Louis Tomlinson had to find his purpose again to make Faith In The Future

Louis Tomlinson is taking control with his second album, Faith In The Future. He discusses becoming a new version of himself, his alt influences and touring.

Relive the return of Norway’s Øya Festival, from Remi Wolf to Bikini Kill

Øya Festival returns after a two-year hiatus. From Remi Wolf to Bikini Kill, relive all four days of the Norwegian festival with our photo gallery.

15 best punk albums of 2007, from Arctic Monkeys to Fall Out Boy

From Arctic Monkeys’ Favourite Worst Nightmare to Fall Out Boy’s Infinity On High, these are the best punk albums of 2007.

A history of Britpop, from Pulp to Oasis

“The Battle Of Britpop” In its Aug. 26, 1995 issue, venerable U.K. pop weekly NME reported, “In a week where news leaked that Saddam Hussein was preparing nuclear weapons, everyday folks were still getting slaughtered in Bosnia and Mike Tyson was making his comeback, tabloids and broadsheets alike went Britpop crazy.” Homegrown pop groups Blur […]

14 artists influenced by Nirvana, from Kid Cudi to the Pretty Reckless

It’s pretty much impossible to overstate how much music was changed when Nirvana arrived on the scene. After bands such as R.E.M. and Pixies laid the groundwork for what alternative music could be, Kurt Cobain’s songwriting on Nevermind introduced their signature sound of punk-rock ethos and pop music hooks. The end result would transform the future […]

RATM, BMTH, Halsey and more to headline Reading and Leeds 2022

Reading & Leeds have announced part of the lineup for their 2022 tour, including all six headliners set to make appearances. The three-day festival will utilize two main stages, a change the organizers have made to the event in recent years. Read more: 20 songs that transformed punk, from “Raw Power” to “Rebel Girl” Today’s […]

Måneskin on defying skeptics and breathing new life into rock music

Måneskin discuss their Italian roots, new music, playing festivals around the globe and their collective influences in conversation with Joel Madden.

10 reasons why Oasis are the most influential Britpop band of all time

Britpop was the sound of England taking back rock ‘n’ roll after American grunge and alt rock had annexed the world’s airwaves and charts for the first half of the ‘90s. Vox amps, Union Jacks, 1964 Paul McCartney haircuts, Ben Sherman shirts and Chelsea boots became all the rage, as bands plundered their British Invasion, […]

Nandi Bushell shares her biggest influences and upcoming musical endeavors

Nandi Bushell may be emanating the kind of energy and enthusiasm only a kid is capable of when she joins our Zoom call on a Sunday afternoon while she’s not in school, but she’s also a kid who could kick half of the alternative music community’s asses in a drum battle—including, but not limited to, […]

Shapel Lacey perfectly weaves the DIY attitude into his comedy work

Shapel Lacey, an L.A. by way of Arizona stand-up comedian, is a true-to-form alternative fan. Onstage and behind podcast mics, he never shies away from sharing his love of Oasis, Rancid and beyond, knowing full well that acts such as these inform his whole life and art form.  Lacey may have come to your attention […]

KALI’s debut EP ‘Circles’ explores the ups and downs of young love

Upcoming multi-instrumentalist KALI has released her debut EP Circles. The new release captures youthful love and loss, with each track giving a distinctive glimpse into the journey of adolescence. The EP dropped alongside a video for the song “Too Tired.” Featuring a disorienting, moody visual, the latest release is the fourth single from the collection, […]

Rammstein join forces with Balenciaga for designer merch line

Rammstein are taking their merch to the next level with a new capsule collection. The industrial metal band are teaming up with Balenciaga for a line of clothes that is unlike anything they’ve done before. The Rammstein x Balenciaga collection includes nine original pieces that are already selling out. As well, the new collection is […]
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