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10 things you didn’t know about Norma Jean’s ‘O’ God, The Aftermath’
10 things you didn’t know about Norma Jean’s ‘O’ God, The Aftermath’
In our latest episode of "10 Things You Didn't Know," vocalist Cory Brandan Putman and bassist John Finnegan of Norma Jean discuss O' God, The Aftermath, an album that celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. However, the band seemed a bit confused by the concept of "ten" things—and telling the truth.  Listen as they ...
Backtracking with Alkaline Trio: Matt Skiba tells the story of “Time To Waste”
Backtracking with Alkaline Trio: Matt Skiba tells the story of “Time To Waste”
In this recurring column, we discuss the backstories of some of the scene’s most resonant songs with the people who made them. Alkaline Trio’s Crimson just celebrated its 10th anniversary. It was a breakthrough album for the band and saw them delving into sleeker production and darker theatrics all culminating arena tours and late night talkshow performances by the end of 2005. AP caught up with v
BackTracking: The Story Behind “The Middle” with Jimmy Eat World
In this recurring column, we discuss the backstories of some of the scene’s most resonant songs with the people who made them. In this installment, Philip Obenschain spoke to Jimmy Eat World frontman Jim Adkins about one of the biggest crossover hits the scene has ever spawned, “The Middle.” When Ji... Read More ... Read More ...
Features RecAP: May 6, 2013 – Escape The Fate album stream; Geoff Rickly on Thursday’s pivotal song
Features RecAP: May 6, 2013 – Escape The Fate album stream; Geoff Rickly on Thursday’s pivotal song
Today on AltPress ESCAPE THE FATE stream their new album Ungrateful in its entirety, exclusively on AltPress. Most repeated word in the comments seems to be "stoked." Check it out and tell us if you agree with the excitement! GEOFF RICKLY: "It was a changing moment for us, and it was all based on that song" - The former Thursday frontman dives deep into his band's most pi