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PinkPantheress wins BBC Music’s Sound Of 2022 Poll
PinkPantheress wins BBC Music’s Sound Of 2022 Poll
PinkPantheress has been announced as the winner of BBC Radio 1's Sound Of 2022. The label is afforded to one of the UK's most promising new musicians. “I am so happy to be chosen for the BBC Sound Of 2022, to be put up against such amazing musicians has been an honour and I just hope that I fulfill the people’s expectations of me this year,” PinkPantheress says in a press release. Read more: Arti.
Artists to watch in 2022: Suggestions from chloe moriondo, DE’WAYNE and more
Artists to watch in 2022: Suggestions from chloe moriondo, DE’WAYNE and more
Alternative Press is back again with our end-of-the-year celebration. Hopefully you know the drill already, but if you haven’t heard, we asked each artist we interviewed for our December 2021 issue to answer two specific questions: what was the best thing you heard in 2021, and who should we look out for in 2022? This...
Glass Animals cover Lorde’s “Solar Power” on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge
Glass Animals cover Lorde’s “Solar Power” on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge
For their BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge appearance, Glass Animals covered Lorde’s “Solar Power.” With backing singers and a red sunset behind them, the group made the song fit their unique sound. Along with their cover, Glass Animals also performed their recent single “I Don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance)” and Dreamland single “Heat Waves.” Read more: Halsey, Rob Zombie, Deftone...
BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders’ mission to help the world find new music
BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders’ mission to help the world find new music
Ever since he discovered his love for radio as a young teenager, Jack Saunders dreamed of working for BBC’s Radio 1. However, having a dream and trying to realistically accomplish it are two very different things. It takes passion, perseverance and hard work to make your dreams come true, and luckily, Saunders knew this better than anyone. He j...
Bring Me The Horizon make their debut on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge—watch
Bring Me The Horizon make their debut on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge—watch
Bring Me The Horizon just made their Live Lounge debut in perfect style, closing out BBC’s Radio 1 “Live Lounge Month.” The Sheffield five-piece performed a stripped-down version of their latest single “DiE4u” and also gave their own cover of 24kGoldn and iann dior’s viral hit “Mood.”  Read more: Tom Morello & Bring Me The... Read More ...
twenty one pilots’ ‘Scaled And Icy’ artwork came from an unexpected place
twenty one pilots’ ‘Scaled And Icy’ artwork came from an unexpected place
Last week, Josh Dun and Tyler Joseph sent twenty one pilots fans into a frenzy when they announced their new album Scaled And Icy and unleashed first single “Shy Away.” The album’s artwork features “Trash The Dragon,” a blue creature breathing yellow fire out of its mouth, which Joseph introduced on the “Shy Away” release day. Designer Brandon Rike has teamed back...
twenty one pilots kick off ‘Scaled And Icy’ era with “Shy Away”—watch
twenty one pilots kick off ‘Scaled And Icy’ era with “Shy Away”—watch
After months of anticipation and a whirlwind past few days of cryptic clues, twenty one pilots have finally introduced their next era with a new music video for “Shy Away.” Taken from their first album in nearly three years Scaled And Icy out May 21, the upbeat track officially marks the first single. While “...
girl in red transforms the Weeknd’s hit into an angsty pop-punk song
girl in red transforms the Weeknd’s hit into an angsty pop-punk song
girl in red is back with another cover for fans. This time around, she has transformed the Weeknd’s hit single “Save Your Tears” into the ultimate pop-punk banger. The Norwegian singer has also debuted a powerful live performance of her recently released song “rue,” which is inspired by Zendaya’s character on HBO’s Euphoria. The new track appears on girl in red’s u...
Here’s what Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne think of YUNGBLUD’s cover
Here’s what Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne think of YUNGBLUD’s cover
This week, YUNGBLUD performed an emotional cover mashup of Taylor Swift's "Cardigan" and Avril Lavigne's "I'm With You." Now, both Swift and Lavigne have reacted to YUNGBLUD's rendition of their hit singles. Read more: Hear Machine Gun Kelly’s collab with the Used and YUNGBLUD Accompanied with a string quartet, YUNGBLUD's "Cardigan" and "I'm With You" mashup
The Bring Me The Horizon and YUNGBLUD collab “Obey” is finally here
The Bring Me The Horizon and YUNGBLUD collab “Obey” is finally here
Bring Me The Horizon and YUNGBLUD have finally dropped their highly-awaited collab "Obey." BBC Radio 1's Annie Mac premiered the single on Wednesday. Read more: See Dallon Weekes perform in a bubble for iDKHOW’s “Leave Me Alone” Bring Me The Horizon and YUNGBLUD first teased their collaboration back in July. It all started o...
Bring Me The Horizon debut electric track “Ludens” off ‘Death Stranding’
Bring Me The Horizon debut electric track “Ludens” off ‘Death Stranding’
The highly anticipated video game Death Stranding revealed its incredible accompanying soundtrack last month, set to include heavyweights Bring Me The Horizon. Now, after what has felt like an eternity of waiting, BMTH have debuted their fiery new track "Ludens" from the forthcoming soundtrack Death Stranding: Timefall (Original Music from the World of Death Stranding). Check it... Read
Simple Creatures are feeling heavy-headed in “One Little Lie”
Simple Creatures are feeling heavy-headed in “One Little Lie”
Simple Creatures have debuted their brand new track "One Little Lie" ahead of their Everything Opposite EP release slated for this Friday. Check it out below! Read more: Which Marvel character are you based on your zodiac sign? Originally, the band debuted the track back in April during a live performance at Hangar - London Fields. ...
YUNGBLUD shares his “Hope For The Underrated Youth” with new song
YUNGBLUD shares his “Hope For The Underrated Youth” with new song
After projecting a massive song teaser on the side of the UK parliament building over the weekend, YUNGBLUD has debuted his brand new single, "Hope For The Underrated Youth." Check out the track below! Read more: Target scares up ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ kitchenware collection It all started when YUNGBLUD invited his London fans to a "mental surprise" taking place on a
Slipknot album is “darkest [he’s] gone in a long time,” Corey Taylor says
Slipknot album is “darkest [he’s] gone in a long time,” Corey Taylor says
We're less than one month away from the release of We Are Not Your Kind, the sixth album hailing from Slipknot. With the album's debut quickly approaching, frontman Corey Taylor opened up on the LP in a recent interview with Jason Rockman of iHeartRadio Canada, revealing the album has some of the "darkest" lyrics he's written "in a long time." ...
See the 1975 totally reimagine Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next”
See the 1975 totally reimagine Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next”
The third album from the 1975 drops this Friday, and the band led by Matty Healy work out some of the effort's recent singles in a new BBC Radio 1 "Live Lounge" session that includes a cover of pop star Ariana Grande's "thank u, next." Read more: This metal cover of "You're a Mean One, Mr... Read More ...

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