10 alternative album covers to celebrate National Dog Week

Let’s face it: This year has been terrible on many levels, but one thing remains eternally awesome: dogs. Fortunately for us, the fourth week of September marks National Dog Week. Not only do we get to celebrate our furry friends at home, but we can also use this time to help out local pet shelters […]

This is what’s being released for Record Store Day 2020’s three-date event

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Record Store Day has had to change a number of details for this year’s event. A few months ago, RSD announced that the original date of April 18 had been moved to later this year. Instead of just a one-day event, RSD 2020 is happening over three days in […]

Here’s what you need to know about the Oliver Tree album you can’t hear

Oliver Tree recently shocked fans when he broke the news his debut album, Ugly Is Beautiful, was “officially canceled due to COVID-19” a little more than 24 hours before its release. Earlier this year, the musician spoke with AltPress about the record for his cover story in issue #379. While you might not be able […]

10 mainstream musicians who love heavy metal from Demi to Sheeran

No genres, no judging. That’s the mindset of a generation of music listeners who don’t believe in shaming a “guilty pleasure” or being aligned to one type of music. Which makes this list of mainstream artists who love heavy metal even more crazy to us. Read more:  Volumes talk hip hop and metal’s intersection on […]

Prince gets Grammys tribute event with Foo Fighters, St. Vincent, more

Two days after the televised presentation of the Grammy Awards, music icon Prince will be given a glorious tribute. Rolling Stone reports that Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute To Prince will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Jan 28. Acts confirmed to appear include Foo Fighters, St. Vincent, Beck, Usher, Gary Clark […]

Nirvana members reunite to rock charity gala with St. Vincent, Beck

The surviving members of Nirvana reunited on Saturday in Los Angeles for a show with Beck, St. Vincent and more.  On Friday, we learned of the planned reunion of the legendary grunge group. The band originally disbanded in 1994 after the death of their lead vocalist Kurt Cobain. They have done projects together between then […]

Nirvana members to reunite for Heaven Is Rock And Roll charity gala

The surviving members of Nirvana are reuniting to play at a charity gala hosted by charity organization the Art Of Elysium. Nirvana originally disbanded in 1994 after the death of their lead vocalist Kurt Cobain. They have done projects together between then and now and have reunited a few times since their breakup. Read more: My Chemical […]

10 best remixes of alternative songs to help you study

Music is one of the greatest companions to an all-night study session. It’s easy to pull up any mix on YouTube to play in the background. But sometimes you crave something different than “lo-fi beats,” and these tracks will help bring it up a notch. They’re still chill songs, just with more life in them, […]

Jimmy Eat World singer Jim Adkins talks ‘Surviving:’ “I can just be me now”

When we last left Jimmy Eat World at 2016’s Integrity Blues, frontman Jim Adkins was finding peace in solitude on the sprawling closer “Pol Roger.” “Are you alone like me?/Alone but not lonely,” he sang, finally content to let silence ring out in a modern world that’s anything but peaceful. But a funny thing happens […]

The New Regime search for “A Way To Feel Again” in desolate LA—watch

The New Regime, the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist Ilan Rubin, just wrapped up a supporting slot on the first Angels & Airwaves tour in seven years. Rubin took on dual roles as AVA’s drummer and the New Regime frontman, kicking off the night with the latter by playing through his latest Heart EP and a plethora […]

Top 10 movies about music that you can stream right now

If you’re anything like us, you’re subscribed to an overflowing handful of streaming services and you love movies about music. Sure, you might not use them all very frequently, but canceling a service creates the risk of missing out on the next great Netflix original or an old favorite hitting Hulu. One reason to keep […]

iDKHOW play unreleased “Lights Go Down” at Riot Fest

I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME gave Riot Fest attendees a potential taste of their new album today. The iDKHOW duo of Dallon Weekes and Ryan Seaman wowed the crowd with “Lights Go Down,” a track that might be on their full-length debut for Fearless Records in 2020. Judging by Seaman’s exuberance behind […]

10 metal-loving mainstream musicians who might surprise you

Dedicated metal fans are notoriously passionate about their music, even if it’s to a fault. The most fanatical ones will defend the genre at all costs, but not every fan of heavy music is locked exclusively into listening to blast beats and shredding riffs. Musicians often draw influence from some of the most surprising artists, […]

Do iDKHOW have enough songs to do a headline tour, anyway?

I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME begin their first headlining tour in Salt Lake City today, and we’re stoked. Things are looking sweet for the dynamic duo of bassist Dallon Weekes and drummer Ryan Seaman. Their single “Choke” broke into the Top 20 on the Alternative Songs chart and several nights of the tour […]

With Confidence reimagine song and other news you might have missed today

While She Sleeps dropped a new music video—plus, don’t miss a Bring Me The Horizon mashup by Luke Holland. Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. Taco, craft beer and punk-rock festival announces more dates You read that correctly: Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival will be hitting more venues […]

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ creator designed Beck’s first cover art

SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg died Monday, Nov. 26 at the age of 57. The news was revealed yesterday, and many friends and fans have begun paying their respects, including Beck. The singer took to Facebook to honor Hillenburg and reveal a little known fact about some of his early cover art. Read more: State Champs announce more […]

Neck Deep announce Slipknot cover band Halloween show and other news you might have missed today

Dave Grohl plays drums for Beck—plus, don’t miss Mother Feather’s new single “Snakebite.” Check out the news you might have missed today below! Read more: Apple update makes fear of texting the wrong person a reality 1. SayWeCanFly frontman releases new song “Ashes” SayWeCanFly frontman Braden Barrie released a new song titled “Ashes.” Barrie sings […]

Riot Fest announces full lineup

Riot Fest are unleashing plenty of announcements today including the daily schedule and the Late Night shows. Single-day tickets are also now on sale. Yesterday, blink-182 announced they would not be making it to Chicago for their Riot Fest performance. Read more: Blink-182 cancel Riot Fest performance, mini tour, more A statement from the band […]

Five Finger Death Punch premiere video for Offspring cover and other news you might have missed

Watch new music videos from Five Finger Death Punch, We Were Sharks and Better Love —plus, don’t miss tour announcements from the Dangerous Summer. Check out the news you might have missed today below! Read more: This new Netflix series is being praised as the next ‘Stranger Things’ 1. Five Finger Death Punch premiere lyric video for the Offspring’s […]

Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Jenny Lewis The Voyager Jenny Lewis’ latest solo venture is a difficult listen. Not the music on here, mind you. These 10 tracks are completely easy on the ears and the constitution, and have been scrubbed and moisturized to give it a soft, supple glow. The hard part is trying to shut off the part […]
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