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Every Linkin Park album ranked

With unreleased material on the way, we’re ranking Linkin Park’s seven studio albums, from ‘One More Light’ to ‘Hybrid Theory’.

How Linkin Park's "In The End" became a worldwide smash hit

Linkin Park’s Brad Delson explores why “In The End” became the band’s highest-charting single in the new book Anthems We Love. Read an exclusive excerpt now.

Grey Daze announce new album 'The Phoenix' featuring remastered Chester Bennington vocals

Grey Daze have announced an upcoming album, The Phoenix, which celebrates the legacy of late vocalist Chester Bennington. The record is out June 17 via Loma Vista Recordings. Bennington was in Grey Daze prior to joining Linkin Park. Before Bennington’s death, the band had intended to reunite to re-record their discography. Read more: Motionless In […]

Bring Me The Horizon discuss their musical evolution in AltPress issue #401 cover story

The best laid plans can even go awry for one of the biggest rock bands in the world. The day before Alternative Press connects with Bring Me The Horizon was scheduled to be the band’s first in earnest working with BloodPop (aka Michael Tucker, the man who’s overseen records by Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber) […]

Comeback Kid release seventh full-length ‘Heavy Steps’—listen

Comeback Kid have released their long-awaited seventh studio album, Heavy Steps. The album is out via Nuclear Blast Records.  Heavy Steps is the band’s first release in nearly five years since their 2017 record Outsider. It finds the band treading into heavier ground sonically and upping the production value, all while retaining their signature brand […]

20 nü-metal bands that defined the late '90s and early 2000s

On paper, hip-hop and metal shouldn’t work together — two polarizing genres with very different intentions and attitudes. However, thanks to a new wave of outfits in the late ‘90s and early 2000s bravely merging the two contrasting flavors at the same time, nü metal was born. Read more: A beginner’s guide to Linkin Park: […]

A beginner's guide to Linkin Park: from radio hits to rarities

Rock ’n’ roll as we know it today would probably look a lot different without Linkin Park. Instead of following the pack in an era when nü metal was reaching its height of popularity, this scrap of musicians outta California put everything that made them tick into their music. Somehow, they managed to construct metal […]

Reach NYC team up with Stitched Up Heart for "Last Surrender (Remix)"—watch

Reach NYC have released a new video for their latest single, “Last Surrender (Remix).” The new track also features Alecia “Mixi” Demner of Stitched Up Heart.  Additionally, the band made their triumphant return to the stage this past weekend, appearing at the Welcome To Rockville festival alongside artists such as Spiritbox, A Day To Remember, […]

Nandi Bushell shreds on new cover of Linkin Park’s “Numb”–watch

The ridiculously talented multi-instrumentalist Nandi Bushell has added a performance of Linkin Park’s “Numb” to her catalog of badass covers. The Twitter video features the 11-year-old shredding the drums with the same characteristic gusto that has made her an internet sensation. The young drummer was highly appreciative of the band but especially gave praise to […]

Mastodon and more appear on DC Comics 'Dark Nights: Death Metal' album

DC’s Dark Nights: Death Metal was already one of this year’s must-read comics. The Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo-helmed seven-issue series follows Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman as they grapple with foes from the Dark Multiverse, including the nefarious Batman Who Laughs. As its title would suggest, the story is dark, intense and utterly metal. […]

10 alternative artists who brought the scene to the 'SNL' stage

No matter the genre, performing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live is a huge feat for any rising musician. SNL performances are moments in history, and artists tend to know that. There has been no shortage of over-the-top performances and onstage gags that have made headlines for years to come. Read more: Here are 10 […]

Coda Meraki searches for closure on film-inspired track, "Spotless Mind"

While we won’t hold it against you if you haven’t heard Coda Meraki yet, we will if you’re not entirely captivated by his storytelling. Emerging amid the height of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, Meraki’s debut single “Happy” hit streaming via Heartsick Records. Reminiscent of his influences such as Lil Peep and Juice WRLD, “Happy” […]

10 vocalists who brought a unique sound to the 2000s scene

2000s vocalists received an enormous amount of attention compared to the rest of their bandmates. It’s no surprise, really. In a scene characterized by edge, these frontmen and women drove their bands’ unique personalities. That’s not to say that they were all distinct. In fact, the era saw notable homogeneity in vocal style, even among more […]

Hear 100 gecs give this Linkin Park 'Hybrid Theory' hit an intense remix

Last year, Linkin Park celebrated the 20th anniversary of their album Hybrid Theory. Now, it looks like the band are continuing the celebrations in 2021 with the help of 100 gecs. This week, the musical duo unleashed a wild new remix that is reimagining a Linkin Park classic released two decades ago. Read more: Hear […]

10 bands who are crushing all the stereotypes you’ve heard about nü metal

Everybody’s favorite genre to have opinions about, nü metal shortly peaked as an object of global obsession. Not unlike the finale of Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer, the scene got ravaged by the collective madness of its own stans. Which fairly contributed to the creation of negative biases toward nü metal we’ve grown to […]

Love And Death are doing everything they can’t do in Korn and Breaking Benjamin

It’s been nearly eight years since Love And Death’s last album, Between Here And Lost, but the project’s return couldn’t have come at a better time. With scheduling difficulties being cleared due to the pandemic, Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch, longtime collaborator and Breaking Benjamin guitarist Jasen Rauch, J.R. Bareis and Isaiah Perez have finally […]

Twiztid's upcoming rock album is taking them back in time

Twiztid have been doing their own thing for a long time. Over the years, the rap duo of Jamie Madrox (Jamie Spaniolo) and Monoxide (Paul Methric) have evolved from the horror-flick hip-hop that first got them noticed in the ’90s to amassing a dedicated cult following and a highly successful merchandising business. Case in point: […]

Ultimate Vinyl Guide: 12 essential 2020 releases every collection needs

As we enter the 2020 holiday season, we’re all eagerly searching for that perfect gift for the music lover in our lives. Concert tickets are obviously out of the question unless you want to plan far in advance. And merch can be hit or miss, especially if you aren’t too sure of your loved one’s […]

QUIZ: Which legendary drummer are you the most like?

Without drummers, rock music would be so boring. Thanks to the likes of blink-182’s Travis Barker, twenty one pilots’ Josh Dun, kid extraordinaire Nandi Bushell, the Summer Set’s Jess Bowen and many, many more, they give songs driving beats and rhythms that make you want to headbang. Despite being placed at the back of the […]

11 times musicians turned to acting with epic results

Everyone loves to see their favorite band get mentioned or played in a movie, but it’s far more exciting when you see the musicians you love come to life as a character on the big screen. Sure, plenty of actors such as Johnny Depp, Taylor Momsen or Jared Leto have transitioned into performing music after […]
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