AltPress Weekly: Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, Poppy, UPSAHL and more

Welcome back for another AltPress Weekly. Every week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We always keep you up to date about what’s happening at Alternative Press. We’ll also bring you our latest music finds, from longtime favorites to brand-new releases. We’ve got another week of new music discoveries and other exciting […]

Nandi Bushell receives signature guitar from Muse’s Matt Bellamy— watch

Over the past few years, musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has truly captivated music fans with her viral rock covers of artists such as Foo Fighters, My Chemical Romance and Nirvana among others. Now, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has praised Bushell and her hard work with the ultimate surprise. This week, Bushell posted a video revealing that […]

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 […]

Members of Sum 41, CKY and more cover this Alice In Chains hit—watch

Alice In Chains fans are being treated to another stacked cover this week. This time around, members of Sum 41, CKY and Beasto Blanco among others have come together to give “Would?” a 2021 update. Read more: Zack Snyder explains Jared Leto’s Joker look change in ‘Justice League’ All the way back in 1992, Alice […]

10 pop-punk collabs from the 2010s that you still know every word to

Ever heard a new pop-punk song on Spotify and thought, “Wow, this is great. How could it get any better?” Only to have your mind blown by the addition of familiar guest vocals 10 seconds later? Yeah, that’s happened to us about a thousand times over the course of the last decade. If there’s anything […]

10 acoustic songs from heavy artists to bring it down a notch

If Fearless Records’ Punk Goes Acoustic series is indicative of anything, it’s that alternative artists can’t resist the opportunity to pick up an acoustic guitar. While a number of our favorites have opted for the occasional soft track, none are more jarring than those by heavy artists. As it turns out, the intricate melodies of […]

These 12 B-side tracks from the ’90s were good enough to be A-sides

Ever get into a conversation about a great song from the ’90s, only to be told it was never actually a single but a B-side instead? You’re flabbergasted and immediately begin pointing out that the band in question play the song live all the time, which is a clear indicator that if it wasn’t, at […]

10 artists who love performing covers as much as their own songs

While we’ll never complain about hearing live music ever again, there’s something special about getting to watch an artist you love cover a song by another musician. Whether it’s during a concert or impromptu at a karaoke bar, some of our favorite artists have proven over the years that they’re never afraid to belt out a […]

Dunkin’s blink-182 pun has already inspired a new fall parody cover

Over the past few weeks, Dunkin’ has been rolling out new autumn advertisements that feature a blink-182 pun of “All The Small Things.” Photos of the advertisements quickly spread online and eventually caught the attention of blink-182 who acknowledged the ads this week. Now, TikTok user @melton.alexander has taken Dunkin’s blink-182 pun to the next […]

Hear Black Veil Brides cover Bruce Springsteen in support of BLM

Black Veil Brides are taking a break from working on their new album to show their support for Black Lives Matter and the George Floyd protests. On June 13, the band released a cover of Bruce Springsteen‘s “American Skin (41 Shots).” The song was written by Springsteen following a New York police shooting in 1999. […]

Watch Evanescence give “Cruel Summer” an acoustic spin

Evanescence have been managing to stay busy over the past few months. Along with announcing that their new album The Bitter Truth will be released later this year, the band also recently released their new song “Wasted On You.” Now, Evanescence have shared a video of Amy Lee and Troy McLawhorn covering the classic pop hit […]

Watch a young Chester Bennington singing along to Nirvana's "Polly"

Nirvana‘s influence on musicians has been massive and now footage of late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington singing their track “Polly” as a teenager is surfacing. Bennington’s former band Grey Daze shared the old video showing him singing along to the track while surrounded by other people as the song’s chords get strummed out on an acoustic guitar. Read More: Musicians […]

Tom Morello backs Nandi Bushell’s RATM cover for Black Lives Matter

You’ve probably heard of 10-year old Nandi Bushell. The young star has been in the spotlight for a while due to her immense amount of musical talent. Over the weekend, she posted a video of her covering Rage Against The Machine‘s “Guerilla Radio.” Tom Morello absolutely loved it.  Bushell posted the video in solidarity and […]

Watch Frank Iero, Plain White T's and more cover Ramones for charity

A ton of our favorite musicians just linked up for a project called Rock For Hope. Rock For Hope aims to raise money for charity by posting videos of rock musicians collaborating.  When we say a ton, we mean it. Rock For Hope just released a Ramones cover consisting of Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance), […]

Watch blink-182’s “I Miss You” video get recreated by a kazoo player

It’s a new day which means there’s another cover video somewhere on YouTube for us to be entertained by. Various blink-182 covers and parody videos have recently emerged onto the video-sharing platform. From a blink-182 and Modern Baseball style cover to a social distancing-inspired parody of “Don’t Leave Me,” a lot of people are getting […]

See Brendon Urie prove “Bohemian Rhapsody” isn’t his only Queen cover

Panic! At The Disco‘s Brendon Urie just linked up with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots for a special performance of “Under Pressure.”  The song, originally by Queen and David Bowie, was performed beautifully using some unconventional instruments and of course, Urie’s iconic vocals.  Read More: Here’s why Brendon Urie is more hardcore than most of us […]

Ice Nine Kills turn “Stacy’s Mom” into a rib-splitting ‘Friday The 13th’ parody

Ice Nine Kills packaged a horror-themed parody cover of Fountains Of Wayne‘s hit track “Stacy’s Mom” featuring none other than Jason Voorhees and his mother Pamela from the original Friday The 13th film. The “Jason’s Mom” video is the metalcore band’s contribution to Fearless Records‘ Fearless At Home livestream event and arrives just in time for Mother’s Day. Read More: Hear Megadeth’s […]

This is what it would sound like if Modern Baseball covered blink-182

If you ever wondered what it would sound like if Modern Baseball covered a blink-182 song, look no further. On Monday, May 4, a style cover of blink-182‘s “First Date” emerged onto YouTube. Created by YouTuber NoseBlind, they have taken the classic blink-182 track and reimagined it with some Modern Baseball-influenced sounds. Read more: Here’s why ‘American […]

Listen to Billie Joe Armstrong give a power pop twist to this Italian classic

If you’ve been a fan of Billie Joe Armstrong‘s No Fun Mondays covers, we have a treat for you. Seemingly out of boredom, the Green Day singer/guitarist just put out a cover for No Fun Hump Day.  Armstrong worked up the courage to try singing in Italian as he covered “Amico,” originally by Don Backy.  […]

Watch Billie Joe Armstrong cover a classic with his sons Jakob and Joey

During the coronavirus quarantine, many musicians are capable of a bit more musical freedom of expression. Due to tours being postponed or canceled, some artists have turned to the internet for livestream concerts or cover videos. Billie Joe Armstrong started No Fun Mondays and has been steadily pumping out really cool covers every week.  Last […]

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