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8 essential solo and side projects started by your favorite alternative artists
8 essential solo and side projects started by your favorite alternative artists
You know these artists for fronting some of your favorite bands, having established themselves as driving forces in the scene. But their claims to initial fame aren’t all they have to offer to the musical stratosphere. From totally different takes on their sound to a sonic 180, head below for 8 essential solo and side projects you should make sure you’re not missing out on. Read more...
10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz
10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz
Pete Wentz was one of the most prolific artists to emerge from the 2000s alternative scene. But did you know that he also catalyzed the meteoric rise of a number of our favorite bands? The Fall Out Boy bassist launched his Fueled By Ramen imprint, Decaydance Records, in 2005 and quickly started accumulating a roster of soon-to-be icons. Though rebranded in 2014 as ...
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and beyond the call of duty, making bona fide masterpieces from the very start. There’s hardly any filler on these records, and many of the albums mentioned here are fan favorites to this day, many years and albums later. Just don’t...
20 scene albums from 2007 that are probably still stuck in your head
20 scene albums from 2007 that are probably still stuck in your head
In 2007, the scene was rocking harder and louder than anyone could have imagined. Myspace favorites such as Fall Out Boy and Paramore were crafting their emo sounds into unforgettable albums that established them as legends. While staying true to their roots in emo and punk, scene music introduced synthesizers and screamo elements to create the newest sound for the genre...
19 underrated bands from the 2010s who deserve another listen
19 underrated bands from the 2010s who deserve another listen
The 2010s started with the release of the iPhone 4 and ended with the election of Donald Trump, who one-downed nearly every single global calamity daily with 280 characters on Twitter. On the mainstream music front, one could argue that the 2010s was the birthplace to the second British invasion, with acts such as Adele, Ed Sheeran and One Direction dominating the charts...
19 scene albums from 2005 you probably still have on repeat
19 scene albums from 2005 you probably still have on repeat
In 2005, an unexpected but revolutionary wave of scene music hit the mainstream. It was the year Myspace rose in the online ranks social media and became the most popular of its kind. It gave bands new avenues to introduce their unique sounds to the masses and familiarize the world with the classic scenester selfie pose: brutally teased hair, one eye hidden behind bangs and a kissy face to match..
You can finally get that classic D.R.U.G.S. shirt you’ve been wanting
You can finally get that classic D.R.U.G.S. shirt you’ve been wanting
If you're a massive Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows  (D.R.U.G.S.) fan but haven't been able to rep it properly, you know, since Craig Owens just returned to the project after nine years, then you are in luck.  Owens just announced a new merchandise line with a lot of items modeled after the powerfully cathartic hit “King I Am" and its artwork.  Read More: We Came As Roman...
QUIZ: How much emo trivia do you really know?
QUIZ: How much emo trivia do you really know?
We at AltPress hold the emo title in high regard and fully embrace all subsects of fans who proudly stand under the genre’s umbrella without discretion, only pure, kindred acceptance. We celebrate those who have first pressings of Sunny Day Real Estate vinyl, early 2000s My Chemical Romance fanatics who enlisted in the MCRmy during the Revenge years and teenagers who are currently scribbling Lil P
Craig Owens “can’t wait” to release more D.R.U.G.S music and tour
Craig Owens “can’t wait” to release more D.R.U.G.S music and tour
On Feb 25. Craig Owens of Chiodos and Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows (D.R.U.G.S.) dropped his first song back in the scene in quite a while. The song is called "King I Am" and is quite the ripper. Now, Craig Owens took to social media to thanks fans for the support and shared that he can't wait to get back out on the road. Read More: T... Read More ...

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