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The Postal Service and Death Cab for Cutie will continue Give Up/Transatlanticism tour in 2024

After a triumphant co-headlining trek in 2023, the Ben Gibbard-led bands will keep the celebration going.

Catch Silverstein, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more on the road

This week, a handful of festival lineups were announced, as well as tour dates from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Silverstein, and others.

Death Cab for Cutie and the Postal Service announce groundbreaking co-headlining tour

Death Cab for Cutie and the Postal Service are hitting the road together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their records Transatlanticism and Give Up.

Catch Dominic Fike, Death Cab for Cutie and more on tour

This is Tour Guide, a weekly recap of the concert news fans don’t want to miss. From Dominic Fike to Death Cab for Cutie, check out who’s coming to a city near you.

Death Cab For Cutie announce new album 'Asphalt Meadows,' drop "Roman Candles"—watch

Death Cab For Cutie have announced their 10th studio album, Asphalt Meadows. The group also released lead single “Roman Candles.” In a press release, vocalist Ben Gibbard shared that its lyrics come from several different songs. The band also spoke about the inspiration behind the track. Read more: Simple Plan share highly anticipated sixth album […]

9 bands commonly mistaken as emo who really aren’t

Get ready to be enlightened and annoyed in equal measure.

blackbear on the path that led from his emo roots to a new sonic lane

Born and raised in Florida, Matthew Tyler Musto—these days better known as blackbear—has been making music, and making music his life, since at least 2006.  With five studio albums and seven EPs under his belt (or should that be pelt?), releasing his latest extended play, misery lake, Aug. 13, this year finds blackbear riding high […]

8 Lil Peep tracks that nod to some of the scene’s most prominent artists

There’s a reason Lil Peep was lauded as the “future of emo” by multiple publications. From the early days of his career, his songs featured a diverse array of scene-bred samples mixed with trap beats and loaded with lyrics that solidified him as a genre-melding force. Before getting the itch to ditch sampling to create […]

Return to ‘Riot!’ with Paramore’s first major AltPress 2007 interview

Featured in the August 2007 issue (229), Hayley Williams made her Alternative Press cover debut ahead of Warped Tour 2007 before Paramore appeared on the cover of issue 235 as the Band Of The Year in February 2008. Following the release of their sophomore album in June 2007, ‘Riot!,’ the group were interviewed by Jonah […]

10 artists who brought the alternative scene to your favorite TV shows

Across the 2000s and 2010s, there was a whole lot of angsty entertainment to watch on TV or in movies. Often, the lines between those different types of entertainment became blurred, much to superfans’ delight. Cameos from big-name musicians or even entire bands were a constant in the biggest TV shows and movies of the […]

10 records that could be the soundtrack to your next meditation session

When life gets hectic, it’s important to take a minute for yourself to reset and clear your mind. Music is always a go-to way to destress, whether it’s validating our feelings or mellowing us out. Read more: 11 rising alternative artists who fine-tuned their sound this past year Meditation is a practice of mindfulness and […]

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 […]

25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt, now is the opportune moment to look back at its incredible discography. In 1996, John Janick joined forces with Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake and brought the label to life. […]

10 alternative covers that completely transformed pop hits

While we love when artists gift us with never-before-heard songs, there’s just something about a cover that will always get us excited.  Since the Punk Goes Pop days, scene artists covering pop tracks have been a popular trend, and vice versa. Through unexpected collabs and covers, we’ve discovered mainstream artists who are truly scene kids […]

10 track-to-track transitions that pulled the entire album together

No lie, there’s no greater experience than listening to an album that flows perfectly all the way through. But when the songs transition so seamlessly you barely even notice the track change… Well, that’s just unparalleled bliss. Admittedly, we now live in an age of instant gratification in which we’re conditioned to shuffle and skip […]

10 acts fronted by women and nonbinary musicians that emo fans need to know

How many women and nonbinary-fronted bands can you remember from the mainstream emo wave? OK, now let’s subtract Paramore, Hey Monday and Automatic Loveletter. How many do you have now? Unless you were deeply invested in the 2000s underground scene, you can probably count the remaining qualifiers on one hand. Fortunately for the scene at large, the 2010s […]

Badflower don’t care if you’re pissed off as long as you’re listening

Categorizing Badflower as just one genre is next to impossible, and that’s pretty much the point. Ditching the guise of poetic metaphors, Josh Katz and co. speak from the heart about important issues, channeling all the mess that comes with being human. Now, the frontman is opening up about how it goes much deeper than […]
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