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7 times rock fought back, from Rage Against The Machine to Pussy Riot

On March 28, Florida lawmakers officially passed their “Don’t Say Gay” Bill. As reported by The Guardian, the bill signed by Florida Gov. Ron Desantis forbids instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity from kindergarten to third grade. The policy has faced heavy scrutiny on a national front. Many argue that it isolates and marginalizes […]

15 metal artists who went solo and blew audiences away even more

Whether it’s a less than amicable split with their former band or an unfulfilled urge to pursue a different path of musical creativity, the biggest names in the metal world have tried going solo at one point. However, it takes a certain caliber of artist to hold up a career under their name alone, whether […]

Dee Snider and Sebastian Bach can’t agree on what heavy metal means

It’s a new day which means there’s definitely another debate getting started on Twitter. This time around, it looks like Twisted Sister‘s Dee Snider and former Skid Row member Sebastian Bach are at the center of one. This week, the two musicians engaged in a brief debate about whether or not heavy metal is actually […]

15 recent Christmas songs that might replace your emo holiday favorites

Whether we like it or not, Christmas is here again. And this year, it’s going to be an even weirder one. We’re enduring a holiday season adulterated by limited celebrations with family and friends due to COVID-19. So we need a strong festive playlist to keep our minds off the unusual setting 2020 has handed us. […]

Here's how Hatebreed rediscovered their purpose on 'Weight Of The False Self'

Four years on from releasing their seventh album, The Concrete Confessional, Hatebreed were supposed to be returning this year with their follow-up. That all changed when the coronavirus pandemic turned the world upside down.   They postponed their touring plans with Parkway Drive. They delayed their new record due to an inability to get physical copies […]

Dee Snider wants those Target anti-maskers to find a new protest song

It’s no secret that Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” is one of the greatest protest songs of all time. However, frontman Dee Snider isn’t going to sit by silently and let “moronic” anti-mask protests claim it.  Read More: Here’s how Vivienne Westwood inspired this new punk vans collab In a viral Twitter video […]

These 10 metal musicians may be the last honest politicians left

Did you ever notice how politicians are quick to blame rock ‘n’ roll for any perceived societal problem? As long as there’s been rock, there’s always been a status quo with bunched panties. Which is why we need more metal musicians in politics. Today’s APTV clip takes a walk through history, championing the great strides […]

Top 10 times metal musicians got involved in politics

Metal has been inherently political since the dawn of the genre. This is apparent in the lyrics, the imagery and the overall personas of countless musicians. But sometimes their involvement goes beyond the music. Whether it’s becoming a politician themselves or fighting against movements pushed by government officials, metal musicians have been a focus in […]

Dee Snider believed Metallica was "Never gonna go anywhere"

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has quite the appreciation for Metallica, speaking very highly of them in a recent interview with Meltdown on WRIF 101.1 FM. However, it seems his early impression of the band was something completely different—and completely wrong. Read more: Melanie Martinez provides concept album, movie update Metallica and Twisted Sister both toured […]

Pierce The Veil's Vic Fuentes recalls interesting conversation with Twisted Sister's Dee Snider

In the new, APMAs-exclusive issue of AltPress, Pierce The Veil frontman Vic Fuentes speaks with Senior Editor Ryan J. Downey  on an interesting conversation he had with Twisted Sister's Dee Snider. “He's like, 'Damn man, have you got any balls at all? That's crazy!' [Laughs.] He was just fucking with me.”  Read more: Pierce The Veil’s Tony Perry […]