edith johnson

Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
When I ask Edith Johnson, the formidable frontwoman of pop-punk outfit Meet Me @ The Altar, which emotion perfectly describes her past year, her answer surprises me. “Bittersweet,” she responds, still sounding and appearing bright from the other side of the screen with her blue-and-pink braids framing her face and her black lipstick ornamenting her smirk. Last year,...
Badflower’s Josh Katz, Ashnikko, K.Flay and more give 2022 music recommendations
Badflower’s Josh Katz, Ashnikko, K.Flay and more give 2022 music recommendations
As we come to the end of 2021, we're also concluding Alternative Press’ end-of-the-year celebration. We asked each artist we interviewed for our December 2021 issue to answer two specific questions: What was the best thing you heard in 2021, and who should we look out for in 2022? This...
AltPress Weekly: Bob Dylan, Meet Me @ The Altar, Trixie Mattel and more
AltPress Weekly: Bob Dylan, Meet Me @ The Altar, Trixie Mattel and more
Welcome to the second installment of AltPress Weekly. Each week, we’ll cover new things we want you to check out. We’ll shout out fresh song drops and vintage finds, highlighting longtime favorites and brand-new discoveries. We’ll also feature the stories we can’t stop thinking about, along with all of the goings-on here at Alternative Press. This week, we want ...
Nova Twins and Meet Me @ The Altar are inspiring the next gen of music
Nova Twins and Meet Me @ The Altar are inspiring the next gen of music
Since their inception, English rock duo Nova Twins (vocalist/guitarist Amy Love and bassist Georgia South) have been defying convention and making room for women of color in alternative-rock spaces. Meanwhile, American pop-punk band Meet Me @ The Altar, a three-piece energetic group composed of lead vocalist Edith Johnson, bassist Téa Campbell and drummer Ada Juarez, who are Black and Latinx, have
QUIZ: Can you remember which band sings these 2010s pop-punk lyrics?
QUIZ: Can you remember which band sings these 2010s pop-punk lyrics?
Pop punk's not dead! Do we have to scream it or should we just let the bands of the last decade speak for themselves? Despite the genre losing the mainstream popularity it had in the 2000s, the 2010s gave us some serious hits. Between the persistence of favorites such as All Time Low and new additions like State Champs, the scene was stacked...
Here’s how Meet Me @ The Altar are changing the landscape of pop-punk
Here’s how Meet Me @ The Altar are changing the landscape of pop-punk
As 2020 prepares to close up shop, no one needs a reminder that it has been one hell of a year. Between COVID-19 and the election alone, it’s been a relentless beast. Bands not being able to tour or perform live was a devastating blow for musicians and fans alike, so when something good happens for these artists during such an adverse time, celebration is vital. F...