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12 influential early 2000s metalcore albums that shaped the genre

As the world launched into a new millennium during the 2000s, a more modern metal sound was quickly gaining popularity in the United States. Many bands embraced this evolution. Some in particular also heavily influenced the direction of the newly created genre that was metalcore. Even though many of those bands are either not together […]

12 albums that formed metalcore in the early 2000s

In the early 2000s, a swath of new bands emerged across the states. They started a new wave of American heavy metal and inspired the sound we know metalcore to have today. While many of the bands from that time are gone or have drastically shifted their sound, the albums that dropped around then are […]

ETID's epic holiday show will have music, wrestling, ice skating and more

[Photo by: Every Time I Die/Instagram] Quite possibly the best show lineup ever has just been announced for the festive season, and it might actually be better than the holiday season itself. For Every Time I Die's 13th annual Christmas show, they're planning an all-day festive experience featuring the likes of Frank Iero And The Patience, […]

Eighteen Visions revisit "old stuff" with 'XVIII'

Eighteen Visions XVIII FILE UNDER: FASHIONCORE REVIVAL ROCKS LIKE: Code Orange, Every Time I Die, Throwdown WHAT'S DIFFERENT: That depends on where you look. On XVIII, Eighteen Visions revisit the “old stuff,” early '00s Orange County metalcore cheekily dubbed “fashioncore.” Those primitive, sketchy recordings receive a total makeover for 2017. Lead guitarist Keith Barney is […]

Eighteen Visions drop new song, "Crucified," from upcoming album, 'XVIII'—listen

Eighteen Visions are back with a new song from their first album in over a decade. Hear “Cruficied” below! Read More: Eighteen Visions release first song in 10 years, announce new album Premiered over at Loudwire, the blistering new tune is the opening track from the band's upcoming record. The album, entitled XVIII, will be […]

Eighteen Visions release first song in 10 years, announce new album

Eighteen Visions promised us that on “April 20th, there will be three major announcements,” and they definitely weren't kidding, as the band has announced they've signed to Rise Records, a new album and even debuted a new song for us to jam to. Listen to “Oath” below and find out when you'll be able to […]

Eighteen Visions preview new music, tease big announcements - UPDATED

UPDATE: Monday, April 17 at 2 p.m. EST 18V sign with Rise? More info concerning Eighteen Visions' reunion record has reportedly been revealed. A purported magazine ad states that the upcoming album from the band—their first in over 10 years—will be released on June 2 via Rise Records. See the ad below. (via Theprp.com) ORIGINAL […]

Eighteen Visions resurface almost 10 years after breakup - UPDATED

UPDATE: Friday, Feb. 10 at 10:20 a.m. EST Their last album release might have been in 2006 but it's looking like new music from Eighteen Visions is on the way. Producer Mick Kenney posted on Instagram on Feb. 8 that he's “stoked to be producing this album” along with tagging the band in the post. […]

Burn Halo (ex-Eighteen Visions) announce headlining tour with Heartist, Courage My Love

California heavy rockers Burn Halo have announced a headlining tour with full support from Heartist and Courage My Love. Head by former Eighteen Visions frontman James Hart, the band worked with Fred Archambault (Avenged Sevenfold, 18V's Obsession) to produce, engineer and mix their upcoming album, Wolves Of War. You can listen to Wolves' latest single, “Dying […]

Burn Halo (ex-Eighteen Visions) premiere new single, "Dying Without You"—exclusive

California hard rockers Burn Halo are teaming up with AP to premiere their new single, “Dying Without You,” along with the cover art and track listing reveal. Head by former Eighteen Visions frontman James Hart, the band worked with Fred Archambault (Avenged Sevenfold, 18V's Obsession) to produce, engineer and mix their latest album, Wolves Of War. […]

Burn Halo (ex-Eighteen Visions) sign to eOne Music

California heavy rockers Burn Halo have signed a worldwide deal with eOne Music, who will release their new full-length LP this summer, Wolves Of War. The five-piece are fronted by former Eighteen Visions frontman James Hart. “It was important for us to find the right team,” says Hart. “With Scott Givens and his staff at eOne, we believe we […]

The 23 best Smashing Pumpkins covers in AP’s universe

With the inaugural APMAs only a few weeks away, we noticed a few folks online question the inclusion of Billy Corgan, the iconic frontman of alt-rock institution Smashing Pumpkins, who will receive the Vanguard Award for his consistent forward-thinking in music and art. Now, rather than scold those people (Y’all know Smashing Pumpkins were on […]

Ten 10-Year Album Anniversary Tours We Want In 2014

With album 10th anniversary tours proving to be a viable source of income for bands and nostalgia for fans, we dusted off our back issues of AP to see what could happen this year. Call it a wish list more than anything else, but a magazine can dream (and bother them on Twitter), right? Underoath […]

Mick Morris, formerly of 18 Visions, has passed away

According to reports from people who knew him, Eighteen Visions bassist Mick Morris passed away in his sleep Sunday, June 2, from a pre-existing heart condition. He had been in and out of the hospital recently but had been released, according to former co-workers. Morris, also known as “MickDeth” in social media circles, was the […]