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Photographer Bob Gruen talks new book and capturing punk’s early days
Photographer Bob Gruen talks new book and capturing punk’s early days
Each month, Alternative Press Gallery explores the work of photographers, directors and other creatives who help shape the music world from behind the scenes. With each issue, we explore the stories behind the shoots and take deep dives into the most compelling media, asking about the vision as well as the happy accidents that create some of the most powerful moments in music...
Weezer cover “Enter Sandman” ahead of ‘The Metallica Blacklist’—watch
Weezer cover “Enter Sandman” ahead of ‘The Metallica Blacklist’—watch
Weezer have released a stunning version of the iconic Metallica track “Enter Sandman.” The cover is surprisingly true to the original and is set to appear on The Metallica Blacklist album. The visual that accompanies the track takes viewers through a maze of eerie hallways, ghost-infested woods and whirling clouds. The blurri...
18 alternative songs that were actually nominated for Oscars
18 alternative songs that were actually nominated for Oscars
There are three types when it comes to songs in feature films: The first is the song that you just know isn’t only going to be nominated for an Academy Award but in all likelihood will win it; the second is the song that’s snubbed by the Academy in a year jam-packed with standard Oscar fare (sometimes love songs from Disney movies); the third is the song that somehow isn’t even considered and migh
10 alternative women musicians with unforgettable Grammys performances
10 alternative women musicians with unforgettable Grammys performances
The Grammys are finally coming up this week, after being postponed from its original January date, and the night is going to be filled with women celebrating major accomplishments in music. While last year was a mess in almost every regard, one good thing did happen: The Recording Academy unveiled the nominations, and it was the first time that all of the nominees for Best Rock Performance have be
Record Store Day’s Black Friday clearly saved the best releases for last
Record Store Day’s Black Friday clearly saved the best releases for last
We hope you saved some money because Black Friday is Record Store Day’s final shopping event of 2020. If your toes don’t curl at the breadth of this month’s selections, well, do you even like music? There are plenty of great titles being reissued on the vinyl format for all of your post-Thanksgiving wonderment. Here are some...

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