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10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
To properly dissect the best emo albums from 2011, one must not be afraid to use the term “emo” broadly, as this style of music can take shape across multiple genres. In 2011, emo was arguably at its lowest point commercially, as the mid-to-late 2000s boom had slowly faded away at the turn of the decade, followed by the genre’s dip into happier and more neon territory. However, due to ... Read Mor
How ‘After Laughter’ became Paramore’s saving grace
How ‘After Laughter’ became Paramore’s saving grace
Have we retired the “ahead of its time” cliché yet? Granted, nowadays it is grossly misused for releases that barely scratch the surface even at their best. But on its five-year anniversary, if we take a look back at Paramore’s 2017 record After Laughter, there really is no other release in their discography that better emphasizes that sentiment. Though not entirely groundbr...
PinkPantheress went from running fan pages as a teen to becoming the subject of them
PinkPantheress went from running fan pages as a teen to becoming the subject of them
It’s nearly May, which means the next issue of Alternative Press is here. We’re ecstatic to present our new issue (#406) with cover star PinkPantheress. Check out a preview of the story below. Alongside PinkPantheress, a number of talented creatives appear within the pages of our May issue. That roste...
Paramore announce they’re back in the studio working on new album
Paramore announce they’re back in the studio working on new album
After years of fan anticipation, Paramore have revealed they're finally back in the studio working on a full-length album. The record will be the follow-up to 2017's After Laughter, making it their first new record in five years. Read more: Watch Bring Me The Horizon play for less than 30 people In November 2021, Hayley Williams teased Paramore's 2022 return in a newsletter...
Slipknot emphasize the importance of family at this year’s Knotfest
Slipknot emphasize the importance of family at this year’s Knotfest
On Friday, Nov. 5, Los Angeles hosted what could be argued as the biggest event metal and hard rock has seen in this decade so far. The event was none other than Knotfest, the traveling roadshow curated and headlined by metal legends Slipknot, who brought with them an incredible roster of bands and artists who are leading the pack of elevating the genre to its highest level in years...
Twilight’-inspired “felt emo again might delete” honors the emo scene
Twilight’-inspired “felt emo again might delete” honors the emo scene
Just in time for Halloween, Matt Cutshall has released a new Twilight-inspired video, "felt emo again might delete." The visual is set to the classic scene anthem “Situations” by Escape The Fate. Cutshall has a long-running passion for emo—and a music career dating back to his former band It Boys!. With his new project...
1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock
1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock
Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of 1999’s best punk albums. It can be argued that the tone for the entire year was set in its first two months. For one thing, the 21-day impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton for perjuring himself in the investigation into the scandal over his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinski commenced Jan. 7. Preside...

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