Laura Jane Grace surprise-drops 'At War With The Silverfish' EP—listen

Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! has released a surprise EP. Titled At War With The Silverfish, the new release dropped via Polyvinyl Records. The record follows Grace’s solo album Stay Alive, released in 2020. The latest EP, which contains seven tracks, explores a variety of universal themes, ranging from yearning for love to dealing with […]

Evanescence and Halestorm add new dates for fall co-headlining tour

Evanescence and Halestorm have included additional dates in their upcoming fall tour across the United States. The bands have added Denver, Tampa, Nashville and Minneapolis to their list of cities to perform in during the run. Read more: Lilith Czar is the positive, empowering force that Juliet Simms needed The hard-rock powerhouses will commence their […]

10 opening songs that made these alternative albums perfect from the start

In a culture driven by instant gratification, it’s important to start off on the right foot when putting out content. This of course doubles for music, especially now that streaming services put a seemingly endless number of albums at our fingertips. Fortunately for the alternative music scene, starting off strong has been a long-set precedent. […]

20 albums you won’t believe are turning 10 in 2021

2011, like the years that preceded it, gave us a number of great alternative albums. But can you believe that 2021 is going to bring their 10-year anniversaries? Just like the 2000s came to pass in the blink of an eye, so did the last decade. And so we’re left soaking in nostalgia and wondering where the […]

QUIZ: Which legendary 2000s pop-punk guitarist are you the most like?

What is pop punk without its guitarists? Really just some angsty spoken word over punchy drums and a bassline. Let’s be honest: We’d still probably listen to it, but it wouldn’t be nearly as good.  We may like to focus on vocals and lyrics when it comes to channeling our 2000s nostalgia. However, the guitarists […]

10 acoustic songs from heavy artists to bring it down a notch

If Fearless Records’ Punk Goes Acoustic series is indicative of anything, it’s that alternative artists can’t resist the opportunity to pick up an acoustic guitar. While a number of our favorites have opted for the occasional soft track, none are more jarring than those by heavy artists. As it turns out, the intricate melodies of […]

10 long scene songs that were worth the extra storage space on your iPod

Remember the days when an eight-minute song felt like a gift sent by the alt-rock gods? Back when we had to buy music by the track, and not through a monthly subscription, these long ones were like a gold mine.  Of course, times have changed since our iPod-centric scene years. Now, we’ve got the bulk […]

Dave Hause doesn’t believe in musical guilty pleasures and neither should you

Dave Hause is a staple of the modern punk community. The former frontman of the highly revered defunct punk outfit the Loved Ones. He also had a short-lived stint as a guitarist in the legendary hardcore punk act Paint It Black. And we would be remiss if we didn’t mention his tenure in punk supergroup, […]

20 scene albums from 2009 that dominated your iPod playlists

In 2009, Myspace was beginning to disintegrate, and scene bands were growing less and less popular. Despite their distinct capabilities of genre-blending emo, pop punk, metalcore, neon pop, electronica and more, the scene started to die and was aching for a rebirth. As the year progressed, new bands emerged, and seasoned musicians cultivated their craft […]

Here’s how to see Red Jumpsuit Apparatus play ‘Don’t You Fake It’ in full

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus recently released their The Emergency EP, and now the band are set to play the new tracks in a live setting. The audience can also expect to hear fan-favorite tracks as TRJA will be playing Don’t You Fake It in celebration of the album’s 14th anniversary. The discography-spanning performance will mark […]

Lil Peep 'GOTH ANGEL SINNER' EP drops two years after rapper’s tease

To celebrate his favorite holiday, Lil Peep has posthumously released his highly anticipated EP, GOTH ANGEL SINNER. Originally announced in Oct. 2017, the genre-bending EP is accompanied by the release of an official music video for the track “When I Lie.” Check it out below! Read more: ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ holiday film debate settled by composer Lil […]

YUNGBLUD pushes back EP release date to ensure it's "absolutely perfect"

Last week, YUNGBLUD debuted the official music video for “Hope For The Underrated Youth” and dropped details about his forthcoming EP. Now, it looks like we might have to wait a little bit longer to get our hands on this six-track EP following YUNGBLUD’s announcement earlier today. Read more: Vans confirms ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ collab […]

Can't Swim announce EP featuring Taking Back Sunday, more

As if we needed another reason to look forward to October, Can’t Swim have announced their brand new EP Foreign Language set to debut next month. To top off the announcement, the band have premiered a new song and video from the forthcoming record. Check out the details below! Read more: ‘American Horror Story’ seasons ranked worst to […]

As It Is on third reimagined EP: “Whatever you’re expecting, it’s not that”

As It Is have announced they will be releasing their third EP in The Great Depression: Reimagined series that will drop this Friday.  The band announced back in March that they’d be reimagining their 2018 album in a series of four parts released as separate EPs.  Read more: The 1975 frontman Matty Healy, Pale Waves […]

Travs Barker, $uicideboy$ reveal collab EP release date

We’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of the collaborative EP from blink-182‘s Travis Barker and the $uicideboy$ ever since Barker revealed it was finished about two months ago. The rap duo recently teased the collab in a since-deleted Instagram post, so fingers were crossed in hopes that it would be released soon. Now, it looks like […]

Ghost frontman hints at new EP, concert film

It looks like there might be some new material from masked Swedish metalheads Ghost very soon! The band’s frontman, Cardinal Copia aka Tobias Forge, shares the news with ROCK 100.5, as pointed out by Theprp.com. And he also speaks of a wish to record a live, visual album with the band, should ideal conditions present […]

Hollywood Undead unveil three emotional tracks, announce tour

Hollywood Undead have returned with three brand-new songs from an EP titled Psalms. The EP also features two re-releases of “Another Level” and “Gotta Let Go.” Read more: Poppy may be the future of heavy metal with new song “Play Destroy” Last week, Hollywood Undead announced that they would be releasing a new EP in a […]

MxPx surprise drop fall-ready EP 'Best Life,' release new video

MxPx has certainly had a busy year. Earlier this year, the band released their self-titled record and then, they dropped a beer collaboration. As if that wasn’t enough to be excited about, the band has surprised us yet again with the surprise drop of their new EP. Read more: MxPx announce beer collaboration, release music videos for […]

Listen to Fall Out Boy's long-awaited 'Lake Effect Kid' EP

Fall Out Boy have done a lot of teasing leading up to this fall’s M A N I A Tour, including touting a new EP based on the band’s 2008 demo, “Lake Effect Kid.” Well, wait no more, FOB fans: Lake Effect Kid just dropped at midnight. Hear it below. Read more: Which Fall Out […]

Pristine alt-pop duo Sleeptalkre premiere debut EP, frontwoman talks being “unabashedly yourself”

[Photo credit: Nadine Berns] Caroline Shumate and Greg Graves grew up in the same Houston neighborhood and both played instruments together as kids. However, it wasn’t until after high school that the two became friends. Graves went on to tour with YouTube star Tyler Ward to sell merch. Shumate went to college, studying to be […]

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