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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 […]

Toby Morse's 'One Life One Chance' is your new favorite podcast

Forming in the early 1990s, H2O released several acclaimed records that have gone on to inspire generations of artists with their fast, energetic music paired with vocalist Toby Morse’s emotional lyrics that tackle subjects such as family, loss, friendship and staying true to your roots. Additionally, Morse is an outspoken animal rights activist, using his […]

9 songs that can perfectly soundtrack a new beginning

We’re sure you’ve heard the phrase before: new year, new me. But you don’t need a new year for a fresh start. If you’re seeking a bit of inspiration to get up off the couch and on the road to crossing off some of your goals, or maybe even a few bucket list items, then […]

Here's how Hatebreed rediscovered their purpose on 'Weight Of The False Self'

Four years on from releasing their seventh album, The Concrete Confessional, Hatebreed were supposed to be returning this year with their follow-up. That all changed when the coronavirus pandemic turned the world upside down.   They postponed their touring plans with Parkway Drive. They delayed their new record due to an inability to get physical copies […]

10 unforgettable post-hardcore guitar intros from the ’90s

Already evolved from its origins yet not as crystalized as the 2000s wave in its sound, post-hardcore in the ’90s was a special kind of life form. These guitar intros will help you find your way into this unique decade for the genre. Check them out below. Read more: Joey Santiago still likes the idea […]

Watch Frank Iero, Plain White T's and more cover Ramones for charity

A ton of our favorite musicians just linked up for a project called Rock For Hope. Rock For Hope aims to raise money for charity by posting videos of rock musicians collaborating.  When we say a ton, we mean it. Rock For Hope just released a Ramones cover consisting of Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance), […]

20 positive hardcore bands to uplift your spirits

While hardcore is a genre that primarily focuses on negative feelings and the struggles associated with them, there are a ton of bands pushing for positivity. The so-called “posi-core” scene has plenty of fantastic bands to brighten your day and lift your mood when the world’s got you down and you need some words of […]

Travis Barker dishes on YUNGBLUD, drummers, exes and life as an alien

We don’t think Travis Barker ever slows down. While most of his days require some sort of drumming or mixing-related activity (blink-182, $uicideboy$), Barker does find time to ruminate on other things. He shared a few of them with Jason Pettigrew. THE COMPLIMENT YOU GOT FROM THE WEIRDEST QUARTERS. I guess it’s when old people […]

Fall Out Boy fans should listen to these records made by heroes & stans

Pop-punk provocateurs? Melodic hardcore hellions? One third of modern emo’s holy trinity? A cool night out? Fall Out Boy have been painted with so many kinds of brushes, we don’t know what to call them at this point. Which is good. It keeps the dialog moving. Known for being explosive and dance-inducing pop-punk dynamos, Fall […]

2019 in memoriam: Remembering the ones we lost

Music, movies, tours: Obviously, there were plenty of cool and wonderful things that were brought into the world in 2019. But there was a significant amount of sadness, as well. We did lose many members of the scene and pioneering alt-rock artists, as well as respected and loved pop culture figures. Here are a few […]

Gorilla Biscuits guitarist Alex Brown dies at 52

Guitarist Alex Brown of the hardcore outfit Gorilla Biscuits has died. According to a social media post from his friend and bandmate Anthony Civarelli, aka Civ, the guitarist passed away from a basal ganglia stroke. He was 52. According to Civ’s post, a memorial service will be held in Iowa in the coming weeks. Read […]

In memoriam: Musicians we lost in 2019

As our scene and the music community as a whole mourn the loss of these incredible musicians, we remember them for the contributions they made. Our thoughts are with the friends, family and loved ones of those we have lost in 2019. [envira-gallery id=”197439″]

10 classic hardcore bands you need to get into now

Classic hardcore punk sowed the seeds by which today's alternative music blooms. Be it death metal, metalcore, pop-punk or screamo, the current iterations of aggressive rock wouldn't exist without our hardcore forefathers. Here are 10 classic hardcore bands we think you'll love. BLACK FLAG The launch pad for both Keith Morris (now frontman for Off!) […]

The 10 most important hardcore albums, according to Terror’s Scott Vogel

Scott Vogel of Terror picked his top ten hardcore albums of all time to share with AP readers.  1. and 2. = TIE  AGNOSTIC FRONT: Victim In Pain, 1984 (Download this: “Victim In Pain”) WARZONE: Don't Forget The Struggle, Don't Forget The Streets 1987 (Download this: “Fuck Your Attitude”)  When I was first being introduced to underground […]

Lineup announced for Travis Barker’s Musink Festival 2014

Presented by Travis Barker, California’s 7th Annual Musink Tattoo & Music Festival will take place at the OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, CA, March 21-23. This year’s lineup will include performances from The Descendents, Tech N9ne, Transplants, Gorilla Biscuits, Love Canal, Judge, Strife, Rittz, and H20 and will host over 300 renowned […]

Guilty of being misquoted: Confessions of a "Straight Edge Dude"

Recently, an article was posted that portrayed both myself and the record label I own, No Sleep Records, in a very poor way. This was due to a miscommunication/misunderstanding from the writer as to what the piece would be about. On top of that, the article was edited poorly and contained numerous errors due to […]

Texas Is The Reason, Gorilla Biscuits, Sense Field and more announced for Rev 25 in Chicago

Revelation Records has announced that it will conclude it's 25th Anniversary celebrations with a three-day event at Chicago's House Of Blues January 4-6. Check out the lineups below.  January 4  Gorilla Biscuits Shelter Down To Nothing By A Thread TBA January 5 Gorilla Biscuits Youth Of Today 32 Frames TBA January 6 Texas Is The Reason […]

Gorilla Biscuits, Lifetime, Title Fight, dozens more tapped for This Is Hardcore 2012

The lineup for this year's This Is Hardcore festival has been announced and is available below. The event happens August 9 at Union Transfer and on August 10-12 at the Electric Factory, both in Philadelphia, PA. Thursday, August 9th Terror Earth Crisis Ringworm Maximum Penalty Mindset Naysayer Lifeless Build & Destroy The Storm Friday, Augusth 10th […]

Silverstein - Short Songs

Silverstein Short Songs This review originally ran in AP 284. Silverstein have become contemporary screamo’s answer to Less Than Jake—a hard-working, hard-touring band whose commercial success peaked a few records ago, but are still capable of delivering a new batch of anthems every few years. But what happens when they get bored with the traditional […]

Gorilla Biscuits, Youth Of Today, Shai Hulud to celebrate Revelation Records' 25th anniversary

Revelation Records will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with three nights of shows at the Glasshouse in Pomona, California June 8-10. Bands scheduled to perform include Gorilla Biscuits, Youth Of Today, Shai Hulud, Sick Of It All and many others. Check out the flyers below. Tickets for each show go on sale February 15. Revelation […]