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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 learned she could make music her career by watching Paramore onstage
PinkPantheress learned she could make music her career by watching Paramore onstage
Like much of the world, PinkPantheress drew inspiration from watching Paramore perform. Once you dig into her music, or look at her Instagram, it becomes easier to spot her alternative influences. In fact, she wears them proudly. In the cover story, the artist recalls witnessing her hard work bear fruit during 2021’s Reading Festival. Standing ...
Hayley Williams has a new radio show called ‘Everything Is Emo’
Hayley Williams has a new radio show called ‘Everything Is Emo’
Hayley Williams has launched her very own radio show, Everything Is Emo. The new show will be featured on BBC Sounds' Back To Back Sounds. Williams hopes Everything Is Emo “will feel somewhat reminiscent of the message boards and forums I used to frequent as a teenage scene kid,” according to a statement. Read more: Hay... Read More ...
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...
Hayley Williams joins Billie Eilish for “Misery Business” duet at Coachella
Hayley Williams joins Billie Eilish for “Misery Business” duet at Coachella
During the second Coachella weekend, Billie Eilish brought out Paramore's Hayley Williams for a "Misery Business" duet. Check out the performance below. The pair also performed Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever.” Within hours of their performance, the clip has gone wildly viral on social media, with many fans excited to see the duo collaborating. But it’s no surp...
Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
When I ask Edith Johnson, the formidable frontwoman of pop-punk outfit Meet Me @ The Altar, which emotion perfectly describes her past year, her answer surprises me. “Bittersweet,” she responds, still sounding and appearing bright from the other side of the screen with her blue-and-pink braids framing her face and her black lipstick ornamenting her smirk. Last year,...
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...
Paramore’s ‘Brand New Eyes’ still resonates on its 12th anniversary
Paramore’s ‘Brand New Eyes’ still resonates on its 12th anniversary
Warped Tour icons Paramore were featured on our October 2009 cover (#255). The band gave AltPress an exclusive look at their breakout success and their infamous surprise performance at the beloved festival. They also took us into the songwriting and recording process behind Brand New Eyes, their third studio album. Add...
9 songs that can perfectly soundtrack a new beginning
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 look no further than these playlist additions. Read more:  6 artists... Read More ...
Badflower share new music video and announce sophomore album
Badflower share new music video and announce sophomore album
Badflower have announced their sophomore album, THIS IS HOW THE WORLD ENDS, and dropped a new single, “Family.”  Soothing guitar riffs greet listeners and carry them toward lead singer Josh Katz’s somber delivery. The first half of the song features little instrumentation other than a steady drumbeat, focusing on the vulnerability of the vocals. Eventually, everythin...

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