AltPress Weekly: chloe moriondo cover, Architects, Turnstile and more

We’re very excited to reveal the first installment of AltPress Weekly, designed to give you the lowdown on the things we want you to check out. Each week, we’ll cover new releases and old songs, rising artists and your favorite stars. Along the way, we’ll highlight everything from breaking music news to bargain bin discoveries, […]

10 artists who made a bold departure on an album and it worked

When Radiohead released Kid A, it was such a bold departure from their sound that it stunned the world. Fueled by a disdain for making alternative-rock music and a nervous breakdown that loomed large over Thom Yorke’s mental state, Kid A was the antithesis of everything they’d accomplished up until that point. It was as […]

These 10 bands represent the roots and future of shoegaze as we know it

We tip our hats to the British rock-critic cabal of yesteryear. Or maybe just to the person who coined the term “shoegaze.” In a pejorative sense, the term derives from musicians too introverted or weary to participate in the more animated aspects of “rocking out.” In the utilitarian mode of the word, it reflects the […]

Hundredth release final single in digital series, “Iridescent”—listen

On their 2017 album, RARE, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based hardcore band Hundredth did a complete 180. Trading their melodic hardcore raving for a more atmospheric spin with effected guitars and even more melodic singing from frontman Chad Johnson. By the sounds of “Iridescent,” the new song we are premiering today, they don’t plan on looking […]

Hear Tennis System remixed by Hundredth's Chadwick Johnson

Hundredth frontman and Pure Violet tunesmith Chadwick Johnson has remixed Tennis System‘s high-powered noise-pop ode “Lackluster” for the premiere of his music production outlet, LIGHTWAVE. Check out the new remix below. Read more: Listen to Hundredth’s new remix album ‘Ultrarare’ Johnson and the dynamic California trio first teamed up on last year’s RARE USA Tour, where […]

Hundredth release 'Ultrarare,' a remix of last year's 'RARE'

Hundredth blaze new trails with Ultrarare, a collection of synth-pop remixes from the band’s 2017 album RARE, itself an indie-rock departure for the previously hardcore punk band. See the cover art, tracklist, and hear the new remix album below. Read more: Hundredth singer launches new solo project Released today, on the eve of RARE‘s anniversary, […]

“I Hate Opening Photoshop”—Chadwick Johnson on Hundredth’s D.I.Y. approach to making merch

Necessity may be the mother of invention for Chadwick Johnson, but opening Photoshop is still just a pain in the ass. In this APTV exclusive, the Hundredth frontman explains his approach to being the self-taught designer behind the band’s aesthetic—creating everything from t-shirts and hats to the band’s iconic crossed keys logo and the cover […]

Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, more announced for festival and other news you might have missed today

[Photo by: Skinny Lister/Connor MacRae, Jeff Rosenstock,SideOneDummy Records] Don’t miss new music from Hot Mulligan and HARM—plus, you can catch Hundredth at SXSW. Check out the news you might have missed today below! Read more: Warped Tour isn’t reuniting My Chemical Romance, and we’re not okay 1. Hatebreed, the Acacia Strain, Knocked Loose and more were […]

Hear Hundredth solo project Pure Violet's bouncy new song "Glass"

Hundredth vocalist and guitarist Chadwick Johnson is back with another fresh track from his recently launched dream-pop solo project, Pure Violet. Hear the vivid new song “Glass” below, and get it now on Spotify or Apple Music. Read more: Hear Hundredth's groovy new 'RARE' B-sides Following the 2017 release of Hundredth's stylistic change-up RARE, Johnson […]

These are the best alternative artists ever, according to Grayscale, August Burns Red and more

We're back with the newest video in our Best Ever series, and this time around, we asked your favorite bands to name who they think is the best alternative artist, ever. For Volume 3, we spoke with members of Tiny Moving Parts, August Burns Red, Hundredth, Can't Swim and Grayscale. Find out who chose Bon Iver for his incredible songwriting, who's been listening […]

Musicians dish on the best live bands of all time

Every hot-blooded music fan has that one live performance that completely blew their mind, and musicians are no different. Find out who was brought to tears by Bring Me The Horizon’s live show and who watched Deer Tick get progressively more inebriated onstage in The Best Ever: Live Band.  Read more: Bring Me The Horizon fan […]

17 bands you probably didn't realize started in 2008

[Photo by: Set It Off/YouTube, Asking Alexandria/YouTube, The Downtown Fiction/YouTube]  It’s hard to think that 2008 was already an entire decade ago. It was the year that brought us Twilight, the Fred YouTube channel and a slew of rising musical talent in the alternative scene. So we’re taking a trip down memory lane to recall […]

15 musicians who got new tattoos in 2017

[Photo credit: @mikebusch_/Instagram, @lukehollandd/Instagram, @jaydenpanesso/Instagram] Many of our favorite musicians are sporting ink for one reason or another. Tattoos are a great method of self-expression or a way to commemorate a memorable moment or person in your life. Whatever the reason, many artists used 2017 to make additions to their already badass tattoo collections. Check […]

Listen to Hundredth's electrifying new B-sides from 'RARE'

[Photos by: Jesus Martinez, Hopeless Records] Get ready to bob your head—Hundredth have just unleashed a couple of fresh B-side tracks from their latest album, RARE. You can hear the new songs, “Porcelain” and “Melancholia,” via Spotify and Apple Music down below. Read more: Hundredth's new album is a 'RARE' scene turnaround The two new […]

Hundredth vocalist releases two airy new songs as a solo artist—listen

Hundredth vocalist Chadwick Johnson is dropping his first-ever songs as a solo artist. Listen to the two new singles from Johnson, “Garden” and “Numb,” under the banner of the musician's latest project, Pure Violet, below. Read more: Hundredth's 'RARE' is a breath of fresh air The rarefied new tunes come fresh on the heels of […]

Foo Fighters announce massive UK stadium shows and other news you might have missed today

[Photo by: Stand Atlantic/Brandon Lung] Catch Foo Fighters on tour next year—plus, watch a new music video from Hundredth. Check out the news you might have missed today below! Read more: Watch Linkin Park’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ episode 1. Foo Fighters will be headed back across the pond in summer 2018. After much teasing, Foo Fighters have […]

Hundredth to play new album 'RARE' in full on upcoming tour

[Photos by: Jesus Martinez, Hopeless Records, Mike Parisella/Instagram] Following their full run of dates on this summer's Vans Warped Tour, prolific headbangers-turned-shoegazers Hundredth are heading back out on the road later this year to play their new album RARE in its entirety. Check out the complete list of cities and dates below! Read more: Op-Ed: […]

15 colorful records to pick up this weekend

Sure, nabbing a first pressing of your favorite album feels cool, but nothing looks as cool as some sick colored vinyl. From splatter to splits, here are some of the prettiest records on sale today. Twenty One Pilots – Blurryface Black/red split Waterparks – Double Dare Pink/Clear AFI – AFI (The Blood Album) Red marbled Have […]

How the Hundredth bus fire went down, according to vocalist Chad Johnson

[Photo credit: Jesus Martinez/Twitter] Hundredth frontman Chadwick Johnson and his bandmates were asleep on their tour bus early Tuesday when a fire broke out onboard. Read more: Hundredth, Being As An Ocean’s bus catches fire mid-Warped Tour run – UPDATED The band, sharing the bus with fellow rockers Being As An Ocean, were en route […]

Exclusive: Hundredth's Chadwick Johnson talks Warped Tour bus fire

Hundredth singer/guitarist Chadwick Johnson and his bandmates were asleep on their tour bus early Tuesday when a fire broke out onboard. The band, sharing the bus with fellow rockers Being As An Ocean, were en route from Denver to Nashville, where both acts are currently playing on the 2017 Warped Tour. Thanksfully, no one was […]
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