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How MILES creates viral songs that radiate positivity and playfulness

MILES makes music that simply feels good. He explores crafting a “stadium anthem” with Travis Barker and the creation of his debut EP, NEVER HAVE I EVER.

Waterparks, Limp Bizkit and 8 other things you need to check out this week

Check out The Latest – for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now.   Waterparks and Neck Deep unite for Sad Summer   …and they’re bringing Mayday Parade, The Summer Set, Against The Current, State Champs and more along for the ride, too. These shows are going to be a lot […]

iann dior releases sophomore album 'On To Better Things'–listen

iann dior has released his long-anticipated new album On To Better Things. The 15-song record features Lil Uzi Vert, Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker. Read more: iann dior set his sights on becoming the biggest artist in the world dior announced the drop by posting on his Instagram, writing, “OTBT IS FINALLY OUT. I’m […]

iann dior teams up with MGK and Travis Barker for "thought it was"—listen

iann dior has released “thought it was” featuring Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker. The track comes ahead of On To Better Things, out Jan. 21. Read more: iann dior and Måneskin are making alternative music for a global age dior previously spoke to Alternative Press about his relationship with MGK, naming him as a […]

iann dior set his sights on becoming the biggest artist in the world

Born Michael Ian Olmo, the artist launched his career on SoundCloud — a trajectory not unlike the one taken by stars such as Post Malone, Travis Scott and Lil Peep — and garnered thousands of streams on the strength of a single song. Knowing he had to create more, he put out A Dance With […]

Mark Hoppus returns to performing on Travis Barker's House of Horrors

Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker reunited for a Halloween weekend concert special. To set a spooktacular tone for the season, Barker’s own House of Horrors event, presented by NoCap, was broadcast from a private haunted estate. The livestream saw the blink-182 bassist and drummer returning to classics such as “The Rock Show” and “What’s My […]

Maggie Lindemann captures the pain of unrequited love in "She Knows It"

Maggie Lindemann is exploring her emotions in her new single, “She Knows It.” This track is the latest music since the Alternative Press cover star’s debut EP, PARANOIA, was released at the start of 2021. Read more: Painted Flowers jewelry and apparel hosts rising stars for launch party “I wrote this song about liking a […]

Avril Lavigne announces UK and Europe tour for 2022

Avril Lavigne has announced that she will be touring Europe next year. Lavigne was initially slated for a European run in support of her 2019 album Head Above Water, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced her to delay the dates. Read more: WILLOW, Avril Lavigne and KennyHoopla team up for “G R O W” video In an […]

Bring Me The Horizon make their debut on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge—watch

Bring Me The Horizon just made their Live Lounge debut in perfect style, closing out BBC’s Radio 1 “Live Lounge Month.” The Sheffield five-piece performed a stripped-down version of their latest single “DiE4u” and also gave their own cover of 24kGoldn and iann dior’s viral hit “Mood.”  Read more: Tom Morello & Bring Me The […]

iann dior on his humble beginnings, musical mentors and forthcoming album

iann dior discusses his humble beginnings on SoundCloud, musical mentors, and the road to his forthcoming album in conversation with Joel Madden.

LILHUDDY started on social media and arrived at the main stage

LILHUDDY took an elbow to the jaw. Not in a mosh pit—there haven’t been many of those during the COVID-19 pandemic—but playing basketball with some friends in the courtyard of his multi-million-dollar home in Los Angeles. It’s the kind of common injury that could happen to anyone. Except, of course, LILHUDDY isn’t just anyone. Most […]

iann dior and Måneskin are making alternative music for a global age

In one sense, the word alternative captures a sound, just as a style or genre has a unique musical character. Used in this way, the term can call to mind a specific era or maybe that specific band that first helped us feel like we had our own distinct corner of the world. In another […]

LILHUDDY joined by Travis Barker, iann dior & Tyson Ritter on new single

LILHUDDY has joined forces with blink-182’s Travis Barker, iann dior and All-American Rejects’ Tyson Ritter on his new single “Don’t Freak Out.” The collab is the fourth single LILHUDDY has shared ahead of his upcoming debut album, Teenage Heartbreak, out Sept. 17 via Immersive/Geffen Records. Read more: Badflower and Blackbear defy musical expectations in Issue […]

UPSAHL has the time of her life in mesmerizing live performance–watch

UPSAHL is having a career-defining year straight out of a dream. After releasing high-energy collabs such as “Happy Endings” featuring Mike Shinoda and iann dior and “Palm Reader” with DREAMERS and Big Boi, and also co-writing with Anne-Marie and Little Mix on “Kiss My (Uh Oh),” she’s exclusively premiering a stunning live rendition of her […]

DE’WAYNE, American Teeth and phem join forces on high-energy “SICK”–listen

DE’WAYNE, American Teeth and phem are all joining forces on an addictive new collab, “SICK.”  The track touches on knowing that certain bad habits will make you unhappy, sad or angry but not wanting to give them up. Read more: Badflower share new music video and announce sophomore album Each of the three singers have their […]

Billie Eilish, Lizzo and more are set to headline Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival has announced its 2021 lineup. The iconic music festival will return this year for four days, taking place Sept. 23-26. The event will be held at the Woodlands at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. In total, the festival will host over 120 artists, along with a wide range of amenities and […]

10 highly anticipated debut albums we wish we could hear right now

The genre of alternative music is constantly shifting, with new artists hitting the scene and experimenting with genre-bending in ways never heard before.  It’s an exciting time to be a fan in the scene. Women and LGBTQIA+ folks are redefining what a rock star looks like and what kinds of stories are told through music.  Read […]

21 artists who are 21 years old or younger and taking over alternative music

Thanks to the internet, our exposure to new artists isn’t reliant on record deals and radio hits. Alternative artists of all ages have been able to blow up on social media, release music on their own and launch their careers out of their bedrooms.  This is especially true for young artists. With the cult following […]

Pete Davidson channels Eminem again to explain NFTs on 'SNL'—watch

Over the weekend, Pete Davidson brought back his Eminem impersonation for another spoof on Saturday Night Live. This time around, the comedian reimagined Eminem’s “Without Me” video to help explain what NFTs are. For the SNL sketch, Davidson was joined by Chris Redd, who portrayed Dr. Dre, and musical guest Jack Harlow who gave a […]

12 new collabs your favorite musicians have made with rising artists

2021 has already started out as a strong year for music, with artists expanding their pool of collaborations more than ever. After the train wreck that was 2020, musicians seem to be experimenting more often—spanning genres with collaborations and, in some cases, helping up-and-coming artists receive some limelight by featuring them on tracks.  Read more: […]
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