Poppy announces new album ‘Flux’ with visual for title track—watch

Poppy has announced Flux, her fourth studio album and the follow-up to her 2020 record, I Disagree. The announcement comes alongside a psychedelic music video for the record’s title track created by Australian designer and visual artist Pip and Pop. The music video for “Flux” takes place in a candy-colored dream world and was directed […]

Billie Eilish's much anticipated LP ‘Happier Than Ever’ is here—listen

Billie Eilish has released her long-awaited sophomore album, Happier Than Ever. The album follows the July single “NDA.”  It is her second LP after the multiple Grammy-winning, platinum-certified record WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? Other singles released since the artist’s debut are also included in the album, including “Your Power” and […]

Orville Peck has announced dates for the fall Drive Me, Crazy tour

Orville Peck has announced dates for his fall Drive Me, Crazy tour. The country singer with an alternative flair will play over a dozen shows across the United States, starting at Nashville Pride Sept. 18 and ending at Madison Square Garden. There, Peck will open for Harry Styles Oct. 30 and 31. Between those dates, […]

P!nk offers to pay fine against Norwegian women’s beach handball team

P!nk has offered to pay the fines of the Norwegian women’s beach handball team. The team was fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms during their appearance at the European Beach Handball Championship game in Bulgaria. Many people, viewers and professional athletes alike, objected to the ruling. P!nk was no different. The artist took […]

Here's how to get free tickets for Rise Against's upcoming summer tour

In May, Rise Against announced their Nowhere Generation tour. The summer run will see the group perform in over a dozen U.S. cities. Alternative Press and Live Nation have partnered to offer an exclusive ticket giveaway for the tour. Pairs of tickets will be available for five cities and can be won by tagging your […]

Musicians react to the passing of legendary New York rapper Biz Markie

Iconic hip hop artist Biz Markie passed away July 16 from complications due to Type 2 diabetes. He was 57. The Juice Crew legend was known for his unpretentious, at-times playful approach to music, along with his exceptional skills as a beatboxer. Markie helped popularize hip-hop during the genre’s ascent, transforming the whole music world […]

WILLOW IN CONCERT featuring Travis Barker and Avril Lavigne—watch

WILLOW performed a special virtual concert to celebrate the release of her fifth album, lately I feel EVERYTHING. The show was available live July 16 by using the Watch Together feature on Instagram and Facebook Messenger. Now, you can view WILLOW’s first performances of songs from the album here on Facebook Watch.  The performance was […]

FELICITY channel a host of influences on new LP ‘Dear Universe’–listen

Up-and-coming rockers FELICITY have released their heavy-hitting debut album, Dear Universe. The album, recorded over 30 days with producer Andrew Wade (A Day To Remember, the Ghost Inside), is the band’s first full-length release. Read more: WILLOW’s highly anticipated album ‘lately I feel EVERYTHING’ is here Alternative Press has expected great things from FELICITY for […]

WILLOW’s highly anticipated album ‘lately I Feel EVERYTHING’ is here

After releasing back-to-back bangers, WILLOW finally dropped her highly anticipated new album, lately I feel EVERYTHING. The record was released via MSFTS Music/Roc Nation.  All songs on the album were written by WILLOW, with co-writing and production from her longtime collaborator Tyler Cole. To celebrate the album’s release, the artist scheduled an Instagram and Messenger […]

Turnstile’s new single “ALIEN LOVE CALL” featuring Blood Orange—out now

Turnstile have released a mellow new single, “Alien Love Call,” featuring Blood Orange.  In addition to a new visual, the track comes with the announcement of the band’s upcoming full-length album, GLOW ON. Read more: Nandi Bushell shares her biggest influences and upcoming musical endeavors The video for “ALIEN LOVE CALL” is comprised of archival footage […]

KennyHoopla and Travis Barker perform live at DTS Sound Space—watch

KennyHoopla has released a dynamic live performance of four songs from his latest project, SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE//. The set was recorded at DTS Sound Space at KROQ, and featured blink-182 drummer Travis Barker along with guitarist Nick Long.  The trio came together and created electricity on stage. Although Kenny was subdued while introducing the […]

ALX’s new video for “Run Out” is the physical embodiment of summer

The quickly rising singer ALX dropped a pop-infused new single and video for his latest single, “Run Out.” The song, released through Sony Music Entertainment/Alamo Records, marks the artist’s second single in 2021 since the release of “Right Guy” in June. Read more: Phoebe Bridgers announces North American tour scheduled for Fall 2021 The video, […]

WILLOW reveals tracklist for feature-packed ‘lately I feel EVERYTHING’

It’s official. Fans aren’t only getting a collaboration between WILLOW and Avril Lavigne on WILLOW’s upcoming album, lately I feel EVERYTHING, but fans are also getting a collaboration between WILLOW, Lavigne and blink-182’s Travis Barker. The three teamed up for the song “G R O W.” “G R O W” is the second song Barker […]

Billie Eilish shares new single-take music video for “NDA”–watch

Billie Eilish has dropped an eerie video for her new song, “NDA.”  The video, which the artist has been teasing for weeks via Instagram, features cars burning around her as she walks down a dark street.  Read more: FINNEAS leads blòkur’s Top 5 Songwriters On Spotify list for 2020 The song begins with a scratching, […]

AltPress Weekly: Badflower, Yvette Young, industry insiders and more

We’re back with a fresh AltPress Weekly. Each week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We shout out brand-new tracks and classic cuts, deep dives and smash hits. We’ll also bring you the scoop on the latest happenings at Alternative Press, along with the stories we keep coming back to. Many […]

15 Black-owned businesses you can support through Instagram

Instagram just announced the addition of a “Black-owned” tag that business accounts based in the U.S. can add to their profile. According to Instagram, “last summer through fall, there were over 1.3 million Instagram posts in support of ‘Black-owned’ or ‘Black-led’ businesses.” In addition, the number of businesses that put “Black-owned” or “Black-led” in their […]

Tyler, The Creator performs secret shows across the US—watch

Tyler, The Creator played a series of secret shows throughout the United States last week.  The pop-up shows took place in L.A., Dallas and Brooklyn. The venues, much smaller than the artist usually plays, were the musician’s first stops after not performing for two years following the onset of COVID-19. Read more: 8 artists who […]

Halsey announces upcoming album ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power’

UPDATE: JULY 7, 2021, 5:00 P.M. E.T. Halsey officially released the cover art for their fourth album via Instagram. The photographic artwork celebrates the beauty of the body after childbirth and the duality of autonomy. As if depicted by a Renaissance painting, a baby sits on their lap with a curled-over hand and wrinkled blanket. […]

WILLOW announces title and release date for upcoming full-length

WILLOW has announced her new album, Lately I Feel Everything, will drop July 16 through MSFTSMusic/Roc Nation/Polydor. The first single off the record, “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l,” was released in April and features blink-182’s Travis Barker. The alternative anthem gives fans a hint of […]

Bob Becker, Fearless Records founder, launches Thriller Records & signee

Bob Becker, the Fearless Records founder, has launched an all-new record label called Thriller Records. “After starting and running Fearless Records for 25 years, I feel like there is still plenty of opportunity out there and gas in the tank,” Becker exclusively told Alternative Press. “The new label, Thriller Records, will give me and our […]
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