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These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
Writer/director Judd Apatow accurately summed up college when he said: “College is the reward for surviving high school.” It’s true. The college experience proffers unprecedented freedom and a constant buzz of wonder—alive in every cup of ramen noodles and late-night study group. You may have left your...
The essential emo albums from the genre’s 35-year history
The essential emo albums from the genre’s 35-year history
Here at AltPress, we've learned a crucial lesson. Mainstream America doesn't understand that the concept of "emo" is over 30 years old. We know it wasn't invented in a Hot Topic store. But we also know that the Grammys don't have a category for "Best Emo Performance By A Duo Or Group With A Minimum Of Three Fascinating Haircuts...
Frank Iero, Jim Adkins featured in book talking about Mineral
Frank Iero, Jim Adkins featured in book talking about Mineral
To celebrate 25 years of Mineral, the band have released two new songs and a book. Titled One Day When We Are Young, Mineral At 25, the book features never-before-seen photos and contributions from other admiring musicians. Of these musicians include Frank Iero, Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World and Rob Pope of the Get Up Kids. ...
12 Biggest Moments of The #EmoRevival in 2014
12 Biggest Moments of The #EmoRevival in 2014
Some people thought the emo revival would be a passing fad after its rise to prominence in 2013, but alas, 2014 proved that your favorite heartbreak was here to stay. Some argue it never left, and others say that, like Refused, it could never really die, but one thing is certain: Emo and its twinkle daddy brethren are in the spotlight more and more than they’ve been in a long time, as they get lov
So, what’s so great about the Fest? Touché Amoré, Mineral, Into It. Over It. and more tell us
So, what’s so great about the Fest? Touché Amoré, Mineral, Into It. Over It. and more tell us
So, what’s so great about the Fest, anyway? Members of Touché Amoré, Mineral, Into It. Over It. and more give their perspectives. As you listen, you’ll see that a commonality emerges in what artists and festees tend to agree made this year in particular fantastic. “The Descendents are pl ...
Artist-On-Artist interview: Into It. Over It. chats with Mineral (part 2)
Artist-On-Artist interview: Into It. Over It. chats with Mineral (part 2)
Every now and then, the AP crew like to pass our interview mics off to artists, letting them ask the questions they as musicians know they would like to answer. Recently, we’ve done that with the Menzingers and Bouncing Souls, and if you remember our Riot Fest coverage from 2013, you’ll recall the inaugural APTV interview conducted by today’s host Evan Weiss (Into It. Over It.) with D...
Artist-On-Artist interview: Into It. Over It. chats with Mineral
Artist-On-Artist interview: Into It. Over It. chats with Mineral
Every now and then, the AP crew like to pass our interview mics off to artists, letting them ask the questions they as musicians know they would like to answer. Recently, we’ve done that with the Menzingers and Bouncing Souls, and if you remember our Riot Fest coverage from 2013, you’ll recall the inaugural APTV interview conducted by today’s host Evan Weiss (Into It. Over It.) with D...
Zookeeper – Pink Chalk
Zookeeper – Pink Chalk
Zookeeper Pink Chalk Chris Simpson has been pulled back into the spotlight thanks to the ongoing emo revival—his old band, Mineral, are currently on an extensive reunion tour. But Simpson has long since moved on musically, playing fragile, Neutral Milk Hotel-esque folk under the name Zookeeper since 2006. Pink... Read More ...
“The problem with bands ending [is] they’re always just on the cusp of something”—Mineral interview
“The problem with bands ending [is] they’re always just on the cusp of something”—Mineral interview
They only existed for a scant three years and their recorded output barely cracks 20 songs, but the influence of second-wave emo icons MINERAL has been far reaching. They have high-profile fans ranging from Frank Turner to New Found Glory; Balance And Composure and Into It... Read More ...

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