Militarie Gun announce new EP Life Under the Sun

Manchester Orchestra, Mannequin Pussy, and Bully appear on the release.

Catch NOFX, MUNA and more on the road

We’re rounding up the best new tour dates. From NOFX to MUNA, plus festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo and Boston Calling, these are the events you won’t want to miss.

NOFX's Fat Mike on Double Album: "Choruses are for the f*cking weak"

NOFX follow up 2021’s Single Album with their new record, Double Album. Fat Mike details its creation, the band’s 40th anniversary and their 2023 farewell shows.

Brody King goes hard on the wrestling mat and on stage with God's Hate

Brody King is expanding his career beyond wrestling. King discusses his mission for God’s Hate, acting on I Think You Should Leave and Sound and Fury Festival.

NOFX's Fat Mike will open the most comprehensive Punk Rock Museum in 2023

The Punk Rock Museum will open in January 2023 in Las Vegas. It will feature several exhibits and punk artifacts, as well as interactive experiences.

Urethane team up with Pennywise's Jim Lindberg for "Inheritance"—watch

Urethane have released a new video for their single “Inheritance.” The track also features Jim Lindberg of Pennywise. Alternative Press is bringing you a first look at the new visual. The track comes from the band’s powerful debut record, Chasing Horizons, which was released in September 2021 via Cyber Tracks.  Read more: Steve Caballero on […]

Look back at some of the best Alternative Press covers in honor of issue 400

Four hundred issues after the very first book to carry our name ran off the printers back in 1985, we look back on 36 years of our favorite-ever AP covers, the stories they told and the secrets behind their creation. You can pick up an issue here, starring twenty one pilots. Read more: In issue […]

Steve Caballero on intersection of punk and skateboarding with new band Urethane

For Steve Caballero, the intersection of punk and skateboarding has always been at the forefront of what he does and creates for the world. Caballero burst onto the skateboarding scene in the groundbreaking years of the early ’80s and ’90s, skating alongside the sport’s most iconic figures while living in Southern California during its renaissance […]

The 15 best punk albums of 2002, from Sleater-Kinney to the Used

The most notable aspect of punk rock in 2002 was the mainstream ascension of garage for the first time since the ‘60s. But all those albums by the Strokes, the White Stripes and the Hives that went mega this year were all recorded and released in 2002. Which explains their inclusion on this list, rather […]

Toby Morse's 'One Life One Chance' is your new favorite podcast

Forming in the early 1990s, H2O released several acclaimed records that have gone on to inspire generations of artists with their fast, energetic music paired with vocalist Toby Morse’s emotional lyrics that tackle subjects such as family, loss, friendship and staying true to your roots. Additionally, Morse is an outspoken animal rights activist, using his […]

The 20 most underrated pop-punk albums from the last two decades

At this point, you could practically write a textbook on the art of creating a pop-punk song. Ever since people discovered Green Day’s Dookie and the masses fell in love with “All The Small Things” on MTV, the genre has blossomed. Pop punk’s big break didn’t mean the genre got locked into a formula, either. […]

Hawthorne Heights release their latest album ‘The Rain Just Follows Me’

Hawthorne Heights have released their eighth full-length, The Rain Just Follows Me, via Pure Noise Records. The project was produced by Grammy-winner Cameron Webb (Alkaline Trio, NOFX, Megadeth) and tackles what it’s like for singer/guitarist JT Woodruff to be in Hawthorne Heights for over a decade, both physically and emotionally distanced from his wife and […]

NOFX explore history in new animated video for “The Big Drag”—watch

NOFX have released an off-the-wall animated music video for the track “The Big Drag,” off their latest release, Single Album. The visual was created by the Ukrainian duo the Mad Twins, also known as Olya and Vira Ishchuk. The video starts with the members of NOFX cleaning up lead singer and bassist Fat Mike’s room. […]

These 15 classic albums made 1996 a crucial year in punk history

1996: President Bill Clinton was squaring off against Kansas Sen. Bob Dole in a successful bid for a second term in the White House. On April 3, former math professor Ted Kaczynski was arrested in his remote Montana cabin, suspected (correctly, it turns out) to be American domestic terrorist the Unabomber. Conservative public policy bulwark […]

Nine Inch Nails, Run The Jewels and more set to headline Riot Fest 2021

The organizers of Riot Fest have announced that the festival is returning to Douglass Park in Chicago this fall. In typical Riot fashion, the lineup for Sept. 17, 18 and 19 is stacked. “We’ve missed you and we can’t wait to see you this year,” the festival organizers shared.  Headliners include alternative veterans Nine Inch […]

15 punk albums that set up 1994 to be a year of major change for the genre

To consider Alternative Press’ list of 1994’s top 15 punk albums, one has to bear in mind two factors: Green Day’s Dookie was released Feb. 1. Kurt Cobain died by his own hand April 5. The alternative nation’s voice was suddenly, shockingly stilled. After three years of the most popular music being an agonized scream […]

10 artists you probably didn't realize Travis Barker collaborated with

If the past year has proved anything, it’s that Travis Barker is the king of collaborations. From providing instrumentation and production for Machine Gun Kelly‘s Tickets To My Downfall to featuring under FEVER 333, Atreyu, Tyler Posey and phem, the blink-182 drummer has been keeping busy. But that’s hardly a change of pace. Barker has been extending his talents far and […]

Fat Mike knew NOFX's new record couldn't be a double album– here's why

It’s hard to believe that SoCal punk-rock legends NOFX have been around for nearly 40 years, but the band are still proving naysayers wrong song after song with their enduring and tenacious success. To showcase such, the band are releasing their 14th full-length Feb. 26 via Fat Wreck Chords. The aforementioned record is called Single […]

Slam Dunk 2021 has been postponed with possible lineup changes

This week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled the plans to end England’s COVID-19 restrictions this June. However, with the plans now set in motion, Slam Dunk 2021 is no longer able to happen in May. Now, Slam Dunk organizers have announced that the entire festival has been pushed back to this September. Read more: You […]

15 punk albums from 1992 that thrived in the era of grunge

The mood of 1992: “We won!” Nirvana’s Nevermind sold by the truckload hourly. All anyone could talk about was alternative rock and grunge. Record biz execs walked around that spring’s SXSW convention in Austin in floppy, artfully unwashed hair, just-purchased flannel shirts and ripped jeans. You’d pass a line of them in the parking lot […]
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