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Masked Intruder claim Teenage Bottlerocket’s ‘Repeat Offender’ as their own
Masked Intruder claim Teenage Bottlerocket’s ‘Repeat Offender’ as their own
Punk rock's most treasured usual suspects, Masked Intruder, have returned to steal our hearts, and wallets, with their sugary fun new record "III." APTV used this month's production budget to help the Intruders make bail and, in return, they visited our office, where they were closely monitored and put On The Spot...
Chase Atlantic talk anime, touring with Sleeping With Sirens, more
Chase Atlantic talk anime, touring with Sleeping With Sirens, more
Chase Atlantic recently caught up with APTV to talk about their favorite anime titles, the perils of touring the states and why people shouldn't think that they're on the constant cusps of death. Mitchel Cave also opened up about the morning he woke up to his beloved Hot Wheels cars and realized that his childhood whimsy had tragically faded away in this APTV exclusive...
YUNGBLUD on why the world needs punk rock, challenges facing kids today
YUNGBLUD on why the world needs punk rock, challenges facing kids today
At 20 years old, Dominic Harrison, better know as YUNGBLUD, feels like a part of a generation on the brink of a massive cultural paradigm shift fueled by the vigor of punk rock. Yungblud firmly believes in speaking your mind, being resistant and focusing on creating the world that he feels the youth of today have in mind for the future...
Don Broco discuss playing with 30 Seconds To Mars and modern technology
Don Broco discuss playing with 30 Seconds To Mars and modern technology
Don Broco frontman Rob Damiani may often confused for a party monster, but, he'd rather gush over Green Lantern and enjoy a good cup of extravagant hot chocolate than hit the town. In this APTV exclusive, Damiani explains why he and the Broco boys are much more layered and complex than most people give them credit for and breaks down his perfect Warped Tour outfit–from hot dog bucket hat down to r
We Put Dance Gavin Dance On The Spot
We Put Dance Gavin Dance On The Spot
Post-hardcore, prog-rocking darlings Dance Gavin Dance recently stopped by the offices of Alternative Press to answer some of life's greatest questions. Vocalist Tilian Pearson, guitarist Will Swan and bassist Tim Feerick weighed in on their SECOND favorite bands, chose between dinosaurs and aliens and picked fights with historical figures whose faces they found to be most punchable...
Hilarious Frank Iero stories and the definition of ‘punk’ from The Homeless Gospel Choir
Hilarious Frank Iero stories and the definition of ‘punk’ from The Homeless Gospel Choir
Derek Zanetti, the charismatic punk rock aficionado behind The Homeless Gospel Choir, recently visited the offices of Alternative Press and was put the spot–sharing everything from his favorite memory with longtime touring pal Frank Iero, his opinion on Donald Trump, and a stomach-curdling tale of gas station sushi gone wrong. I...
IDKHBTFM discuss cringeworthy breakups, starstruck moments
IDKHBTFM discuss cringeworthy breakups, starstruck moments
I Don't Know How But They Found Me (IDKHBTFM) discuss their favorite eras of time, cringeworthy breakups and lift their sacredly guarded veil of mystery to answer some rapid-fire questions in this APTV exclusive. Dallon Weekes told us which celebrity handshake left him starstruck and Ryan Seaman divulged the details on his atrocious seventh-grade fashion sense as the IDK boys cracked each other up