VOWWS give Britney Spears’ “Womanizer” a dark, lo-fi twist—watch

If you think death-pop and Britney Spears don’t mix, you’re simply wrong. Los Angeles-based duo VOWWS have released a gritty rendition of Britney Spears’ chart-topping “Womanizer,” and it’s everything you didn’t know you needed in your life right now.  True to the band’s dark aesthetic, the cover is much more sinister and noisier than the […]

15 iconic music video locations you can visit in real life

Ever wonder where your favorite artist filmed that one music video? While the answer is probably some private set in Los Angeles, a handful of music videos were actually filmed in public locations. With the weather warming and in-person concerts still on hold, why not support your favorite artists by visiting the sets of their […]

Top 10 Homeland Security violation tracks to piss off the White House

Maybe it’s just us, but it seems like the Trump family are doing a fine job pitching civil rights, international diplomacy and economic stability into the crapper, continuing the work the Bush family did earlier this century. Then again, think of all the great music their presidencies have inspired. Recorded both pre- and post- 9/11, […]

13 Travis Barker collabs to hold you over until blink-182’s next album

Aside from being hard at work on blink-182’s upcoming album, our favorite genre-busting drummer Travis Barker has had fingerprints all over the scene this past year. In between perfecting blink’s upcoming album, Mark Hoppus and Matt Skiba have been keeping busy with Simple Creatures and Alkaline Trio respectively. However, Barker has been all over the board, and […]

Banksy mural memorializing Paris terror victims stolen

A Banksy mural painted on a fire door at the Bataclan theater in Paris has been stolen, as reported by The Independent. The artwork, portraying a black-and-white figure wearing a veil, was seen as a tribute to the victims of the November 2015 terror attacks in the French capital, where 90 people were killed at […]

Travis Barker is featured on up-and-coming artist Paris' new song—listen

It seems like Travis Barker never stops working on new music—not that we are complaining. On the contrary, we love all his collabs and can't wait to see what he's working on with Wes Borland, I Prevail and Creeper. Read more: Blink-182 are back in the studio and working on new music The Blink-182 drummer's latest release is a collab with up-and-coming […]

Being As An Ocean performance filmed days after Paris attacks featured in French film

The 2015 terrorist attacks on Paris affected French citizens and citizens of the world alike. Because an attack took place at the Bataclan, a music venue, it also sent a particularly severe shockwave through the world of the arts. The safe space of a music venue, once viewed by many as a kind of untouchable […]

Op-Ed: ‘I was in the club when Suge Knight was shot’—why we need to be prepared

I heard six pops before the music stopped. Half of the people on the dance floor hit the deck. The rest of the fans and industry figures in attendance seemed to look in the direction of the shots, in a daze. A few people screamed. “What was that?” more than one person exclaimed. The lights […]

Eagles Of Death Metal return to Europe, announce Paris show

Following the tragic terror attacks in Paris last month, Eagles Of Death Metal plan to return to France's capital city in February to complete the tour that was cut short after their show was targeted during the attacks. Fans who were in attendance at the Bataclan show last month will have access to a free […]

Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! and more on charity comp to support victims of Paris attacks

On Nov. 13, tragedy struck Paris as numerous terrorist attacks were launched upon the French capital. One of them targeted Le Bataclan where American rock band Eagles Of Death Metal were performing, leaving 89 people dead and many more injured. The attacks shook the whole country and left the local music scene mourning. While Eagles’ […]

The Paris music scene post attacks: Between psychosis and unity

Photo credit: Brian Ravaux How would you feel going back to shows if a deadly attack happened in a club in your hometown? Three weeks after 89 people were killed inside Le Bataclan—and as live music starts happening again around Paris—AP reached out to the French capital’s scenesters.   While the bands are playing, it looks […]

Watch Eagles Of Death Metal make surprise return onstage at U2 Paris show

Photo credit: @BretonDeParis Eagles Of Death Metal made a surprise appearance Monday evening at U2’s concert in Paris. This was their first time onstage since their show at Le Bataclan where three terrorists massacred 89 people less than a month before. Like many bands, U2 postponed their Paris dates following the tragedy, which had been rescheduled […]

"I hold fast to the love around us"—Eagles Of Death Metal drummer on Paris attacks

Eagles Of Death Metal drummer Julian Dorio has posted a message of thankfulness and love in the wake of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris that targeted the Bataclan where the band were playing that night.  “I will never forget it. I am forever changed but hold fast to the love around us,” he wrote […]

Our Last Night and AP partner for charity t-shirt in support of Paris

Following the attacks in Paris last week, AP and Our Last Night have teamed up to raise awareness and funds for the French Red Cross with the “We Need To Break The Cycle of Hate” t-shirt. All proceeds from t-shirt sales will be donated directly to the French Red Cross in efforts to rebuild Paris. […]

APTV's Chat With Eagles Of Death Metal From Happier Times And How To Help Paris

Eagles of Death Metal’s Josh Homme is raising donations to help the families of victims killed in last week's terror attacks.   The Sweet Stuff Foundation provides support to children's music programs and those in the music community affected by health issues, offering transportation to treatment facilities, childcare, and financial assistance and other resources. All […]

"It could have been all of us. It was all of us"—A French music fan reflects

On Friday night, for the first time in my life, I felt unsafe at a music show. I’ve been to hundreds of them—including crust punk concerts in dirty basements and violent, dodgy hardcore shows. But as a white, straight, cisgender man, I am privileged and fortunate enough never to have had to worry about what […]

Eagles Of Death Metal release message of love and compassion following Paris attacks

In the wake of Friday's tragic terrorist attacks which took place in part at an Eagles Of Death Metal show at Le Bataclan in Paris, the band have released a statement. You can read it in full below:  “While the band is now home safe, we are horrified and still trying to come to terms […]

Musicians cancel shows in the wake of Paris attacks

Following the tragic terrorist attacks on Paris on November 13, many performers have chosen to cancel or reschedule dates in the city out of respect and safety concerns. The Deftones were scheduled for a show at the very same venue that was under siege, Le Bataclan. The band canceled their November 16 date in the […]

How you can help Paris now

For many of us, the November 13 attack on Paris was thousands of miles from home, but that doesn't mean our community is powerless to help. Multiple organizations have mobilized volunteers on the ground, while other foundations are accepting donations to provide immediate aid. Here are some ways you can show your support: On social media, […]

GoFundMe account set up for merch manager who died in Paris attacks

Last night, London-native Nick Alexander was killed during a terrorist attack on the Bataclan Theatre in Paris, France. He was selling merchandise for Eagles Of Death Metal, an American rock band who were playing at the time. He was 36. Nick sold merchandise for various bands throughout our scene during his career, including Panic! At […]
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