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Simple Plan share highly anticipated sixth album 'Harder Than It Looks'—listen

Simple Plan are back with their sixth studio album, Harder Than It Looks. This is Simple Plan’s first-ever self-released project. In a press release, the band discussed the creation of the album and their newfound creative freedom. Read more: Every blink-182 album ranked “We made a classic, quintessential Simple Plan record that our fans will […]

Simple Plan's "The Antidote" video captures the growth of young love

Simple Plan have released a touching new video for their recent single “The Antidote.” The song speaks of someone finding solace in another, and features lyrics like, “Everytime I feel alone/ Like the walls are caving in/ Like I never win/ Like it’s crawling under my skin/ You’re the antidote.” Read more: Pierre Bouvier on […]

Simple Plan share first music in two years with new single "The Antidote"

Simple Plan have shared a new single “The Antidote” with fans today, serving as their first music in two years. The emotional single marks a new era for the rock group, ahead of the 20th anniversary of their iconic debut album, No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls. Read more: Pierre Bouvier on collaborating with Beckett to […]

Pierre Bouvier on collaborating with Beckett to write "Weirdo"—listen

Beckett has released the single “Weirdo.” The new track is the debut single from the 17-year-old musician and offers the first taste of his upcoming EP, Weirdo. Meeting almost by chance, Beckett connected with Simple Plan’s Pierre Bouvier, a nearby neighbor in Ojai, California. Struck by the young musician’s singing talent and musical savvy, Bouvier […]

Twilight'-inspired “felt emo again might delete" honors the emo scene

Just in time for Halloween, Matt Cutshall has released a new Twilight-inspired video, “felt emo again might delete.” The visual is set to the classic scene anthem “Situations” by Escape The Fate. Cutshall has a long-running passion for emo—and a music career dating back to his former band It Boys!. With his new project Emo’s Not […]

chloe moriondo drops cameo-filled video for "Favorite Band"—watch

chloe moriondo has released a new video for their single “Favorite Band.” The video features a variety of notable cameos from the alternative music scene’s biggest names, including members of Simple Plan, who are referenced repeatedly throughout the song’s contagious hook, as well as appearances from All Time Low, Girlpool, Great Grandpa and many more.  […]

AltPress Weekly: chloe moriondo cover, Architects, Turnstile and more

We’re very excited to reveal the first installment of AltPress Weekly, designed to give you the lowdown on the things we want you to check out. Each week, we’ll cover new releases and old songs, rising artists and your favorite stars. Along the way, we’ll highlight everything from breaking music news to bargain bin discoveries, […]

Joel Madden, Pierre Bouvier and Jordan Pundik love seeing fans of all ages

Simple Plan and New Found Glory have finally announced their rescheduled Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour. The groups will hit the road this fall, supported by rising alt-pop artist LØLØ. The Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour was announced to great anticipation in February 2020, just following the release of New Found Glory’s latest […]

Joel Madden, Pierre Bouvier and Jordan Pundik discuss rescheduled tour

Pop-punk legends Simple Plan and New Found Glory have announced their rescheduled Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour. The groups will hit the road this fall, supported by emerging alt-pop artist LØLØ. Alternative Press and Live Nation have partnered to offer a special presale in advance of the run, launching May 26. To learn more […]

Simple Plan and New Found Glory reschedule 2021 tour with presale code

Pop-punk legends Simple Plan and New Found Glory have rescheduled their Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour. Hitting the road in September 2021, the groups will be joined along the way by rising alt-pop act LØLØ. Alternative Press and Live Nation have partnered to offer a special presale for the tour. Launching Wednesday, May 26 […]

10 bands that ultimately morphed into the ones we know today

We know how to exhaust the discographies of our favorite bands, going back to their early foundations. But how often do we follow their journeys back to where they really started? Prior to achieving career success, many now-iconic artists started somewhere else entirely. Often, we’re so removed from these preceding outfits that we don’t even […]

The 50 best albums of 2020 in alternative, pop punk, metal and beyond

If we could identify one incandescent moment to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it would have to be having large stretches of time to listen to albums. Yes, in 2020, most of us binged on Netflix and chilled the best we could. But streaming services made access to music downright infinite. We could finally […]

Hear what happens next in Neck Deep’s Sonderland with new song “Fall”

This week, Neck Deep fans are getting another look into the band’s forthcoming concept album All Distortions Are Intentional. On June 17, Neck Deep released their new song “Fall,” which offers a further look inside the LP’s fictional world of Sonderland and the characters Jett and Alice. Read more: Machine Head and Jesse Leach honor […]

20 essential 2004 albums that proved the scene was here to stay

The 2004 alternative music community turned out to be a pivotal moment in time for scene bands. As the two previous years set the foundation for the genre, it quickly expanded. Musicians started to experiment more on albums with genres outside of emo, punk and pop. It was the year scene music established that it […]

10 hilarious TikToks featuring some of your favorite alternative songs

Many of us have spent more time than we would care to admit on TikTok, especially during this time of self-isolation due to coronavirus. However, it’s a great platform one can use to share and create some laughs. You even have the chance to use whatever music you want in the background of your videos. […]

20 scene albums from 2002 that you probably still have in your car

When the new millennium broke, the alternative music community was heavily saturated with popular genres such as punk, pop punk and emo. Lying dormant, a new alternative music sound and scene was awaiting its time to shine. In 2002, it absolutely exploded. It was virtually impossible to go a day without hearing Simple Plan’s latest […]

40 pop-punk albums from the 2000s that’ll make you grab your old Chucks

Pop punk began to rapidly gain traction in the early 2000s, landing impressive spots on mainstream charts that propelled the success of the genre today. This transformative period uncovered legendary bands who produced albums that have stood the test of time. While it’s apparent that pop punk began a definitive era 20 years ago, it’s […]

New Found Glory, Simple Plan announce summer tour with Knuckle Puck

On Feb. 10, New Found Glory officially announced their new album Forever + Ever x Infinity and dropped a new song titled “Greatest Of All Time.” Now, the melodic punk rockers are continuing their momentum. New Found Glory just announced a tour with Simple Plan and Knuckle Puck. The tour kicks off in St. Petersburg, Florida […]

MxPx drop holiday song with Simple Plan’s Pierre Bouvier, more

MxPx are delivering the holiday song of our dreams featuring Emily Whitehurst and Simple Plan’s Pierre Bouvier. The track appears on a digital re-release of their Punk Rawk Christmas album, set to hit streaming services Nov. 30. Read more: This metal cover of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” is incredible Frontman Mike Herrera expressed how happy he […]

Simple Plan tell the real story behind 'No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls'

[Photo by: Bryce Hall] Fifteen years after No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls launched Simple Plan from obscure Canadian pop-punkers to mainstream hitmakers, the band are spending the majority of 2017 on the road, revisiting the album by playing it front-to-back each night.  Before heading to Europe this month and coming back to the States for […]
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