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15 music producers who made major career moves with their early work

In the music world, everybody has to start somewhere. While a producer’s early albums are their proving ground for a bright future in the field, they also need luck on their side to find a successful band and a scene-changing album to springboard the rest of their career into the stratosphere. From legendary production masters […]

10 alternative covers that completely transformed pop hits

While we love when artists gift us with never-before-heard songs, there’s just something about a cover that will always get us excited.  Since the Punk Goes Pop days, scene artists covering pop tracks have been a popular trend, and vice versa. Through unexpected collabs and covers, we’ve discovered mainstream artists who are truly scene kids […]

10 alternative artists who gave iconic '80s classics a modern update

We’re well aware that there’s a bit of an ’80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and darkwave, the music of the decade is certainly a prominent force in the modern age. Of course, many artists (some more than others) are quick to pay tribute to their predecessors […]

10 songs we need to hear covered on a new 'Punk Goes Pop' album

If you grew up as a scene kid, you know that Punk Goes Pop: Volumes 1-7 via Fearless Records is the one thing that connects you to the mainstream. With great music coming out, including record-breaking songs and artists, we decided we would throw a couple of ideas into the ring as to which songs […]

Here are the top 50 ‘Punk Goes Pop’ covers of all time

Fearless Records’ famous Punk Goes… franchise has certainly come a long way since its first installment in 2000. Genre discrepancies aside, it’s impossible to deny the success of one particular subseries: the Punk Goes Pop albums. There are now seven volumes, with speculation of an eighth floating around online. Of course, as with any expansive […]

QUIZ: Which All Time Low album era are you the most like?

Whether you’ve been a fan of All Time Low since their famous cough in “Dear Maria, Count Me In” or you just discovered them for their chart-topping hit “Monsters” featuring blackbear from their latest record, Wake Up, Sunshine, one thing is clear: All Time Low are an alt treasure and have humbly shared the ups […]

QUIZ: Can you name the original artist behind these popular cover songs?

One thing is for sure: Punk and rock artists know how to make amazing covers. Take the many volumes of Punk Goes… (including Punk Goes Christmas and Punk Goes Classic Rock) as an example.  Even Brendon Urie loves to play covers such as Billy Joel’s “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)” and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” in Panic! […]

15 scene bands from the 2000s that you probably forgot about

As 1999 came to a close, boy bands and nü-metal acts were at the top of the charts. Trends in mainstream culture changed the following century, as pop punk, screamo and other Warped Tour acts smashed through the charts. Which band do you most associate with the time period between 2000-2009? Is it the power […]

Here’s what the Word Alive would cover if ‘Punk Goes Country‘ happens

For the past twenty or so years, we’ve been gifted with some of the most unbelievable covers through the Punk Goes series from Fearless Records that has seen bands in metalcore, pop-punk and more take on hip-hop, pop and other genres and The Word Alive‘s Tyler “Telle” Smith wants to spearhead a Punk Goes Country album. In response to a fan’s […]

15 classic scene compilations from Drive-Thru Records to ‘Punk Goes’

Let’s all collectively and safely push rewind back to the days of yore when the word “rewind” was actually non-ironically popular and current to discuss the power and viability of the multiple artist compact disc compilation. CD comps were often safe and inexpensive gateways/investments to many (formerly) unknown bands, songs, labels and genres for a […]

‘Punk Goes...’ has one volume Fearless Records is still hoping to pull off

On one level, punk is an extreme reaction to the music taking place around it. And that’s why Fearless Records’ long-running Punk Goes… series is the essence of punk, even though its various and sundry volumes are full of pop songs and unplugged renditions of fierce, fiery and furious punk tunes. Now 19 years old, […]

‘Punk Goes’ returns with acoustic classics from Taking Back Sunday, more

After the debut of their fully functional Myspace page yesterday, Punk Goes have kicked off our Friday in the best way possible. We now have a full track listing, release date, and TWO new tracks for the forthcoming Punk Goes Acoustic, Vol. 3! Check out the two acoustic tracks below. Read more: How well do you know “She’s […]

'Punk Goes' launch throwback Myspace page filled with next album clues

After a series of teasers leading up to tomorrow, Punk Goes have updated their website and turned it into an interactive Myspace page. Not only does the page reveal the next album in the Punk Goes series, but it also allows fans to unlock a short clip in anticipation of tomorrow’s release. 20NineScene is alive and well. Read […]

20 pop songs that should be covered for a new ‘Punk Goes’ album

The Punk Goes catalog has been turning pop hits into scene dreams for countless albums. With the series teasing something tomorrow, we thought we’d save them some time and make our own lineup of Punk Goes Pop covers that we would want to see on an upcoming album. UPDATE: Punk Goes has since revealed the […]

This ‘Punk Goes Disney’ soundtrack may not be real, but we wish it was

[Photo credit: Twitter] In a dream world, Punk Goes Disney would already exist. And we thought our dreams were going to be a reality after Twitter account StateChampsTour said a track listing had been leaked, featuring the likes of State Champs and Panic! At The Disco. Although it doesn’t appear to be a legit leak, […]

Hear '12 Days Of Christmas,' pop-punk style

'Tis the season for holiday jams. Thankfully, we've got Jarrod Alonge always at the ready with a good pop-punk parody! His new track, “12 Days of a Pop Punk Christmas,” features pop-punk staples like skinny khakis, vinyl and pizza (obviously). The song is part of Punk Goes Christmas, released November 27. The new compilation features […]

Punk Goes to release deluxe Christmas edition

With the holiday season just around the corner, Fearless Records have announced they will be releasing a deluxe edition of “Punk Goes Christmas” for when you’re just too hardcore for Christmas music.  Set to be released on November 27—after Thanksgiving, when it’s actually appropriate to start listening to Christmas music—the deluxe edition of “Punk Goes […]

Punk Goes EDM

Los Angeles, California indie label All The Hype Records (who may soon end up in a copyright battle with Fearless Records) have released a new compilation, Punk Goes EDM. The comp features EDM remixes of bands like Mae, the Postal Service, NOFX, Minor Threat and American Football. Yeah, technically, it should probably be titled EDM […]

Making The Video: Falling In Reverse, "Gangsta's Paradise"

APTV Los Angeles correspondent Nick Major (@Nick_Major) catches up with Falling In Reverse and Coolio on the set of their latest music video for the song “Gangsta's Paradise” which is featured on the Punk Goes 90's: Volume 2 compilation, out now on Fearless Records.  Falling In Reverse, who announced a major lineup change (hint: Max […]

Falling In Reverse release “Gangsta’s Paradise” music video (ft. Coolio)

Falling In Reverse have released a music video for their cover of Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise. The track is taken from Fearless Records' Punk Goes ‘90s Vol. 2 compilation, which is out now. Watch the video below, which features an appearance from Coolio himself, and let us know what you think. FIR are nominated for Song […]
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