readers poll 2012

2012 Readers Poll: Bassist Of The Year
1. Jaime Preciado (Pierce The Veil) You say, “His bass parts aren't as prominent on the album, but when you see them live, Jaime's bass will make your heart want to shake around. It's actually a lot more intricate than one would thing, and he plays it in the sexiest way possible.” – Sammie Alli f... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Guitarist of the year
1. Jacky Vincent (Falling In Reverse) You say, “Amazing solos and stage presence.” - Ayana Rolon from Chicago, IL Runners-up: 2. Tony Perry (Pierce The Veil) You say, “He goes hard. Maybe even a little too hard.” – Ashley Millman from Britsh Columbia, Canada 3. Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Music video of the year
1. Pierce The Veil - "King For A Day" You say, “Super hilarious and well made ! Who wouldnt want to see Pierce the Veil side by side to Mr. Kellin Quinn in a video !?” - Korina Van Hollen from St. Thomas, ON, Canada Runners-up: 2. Black Veil... Read More ... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Cover Art Of The Year
1. Pierce The Veil - Collide With The Sky You say, “It depicts a girl breaking free, which is what PTV is encouraging me to do.” - Jenna Schottel from Tulsa, OK Runners-up: 2. All Time Low - Don't Panic You say, “I like how they put all the theories of the end of the world on there because it's the year 2012.” - Heather Widdis from E... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Album of the year
1. Pierce The Veil - Collide With The Sky You say, “Such a huge change from Selfish Machines! The sound is better, the lyrics are still brutally honest, and these guys experimented on this album which I love!” - Cassie Leachman from Pataskala, OH Runners-up: 2. All Time L... Read More ... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Song of the year
1. Pierce The Veil - "King For A Day" You say, “It was the song that EVERYBODY was listening to when it came out. Two great vocalists from two great bands.” - Nic Raynor from Fallston, MD Runners-up: 2. Black Veil Brides - "In The End" You say, “When I first heard a new album would come, I expected a lot of it, but when I heard this song, I knew it would be so much mor
2012 Readers Poll Results: Best live music
After wading through nearly 20,000 votes and tabulating for weeks, the AP Readers Poll 2012 results are here! Over the course of the week, we will reveal new results every day. Stay tuned every day at noon for a new results unveiling. Today, we reveal the best in live music ...
2012 Readers Poll: Live Band Of The Year
1. Pierce The Veil You say, "Honestly, their Collide With The Sky tour was one of the best concerts I have ever been to;and that's saying a lot. The set, Vic's banter and the stage presence and set up was extremely impressive." - Evangeline Sonnier from Houston, TX   Runners-up: 2. All Time Lo... Read More ... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Tour/Festival Of The Year
1. Vans Warped Tour You say, "It's a great way to see a lot of your favorite bands all together and to discover new bands." - Kaitlyn Hays from Thurmont, MD   Runners-up: 2. Download Festival You say, "Because it seemed awesome and I wanted to see the bands but don't live in England." - Alisha R... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Most memorable non-music event
1. Mitch Lucker's death You say, "He's an inspiration and a hero, he'll always be remembered. Legends Never Die." - Kat Gonzalez from Floydada, TX   Runners-up: 2. Presidential election You say, "I feel safe with Obama as president and if the economy goes up that's better for the bands!" - Jeremiah McGowan... Read More ...
2012 Readers Poll: Coolest retail store
1. Hot Topic You say, "They. Have. Everything. That. I. Love." - Paytan Rapue from Denver, CO Runners-up: 2. Zumiez You say, "They sell all my Glamour Kills needs." - Kiera Donnamario from North Riverside, IL 3. Tilly's You say, "Tilly's has super sweet clothing and has been home to many alternative artists' autograph signings this year. They also ...
2012 Readers Poll: Coolest online store of the year
1. MerchNow.com You say, "They've always got the freshest merch!" - Carmen Mallia from Toronto, ON, CA Runners-up: 2. HotTopic.com You say, "Because Hot Topic has everything!! (tons of band merch and more.)" - Reira Henderson from Mechanicsville, VA 3. An... Read More ... Read More ...
The Lead: Introduction to Readers Poll results week and AltPress’ best content of 2012
The Lead: Introduction to Readers Poll results week and AltPress’ best content of 2012
Along with our Readers Poll 2012 results, within the coming days, we will present you with the website features, reviews, videos, song streams and interviews that made you talk (or scream), face-palm, send “WHY?” pleas to the heavens, celebrate, fangirl, flame and swoon. Unwittingl... Read More ...