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Outlast Records is on a mission to give artists a real shot at success

Outlast Records is forging a distinct sound. Founder Daniel McCartney breaks down his roles as a boss, mentor and sounding board for his young roster.

Polyphia announce new album Remember That You Will Die, Pierce The Veil drop "Pass The Nirvana" and more

The Latest, from Polyphia to Pierce The Veil and more. This is our daily download of the essential news you need to know across music, culture and style.

Dance Gavin Dance drop "Pop Off!" ahead of 'Jackpot Juicer'⁠—watch

Dance Gavin Dance have shared a music video for their new track “Pop Off!” The release marks their second single from forthcoming album Jackpot Juicer. The album is set to be released via Rise Records July 29. Check out the tracklist below. Read more: Dance Gavin Dance celebrate Tim Feerick and open up on ‘Jackpot […]

Dance Gavin Dance celebrate Tim Feerick and open up on 'Jackpot Juicer'

In celebration of the life and work of their bassist Tim Feerick, who tragically passed away April 13, Alternative Press is honored to present Dance Gavin Dance as one of its May cover stars. The world-exclusive cover story serves as both a deep dive into the band’s upcoming 10th full-length, Jackpot Juicer, as well as […]

How TikTok allows artists to take direct control of their own narratives

In the age of accessibility, where you now can learn how to produce your own tracks from YouTube tutorials, young women in music are taking their careers back into their own hands. Fading are the tedious mind games from an industry resilient in its sexist ways; no stooping to the “female-fronted” trope to sell yourself […]

Dance Gavin Dance announce 10th album, 'Jackpot Juicer'

Dance Gavin Dance have announced their 10th album, Jackpot Juicer. The release follows 2020’s Afterburner and arrives July 29 via Rise Records. The news follows the release of “Synergy” in March. The track, which features guest vocals from Don Broco‘s Rob Damiani, is their first new music in nearly two years.   Read more: Dance […]

PUP share "Robot Writes A Love Song," announce new album—watch

PUP have shared a new single “Robot Writes A Love Song.” The track comes off their forthcoming album THE UNRAVELING OF PUPTHEBAND, out April 1 via Little Dipper/ Rise Records. Read more: The 20 most underrated pop-punk albums from the last two decades The new track is about, as the name suggests, a robot who writes […]

Mayday Parade release seventh studio album 'What It Means To Fall Apart'

Mayday Parade have released their new album, What It Means To Fall Apart. The record is full of feel-good tunes that testify to the band’s quintessential sound. The record follows the band’s latest single “Think Of You,” released Nov. 17 ahead of the new album. Read more: Mayday Parade offer exclusive behind-the-scenes look at “Bad […]

Spiritbox release highly anticipated debut album ‘Eternal Blue'—listen

Spiritbox have released one of the most anticipated rock albums of the year, Eternal Blue, via Rise Records. The band’s debut album features a guest appearance by Sam Carter of Architects.  Eternal Blue solidifies Spiritbox‘s unforgettable sound. The album has everything that listeners have been waiting for—and more. Each song is beautifully crafted, with thumping […]

Mayday Parade offer exclusive behind-the-scenes look at "Bad At Love"

Mayday Parade are navigating love and heartbreak in their latest single, “Bad At Love,” via Rise Records. Alongside the new song and accompanying video, the band shared exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with Alternative Press. Read more: Afterlife release “Miles Away” ahead of forthcoming ‘Part Of Me’—watch The visual mirrors the same heartbroken sentimentality as the song, […]

Spiritbox release evocative acoustic version of their song “Constance”

Spiritbox have released an acoustic reimagining of their song “Constance.” First released in December 2020, the new track features a delicate string-trio accompaniment that uplifts the evocative vocals.  The track was recorded as part of the GRAMMY Museum’s “COLLECTION:live” #spotlightsaturdays series in partnership with BMG. Watch Spiritbox’s candle-lit live performance of the song from inside […]

AFI announce their long-awaited return to the stage with Bodies tour

AFI have announced their long-awaited return to the stage with the Bodies tour in support of their latest full-length. Bodies, which was released June 11, marks the group’s first major release since 2017’s AFI (The Blood Album). The tour is scheduled to kick off Feb. 11, 2022 in San Diego. Read more: Kane Caples knows […]

AFI unveil captivating new song “Dulcería” co-written by Billy Corgan

AFI are continuing to deliver a slew of diverse tracks ahead of their first album in more than four years, Bodies. “Dulcería” and “Far Too Near” mark the latest from their 11th album out June 11 via Rise Records. With the release of the two new singles and a music video for “Dulcería,” AFI continue […]

21 underrated deathcore albums that deserve more credit than they got

Deathcore is one of metal’s most maligned and misunderstood subgenres. That makes it sound a hell of a lot like a teenager, but it’s actually approaching adulthood if it’s not already there. (That all depends on when you think it started.) In honor of its growth into an exciting boundary breaker, here are 21 albums […]

Hear the emotional playlist that inspired Jetty Bones’ debut album

Jetty Bones’ music is marked by contradiction. The vehicle of Kelc Galluzzo, Jetty Bones makes songs that are saturated with a complex mixture of pain and hope.  Galluzzo’s debut album, Push Back, out Feb. 26 via Rise Records, is a signature exercise in contrasts. In many senses, songs such as “That’s All” and “Taking Up […]

AFI announce new album ‘Bodies’ with lively “Looking Tragic” video—watch

It’s an exciting day for AFI fans. After weeks of anticipation, the band have finally confirmed when their new album Bodies is arriving. On Thursday, the band debuted two more powerful songs from the forthcoming LP called “Looking Tragic” and “Begging For Trouble.” As well, as if all of this news wasn’t enough, AFI have […]

10 times musicians left a band to pursue their own project

As bands morph and grow, they can become more cohesive, or they may choose to break up or replace members who need to follow their passion.  These splits may hurt longtime fans, but it’s usually for the best. Everyone deserves a chance to explore their interests and what feels right in and out of the […]

Dance Gavin Dance guitarist Will Swan's label partners with Rise Records

It’s an exciting week for Dance Gavin Dance guitarist Will Swan and his independent record label Blue Swan Records. This week, it was announced that Blue Swan Records is officially partnering with Rise Records in an effort to sign, develop and promote more artists in the post-hardcore and heavy experimental scene. Read more: ‘American Horror […]

Dance Gavin Dance are shutting down traffic for their next performance

It looks like Dance Gavin Dance‘s next performance is about to be their biggest one yet. For their upcoming Tree City Sessions Volume 2 streaming event, the band are taking over a historic place in Sacramento and literally shutting down traffic. Read more: Chris Cornell’s iconic ‘Superunknown’ guitar is up for auction On Saturday, Dec. 19, […]

How ‘Perks Of Being A Wallflower’ inspired Goldfinger’s surprise single

Surprise! Ska-punk legends Goldfinger just dropped their first new piece of music since 2017 in the form of an unexpected single called “Wallflower.” The track packs a third-wave punch for all ages and will be a welcome Easter egg for ardent GF superfans who have been rewatching the band’s amazing recent quarantine videos over and […]
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