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Sad Summer Festival reveals 2024 lineup

The touring pop-punk festival returns for its fifth anniversary, featuring Mayday Parade, the Maine, the Wonder Years, and more.

Pussy Island, prettypuke and 8 other things to check out this week

The Latest: from Zoë Kravitz’s Pussy Island to prettypuke and beyond. For all the tickets, exclusive releases and more you need right now.

How 13 women helped bring this year's Sad Summer Fest to life

From tour managers and videographers to merch managers and beyond. Meet the women who are bringing this year’s Sad Summer Fest to life.

Alex Gaskarth joins blackbear for live performance of "Monsters"

All Time Low‘s Alex Gaskarth joined blackbear onstage for a live performance of “Monsters.” The performance took place during the Dallas show of blackbear’s current run supporting Maroon 5. “Monsters,” featuring Demi Lovato and blackbear, was All Time Low’s first No. 1 radio hit. The track garnered several award nominations, including the 2021 iHeartRadio Music […]

All Time Low's Sad Summer Fest show to be livestreamed Aug. 7 by Veeps

After a year of postponement due to lockdown, All Time Low have begun their highly-anticipated performances as part of Sad Summer Fest. During the festival, the group will play alongside the Story So Far, the Maine, Movements, Grayscale and Destroy Boys. Now, fans will have a chance to view the group via livestream on Aug. […]

AltPress Weekly: Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, Poppy, UPSAHL and more

Welcome back for another AltPress Weekly. Every week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We always keep you up to date about what’s happening at Alternative Press. We’ll also bring you our latest music finds, from longtime favorites to brand-new releases. We’ve got another week of new music discoveries and other exciting […]

The Maine discuss the making of ‘XOXO: From Love & Anxiety In Real Time’

It’s fair to say that the Maine prove there’s always room to grow and experiment sonically, all while staying true to your sound and following your gut.  On their eighth studio album, XOXO: From Love & Anxiety In Real Time, the quintet reached new heights after over a decade since their inception, including their first […]

All Time Low and Pale Waves capture the anxiety of our moment with “PMA”

All Time Low have teamed up with Pale Waves to release “PMA.” The single was produced by longtime collaborator Zakk Cervini and serves as the first collaboration between the two bands. Read more: Billie Eilish’s much anticipated LP ‘Happier Than Ever’ is here–listen “PMA” is an exposé of emotional transparency in the wake of COVID-19. […]

The Maine kick off their new era with colorful video for "Sticky"—watch

Back in August, the Maine officially put away their gold suits and said goodbye to the You Are OK era forever during their Flowers On The Grave livestream. Now, nearly seven months later, they are kicking off their next era with a colorful new video for “Sticky.” As their first piece of new music in nearly […]

Destroy Boys unleash their ferocious new single "Muzzle"—watch

It’s definitely a big week for punk rock trio Destroy Boys. On Wednesday, they officially announced that they have signed to Hopeless Records. To help celebrate the new signing, Destroy Boys have unleashed their ferocious new single “Muzzle” along with a chaotic animated video. Read more: You can revisit Tim Burton’s Batman world in this […]

Watch Grayscale rework “Painkiller Weather” as a moving piano ballad

Grayscale are preparing to release their forthcoming EP Live From The Barber Shop Studios on July 29. Now, the band have debuted a new reimagined version of their song “Painkiller Weather.” On Wednesday, Grayscale released a video of them performing a new piano version of the Nella Vita song. Read more: Here’s who is voicing […]

Here are the rescheduled Sad Summer Festival tour dates for 2021

Back in May, Sad Summer Festival announced it is postponing its 2020 run due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the festival has revealed the full list of rescheduled 2021 dates. As well, All Time Low, the Maine, The Story So Far, Movements, Grayscale, Yours Truly and Destroy Boys are returning for the 2021 tour. Read […]

Sad Summer Festival has decided to postpone this year’s tour until 2021

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, various shows and tours worldwide have been canceled. Since the pandemic began, Sad Summer Festival has made frequent updates about its upcoming run with All Time Low, The Story So Far, the Maine and more. Set to kick off in July, Sad Summer said at the end of last […]

Sad Summer Fest reveals 2020 lineup with All Time Low, the Maine, more

Sad Summer Fest just announced the lineup for their incredible second year. The stacked, traveling tour will be headlined by All Time Low. Of course, sticking with formula that created such a successful inaugural year, Sad Summer Fest will also include The Story So Far, Movements, the Maine, Grayscale, Yours Truly, and Destroy Boys. The […]

Sad Summer Festival shares official non-profit partners for inaugural run

The inaugural Sad Summer Festival is quickly approaching. While the fest had already revealed the stacked lineup, now they’re sharing how music fans can give back. Today, Sad Summer Festival is sharing the list of official non-profit partners. The organizations differ by city, and you can check out the full list below. Read more: YUNGBLUD gets […]

Set It Off singer Cody Carson reveals vocal injury, decision to continue tour

Ahead of kicking off the third leg of the Midnight World Tour, Set It Off vocalist Cody Carson shared news of a health problem that could affect his performance on upcoming shows. On a video posted to Twitter, the frontman explains a vocal injury he suffered on the final date of leg two. Read more: Dr. Martens release festival-ready sandals […]

19 reasons 20ninescene is actually alive and well in 2019

It may be 2019, but the events happening around music at the moment are anything but modern. It seems that more and more scene throwbacks are crawling out of the woodwork to join in on the fun. Here are 19 reasons why it’s actually 20ninescene. 1. Gerard Way and Ray Toro working on music together […]

The Driver Era bring you into their world where freedom is job one

In their relatively brief time on Earth, Rocky and Ross Lynch, the navigators of THE DRIVER ERA, have seen a lot. You may remember them as members of the pop band R5; if not, you’re most assuredly familiar with Ross’ high-profile acting career in things both commercial (as Harvey Kinkle in the Chilling Adventures Of […]

Sad Summer Festival reveal more bands for inaugural lineup—UPDATED

UPDATE: MAY 16, 7:45 P.M. EST Sad Summer Festival has recently revealed which bands are playing in what cities, including the recent additions and special guests. While some bands are playing in different cities than others, each stop will feature the Maine, Mayday Parade, State Champs, Mom Jeans, Stand Atlantic and Just Friends.   View […]

L.I.F.T removed from Sad Summer Festival following allegations

Earlier today, Set It Off removed L.I.F.T from the second leg of their Midnight world tour. In a post, SIO say they removed L.I.F.T from the lineup as a result of recent “allegations and stories.” Now, in response to those allegations, Sad Summer Festival has followed suit. Read more: MGK shares intense transformation process for ‘The Dirt’ role […]
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