New Politics' David Boyd releases latest solo track "Animal"—listen

New Politics’ David Boyd is ready to have a dance party in his latest feel-good single “Animal,” featured here at Alternative Press. The track’s pop sound is infectious in all the right ways. Sonically, it also mirrors the internal emotions that Boyd felt while writing it. Read more: Revisit Green Day’s 2004 cover to celebrate […]

15 up-and-coming solo artists to add to your playlist

In a scene chock-full of prolific bands, solo artists have often felt like a rarity. Still, that hasn’t prevented musicians such as Avril Lavigne and Olivia Rodrigo from gaining significant prominence within the alternative sphere. No surprise, the underground is brimming with soloists who are ready to take their specific genres by storm. From singer-songwriters […]

18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar

Back in February, Alternative Press hailed Pinkshift as one of 100 Artists You Need To Know. Now, vocalist Ashrita Kumar is expanding that list with 18 of her favorite emerging pop-punk-adjacent bands. It might not surprise you to learn that the Baltimore-based outfit’s influences are just as eclectic as their sound. In fact, Kumar is quick to note […]

10 women vocalists who brought a unique sound to 2000s alternative

“Not all bands fronted by women sound like Paramore” is beginning to become a pretty popular adage in the alternative music scene. It’s not that drawing a likeness to Hayley Williams isn’t a compliment—it may be one of the highest. But consistent comparisons to the most iconic woman-led group to emerge from the 2000s totally overlook […]

QUIZ: Can you tell which hometown these pop-punk artists are singing about?

Hometown pride runs deep, especially when it comes to pop punk. Whether our favorite artists sing with fond remembrance or a deep-rooted desire to get the hell out, it’s clear that their origins have shaped them pretty profoundly. While it’s easy to assume that every outfit have roots in Chicago, Los Angeles or New York […]

Maria Brink performs haunting Billie Eilish cover at first solo set

In This Moment singer Maria Brink recently covered Billie Eilish and Radiohead during her solo set on the ShipRocked cruise. The festival took place Feb 1-6 and also included sets from Asking Alexandria, Ice Nine Kills, Beartooth and more. Read more: Neck Deep tease “big news” is arriving soon with cryptic post In This Moment previously performed at Shiprocked in 2018 […]

Corey Taylor reveals plans for first solo album, tour in 2021

It looks like Corey Taylor will be taking some time away from Slipknot soon to work on a solo album and tour, he recently revealed.  The news came after he was interviewed on SiriusXM’s Trunk Nation.  Read more: blink-182, Lil Wayne drop official mashup track, limited-edition merch “I’m actually giving serious thought to doing a […]

Halsey shares meaningful cover she sang backstage daily on tour

Halsey recently took to Twitter to share a touching cover of Frank Ocean’s song “Solo.” The song is from the rapper’s sophomore studio album Blonde. To accompany the cover, Halsey dropped a special video. The video features a montage of clips that showcase Halsey’s different experiences all across the world. Read more: Here’s every Marvel movie […]

'Bohemian Rhapsody' outtake shows Queen guitarist school the film's cast

When one’s tasked with portraying a famous musician in a movie, it’s not often you have that very same musician looking over your shoulder while filming. Nevertheless, it looks like the cast of the hit Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody were in “Good Company” for the re-creation of the fabled studio session that yielded the movie’s […]

Hear ex-Panic! At The Disco bassist's wistful new solo song

“The way it was is never how it will be again,” former Panic! At The Disco bassist and the Young Veins member Jon Walker sings on his new solo song, “The Way It Was,” a jaunty but heart-heavy alt-rock rumination on the hazy past through the focused lens of the present. Hear the rocking new […]

Track by track: Jonathan Davis' 'Black Labyrinth'

Jonathan Davis provides a track by track of Black Labyrinth–the dynamic new solo record from the frontman of nu metal pioneers, Korn, in this APTV world exclusive. Davis has been working on the album for over a decade and has drawn inspiration from his personal struggles with anxiety, disdain for judgmental Bible-thumpers, passion for world music, […]

Ex-Asking Alexandria singer Danny Worsnop releases debut solo song

Former Asking Alexandria frontman Danny Worsnop has debuted his first solo song, titled “I Got Bones.” The track is culled from his upcoming album, The Prozac Sessions, which is due out later this year. Hear “I Got Bones” below and be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts. Read more: Ex-Asking Alexandria singer Danny […]

Everything we know about the Foo Fighters breakup rumors

Rumors of Foo Fighters’ impending demise began with a report by the New York Post’s Page Six. The piece claims tensions between frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins have risen to a point where the band are currently taking a “break.”  Read more: Medal Of Honor recipient finds Dave Grohl roaming the White House A […]

Confide guitarist shares video for solo single, "We Will Run"

Confide guitarist Joshua Paul has released a solo, worship single, titled “We Will Run,” along with an accompanying music video. Paul not only recorded every instrument and sang on the track, but filmed and edited the video as well. According to a message he left on Confide's Facebook, the song was originally written two years ago. […]

Nate Ruess (fun.) shares "Great Big Storm" solo single

Fun. frontman Nate Ruess (formerly of the Format) has debuted another new solo single via Twitter. You can stream “Great Big Storm” in full (following a promotional tweet) below. The track is culled from the vocalist's radio-geared LP, Grand Romantic, which is due out June 16 via Fueled By Ramen. In case you missed it, watch Ruess' video for “Nothing Without Love.” Read […]

Tom Delonge details 2015 plans: Two Angels & Airwaves LPs, two solo LPs, 15 co-written novels, more

A few days ago, Tom DeLonge took to Twitter (again) to clarify his previous statement of planning to release four new albums this year, saying that two LPs will be under Angels & Airwaves' moniker and two will be solo, three of which will be released with novels. You can read the tweet below. Additionally, in an […]

Dustin Kensrue (Thrice frontman) to release new solo album, 'Carry The Fire’

Dustin Kensrue (frontman of post-hardcore outfit Thrice) is set to release a new solo album, titled Carry The Fire, which is due out on April 21. You can check out the effort's artwork and track listing below. Be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts! Read more: Dustin Kensrue resigns from Mars Hill Church in light of […]

Tyler Carter debuts highly anticipated "Tears On The Runway, Pt. 1" single (feat. Nylo)

After announcing his solo EP and streaming the lead single earlier this week, Tyler Carter has now debuted his highly anticipated “Tears On The Runway, Pt. 1” single, which features a guest appearance from Nylo. Listen to the track below and let us know your thoughts! Carter's EP, Leave Your Love, is set for release sometime in early 2015. Pre-orders […]

Tyler Carter lets his soulful side shine on "Georgia" single

After announcing his latest studio EP, Leave Your Love, yesterday, Tyler Carter is back at it with the effort's lead single, “Georgia,” which features him in his soul-filled niche. Check out the track's music video below and let us know what you think! Leave Your Love is set for release sometime early 2015. Pre-orders are available for purchase through Carter's […]

I The Mighty frontman premieres new solo song, "Ride The Air"

I The Mighty frontman Brent Walsh is set to release his debut solo album, 7, on November 10 via Equal Vision Records. Today Walsh is premiering the third single from the effort, titled “Ride The Air,” which you can listen to below. Be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts! “”Ride the Air” is somewhat of a […]
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