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How ‘After Laughter’ became Paramore’s saving grace
How ‘After Laughter’ became Paramore’s saving grace
Have we retired the “ahead of its time” cliché yet? Granted, nowadays it is grossly misused for releases that barely scratch the surface even at their best. But on its five-year anniversary, if we take a look back at Paramore’s 2017 record After Laughter, there really is no other release in their discography that better emphasizes that sentiment. Though not entirely groundbr...
Paramore’s ‘Brand New Eyes’ still resonates on its 12th anniversary
Paramore’s ‘Brand New Eyes’ still resonates on its 12th anniversary
Warped Tour icons Paramore were featured on our October 2009 cover (#255). The band gave AltPress an exclusive look at their breakout success and their infamous surprise performance at the beloved festival. They also took us into the songwriting and recording process behind Brand New Eyes, their third studio album. Add...
Hayley Williams reimagines a Paramore classic in duet with fans—watch
Hayley Williams reimagines a Paramore classic in duet with fans—watch
Hayley Williams is revisiting one of Paramore’s most classic songs in a duet with fans. This week, she took over her hair brand Good Dye Young’s TikTok account again where she performed a new rendition of "The Only Exception." For the video, Williams joined TikTok users @rachiichachii and @richmusicrich whose covers of the Brand New Eyes song have grown in popularity on the video-sharing
Hayley Williams reimagines this ’90s Failure classic in new cover—watch
Hayley Williams reimagines this ’90s Failure classic in new cover—watch
Hayley Williams is bringing back her self-serenades for a special new cover. This week, the Paramore vocalist took to social media to share her own acoustic rendition of the Failure classic "The Nurse Who Loved Me" from the '90s. Read more: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win 2021 Critics Choice Award for Best Score Over the past year, Hayley Williams has shared various covers and self-ser
Did Hayley Williams finally confirm a new Paramore album is in the works?
Did Hayley Williams finally confirm a new Paramore album is in the works?
It looks like Hayley Williams is just as excited for Paramore's next album as you are. Over the weekend, the FLOWERS for VASES/descansos vocalist took part in a fan Q&A where she finally confirmed a new Paramore album is on the way. Read more: Jared Leto finally addressed that rumor he gifted Margot Robbie a dead rat It's been a whirlwind of a month for Hayley Williams so far. On...
Fans think Hayley Williams is teasing a new solo album with these clues
Fans think Hayley Williams is teasing a new solo album with these clues
It looks like Hayley Williams may have a big announcement on the way. This week, Williams began teasing something with a few cryptic clues fans think have to do with more new solo music. Read more: Hyro The Hero and INK’s Spencer Charnas drop intense new collab—listen Last year, Hayley Williams ventured outside of her Paramore comfort zone to release her debut solo album Petals For Armor. Although
Hayley Williams supports LGBTQ+ fans after ex-bandmate’s alleged post
Hayley Williams supports LGBTQ+ fans after ex-bandmate’s alleged post
On Wednesday, Hayley Williams reaffirmed Paramore's stance against homophobia in a pro-LGBTQ+ message. Williams' message was sparked after an alleged comment from former band member Josh Farro emerged online. Read more: A ‘Harry Potter’ reunion just happened, but not in the way you may think As a quick recap, both Josh and Zac Farro left Paramore back in 2010. Paramore k...
Here’s what’s so special about Hayley Williams’ upcoming song
Here’s what’s so special about Hayley Williams’ upcoming song
Paramore’s Hayley Williams got fans’ hearts racing Monday when she teased new solo music on Instagram. Now, she’s given us a date in December to look forward to. The initial Instagram video featured Williams and Paramore guitarist/Petals For Armor producer Taylor York in a series of outtakes during a recent acoustic performance. In it, they appe...
10 reasons why Hayley Williams never really left the scene
10 reasons why Hayley Williams never really left the scene
Paramore are one of the definitive bands of the Warped Tour era. Though some of their peers are still churning out pop-punk tunes in the same vein as their first batch of records, Paramore have moved on to something different. On their 2013 self-titled LP, Hayley Williams and her bandmates took their emo foundation but painted everything with a fresh coat of pop-centric paint...
Here’s why the next Paramore record might sound a bit different
Here’s why the next Paramore record might sound a bit different
Hayley Williams is ready to make her solo debut with her new record Petals For Armor releasing this Friday, May 8. She's been keeping busy, pumping out 10 songs from the first two parts of the record thus far.  In a recent interview, the Paramore singer talks about the intimacy of the record, how it came about and what's the future for her and Paramore as a whole might hold.
Hear Hayley Williams get candid about past experiences in “Dead Horse”– UPDATE
Hear Hayley Williams get candid about past experiences in “Dead Horse”– UPDATE
Today, Hayley Williams has released "Dead Horse," the final track on the second part of her debut solo album, Petals For Armor. The Paramore vocalist is releasing her solo album as three separate EPs leading up to its May 8 release date. As the fifth and final song to be released from Petals For Armor ll, "Dead Horse" is a song that reflects back to Williams' younger self... Re

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