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1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock
1999’s 15 best punk albums heralded a new age of mainstream rock
Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of 1999’s best punk albums. It can be argued that the tone for the entire year was set in its first two months. For one thing, the 21-day impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton for perjuring himself in the investigation into the scandal over his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinski commenced Jan. 7. Preside...
9 bands we wish would come back to make another full-length album
9 bands we wish would come back to make another full-length album
In the past decade, everyone from Misfits and Jawbreaker to My Chemical Romance and Rage Against The Machine has thrilled us with the announcement of a reunion show or tour. And while we’re ecstatic to see these artists hit the road again, that doesn’t stop us from wishing that they’d make a pitstop or two to record another studio album. Below are nin...
10 collabs from the 2000s that were so good, we wish they’d happen again
10 collabs from the 2000s that were so good, we wish they’d happen again
Is there anything more exciting than a good song collaboration? Given all the hype generated by guest appearances such as Travis Barker and phem on Tyler Posey's debut solo single, we can't imagine so. While 2020 was undoubtedly a year for collaborations, that's not to say such joint efforts went unappreciated in the past. In ...
10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz
10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz
Pete Wentz was one of the most prolific artists to emerge from the 2000s alternative scene. But did you know that he also catalyzed the meteoric rise of a number of our favorite bands? The Fall Out Boy bassist launched his Fueled By Ramen imprint, Decaydance Records, in 2005 and quickly started accumulating a roster of soon-to-be icons. Though rebranded in 2014 as ...
10 of the saddest songs you definitely had on your iPod in the 2000s
10 of the saddest songs you definitely had on your iPod in the 2000s
Emo may be a vague term, but it conjures up some seriously vivid 2000s nostalgia. You know, memories akin to straightening our bangs and overlining our eyes while listening to the saddest songs imaginable...  Regardless of what exactly your emo phase looked like, there were certain staples that everyone had to load onto their iPods. Jus...
10 lyrics from the 2000s that you definitely used for a Facebook status
10 lyrics from the 2000s that you definitely used for a Facebook status
We’re often guilty of being overly reminiscent of the 2000s, a time when we were able to be our peak scene kid selves. The 2000s were marked by several monumental moments, particularly involving the internet and social media. Read more: Instagram really doesn’t want you to need any other social media platform While we’re Myspace die-hards forever, we also think fondly of the time when we first got

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