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10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
To properly dissect the best emo albums from 2011, one must not be afraid to use the term “emo” broadly, as this style of music can take shape across multiple genres. In 2011, emo was arguably at its lowest point commercially, as the mid-to-late 2000s boom had slowly faded away at the turn of the decade, followed by the genre’s dip into happier and more neon territory. However, due to ... Read Mor
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...
Here’s how MOD SUN ended up singing with Fall Out Boy at an early gig
Here’s how MOD SUN ended up singing with Fall Out Boy at an early gig
MOD SUN can’t help but smile when he recalls an early Fall Out Boy show in 2003 at the Quest’s Ascot Room in Minneapolis. The artist still vividly remembers the moment a Take This To Your Grave-era Patrick Stump started belting an a cappella version of “Grand Theft Autumn / Where Is Your Boy.” How could he no...
Wendy’s has some things to say about pop-punk and the new MGK album
Wendy’s has some things to say about pop-punk and the new MGK album
Wendy’s may be best known for their beef and tweets, but a recent Twitter exchange stemming from a Machine Gun Kelly reference just proved once again that pop-punk commentary is well within their realm of expertise. The series of tweets started Monday in response to a Dunkin’ ad for their new Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut. The post s...
Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish and more sign petition to save independent venues
Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish and more sign petition to save independent venues
Business owners and employees across the world have been navigating the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic that has put many out of work. Venues are no different as shows have been canceled and postponed since March. Now, with 90% of independent venues fearing they’ll never reopen if the shutdown continues past 6 months, artists such as Dave Grohl and Billie Eilish are banding together w

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