the promise ring

These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
Writer/director Judd Apatow accurately summed up college when he said: “College is the reward for surviving high school.” It’s true. The college experience proffers unprecedented freedom and a constant buzz of wonder—alive in every cup of ramen noodles and late-night study group. You may have left your...
QUIZ: How much emo trivia do you really know?
QUIZ: How much emo trivia do you really know?
We at AltPress hold the emo title in high regard and fully embrace all subsects of fans who proudly stand under the genre’s umbrella without discretion, only pure, kindred acceptance. We celebrate those who have first pressings of Sunny Day Real Estate vinyl, early 2000s My Chemical Romance fanatics who enlisted in the MCRmy during the Revenge years and teenagers who are currently scribbling Lil P
Boston Manor react to “the classics” on National Emo Day
Boston Manor react to “the classics” on National Emo Day
In case you didn't mark it on your calendar, it's National Emo Day! And to commemorate this day in the best way possible, we asked the members of Boston Manor to react to some bona fide modern emo classics. APTV's Bobby Makar corralled members of Boston Manor–frontman Henry Cox, guitarist Ash Wilson and drummer Jord Pugh–in front of the camera to get their responses to some foregone classics. Trac
The Promise Ring tease “Welcome To 2016″
The Promise Ring tease “Welcome To 2016″
Midwestern emo darlings the Promise Ring have posted an exciting teaser image to their Facebook page, teasing something for 2016. Check out the "Welcome To 2016" image below. Read more: Worship And Tribute: 12 Songs With Lyrics From Other Songs Very much an off-and-on band, the Promise Ring have shown murmurs of activity in recent years while avoiding a full-blown comeback. How ... Read
Alligator Gun (pre-Dashboard Confessional/the Promise Ring) reunite for benefit show
Alligator Gun (pre-Dashboard Confessional/the Promise Ring) reunite for benefit show
Wisconsin-based ’90s punk band Alligator Gun have announced a reunion show. Scheduled for Jan. 18, 2014 at Turner Hall in Milwaukee, the event is a benefit for the Pablove Foundation and will also feature former Drive-Thru Records act the Benjamins (also reuniting), Vic & Gab, Subside and Chris Porterfield of Field Report. This will mar ...
The Promise Ring announce summer tour dates, including Bamboozle
The Promise Ring announce summer tour dates, including Bamboozle
The reunited Promise Ring have fleshed out their summer touring plans, which kick off with an appearance at Bamboozle in a few weeks. Dates are as follows. 05/19/12  Asbury Park, NJ         Bamboozle Festival   05/20/12  New York, NY         Irving Plaza *SOLD OUT* 06/27/12  Minneapolis, MN         Varsity Theater 06/28/12  Milwaukee, MN         Summer Fest 2012  07/19/12  Philadelph
Silverstein – Short Songs
Silverstein – Short Songs
Silverstein Short Songs This review originally ran in AP 284. Silverstein have become contemporary screamo’s answer to Less Than Jake—a hard-working, hard-touring band whose commercial success peaked a few records ago, but are still capable of delivering a new batch of anthems every few years. But what h ...
Exclusive: The Promise Ring announce Milwaukee and Chicago shows, plan rarities album
Exclusive: The Promise Ring announce Milwaukee and Chicago shows, plan rarities album
With rumors swirling late last week regarding the band's newfound social media presence on twitter, Altpress.com has exclusively learned that seminal emo-rock outfit The Promise Ring, who broke up in 2002 following the release of their final album Wood/Water and last reunited for live shows in 2005, will be reuniting once again for a pair of shows in Milwaukee and Chicago this February. To boot
Under The Covers: The Promise Ring vs. Papa Roach
Under The Covers: The Promise Ring vs. Papa Roach
You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we bring you Under The Covers: Each week, we’ll pit two bands who have covered the same source material against one another, and it’s up to you to decide who comes out on top. SOURCE MATERIAL: Pixies' “Gouge Away” ALBUM: Doolit... Read More ...