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Inside the next wave of British heavy metal
Inside the next wave of British heavy metal
The British are coming? Nah, they never really went away. Whether it be the prototypical likes of Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Judas Priest, game-changing extremists Napalm Death, Bolt Thrower and Carcass or more recent globe-straddling champions such as Architects, Bring Me The Horizon and Asking Alexandria, there’s scarcely been a moment since Tony Iommi down-tuned his guitar and changed music
PinkPantheress learned she could make music her career by watching Paramore onstage
PinkPantheress learned she could make music her career by watching Paramore onstage
Like much of the world, PinkPantheress drew inspiration from watching Paramore perform. Once you dig into her music, or look at her Instagram, it becomes easier to spot her alternative influences. In fact, she wears them proudly. In the cover story, the artist recalls witnessing her hard work bear fruit during 2021’s Reading Festival. Standing ...
PinkPantheress went from running fan pages as a teen to becoming the subject of them
PinkPantheress went from running fan pages as a teen to becoming the subject of them
It’s nearly May, which means the next issue of Alternative Press is here. We’re ecstatic to present our new issue (#406) with cover star PinkPantheress. Check out a preview of the story below. Alongside PinkPantheress, a number of talented creatives appear within the pages of our May issue. That roste...
How TikTok allows artists to take direct control of their own narratives
How TikTok allows artists to take direct control of their own narratives
In the age of accessibility, where you now can learn how to produce your own tracks from YouTube tutorials, young women in music are taking their careers back into their own hands. Fading are the tedious mind games from an industry resilient in its sexist ways; no stooping to the “female-fronted” trope to sell yourself or groveling for the same opportunities handed to men. While grou...
Cassyette shares “I’m Not Okay (I Promise)” cover before supporting MCR on tour
Cassyette shares “I’m Not Okay (I Promise)” cover before supporting MCR on tour
We are not okay. Not after Cassyette has shared a powerful cover of My Chemical Romance's “I'm Not Okay (I Promise)." The cover comes ahead of MCR's tour, which Cassyette is supporting during their U.K. leg. Cassyette uploaded a devastatingly short rendition of the Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge track on TikTok. The ...
Pavement enlist ‘Yellowjackets’ star Sophie Thatcher for “Harness Your Hopes” video
Pavement enlist ‘Yellowjackets’ star Sophie Thatcher for “Harness Your Hopes” video
Over 20 years after Pavement released “Harness Your Hopes,” the song has become a viral sensation on TikTok. Now, the band have released a new video featuring Yellowjackets' star Sophie Thatcher. “Harness Your Hopes” will also be included on the Terror Twilight: Farewell Horizontal reissue, out April 8. Read more: Alexisonfire an... Read More ...
Scene Queen releases “bimbocore” anthem to annoy gatekeepers and misogynists
Scene Queen releases “bimbocore” anthem to annoy gatekeepers and misogynists
“Bimbocore” might seem like an insult, but trust us — it's the hardest, yet cutest, genre around.  Hannah Collins, also known by her TikTok handle @SceneQueenRocks, has released a new single, “Pink Rover.”  The track is also accompanied by a music video. Read more: How TikTok helped new em... Read More ...
RATSTAR believes shopping vintage is the best way to avoid fast fashion
RATSTAR believes shopping vintage is the best way to avoid fast fashion
When Layla Shapiro and Emma Harris decided to embark on the journey of opening their first store, RATSTAR, it wasn’t without years of hard work and experience. The pair would spend every day driving around Los Angeles looking to score the best vintage clothing and accessories that weren’t only quality products but extensions of their unique personalities. After sell...
Machine Gun Kelly and WILLOW team up for ”emo girl”—listen
Machine Gun Kelly and WILLOW team up for ”emo girl”—listen
Machine Gun Kelly has released the single "emo girl" featuring WILLOW. The track comes ahead of his new album mainstream sellout, due out March 25 via Bad Boy/Interscope. MGK previously teased the release of the song on his TikTok. He also sat down with producer Travis Barker to tell him that the new album's name, which they previously got tattooed on their arms, would be changed from bo
Machine Gun Kelly changes upcoming album title to ‘Mainstream Sellout’
Machine Gun Kelly changes upcoming album title to ‘Mainstream Sellout’
Machine Gun Kelly appears to have changed the name of his upcoming album from Born With Horns to Mainstream Sellout. MGK revealed the change to producer Travis Barker in a TikTok yesterday (Jan. 31). Read more: iann dior teams up with MGK and Travis Barker for "thought it was"—listen In the clip, MGK sits Barker down and asks, "Okay, we're friends no matter what, right?" to whi
Charlotte Sands releases her second EP ‘Love And Other Lies’—listen
Charlotte Sands releases her second EP ‘Love And Other Lies’—listen
Charlotte Sands has released her second EP Love And Other Lies. The EP comes ahead of her tour with Yungblud, which kicks off Jan. 26. Read more: carolesdaughter's "Target Practice" is everything she wishes she'd said to bullies Ahead of the EP, Sands released her single "Keep Me Up All Night" and an accompanying music video...
Tai Verdes calls for reflection with “LAst dAy oN EaRTh”
Tai Verdes calls for reflection with “LAst dAy oN EaRTh”
Tai Verdes has released the new single "LAst dAy oN EaRTh." The track is filled with the same playfulness as his hit "A-O-K," which gained notoriety on TikTok and came from his debut album TV. Read more: Tai Verdes on the power of TikTok and why writing is cathartic for him “I made this song for the purpose of reflection," Verdes explains in a press release. "I w... R

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