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Glacier Vein’s Malia Endres breaks down the dreamy self-understanding behind ‘Lunar Reflection’
Glacier Vein’s Malia Endres breaks down the dreamy self-understanding behind ‘Lunar Reflection’
Glacier Veins have released their new album, Lunar Reflection, via Equal Vision Records. Ahead of the release, vocalist Malia Endres offered Alternative Press a deep dive into the inspiration and meaning behind the project. Lunar Reflection uses the rich feelings conjured by their dreamy punk instrumentals to musically capture a process of self-reflection...
How one song inspired Scarypoolparty’s otherworldly concept EP
How one song inspired Scarypoolparty’s otherworldly concept EP
Scarypoolparty (Alejandro Aranda) is known for his spectral arrangements and unique approach to rock. With his next release, Doom Hologram, making its debut Sept. 4, Aranda shares his ideas behind each track on the forthcoming concept EP. After being awarded runner-up on American Idol in 2019, Aranda released his debut LP, Exit Form, last November...
Polaris left their sophomore album ‘The Death Of Me’ in a “bleak place”
Polaris left their sophomore album ‘The Death Of Me’ in a “bleak place”
After cementing themselves into the metalcore community with their debut album, Polaris knew when it came to write and record their sophomore effort they’d have a heady task ahead of them. Enlisting Lance Prenc and Alpha Wolf’s Scott Simpson to co-produce the album, the group retreated to Mollymock to focus their efforts. Drummer...
The Word Alive reveal why ‘MONOMANIA’ is their most personal record
The Word Alive reveal why ‘MONOMANIA’ is their most personal record
The Word Alive have been in the game for almost 12 years. With their sixth full-length, MONOMANIA, dropping soon, frontman Telle Smith reveals that this may be the post-hardcore outfit’s most vulnerable release.  Inspired by his own life experiences, Smith gives a hint as to what was running through his mind during the creation of the Word Alive's Violent Noise follow-up. Read mor...
Track by track: Jonathan Davis’ ‘Black Labyrinth’
Track by track: Jonathan Davis’ ‘Black Labyrinth’
Jonathan Davis provides a track by track of Black Labyrinth–the dynamic new solo record from the frontman of nu metal pioneers, Korn, in this APTV world exclusive. Davis has been working on the album for over a decade and has drawn inspiration from his personal struggles with anxiety, disdain for judgmental Bible-thumpers, passion for world music, and the anger he felt upon guitarist Brian "H
Rozwell Kid’s Jordan Hudkins explains every track of ‘Precious Art’ — in GIFs
Rozwell Kid’s Jordan Hudkins explains every track of ‘Precious Art’ — in GIFs
It made total sense to take an unconventional route when interviewing Jordan Hudkins of power chord nerd rockers Rozwell Kid. Their new album Precious Art is itself very unconventional. Although sonically appealing and familiar at times, the album’s lyrical content and song titles are oddly specific and reference strange things. We w ...
Sworn In’s Tyler Dennen gives an exclusive track-by-track first-look for new album ‘ALL SMILES’
Sworn In’s Tyler Dennen gives an exclusive track-by-track first-look for new album ‘ALL SMILES’
Heavy band Sworn In is gearing up for the release of their upcoming album ALL SMILES, out June 30. We caught up with vocalist and songwriter Tyler Dennen to get all the details about the meaning behind the new tracks. The band also dropped a brand new video for "Dread All," which you can watch below.  “MAKE IT HU... Read More ...
Pierce The Veil share their favorite tracks from ‘Misadventures’
Pierce The Veil share their favorite tracks from ‘Misadventures’
Pierce The Veil share their favorite tracks from their latest album Misadventures.  They talk about songs that were written for friends in distress, songs that best represent their sound, songs that remind them of their roots and the song that seems to be a favorite among the band members—"Floral & Fading." To hear more fro ...
Tear Out The Heart guide you through their new album, ‘Dead, Everywhere’
Tear Out The Heart guide you through their new album, ‘Dead, Everywhere’
In this video track by track, Tear Out The Heart vocalist Tyler Konersman dives into the meaning behind the band’s new album, Dead, Everywhere. He speaks on five tracks—“Boiled Nails,” “Breaking Through,” “Viking Funeral,” “You Are No King” and “Error.” Dead, Everywhere will be released Jan. 27 on Victory Records. ... Read More ...
Lagwagon – ‘Hang’ track by track
Lagwagon – ‘Hang’ track by track
Lagwagon released Hang, their first full-lengh in nine years, late last month via Fat Wreck Chords. We've paired up with frontman Joey Cape to guide you guys through the 12-track concept record, both musically and lyrically. Photo Credit: Lisa Johnson “Burden Of Proof/Reign” Music: I see this as a throwback to our earlier years. In fact, the working title wa ...
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part IV: “War”)
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part IV: “War”)
Today we conclude our Fearless Vampire Killers series where the band took you inside their new album Unbreakable Hearts with track-by-track commentary split into four parts reflecting the album's sections:  Exile | Loss | Recovery | War If you missed any of the previous segments, click through the links above to access them. Unbreakable Hearts is out n... Read More ...
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part III: “Recovery”)
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part III: “Recovery”)
Through Thursday Fearless Vampire Killers and APTV will be taking you inside the band's new album Unbreakable Hearts with track-by-track commentary split into four parts reflecting the album's sections:  Exile | Loss | Recovery | War Stay tuned for new segments every day. Unbreakable Hearts is out now o ...
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part II: “Loss”)
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part II: “Loss”)
Today through Thursday Fearless Vampire Killers and APTV will be taking you inside the band's new album Unbreakable Hearts with track-by-track commentary split into four parts reflecting the album's sections:  Exile | Loss | Recovery | War Stay tuned for new segments every day.  Unbreakable Hearts is out now ...
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part I: “Exile”)
Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Unbreakable Hearts’ track by track video (Part I: “Exile”)
Today through Thursday Fearless Vampire Killers and APTV will be taking you inside the band's new album Unbreakable Hearts with track-by-track commentary split into four parts reflecting the album's sections:  Exile | Loss | Recovery | War Stay tuned for new segments every day.  Unbreakable Hearts is out now ...

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