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20 greatest Fueled By Ramen bands

We compiled the greatest Fueled By Ramen bands, from Fall Out Boy and twenty one pilots to Paramore and Jimmy Eat World. Check out our picks.

10 pop artists who played Warped Tour

Vans Warped Tour bridged the gap between genres. From Demi Lovato to Travis Mills, here are 10 pop artists who played Warped Tour over the years.

Jimmy Eat World, Pinkshift and 8 other things you need to check out this week

Check out The Latest — for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now. Pistol packs a punch This week, Danny Boyle’s much-anticipated Sex Pistols miniseries, Pistol, arrived on Hulu. Told through the eyes of guitarist Steve Jones, the six-episode retelling of the Sex Pistols’ story hits just as hard as […]

Watch Travie McCoy's new music video for "The Bridge"

Travie McCoy has released a new music video for “The Bridge.” McCoy is joined by Elohim on the track. The music video was directed by Angelica Valente and Pseudo. Read more: Travie McCoy on new music: “I almost went broke making this album” At first glance, “The Bridge” is a spacey, relaxed track, but the […]

twenty one pilots, Korn, Evanescence and 7 other things you need to check out this week

Check out The Latest – for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now. twenty one pilots hit the silver screen We’re still busy trying to pick up the pieces of our mind after having it blown by twenty one pilots’ livestream experience last year. Now, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun […]

Travie McCoy announces new album 'NEVER SLEPT BETTER,' shares "Stop It" video—watch

Gym Class Heroes‘ Travie McCoy has shared a new single and music video titled “Stop It.” The track comes ahead of his new album, NEVER SLEPT BETTER, arriving July 15 via Hopeless Records. Read more: Travie McCoy on new music: “I almost went broke making this album” “This song about me reclaiming my position in this […]

Travie McCoy on new music: “I almost went broke making this album”

Long before Jason Aalon Butler would achieve international renown with letlive. and FEVER 333, he was but a simple kid looking for a hero. Contenders were in no short supply, but few spoke to the everyday experiences of the young man growing up in Inglewood, California.  As a teenager in 2005, however, Butler stumbled across The […]

Avril Lavigne on ‘Let Go’ era: “I would wear the same shit over and over; no one does that now”

This month, Avril Lavigne made her cover debut with Alternative Press. As part of our Modern Icons Issue, Lavigne was interviewed by Rico Nasty (who operates under the alter ego Trap Lavigne when she taps into her punk influences, in case you didn’t know). In the issue, Lavigne appears alongside other beloved names in music […]

Avril Lavigne had to fight throughout her career to make the music she wanted to

Twenty years ago, Avril Lavigne began a legacy with her debut album, Let Go. Its release saw her dominate the pop-punk landscape on a global scale, being one of few women to do so successfully. But it also ignited a journey that required strength and resolve to execute her vision. Along the way, her abilities […]

AltPress Weekly: Eyedress, Syd, boyband, the Velvet Underground and more

Welcome back to AltPress Weekly. It’s hard to believe we’re already at our fourth installment of our weekly roundup, which gathers up everything we want you to check out. Each week, we showcase longtime favorite tracks and brand-new cuts. We also focus on all the things happening at Alternative Press, as well as the latest […]

AltPress Weekly: Bob Dylan, Meet Me @ The Altar, Trixie Mattel and more

Welcome to the second installment of AltPress Weekly. Each week, we’ll cover new things we want you to check out. We’ll shout out fresh song drops and vintage finds, highlighting longtime favorites and brand-new discoveries. We’ll also feature the stories we can’t stop thinking about, along with all of the goings-on here at Alternative Press. […]

Travie McCoy honors those he lost with "A Spoonful Of Cinnamon"—listen

Gym Class Heroes‘ Travie McCoy has come out of a difficult quarantine with something positive: poignant new music. “A Spoonful Of Cinnamon” marks the end of his quarantine and is his first release since 2015.  “A Spoonful Of Cinnamon” is a glimpse through the window into what McCoy’s life has been like for the last year. […]

25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt, now is the opportune moment to look back at its incredible discography. In 1996, John Janick joined forces with Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake and brought the label to life. […]

10 iconic alternative albums that deserve to be certified RIAA gold

We’ve already established that there are some surprises that come with RIAA certifications. That said, there’s nothing more troubling than realizing that some of the most iconic alternative albums have never been certified gold. It’s not particularly surprising that there are some discrepancies between an album’s generalized reception and its certification standing. After all, the criteria […]

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 fact, […]

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 […]

20 albums you won’t believe are turning 10 in 2021

2011, like the years that preceded it, gave us a number of great alternative albums. But can you believe that 2021 is going to bring their 10-year anniversaries? Just like the 2000s came to pass in the blink of an eye, so did the last decade. And so we’re left soaking in nostalgia and wondering where the […]

20 alternative songs you didn’t realize were recorded in Simlish

The Sims franchise has been going for a long time. Those pixelated people in their simulated homes and their intricate stories have been inspiring and entertaining the masses since 2000 with the release of The Sims for PC. Creator Will Wright put his heart and soul into the games, and it shows.  But what about […]

50 most anticipated albums of 2021 in alternative, metal and beyond

This year’s biggest lesson for most of us has been to expect the unexpected. While that mainly went for life itself, it certainly also applied to music. But still, there’s a lot to look forward to in the most anticipated albums of 2021.  2020 saw plenty of surprise drops and album release-date pushbacks. So, really, […]

Gym Class Heroes’ “Cupid’s Chokehold” chorus came from an unusual place

This week, Travie McCoy joined Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake for an episode of his podcast. During the interview, the duo discusses all of the behind-the-scenes secrets surrounding Gym Class Heroes‘ hit “Cupid’s Chokehold.” As it turns, one of the song’s most iconic parts came from an unexpected place. Read more: Here’s why Johnny […]
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