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Music photographer Lisa Johnson on shooting Nirvana, Linkin Park and more
Music photographer Lisa Johnson on shooting Nirvana, Linkin Park and more
Each month, Alternative Press Gallery explores the work of photographers, directors and other creatives who help shape the music world from behind the scenes. With each issue, we explore the stories behind the shoots and take deep dives into the most compelling media, asking about the vision as well as the happy accidents that create some of the most powerful moments in music...
FINNEAS leads blòkur’s Top 5 Songwriters On Spotify list for 2020
FINNEAS leads blòkur’s Top 5 Songwriters On Spotify list for 2020
The Grammy-winning producer FINNEAS has been named the No. 1 songwriter on Spotify in 2020. The algorithm for judging the top songwriters had been created by music rights data service blòkur, determined by a variety of factors. Read more: Badflower share new music video and announce sophomore album The first factor depends on popularity and is based on the number of days each song spent on the top
R I L E Y and Loote team up on heartbreak anthem “Tell Me Why”—listen
R I L E Y and Loote team up on heartbreak anthem “Tell Me Why”—listen
R I L E Y has teamed up with fellow genre-blending act Loote for his latest infectious single “Tell Me Why,” marking the singer’s first release of 2021.  R I L E Y began teasing the collab in March with a retweet, later describing it as “one of favorite songs” on his Instagram Story and confirming it was set to release April 2. Read more: 5 Dr. Martens collabs that have... Read More ...
Doll Skin navigate anxiety in powerful new song “Control Freak”–watch
Doll Skin navigate anxiety in powerful new song “Control Freak”–watch
Hopeless Records signees Doll Skin are back and better than ever as the powerful punk rockers Meghan Herring and Sydney Dolezal unleash their brand-new song and accompanying music video for "Control Freak." Herring (drums) and Dolezal (vocals) are on a new adventure as a duo, reworking their sound and music trajectory after parting ways with their former bandmates...
All Time Low return to the ‘Last Young Renegade’ world in new comic book
All Time Low return to the ‘Last Young Renegade’ world in new comic book
Back in 2017, All Time Low introduced fans to a whole new world within their album Last Young Renegade. The release explored new depths, complex concepts and experimentative songwriting never heard in their music before. Although All Time Low have since closed the Last Young Renegade chapter and gone on to release 2020's Wake Up, Sunshine, All Time Low are returning to the Last Young Renegade worl
Ryan Key and Derek Sanders want you to ditch cliché workouts– here’s how
Ryan Key and Derek Sanders want you to ditch cliché workouts– here’s how
You may have started the new year with some lofty wellness goals. But was working out alongside Ryan Key and Derek Sanders among them? Maybe it should have been... In a move straight from our wildest dreams, the Mayday Parade and Yellowcard frontmen have partnered with Cardio Sport to co-host and DJ a pop-punk-fueled, emo night-style fitness class...
Here’s why ‘Weird!’ feels like YUNGBLUD’s debut album
Here’s why ‘Weird!’ feels like YUNGBLUD’s debut album
Without ever even trying, Dominic Harrison, the creative leader of YUNGBLUD, has become an icon by promoting and amplifying the voices of a largely marginalized generation. Despite multiple massive collaborations with the likes of Machine Gun Kelly, Bert McCracken and Bring Me The Horizon this year, Harrison has smothered himself in a blanket of raw creativity...
This moment at Warped Tour led to YUNGBLUD’s powerful song “mars”
This moment at Warped Tour led to YUNGBLUD’s powerful song “mars”
YUNGBLUD is back with yet another taste of his highly-anticipated sophomore album WEIRD!. On Friday, he debuted a powerful new video for his song "mars," which was inspired by an encounter YUNGBLUD had with a fan at 2018's Warped Tour. Read more: Johnny Depp’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ replacement sparks wave of reactions If things had gone according to plan, YUNGBLUD fans would've already star
Former Secrets vocalist Aaron Melzer has passed away
Former Secrets vocalist Aaron Melzer has passed away
Vocalist and former Secrets member Aaron Melzer has tragically passed away. Melzer was a part of the band between 2013 and 2015 and recorded vocals for their 2013 record Fragile Figures. Read more: Mikey Way honors MCR's 'Danger Days' anniversary with this throwback The band shared a statement late Tuesday honoring Melzer and speaking to what he meant to the band: Today we lost our brother, our fr
Here’s what Kevin Lyman had to say about Warped Tour making a return
Here’s what Kevin Lyman had to say about Warped Tour making a return
After saying farewell to the long-standing summer touring festival in 2018, Warped Tour officially came to a close with a three-event anniversary run in 2019. But have we actually said goodbye to Warped Tour for good? The tour's founder Kevin Lyman is finally speaking out on whether or not he thinks the iconic summer festival could make a return in the future...

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