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23 Canadian bands Silverstein's Shane Told knows will keep the scene alive

If we had to pick one band from Canada keeping the scene alive, it would have to be Silverstein. No question. The post-hardcore band show no signs of slowing down after 10 albums over the course of two full decades and have influenced countless other people to start a career in music. Here’s to 20 […]

Hawthorne Heights have some advice for Kanye’s plan to sue his label

Earlier this week, Kanye West took to Twitter to announce that he wants to be released from his contract with Universal and Sony. Following his tweet, he revealed his plans to possibly sue the labels after receiving no response from them. Since then, he has shared every single page of his current contract online. Now, […]

QUIZ: How much Drive-Thru Records trivia do you really know?

Siblings Richard and Stefanie Reines changed the course of popular aggressive music when they started their own label called Drive-Thru Records in the late ’90s. Although it started as a small family affair, Drive-Thru Records became synonymous with early 2000s pop punk, emo and post-hardcore. Bands such as New Found Glory, Finch and Hellogoodbye owe […]

QUIZ: Can you pass this ultimate Ozzfest trivia test?

Living well is the best revenge. After Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne’s famed manager and wife, was rejected by alternative powerhouse festival Lollapalooza for an Ozzy band performance, she took matters into her own hands and created a metal event of her own, Ozzfest. It was truly a DIY family affair, featuring many of Ozzy’s bands […]

19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene

They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and beyond the call of duty, making bona fide masterpieces from the very start. There’s hardly any filler on these records, and many of the albums mentioned here are fan favorites to […]

Broadside announce Sharptone signing with new song "Foolish Believer"

The last time Altpress took a big look at Broadside, we found them out in LA, doing all kinds of side hustles to pay the bills and keep their art untainted. We’re pleased to announce that Ollie Baxxter and team have hooked up with SharpTone Records and have released a new single, “Foolish Believer.”  “We’ve been […]

Cro-Mags release first video in 27 years for “No One’s Victim”

Victory Records just issued Cro-Mags’ new video for “No One’s Victim,” a track from the band’s latest EP, Don’t Give In, which was released this past August. Real talk? The old school remains the bold school: In less than 100 seconds, New York hardcore institution Cro-Mags drive their point home in no uncertain terms. “No […]

Like Torches team up (and grow up) with Ryan Key on new album

When Swedish band Like Torches came into our consciousness in 2013, they had thankfully changed their original name (You Ate My Dog) and released their self-funded album, Keep Your Head High, delivering a European take on pop punk. When they toured America with Yellowcard, they struck up a friendship with founder William Ryan Key, resulting […]

15 hilariously savage Wendy’s roasts the fast food chain has served

Whether they’re dropping the world’s hottest beef mixtape or roasting our favorite bands, the mastermind behind the Wendy’s Twitter account is the hero we don’t deserve. National Roast Day kicked off 2019 in the best way possible, skewering everyone from State Champs to Hopeless Records.  We’ve gathered some of our favorite zingers to create a […]

Victory Records acquired by Concord in multi-million dollar deal

Concord Records has acquired the legendary Victory Records in an estimated multi-million dollar deal.  The iconic punk and emo label has been a mainstay in the scene for breaking major artists such as Taking Back Sunday, A Day To Remember and more.  Read more: Green Day to drop second ‘Father Of All…’ single sneak before […]

10 UK pop-punk bands who should be on your playlist

The best part about music is that it knows no boundaries. Bands from all over the world are joining fans together to create worldwide families of music lovers. As It Is and Neck Deep are prime examples of pop punk from across the pond invading our lives in all the best ways, but the U.K. […]

Top 15 ways we discovered music before Spotify existed

Discovering music is incredibly simple these days. With the internet at your fingertips and the glorious inventions of Spotify, SoundCloud, Instagram and more, there’s a never-ending supply of new bands to check out. However, it wasn’t always this easy. Before technology became as revolutionary as it is today, the scene relied on simpler things and […]

Broadside and guitarist part ways, band share statement

Broadside announced that they have parted ways with guitarist Dorian Cooke. The news comes days after the band released two new songs. The band took to social media to state Cooke left “on his own accord” and “this is not the end of Broadside.” You can see the full statement below. Read more: Bring Me The […]

Broadside drop two new tracks "Empty," "King Of Nothing"

Before heading out on their first tour of 2019 in support of Set It Off, Broadside are making sure they give their fans a little something to hold them over. The band have released two cathartic new jams that will have you falling in love with their music all over again. Check out brand new tracks […]

Wendy's went savage on some of our scene favorites, and it's hilarious

If you’ve been on the internet at all today you’ve probably seen fast-food chain Wendy’s serving up some pretty savage roasts on Twitter. In honor of National Roast Day, Wendy’s brought their A-game and it looked like no one was safe. See what our favorite fast food joint had to say about everyone from Miss […]

Blink-182, Pierce the Veil, more donate to hurricane relief—here's how you can help

[Photos by: Pierce the Veil/Sleeping With Sirens/Twitter] Pierce the Veil, Blink-182, Switchfoot and more have come together to raise money and awareness towards Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. From donating merch proceeds to putting on benefit shows, our scene has banded together during this time of devastation to do what they can for those affected by […]

Victory Records raising money for Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund with limited edition shirt

[Photos by: Gene Ambo, Arnold Garza, Dustin Smith] Victory Records and four of their bands from Texas are coming together to release a special limited edition shirt with all proceeds being donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Check out where you can get the shirt below. Read more: Pierce The Veil launch special T-shirt […]

Victory Records newcomers Carousel Kings premiere video for "Fractals" — watch

[Photo by: Dustin Smith] With their first Victory Records album — Charm City — released back in February, Carousel Kings had quite an eventful year. They just got back from their second tour of Japan, are getting ready to play the first three weeks of this year's Warped Tour and have just dropped a performance-driven music video for […]

Spanish hardcore band We Ride sign on with Victory Records, release new song—listen

The Spanish hardcore band We Ride are signing on to Victory Records. On top of that, the band is also debuting a video form their upcoming album, Empowering Life, set to be released April 14. Watch the music video for the newest track below. Read more: Broadside sign to Victory Records “Signing with Victory Records is the reward […]

Pennsylvania pop punks Carousel Kings drop new track inspired by flotation therapy—listen

Lancaster four-piece Carousel Kings release another song off their upcoming album Charm City, due out February 10 via Victory Records. It will be their first full-length since 2014's Unity off CI Records.  The track “Here, Now, Forever” showcases a more serene side of the pop-punk band, a sonic change partially inspired by flotation therapy. “It’s got a […]
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