Taking Back Sunday Senses Fail NOFX Spinnerette Underoath The Devil Wears Prada Bayside Manchester Orchestra

#251 – February 2010

IN THE RAG >>>

TAKING BACK SUNDAY
Taking Back Sunday’s climb to the top of the Long Island, New York, scene has been marked by defecting members, personal travails and former fans stubbornly trapped in time capsules of their own design. And the members love every minute of it.

MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA
Because sometimes being in a band is more important than receiving a major-label check.

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
The Dayton, Ohio, delegation remind us that rocking hard and worshiping God are not mutually exclusive.

SPECIALS >>>

VAN-DALISM! AP’S TOURING SPECIAL
You’ve written a better punk-rock opera than American Idiot, and now people need to hear it-which means you’re going on tour. This month, we put together an assortment of tips and tales about touring. Want to know how SENSES FAIL, LUDO and MI APOLLO roll? Know where to find the most dangerous road in America? (Hint: Members of BAYSIDE, BLEEDING THROUGH and EVERY TIME I DIE do.) Plus expert advice and bands revealing the worst moments they’ve had on tour. Turn the page and step on the gas, awreddy!

SECTIONS >>>

INCOMING

WIRETAPPING

OP-ED: DEREK SANDERS of MAYDAY PARADE

AP POLL

NEW RELEASES & IN THE STUDIO

AP:DIY
Featuring advice and inside information from FLOGGING MOLLY, THE GET UP KIDS and more.

AP RECOMMENDS
SPINNERETTE, PAPER ROUTE, THE TAKEOVER UK plus four more.

AP STYLE

SCREENING
Starring ALEXI WASSER

REVIEWS
The AP Record Store is ready to provide the soundtrack to your monthlong Cinco de Mayo celebration with new discs from NOFX, Meg & Dia, Young Love, Kevin Devine And The Goddamn Band, Westbound Train, Lacuna Coil, the Secret Handshake, A Camp, CKY, Gallows, Art Brut, Isis, John Vanderslice and more.

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