Craig Owens
Manchester Orchestra
Four Year Strong
Coheed And Cambria
From First To Last
Andrew W.K.
MGMT

#262 – April 2010



IN THE RAG >>>
MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA

With two powerful records and endorsements from big-name bands, the Southern alt-rock contingent are poised to make a huge impact. Rest assured, whatever happens next will be on their terms.

FEATURES >>>
ANDREW W.K.

Charismatic figure or imagination figment? The mystery surrounding the rock ’n’ roll Tony Robbins can finally be told-well, a little…

FOUR YEAR STRONG
The New England popcore quintet are stoked and confident about their future. The only thing that can stop them? Approximately $10 million…

MGMT
America’s favorite psychedelic-pop duo quickly learned that both the red carpet and irony are some dead scenes.

FROM FIRST TO LAST
For all of the firings and defections in their band, FFTL should probably install a revolving door in their practice space. But they’re not slowing down for anything.

SPECIALS >>>
FRONT & CENTER: THE NEW CLASS OF ’10
Sure, band singers usually get the most attention, so why stop now? We caught up with a dozen up-and-coming frontmen (and lady), and had them take time out from their vocal warm-ups to pose for a photo special. Pin these pics on your wall, then head out to see them in action on various tours and festivals this spring and summer.

SECTIONS >>>
INCOMING

WIRETAPPING
OP-ED: Rockstar Nutritionist Jill Jayne
AP POLL
NEW RELEASES & IN THE STUDIO

AP:DIY
Featuring advice and inside information from THE SWELLERS, EMAROSA and more.

AP STYLE

AP RECOMMENDS
THE FORECAST, ARTIST VS POET, THE FELIX CULPA and more.

REVIEWS
Spring has sprung inside THE AP Record Store, with new releases from COHEED AND CAMBRIA, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, MURDER BY DEATH, BLEEDING THROUGH, MATT POND PA, THE SLACKERS, CIRCA SURVIVE, ENVY ON THE COAST, SICK OF IT ALL, CANCER BATS, FOXY SHAZAM, LEATHERFACE, ANARBOR and more.

OUR BACK PAGES: 25 Years Through The Lens Of AP
Featuring RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (AP 24, NOVEMBER 1989)

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FIND IT AT ALTPRESS.COM
We’re midway through this spring’s AP Tour featuring Never Shout Never, the Cab, Hey Monday, Every Avenue and the Summer Set. Have you been following all the action? Make sure to check in regularly with altpress.com/theaptour and our Twitter, @theaptour, to get the latest videos, pics and updates from the road.