#263 – April 2010
IN THE RAG >>>
With their ambitious new album, the pride of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, are poised to transcend everything from their post-hardcore past to the confines of the scene. And if things get dark along the way, they have each other to fall back on.
Shockwaves reverberated through the scene when this acclaimed Michigan post-hardcore unit parted ways with their charismatic lead singer. So why are Chiodos positively beaming?
AP MAGAZINE PRESENTS THE 2010 INNOVATORS
What do Taco Bell, online music distribution and Butch Walker have in common? Check out our third annual Innovators photo special to find out-if you haven’t guessed already.
THE ORAL HISTORY OF CAP’N JAZZ
While the members of this Chicago outfit certainly didn’t invent DIY-, punk-, emo- or indie-culture, much of their limited output has certainly left its mark in various strata of today’s underground music scene.
OP-ED: A Skylit Drive’s Michael Jagmin
NEW RELEASES & IN THE STUDIO
Featuring advice and inside information from ALKALINE TRIO, ATTACK ATTACK! and more.
CANCER BATS, ANARBOR, YOUNG LIVERS and more.
Looking for the perfect tunes to get your friends to really dance around the Maypole like they mean it? THE AP Record Store has got you covered, with new releases by DEFTONES, MINUS THE BEAR, AS I LAY DYING, FAR, HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS, WALTER SCHREIFELS, AGAINST ME!, THE HOLD STEADY, GOGOL BORDELLO, KEANE, NADA SURF, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, SING IT LOUD and more.
OUR BACK PAGES: 25 Years Through The Lens Of AP
Featuring DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL (AP 168, JULY 2002)
FIND IT AT ALTPRESS.COM
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