#266 – July 2010
IN THE RAG>>>
They were scene darlings in the early ’00s before unceremoniously disappearing from the radar nearly five years ago. But now, the Southern California piano-rockers are putting their “grown up” lives on hold for a reunion party, much to the joy of their fans. Is it a flash in the nostalgia pan or a sign of greater things to come?
PIERCE THE VEIL
New bands might need to tap into compulsive behavior, financial uncertainty and loneliness if they want to top PTV’s new music.
YOU ME AT SIX
This British post-emo contingent have come for your scene—and they’re bringing their families.
CLASS REUNION: THE 10 MOST INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS OF 2000
Even though you couldn’t buy an iPad a decade ago, you could still have your world moved by brilliant music. We profile 10 classic albums from 2000, including efforts from
THE ORAL HISTORY OF JAWBREAKER
Trevor Kelley tracks the career of the beloved ’90s post-punk trio who issued a legacy of inspired albums, only to be savaged by fans hung up on what logos were placed on the covers.
OP-ED: RONNIE WINTER of THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS
NEW RELEASES & IN THE STUDIO
Featuring advice and inside information from MEWITHOUTYOU, WAR OF AGES and more.
SLEIGH BELLS, OFF WITH THEIR HEADS, FREE ENERGY and more.
THE AP RECORD STORE is keeping the party going with new releases from TERRIBLE THINGS, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, SECONDHAND SERENADE, COMEBACK KID, ORBS, STREET DOGS, SUNDOWNER, RA RA RIOT, WAVVES, THE SWORD, COLOUR REVOLT, JARROD GORBEL, ION DISSONANCE and more.
OUR BACK PAGES: 25 Years Through The Lens Of AP
Featuring THE CURE (AP 95, JUNE 1996)