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manuela soto sosa, tattoo artist, women rising

Prior to picking up a needle at age 18, Manuela Soto Sosa never imagined that she’d embark on a career as a tattoo artist. Today, she stands on the backend of over a decade’s worth of experience. Her tenure has seen her through world tours, the launch of a streetwear brand, studio ownership and significant […]

The post Manuela Soto Sosa uses tattoos and art to renew women’s body positivity appeared first on Alternative Press.

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2000s leading singles | Singles from alternative albums

In the modern age of rapid releases, instant gratification and seemingly endless content, it’s easy to take singles for granted. After all, it’s hard to fully appreciate a new track—or even an album—for what it’s worth when you’ve got hundreds to choose from. Throwback to the 2000s alternative scene, though, and it’s a different story […]

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Dave Grohl, Halsey, Nirvana, Post Malone

There’s truly something special whenever our favorite artists decide to cover songs from other bands and genres. It shows off their musical chops, their taste and their ability to imprint their style on anything they’re performing.  Some artists, such as Post Malone, Miley Cyrus and YUNGBLUD, have made a name for themselves with their innovative covers […]

The post 10 artists who put their own spin on a cover with a slight lyric change appeared first on Alternative Press.

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kennyhoopla, dominic fike, nova twins, phoebe bridgers

When blink-182 announced the collaborations for their upcoming album, the message-board grumblings were loud. The additions seemed too mainstream for a band who often mocked pop culture.  On the other hand, making a play at distant fanbases can only help the scene. If Pharrell fans turn back to blink-182, maybe they’ll get a taste for, […]

The post 15 artists who would rock a collab on blink-182’s next record appeared first on Alternative Press.

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skullcrusher

When asked if she’d ever expected for her 2020 debut under Skullcrusher to receive such immediate and widespread critical acclaim, singer-songwriter Helen Ballentine at first answers with a simple “No.” “It’s quite overwhelming,” she goes on to explain. “I didn’t have that smooth transition of playing a few shows and maybe getting one blog write-up. […]

The post Skullcrusher channels Radiohead, My Bloody Valentine and more in new EP appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Successful alternative debut albums | Breakout alternative records

If there’s one universal truth to alternative music, it’s that there’s no one path to success. Many talented artists grind for years, putting out record after record until one day they accumulate a global following. Others may find commercial success following the release of their debut album. Of course, that’s not to say that any […]

The post 10 artists who completely took off after their debut albums appeared first on Alternative Press.

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women empowerment anthems, joan jett, poppy, rina sawayama, laura jane grace, brittany howard

With Women’s History Month coming to a close today, it’s vital to carry these messages of intersectional feminism and empowerment throughout every day to come. These musicians aren’t only wonderful leaders in the music industry spanning over decades—they’re using their platform to spread messages of self-love and growth as well as sharing stories of hardship […]

The post 40 women empowerment anthems that should be played as loud as possible appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Women in pop punk | Female artists in alternative music | Alternative Press

It’s well known that, historically, pop punk has been a bit of a boys’ club. But that just makes the continued influences of prominent women all the more impressive. From setting genre foundations (Gwen Stefani) to pushing sonic boundaries (Lynn Gunn), women have catalyzed the growth of the scene for decades. Of course, we’re not going to let […]

The post 10 women in pop-punk who have left an unforgettable impact on the genre appeared first on Alternative Press.

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alternative 90s duets, method man, limp bizkit, joan jett, paul westerberg

Duets are all the rage these days, and largely without the intention of releasing said duet as a single. Case in point: YUNGBLUD’s recent sitdown with Avril Lavigne to blaze through her hit “I’m With You.” That’s just all about making it go viral. But there was a time when duets were truly something special—two […]

The post 10 alternative duets from the ’90s that deserved more recognition appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Alternative 80s covers 1980s song renditions

We’re well aware that there’s a bit of an ’80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and darkwave, the music of the decade is certainly a prominent force in the modern age. Of course, many artists (some more than others) are quick to pay tribute to their predecessors […]

The post 10 alternative artists who gave iconic ’80s classics a modern update appeared first on Alternative Press.

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