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The couple discuss how dark times inspired 'Catching Fire.' Continue reading…

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Deryck Whibley knew Sum 41 would be famous. It was always plan A. (Plan B was a career in the NBA). That idea of going to college and getting a “normal” job that his parents tried to sell him on seemed pointless.

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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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Looking back on one's debut can sometimes be rough. Continue reading…

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Recognizable guitar riffs iconic alternative riffs

There are a number of factors that might make a song immediately recognizable—a whisper, a cough, a G note… But nothing gets our little black hearts racing quite as rapidly as a guitar riff we know like the backs of our hands. You don’t even have to be a guitarist to get the sentiment. As […]

The post 10 iconic riffs that you’ll always recognize immediately appeared first on Alternative Press.

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bands that started as cover groups former tribute acts

Picturing our favorite bands in their fledgling stages is no easy task. But imagining them devoid of any original music and instead performing cover songs? That’s straight-up impossible. Remarkably, it’s not all that rare for now-iconic artists to reveal that they’d formerly performed as a tribute act. After all, what better way to get a […]

The post 10 bands who actually started their career covering other artists appeared first on Alternative Press.

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vic fuentes pierce the veil living the dream

After years of dedicating himself entirely to music, Pierce The Veil vocalist Vic Fuentes was yearning for a new purpose. As fate would have it, he was about to find a monumental one by way of the Living The Dream Foundation. Now, he’s extending the company’s capacity to make dreams come true even in light […]

The post Here’s how Vic Fuentes is still making dreams come true with his nonprofit appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Sum 41’s comeback record 13 Voices was released four years ago today. We hear you: The idea of celebrating a fourth anniversary of any record’s release seems arbitrary at best. Besides being a pretty solid selection of tracks by Deryck Whibley and crew, the album does have a lot of resonance in the band’s legacy. […]

The post Here’s the one struggle Deryck Whibley goes through for every Sum 41 LP appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Who among us hasn’t fantasized about living the rock star life? (Well, besides rappers.) Seriously though, who wouldn’t want a gig like that? The tears of the bright-eyed are the lubrication that keeps the rock ‘n’ roll machine pumping along. But what if a life of stardom could be gleaned from the stars themselves? In […]

The post Find out what kind of rock star you would be based on your zodiac sign appeared first on Alternative Press.

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In 2007, the scene was rocking harder and louder than anyone could have imagined. Myspace favorites such as Fall Out Boy and Paramore were crafting their emo sounds into unforgettable albums that established them as legends. While staying true to their roots in emo and punk, scene music introduced synthesizers and screamo elements to create […]

The post 20 scene albums from 2007 that are probably still stuck in your head appeared first on Alternative Press.

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