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MOD SUN will be the first to tell you that he’s not into “preaching” and a stereotypical “you can do it” mentality. Born as Derek Smith, the vocalist takes full responsibility for his losses and triumphs but is an adamant believer in not giving up on hope and faith. It’s that passion that drove him […]

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There are plenty of adjectives that Ashnikko admittedly avoids when describing her music. It’s not quiet. It’s not soft. And it’s never really been sweet, but she’s working on the vulnerability stuff.  On a personal level, too, it’s almost easier to understand 24-year-old Ashton Nicole Casey by examining how she doesn’t describe herself. She’s not […]

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Jordan Benjamin is at a point in his career where he can be honest about his influences. Yes, his debut full-length and conceptual introduction as grandson, Death Of An Optimist, gave the music industry a shake upon its arrival on Dec. 4. And surely a lot of it was born out of him searching deeper into […]

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KennyHoopla interview digital magazine cover story

KennyHoopla hasn’t had a headlining tour yet. But honestly, he doesn’t really need one. Some nights he still finds himself on the road—at least when he’s asleep. When the creative spoke with Alternative Press last week, he was staying at his friend’s place in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He spent his day recording a new track; one […]

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Smashing Pumpkins Gerard Way interview Billy Corgan magazine cover

Throughout the tenure of My Chemical Romance, Gerard Way has both marveled at and admired the aesthetic trajectory of the Smashing Pumpkins. The singer credits Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan for schooling him on the transformative power of rock ’n’ roll. Obviously, Way and MCR paid that notion forward to a new generation of listeners. […]

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