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Significant band lineup changes Artists in multiple bands

Band lineup changes are hardly a rarity in the music scene. Between creative differences, life events and personal fallouts, it’s pretty common for at least one member to go in a different direction over the course of an outfit’s tenure. And that, of course, leaves a significant void to be filled. How a band decide […]

The post 10 musicians who joined established bands and didn’t miss a beat appeared first on Alternative Press.

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mod sun internet killed the rock star interview

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 […]

The post The world told MOD SUN he couldn’t sing, so he proved them wrong appeared first on Alternative Press.

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acoustic 2000s songs, all time low, motion city soundtrack, avril lavigne, boys like girls

It doesn’t matter what part of the 2000s alternative music spectrum you lean toward. Whether your iPod was dominated by neon, pop punk or screamo tracks, one thing is for sure: Everyone loves an acoustic song.  The trend persists quite actively today. Tune in to just about any band’s quarantine livestreams and you’ll catch stripped […]

The post 10 acoustic renditions of 2000s songs that are better than the original appeared first on Alternative Press.

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hunter deblanc, forrest kline, hellogoodbye

Hunter deBlanc may be on your radar for his alternative covers deeming him the “Pop-Punk Piano Man.” From Yellowcard to Senses Fail, he’s covered it all. In fact, he even performed a punk rendition of Billy Joel‘s iconic “Piano Man” at Emo Nite in 2019. Inspired by mid-2000s pop and punk, he covered Drive-Thru Records‘ […]

The post Hear Hellogoodbye and Hunter deBlanc show their groovy side appeared first on Alternative Press.

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They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and beyond the call of duty, making bona fide masterpieces from the very start. There’s hardly any filler on these records, and many of the albums mentioned here are fan favorites to […]

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The first decade of this century began in the wake of boy bands and nü metal, so no one truly knew which sounds and bands would break out this time around. Well, “the scene” became a widely used (and misused) phrase, and bands decided to become more egalitarian.  Read below for more on both points, […]

The post Here are the 18 best scene vocalists from the 2000s appeared first on Alternative Press.

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[Photos via Forgive Durden/Spotify, Gatsbys American Dream/Spotify, My American Heart/Spotify, Home Grown/Spotify] As 1999 came to a close, boy bands and nü-metal acts were at the top of the charts. Trends in mainstream culture changed the following century, as pop punk, screamo and other Warped Tour acts smashed through the charts. Which band do you […]

Pop punk began to rapidly gain traction in the early 2000s, landing impressive spots on mainstream charts that propelled the success of the genre today. This transformative period uncovered legendary bands who produced albums that have stood the test of time. While it’s apparent that pop punk began a definitive era 20 years ago, it’s […]