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Final albums by alternative artists | Alternative band breakups

Is there anything more devastating than going back to an album and knowing it represents a sense of finality? Given the heartbreaking reality of band breakups, it happens way too often. Fortunately, when an album is worth its sentimental weight in gold, it softens the blow a bit. Whether our favorite artists have parted ways after […]

The post 10 final albums that were the perfect send-off for these bands appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Bamboozle-min

From 2003 to 2012, Bamboozle took over New Jersey for its annual multi-day festival. The event, which evolved out of the Skate And Surf, led to some iconic live sets from artists such as My Chemical Romance, Thrice, Paramore, Foo Fighters and Jimmy Eat World among many others. Now, the festival is making its long-awaited […]

The post Bamboozle Festival is planning to return in 2023 for its 20th anniversary appeared first on Alternative Press.

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2000s song collaborations Alternative guest vocals

Is there anything more exciting than a good song collaboration? Given all the hype generated by guest appearances such as Travis Barker and phem on Tyler Posey‘s debut solo single, we can’t imagine so. While 2020 was undoubtedly a year for collaborations, that’s not to say such joint efforts went unappreciated in the past. In fact, […]

The post 10 collabs from the 2000s that were so good, we wish they’d happen again appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Pete Wentz band signings Decaydance artist roster

Pete Wentz was one of the most prolific artists to emerge from the 2000s alternative scene. But did you know that he also catalyzed the meteoric rise of a number of our favorite bands? The Fall Out Boy bassist launched his Fueled By Ramen imprint, Decaydance Records, in 2005 and quickly started accumulating a roster of soon-to-be icons. Though rebranded in […]

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Musicians with multiple bands successful alternative side projects

No lie, as exciting as it is when our favorite musicians take on new projects, it’s always a little disconcerting. After all, we have to wonder if they’re going to live up to the greatness we’ve come to expect. That said, a number of alternative artists have already proved that success doesn’t have to be a […]

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unknown emo song facts music trivia fan catches

A fundamental part of being an emo kid is not letting any aspects of music be unknown. That’s why we memorize song lyrics in their entirety and play them backward just in case. But that doesn’t mean that more subtle elements can’t sneak by us from time to time. After all, with so many hits to obsess over […]

The post 10 things you never noticed about your favorite emo songs appeared first on Alternative Press.

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crazy musician tattoo stories

There are two types of people in this world: those who plan their tattoos at length and those who just go for whatever. Not so surprisingly, the latter tend to walk out with the best stories. Post Malone turned some heads this past August when he walked out of his dentist’s office with a new tattoo. As […]

The post 10 of the wildest ways musicians ended up with tattoos appeared first on Alternative Press.

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cobra starship snakes on a plane

Back in 2006, the emo music world was introduced to Cobra Starship and their debut single “Bring It (Snakes On A Plane).” The mega collab brought together some of our favorite musicians for a song based on a movie we still don’t know if we love or hate. Now, it turns out that Cobra Starship’s […]

The post Cobra Starship’s mega collab for ‘Snakes On A Plane’ almost didn’t happen appeared first on Alternative Press.

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One standout feature of the early 2000s emo music scene was song titles that could barely fit on the back covers of CDs. You probably have fond memories of typing the lyrics of your new jam into the Google search bar and discovering that the actual name of the song was nowhere within them. Or […]

The post 29 scene song titles so long you’ll have to stop to take a breath appeared first on Alternative Press.

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