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modern emo anthems, snail mail, all time low, olivia rodrigo, black veil brides

If you’re a fan of alternative music, you are well aware that emo is way more than just a phase. It’s a sound, it’s a subculture and it’s a lifestyle to be a forever emo kid. Emo didn’t die back in 2009—it’s alive, and artists are expanding the genre more than ever. Read more: 10 emo […]

The post 10 modern sad songs that will fit right in on your emo playlists appeared first on Alternative Press.

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activists in music, phoebe bridgers, tom morello, evan greer, serj tankian

Today, there’s nothing more inspiring than seeing musicians and other public figures using their platforms to support great causes. In the alternative scene, it’s fairly common for song lyrics to offer commentary on social and political issues. Fortunately, it’s becoming just as common to see artists taking things one step further by taking action. We’re […]

The post 15 alternative artists using their platform and voice for positive activism appeared first on Alternative Press.

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new emo artists, poorstacy, the kid laroi, deb never, shrimp

Ever since the inception of emotional hardcore in the ’80s, each decade had defining bands who updated the sound and meaning of emo to the musical landscape of the time. The ’90s were all about Midwest emo and screamo, and in the 2000s, emo peaked as a mainstream obsession, thanks to MCR, Fall Out Boy, […]

The post 15 bands and solo artists who are rewriting the emo rulebook 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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ash costello wrestlemania poppy nita strauss wwe

Anticipation continues to build with Wrestlemania 37’s two-night event just days away, but the WWE event isn’t done with exciting lineup additions. New Years Day vocalist Ash Costello is finally hitting the stage to perform “Brutality” live for Rhea Ripley as she enters the ring to face Asuka for the RAW Women’s Championship on April […]

The post Ash Costello, Poppy and Nita Strauss among upcoming WWE performances appeared first on Alternative Press.

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The building that houses the 50-year-old venue has been sold to a hotel developer, but the current operator hopes to buy it back with help from artists and fans For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Fueled By Ramen best releases, cute is what we aim for, cobra starship, paramore, the cab, fall out boy

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt, now is the opportune moment to look back at its incredible discography. In 1996, John Janick joined forces with Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake and brought the label to life. […]

The post 25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history 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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2010s alternative female vocalists | Women in alternative music

We already established that not all women sound like Hayley Williams with our look into unique-sounding frontwomen within 2000s alternative music. So, given the generalized diversification of the genre throughout the 2010s, we shouldn’t need to drive that point home again, right? That said, last time the dynamic range present in women’s vocal styles proved to […]

The post 10 women vocalists who made the 2010s a monumental time for alternative 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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