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2000s female vocalists | Women in alternative music | Alternative Press

“Not all bands fronted by women sound like Paramore” is beginning to become a pretty popular adage in the alternative music scene. It’s not that drawing a likeness to Hayley Williams isn’t a compliment—it may be one of the highest. But consistent comparisons to the most iconic woman-led group to emerge from the 2000s totally overlook […]

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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, […]

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Post-hardcore is especially rich in concept albums. Perhaps that’s because the immense vocal palette—from tender crooning to raw screaming—lends itself to expressing emotions. The music similarly matches. Sure, metalcore can deliver crushing breakdowns, but it rarely gets as intimate as this companion genre. There’s also the fact that the high-pitched singing elicits desperation so often […]

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best Canadian bands

If we had to pick one band from Canada keeping the scene alive, it would have to be Silverstein. No question. The post-hardcore band show no signs of slowing down after 10 albums over the course of two full decades and have influenced countless other people to start a career in music. Here’s to 20 […]

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2011, like the years that preceded it, gave us a number of great alternative albums. But can you believe that 2021 is going to bring their 10-year anniversaries? Just like the 2000s came to pass in the blink of an eye, so did the last decade. And so we’re left soaking in nostalgia and wondering where the […]

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Each year comes with loss and change. 2020, in particular, has been one with an overwhelming amount of grief. It’s hard to know what to say when you lose people you admire, whether you know them personally or were inspired by the art they created. Hold the people you care about close and thank them. […]

The post 2020 in memoriam: Remembering the ones we lost appeared first on Alternative Press.

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For everyone in the scene, changing your hair color and style is a fact of life. It’s as commonplace as wanting to express yourself through tattoos, piercings, makeup and nails. There are so many options for achieving the perfect emo look, whether you like spray-on dye or semi-permanent color from Hayley Williams’ Good Dye Young […]

The post QUIZ: Which color should you dye your hair based on your music taste? appeared first on Alternative Press.

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new alternative christmas songs 2020

Whether we like it or not, Christmas is here again. And this year, it’s going to be an even weirder one. We’re enduring a holiday season adulterated by limited celebrations with family and friends due to COVID-19. So we need a strong festive playlist to keep our minds off the unusual setting 2020 has handed us. […]

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Remember the days when an eight-minute song felt like a gift sent by the alt-rock gods? Back when we had to buy music by the track, and not through a monthly subscription, these long ones were like a gold mine.  Of course, times have changed since our iPod-centric scene years. Now, we’ve got the bulk […]

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Lights

Lights is spreading some holiday cheer this year in the form of her new “Deck The Halls” cover. This week, she debuted a laid-back reimagination of the holiday classic and revealed why the cover was rejected from a Christmas movie soundtrack. Read more: Black Veil Brides’ Jinxx offers an update on his coronavirus diagnosis 2020 […]

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