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machine gun kelly custom guitar

Machine Gun Kelly has released a new signature guitar. The Machine Gun Kelly Signature PT was designed in collaboration with beloved guitar manufacturer Schecter. The new instrument comes in a custom color, “Tickets To My Downfall Pink,” perfectly reflecting the unique visual language of Machine Gun Kelly. Read more: In issue 400, twenty one pilots […]

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mark hoppus travis barker house of horrors

Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker reunited for a Halloween weekend concert special. To set a spooktacular tone for the season, Barker’s own House of Horrors event was broadcast from a private haunted estate. The livestream saw the blink-182 bassist and drummer returning to classics such as “The Rock Show” and “What’s My Age Again?” The show […]

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Fusing inspiration from Prince, David Bowie, Amy Winehouse and more, Keir is already on the path to greatness. Filling his discography with releases that exemplify his vulnerability and values, Keir is pushing past intolerance and creating a space where he and his fans can be exactly who they want to be—dresses and all. Through each […]

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KennyHoopla Issue 396

As the hyperspeed of now renders new rock stars at every second, from every corner of the world, such a pursuit retains the potential to change many lives, as well as the terrifying qualities of what comes after. The swift adjustment to accessible excess of one’s every desire, attention from the right and wrong characters, […]

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system of a down avril lavigne alternative road trip songs

Flashback to your 2000s scene phase. You’re a day out from a road trip and focused entirely on prepping. Does that mean double-checking your suitcase or gas tank, though? Of course not. You’re more concerned with loading up your iPod with alternative summer hits. Fortunately, even in the wake of widespread technological innovations, some basic […]

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waterparks, kflay, grandson, yungblud

In the year 2021, being confined to one genre is a thing of the past. Artists have pushed the boundaries when it comes to sound, so even the lines of pop punk, hip-hop, rock, heavy metal and more can be blurred. Particularly in the past few years, rap and punk have formed a cohesive bond. […]

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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 […]

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snl emo performances, fall out boy, nirvana, phoebe bridgers korn

No matter the genre, performing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live is a huge feat for any rising musician. SNL performances are moments in history, and artists tend to know that. There has been no shortage of over-the-top performances and onstage gags that have made headlines for years to come. Read more: Here are 10 […]

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alternative covers of pop songs, pale waves, girl in red, yungblud, Sofía Valdés

While we love when artists gift us with never-before-heard songs, there’s just something about a cover that will always get us excited.  Since the Punk Goes Pop days, scene artists covering pop tracks have been a popular trend, and vice versa. Through unexpected collabs and covers, we’ve discovered mainstream artists who are truly scene kids […]

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saturdy night live scene sketches, Saturday night live scene sketches, pete davidson, timothee chalamet

Saturday Night Live has not only featured artists in the scene as hosts and musical performers, but the NBC show has also poked fun at the alternative music scene in general in various skits.  Whether it’s making Paramore parodies or heavy-metal lullabies, SNL has made several hilarious jokes over the years that are particularly near […]

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