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Best punk albums of 1999

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of 1999’s best punk albums. It can be argued that the tone for the entire year was set in its first two months. For one thing, the 21-day impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton for perjuring himself in the investigation into the scandal over his affair with White House intern […]

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Maybe this will get everyone to stop talking smack about the 'Garden State.' Continue reading…

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lost at sea motion sickness album

Dallas post-hardcore/emo trio Lost At Sea harness the feeling of uncertainty on their debut album, Motion Sickness. The album represents the chaotic moments of life when the future becomes unclear. To the band, that part of their life came about when they finished school. They then had to figure out what they wanted to do […]

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New bands of scene artists | Alternative side projects

We may be a good decade out from the height of the scene heyday, but that doesn’t mean our favorite artists are anywhere past their prime. In fact, a good number of them have been extending their talents by forming new bands and side projects. Unless they’re getting broad recognition like Simple Creatures, however, these […]

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Siblings Richard and Stefanie Reines changed the course of popular aggressive music when they started their own label called Drive-Thru Records in the late ’90s. Although it started as a small family affair, Drive-Thru Records became synonymous with early 2000s pop punk, emo and post-hardcore. Bands such as New Found Glory, Finch and Hellogoodbye owe […]

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Business owners and employees across the world have been navigating the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic that has put many out of work. Venues are no different as shows have been canceled and postponed since March. Now, with 90% of independent venues fearing they’ll never reopen if the shutdown continues past 6 months, artists […]

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[Photo by: Dave Bean] Dashboard Confessional frontman Chris Carrabba was involved in a motorcycle crash on Saturday, June 6. The frontman took to social media to announce that he has sustained severe, but non-life-threatening injuries and is currently recovering in the hospital. Read more: Asking Alexandria’s James Cassells and wife are expecting their first child […]

[Photos via guccihighwaters/Epitaph, Alex McArtor] You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to you in one concise list. Scroll below and check out our Spotify Discover playlist, featuring these tracks and more! In return, we want to hear your […]

In 2003, major scene bands were gaining popularity on the Warped Tour circuit. The musical mixture of emo, pop punk and punk was growing in both the mainstream and the underground. As some of the millennium’s biggest names in the alternative scene started changing their sound, younger musicians joined in with their own take on […]

When the new millennium broke, the alternative music community was heavily saturated with popular genres such as punk, pop punk and emo. Lying dormant, a new alternative music sound and scene was awaiting its time to shine. In 2002, it absolutely exploded. It was virtually impossible to go a day without hearing Simple Plan’s latest […]