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the starting line

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You may or may not know this, but producer/songwriter Howard Benson was likely behind the boards for at least one of your favorite albums of all time. Want proof? Monster breakout records by My Chemical Romance (Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge), the All-American Rejects (Move Along) and even Daughtry (Daughtry) were all produced by Benson. […]

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machine gun kelly yungblud pop punk band covers

YouTube‘s Alex Melton is back at it with another entertaining pop-punk cover. This time around, Melton is letting you all know what it would sound like if Machine Gun Kelly, YUNGBLUD and Travis Barker‘s “I Think I’m OKAY” was covered by your favorite pop-punk bands. With 11 different covers in total, Melton channels blink-182, Real […]

The post This MGK and YUNGBLUD collab gets 11 pop-punk renditions in new cover appeared first on Alternative Press.

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mod sun internet killed the rock star interview

MOD SUN will be the first to tell you that he’s not into “preaching” and a stereotypical “you can do it” mentality. Born as Derek Smith, the vocalist takes full responsibility for his losses and triumphs but is an adamant believer in not giving up on hope and faith. It’s that passion that drove him […]

The post The world told MOD SUN he couldn’t sing, so he proved them wrong appeared first on Alternative Press.

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best punk goes pop covers

Fearless Records’ famous Punk Goes… franchise has certainly come a long way since its first installment in 2000. Genre discrepancies aside, it’s impossible to deny the success of one particular subseries: the Punk Goes Pop albums. There are now seven volumes, with speculation of an eighth floating around online. Of course, as with any expansive […]

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The Starting Line-min

It looks The Starting Line are hopping on the virtual live show bandwagon. This week, the band announced that they are hosting three special virtual concerts where they will be performing some of their most iconic albums. Read more: We finally know if Chadwick Boseman’s ‘Black Panther’ role will be recast It seems like only […]

The post There’s only one way to see The Starting Line perform these iconic albums appeared first on Alternative Press.

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The alternative music scene can be home to some serious differences of opinion. Case in point: Just look at the reactions to Machine Gun Kelly‘s chart-topping album, Tickets To My Downfall. These divisions aren’t unique to the modern era, though. Fall Out Boy’s 2008 record Folie à Deux, which is celebrating its 12th anniversary this […]

The post 10 experimental scene albums that you and your friends still can’t agree on appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Pop punk is often associated with the turn of the century when power chords, skateboarders and forever-young tunes on MTV ruled the scene. More recently, there’s the puzzling association of the genre with pizza that has turned into a giant inside joke.  But the music dates back decades, with staying power that outlasted most predictions. […]

The post These are the 25 most influential songs of pop punk appeared first on Alternative Press.

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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 […]

The post QUIZ: How much Drive-Thru Records trivia do you really know? appeared first on Alternative Press.

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They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and beyond the call of duty, making bona fide masterpieces from the very start. There’s hardly any filler on these records, and many of the albums mentioned here are fan favorites to […]

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In 2007, the scene was rocking harder and louder than anyone could have imagined. Myspace favorites such as Fall Out Boy and Paramore were crafting their emo sounds into unforgettable albums that established them as legends. While staying true to their roots in emo and punk, scene music introduced synthesizers and screamo elements to create […]

The post 20 scene albums from 2007 that are probably still stuck in your head appeared first on Alternative Press.

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