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the wonder years

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Pop punk found new life in 2020. Young bands blossomed, while hip-hop and pop acts picked up guitars. Maybe you’re one of the many fans who rediscovered old favorites on social media. Possibly, Chase Hudson (aka LILHUDDY) acted as your power-chord gateway drug.  If so, welcome. There’s so much to see. And if you thought […]

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The #1 single in America is a pop-punk song. With “good 4 u,” Olivia Rodrigo has become the latest in a string of artists to venture into the resurgent genre. The track marks an important point in the style’s latest mainstream comeback: Now that the biggest pop star of the moment has released a pop-punk hit, without rebranding herself as a pop-punk artist, it’s safe to say that pop-punk is pop again. (Predictably, “good 4 u” is currently all over TikTok.)

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Those Without Magnolia Park Forever Emerald The Home Team modern bands 2000s sounds soundalikes pop punk new artists

We knew we meant it when we said it wasn’t a phase. What we didn’t know, however, was just how attached we were going to be to 2000s pop punk forever. Fortunately, despite the mainstream decline, the genre is alive and well. While many early favorites such as All Time Low and Mayday Parade continue to thrive, we’re […]

The post 10 next-gen pop-punk bands who will transport you back to the 2000s appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Bamboozle-min

From 2003 to 2012, Bamboozle took over New Jersey for its annual multi-day festival. The event, which evolved out of the Skate And Surf, led to some iconic live sets from artists such as My Chemical Romance, Thrice, Paramore, Foo Fighters and Jimmy Eat World among many others. Now, the festival is making its long-awaited […]

The post Bamboozle Festival is planning to return in 2023 for its 20th anniversary appeared first on Alternative Press.

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new bands

Sometimes, it’s the musicians we are already obsessed with who introduce us to some of our favorite new bands in unexpected ways.  Whether it’s through collaborations or social media shoutouts, musicians are often the people who recommend music to us the most, which makes sense because it’s their job to be in tune with emerging […]

The post 10 new alternative artists already backed by your favorite musicians appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Crown The Empire Escape The Fate Slam Dunk 2021

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, a lot of concerts and events have been rescheduled this past year. For Slam Dunk, organizers have pushed back the festival not once, but twice already. Finally, last month, Slam Dunk organizers confirmed that the 2021 festival is now happening this fall. Now, the official lineup for the new Slam […]

The post Escape The Fate, Crown The Empire and more join Slam Dunk 2021 lineup appeared first on Alternative Press.

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This week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled the plans to end England’s COVID-19 restrictions this June. However, with the plans now set in motion, Slam Dunk 2021 is no longer able to happen in May. Now, Slam Dunk organizers have announced that the entire festival has been pushed back to this September. Read more: You […]

The post Slam Dunk 2021 has been postponed with possible lineup changes appeared first on Alternative Press.

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If you’ve been a pop-punk fan for quite some time now, we’re willing to bet it was a fast, upbeat song that first made you fall in love with the genre. You probably still remember the jolt of energy you felt when your now-favorite songs blasted through your speakers for the first time, and you […]

The post 20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre appeared first on Alternative Press.

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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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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 […]

The post 10 new bands founded by scene icons that you might not have heard of appeared first on Alternative Press.

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