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Eyedress has released his new album, Mulholland Drive. Alongside the new record, we bring you our cover story from issue 396. I met Eyedress (aka Idris Vicuña) in the middle of the pandemic when he cold DMed me to collaborate on a track for his new album. It was a refreshing encounter. His ask pulled […]

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It’s hard to believe it’s been TWO decades since Papa Roach released their smash hit “Last Resort.” In celebration of the anniversary, Papa Roach have teamed up with TikTok star Jeris Johnson for a special new remix of the song. Papa Roach and Jeris Johnson have also joined forces for a music video for “Last […]

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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus recently released their The Emergency EP, and now the band are set to play the new tracks in a live setting. The audience can also expect to hear fan-favorite tracks as TRJA will be playing Don’t You Fake It in celebration of the album’s 14th anniversary. The discography-spanning performance will mark […]

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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. […]

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MTV launched Aug. 1, 1981, and eventually took over the planet as a youth authority and a music video jukebox that had the power to catapult an artist’s career to the stratosphere. As YouTube and other streaming platforms took flight in 2005, MTV slowly started becoming more obsolete and less meaningful as a video network, […]

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Comparison quizzes seem to be all the rage on the internet these days, but we’ve yet to see a ’90s quiz that includes all of the four basic food groups: ska punk, nü metal, alternative rock and pop culture. And we don’t care that you’re more of a Chandler than a Phoebe.  Are you ready? […]

The post QUIZ: Can you pass this ultimate ’90s music trivia quiz? appeared first on Alternative Press.

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The 1990s started out with DS-1 distortion pedal grunge bands viciously stomping on the global spandex-wearing hair-metal movement from the decade before and ceremoniously ended with the rise of the baggy-pant rockers of nü metal and bleached-blond boy bands with chiseled faces, courtesy of TRL. However, some incredible acts and songs fell under the radar […]

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The Dead Kennedys once demanded its demise. But MTV shall always remain an arbiter of where we are as a society. When the music television network decided to stop showing videos and put all their chips on original programming, the pushback was furious. But soon those extended arms would become open and welcome. Because the […]

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The first decade of this century began in the wake of boy bands and nü metal, so no one truly knew which sounds and bands would break out this time around. Well, “the scene” became a widely used (and misused) phrase, and bands decided to become more egalitarian.  Read below for more on both points, […]

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Many people miss the days when MTV used to show music videos 24/7. But it’s no secret that the network also hosted some amazing TV shows back in the day.  From the early reality shows to animated classics we love, MTV’s history on the small screen shouldn’t be forgotten. Read more: Bonnaroo cancels 2020 festival […]

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