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Beartooth Announce Headlining Tour, Premiere New Music Video

Beartooth have released a music video for one of their singles and announced their first headlining tour in one fell swoop.

In cooperation with Alternative Press, the band announced that they will be embarking on their very first headlining tour starting this October. They will be supported by Sylar, Sirens & Sailors and Alive Like Me. You can find the list of dates below the jump.

In addition to that exciting announcement the group premiered a music video for the single “The Lines,” which is taken from their debut album Disgusting. That can be viewed below …

Invent, Animate

Stream Invent, Animate’s New Single “Naturehold”

Invent, Animate are set to drop their debut full-length album, Everchanger, later this month through Tragic Hero Records. The group teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere a brand new single, titled “Naturehold,” which features guest vocals by Jesse Cash of Erra. You can also give it a listen by taking a look below the jump.

If you haven’t done so already, be sure to grab yourself one of a number of different pre-order bundles by heading on over to Merchbucket. Everchanger will hit stores on August 26.…

Favorite Weapon

Ex-Woe, Is Me Vocalist Starts New Band, Premieres Lead Single

Though the members tried to make things work, it didn’t take long for their band Woe, Is Me to die a slow, painful death. Many of the members went their separate ways, and now former vocalist Hance Alligood has teamed up with Alternative Press to announce his new project. His new band, named Favorite Weapon, is a five piece alternative rock outfit. Despite the fact that they are using Woe, Is Me’s old Facebook page (as well as their ~800,000 fans), they definitely have a totally different sound. In fact, Hance is the only member of the band who …

Oli Sykes

Oli Sykes Opens Up About Overcoming Drug Addiction At The APMAs

The very first Alternative Press Music Awards were held earlier this week at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum. Thousands of fans were in attendance as well as numerous notable artists in the alternative music scene. Awards went out in a dozen categories, including Album Of The Year. That award ended up going to Bring Me The Horizon for their stellar album, Sempiternal. When accepting the album, frontman Oli Sykes opened up and briefly spoke about his drug addiction and going to rehab. The video was released by Alternative Press, and you can watch it …

Sleeping With Sirens

Sleeping With Sirens And Pierce The Veil Announce ‘The World Tour’

Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce The Veil have announced what is expected to be a massive co-headlining tour starting late this fall. The announcement of the first batch of dates of ‘The World Tour,’ presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, came on July 21 while both bands appeared at the first-ever Alternative Press Music Awards. Hardcore punk band Beartooth and the acoustic duo This Wild Life round out the line-up on the first leg of dates in the United States.

According to the video announcement, which can be seen below, there are plans to head to Europe, …

The Bad Chapter

Phil Druyor (Attack Attack!, I Am Abomination) Starts New Project, Releases First Single

After Caleb Shomo parted ways with Attack Attack!, I Am Abomination’s Phil Druyor took over the role of frontman. Shortly after, the group changed their name to Nativ, but that endeavor ended up not lasting very long.

Even though Nativ ended up not working out, that hasn’t stopped Druyor from starting up a new post hardcore outfit. He is now the clean vocalist in a group named The Bad Chapter, and they’ve teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere their debut single. The song is titled “Deal With The Devil,” and you can give it a listen …

Famous Last Words

LYRIC VIDEO: Famous Last Words – “The Uprise”

Famous Last Words recently announced the details for their forthcoming album, Council Of The Dead. Just like their previous effort, this is a concept album. They released the title track back in January, and today they have teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere the lyric video for their second single, titled “The Uprise.” Give it a listen by checking below the jump.

Frontman JT Tolas took some time to comment on the story the album tells, as well as what “The Uprise” is specifically about when he chatted with Alternative Press:

“The album, Council Of The Dead, …

The Color Morale

STREAM: The Color Morale – “Outer Demons”

It’s not too often that a band releases a full-length effort two years in a row, but it seems that The Color Morale are out to do just that. They released their third studio album, Know Hope, last March and they are planning on dropping their fourth album sometime this year. Though Hold On Pain Ends does not have a release date yet, it’s expected to hit stores before the end of the year.

Earlier today, the band teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere the lyric video for the lead single from the album. The new song is …

Escape The Fate

Escape The Fate Were The Last To Learn Of Max Green’s Departure

Escape The Fate have a knack for making headlines, and not always in the good way. After quite a few lineup changes, the group is down to only one original member, which is Robert Ortiz. Up until recently, founding member Max Green was also a part of the lineup (for the second time, I might add). However, news broke that Green had parted ways with the group. This was something that Escape The Fate wasn’t even aware of until they saw the article about it on Alternative Press. After learning this detail, the publication caught up with Craig Mabbitt and …


ALBUM STREAM: Vanna – ‘Void’

I have been a fan of Vanna since high school. With each release the band has tweaked and developed their sound to what it is today. Void is their fifth full length album, and it’s set to be released June 17 via Pure Noise Records. Fans have been anxiously waiting for the album to come out, and now we don’t have to wait any longer to hear it as the band has teamed up with Alternative Press to stream the album a week early. You can also check it out right below the break.

You still have some time to …


Rescuer Stream ‘Anxiety Answering’ In Full

Rescuer‘s sophomore studio album, Anxiety Answering, officially hits stores today via No Sleep Records. To celebrate the release, the group teamed up with Alternative Press to stream the album in its entirety. You can also give it a listen by taking a look below the jump.

Fans of the band’s previous album will definitely enjoy their latest effort. It’s a huge step forward for them in terms of their sound. If you like what you hear and you haven’t had the chance to purchase Anxiety Answering yet, you can do so by heading to No Sleep Records’ merch


Slaves Premiere Lyric Video For “Starving For Friends” Feat. Vic Fuentes

Yesterday Slaves released the third single from their upcoming album Through Art We Are All Equals. Now they have teamed up with Alternative Press to stream the official lyric video for “Starving For Friends,” featuring guest vocals by Vic Fuentes of Pierce The Veil. You can stream the video by taking a look below the jump.

“Starving For Friends” is the slowest song the band has released so far. It also happens to be the best. He breathes life into the lyrics he sings, and these are full of passion. If this is an album you think you …