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STREAM : Makari, “Melt” and New EP News

Progressive rock piece from Tampa, Florida, Makari, have just debuted a new track entitled “Melt”, which premiered exclusively with Alternative Press. “Melt” focuses primarily on the feeling of being in love, as it is dedicated to anyone who has had someone ‘melt their heart’.  With this new single on the airwaves, the band have embarked on a new beginings with a recent signing to Invogue Records and have plans to release a brand new EP on the label. The new EP entitled, Elegies showcases Makari’s dedication to improving their sound,…

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And The Nominees For The 2016 APMAs Are…

Every 30 minutes for the past six hours today, Alternative Press has gradually revealed, via Instagram video, this year’s nominees for the Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards fueled by Monster Energy. Set It Off‘s Cody Carson and Jenna McDougall from Tonight Alive were the magazine’s emcees. Leading the charge with nominations are All Time Low, August Burns Red and Sleeping with Sirens, all of whom are in the running for Album of the Year. Want to vote? Click here. Find out who wins on July 18. You can see the full list…

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Alternative Press Music Awards Reveal Categories And Nominees

Alternative Press have released a complete list of categories and nominees for the Alternative Press Music Awards. Check out the complete list of the APMA’s nominees below the jump and make sure to cast your vote here. The awards show will take place at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on July, 22 and will be hosted by Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat of All Time Low. You can purchase concert tickets here when they become available. Please follow and like us:

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“Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can’t help but move to it. That’s what happens to me. I can’t help it.” – Elvis Presley The following photos were posted between August 15-21, 2014 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #46. Please…

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5 Seconds Of Summer To Be On Alternative Press Cover

Just when you couldn’t get “She Looks So Perfect” out of your head, 5 Seconds Of Summer are making even more moves. After very recently being Rock Sound’s cover models, the Australian pop-rockers will be gracing the cover of Alternative Press’ September issue. Check out a tweet from Alt Press after the jump! Buy concert tickets here or purchase a CD here!     Please follow and like us:

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Last night live on NBC was the first annual iHeartRadio Awards. The three hour ceremony started off with a bang with a performance from Pitbull featuring G.R.L. The night honored the best in music with unique categories such as Best Lyrics (which went to Miley Cyrus for “Wrecking Ball”) and Best Fan Army (a tough category that went to Rihanna’s Navy). In between each star studded performance and award, some of our favorite artists, including Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz, gave us their LA Story by sharing a detailed personal…

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WATCH: Transit “Nothing Lasts Forever” Acoustic

Transit have been playing some shows across the U.S. on their Acoustic Basement Tour. While they had a bit of free time on tour, the group performed “Nothing Lasts Forever” off of their album Young New England for Alternative Press. The video is part of AP TV’s stripped down, acoustic-style Acoustic Story series. Check out the performance here. Want more of Transit? Buy concert tickets here to see them live and purchase a CD of their music here! Please follow and like us:

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CONTEST: Win A Prize Pack From Alternative Press

In an effort to reach 60,000 YouTube subscribers, Alt Press is giving away a prize pack from one of several bands for every 1,000 new subscribers they receive. To be entered for a chance to win, all you have to do is subscribe to Alt Press’ YouTube page. Prize packs range from bands like Paramore, Fall Out Boy and All Time Low to bands like Asking Alexandria, Sleeping With Sirens and Bring Me The Horizon, as well as Warped Tour 2014. Full list of contest rules, procedures and bands involved…

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Rise Against Announce Rarities Collection

Rise Against has announced a new hefty compilation album called Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides and Covers 2000-2013.  The record contains 26 (you guessed it!) B-sides and covers over a thirteen year period that saw the hard rock band release six different studio albums.  Pre-orders for the collection will be available July 30, and check out a teaser video here at Alt Press. You can buy concert tickets or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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