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Alternative Press – As It Is on “The Great Depression” and Stigmas About Their Band

As It Is recently delivered one of 2018’s most ambitious records in “The Great Depression” and we caught up with Patty and Ben to discuss the message of the record and which angsty rocker they’d love to hear cover “The Stigma (Boys Don’t Cry).” The As It Is gents also discussed lessons learned by headlining tour mates, the perils of social media, poetry and cartoon characters. We also made them make the difficult choice between Sum 41 and The Wonder Years and asked the toughest of tough question: “Who the…

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Lead Singer Syndrome – Episode 140 – Jordan Black (Like Pacific)

Like Pacific frontman Jordan Black joins the show this week coming off a brand new (awesome) album.  Openly gay (his Instagram handle is @HotGayDaddy), he talks about realizing his sexuality at a young age, being obsessed with skateboarding, bringing back the “punk beat” and how underrated Like Pacific is in the Pop-Punk scene. https://traffic.megaphone.fm/JJW9534088564.mp3

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Alternative Press – With Confidence On “Love and Loathing” and Brendon Urie Vocal Goals

Fresh off of their run on the final Vans Warped Tour, pop punk darlings With Confidence are poised to release their sophomore album “Love And Loathing.” We caught up with the With Con boys at the Cleveland date of Warped Tour to discuss dogs, the great lead singers of pop punk and defend the good name of Coldplay. The band also revealed which “Love and Loathing” track is the biggest stylistic departure and the music that soundtracked the writing and recording of the record.

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Alternative Press – Waterparks, Palaye Royale, Chris Motionless and more decide on the National Anthem of Warped Tour

The Vans Warped Tour has had 23 summers worth of amazing songs from all of your favorite bands and as the “Misfit Summer Camp” comes to a halt, we wanted to know what one song stands out as THE song of Warped Tour. We caught up with members of Waterparks, Palaye Royale, Motionless In White, Simple Plan, As It Is, State Champs, Real Friends, Twiztid and more to figure out which song they think defines Warped Tour. We even got Warped Tour founder, Kevin Lyman, to weigh in on which…

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Industrial Interview Metal Metalcore Pop Punk Video Podcast 

Alternative Press – MOTIONLESS IN WHITE RUINED MUSIC

Every music lover has that one good song or album that’s ruined by a shitty time or person. For Chris Motionless, iconic frontman of goth-metal kings Motionless In White, some lousy people in his personal life have made him hate one of his very own songs. Motionless also revealed which heavy rock anthem he’s sick of hearing and the artist that is on the edge of being overplayed on the MIW tour bus.

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Alternative Press – TWIZTID Decide which Warped Band would be Juggalo Approved and Make Marvel/DC Dream Teams

Horrorcore superheroes TWIZTID recently caught up with APTV at the Detroit stop of the final Vans Warped Tour to discuss fist-fights with historical figures, dream collaborations and which of their Warped tour mates would be best received at The Gathering of the Juggalos. The Twiztid boys explained why there’s “a little bit of Juggalo” running through everyone at The Warped Tour and why that’s definitely a good thing. They also weighed in on the new DC “Titans” trailer, the perfect conditions to inspire lyrics and Lando Calrissian…a little too much…

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Alternative Press – SLEEP ON IT RUINED MUSIC

Every music lover has that one good song or album that’s ruined by a shitty time or person. For Sleep On It frontman Zech Pluister, The Wonder Years were tragically overexposed to the point of becoming unlistenable and he considers the entire genre of trap rap devoid of talent. Pluister also debates the appeal of The Front Bottoms and Modern Baseball and blames pop punk satirist Jarrod Alonge for the strained longevity of pizza-pining lyrics and songs about hating your hometown.

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Headline Pop Punk Video Podcast 

Alternative Press – 15 NEON POP PUNK Classics You NEED To Know

If you ever wore a leopard print bikini top under a band t-shirt with the sleeves cut off to Warped Tour, you probably remember the era of neon pop-punk—the era that original emos will claim killed the scene as they knew it. The late 2000s and early 2010s brought in glowing synths and poppy melodies that shifted the entire definition of the genre, earning the moniker of “neon” to better describe the new wave.

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Alternative Press – The Glorious Sons are Your NEXT Favorite Dirty, Sweaty Rock Band

Drawing inspiration from Springsteen and The Stones, The Glorious Sons are your next favorite dirty, sweaty rock and roll band. Brothers Brett and Jay Emmons sat down with APTV to discuss the meaningless of material possessions, their love for backwoods band barbecues and staying relevant in the modern rock climate in 2018.

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Alternative Press – Waterparks Choose Between Fall Out Boy and My Chem and Discuss the Difficulties of Being a Demon

God’s favorite boy band, Waterparks, caught up with APTV at the final Cleveland date of the Vans Warped Tour to discuss plans for facial tattoos, the best advice they’ve received from pop punk mentors Good Charlotte, and why being a demon isn’t worth the hassle for frontman Awsten Knight.

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Lead Singer Syndrome – Episode 137 – Joe Taylor (Knuckle Puck)

Shane is BACK ON WARPED TOUR!!!  LIVE (pretty much) from (sorta) Cleveland OH, Shane (definitely) speaks with Joe Taylor of Knuckle Puck.  They talk about Knuckle Puck’s fast emergence to the top and what they do to seperate themselves from the Pop-Punk pack.  Also discussed is the writing/recording process behind their last (awesome) album, and a decent amount of talk about Blink-182. https://traffic.megaphone.fm/JJW4322136182.mp3

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Alternative Press – The Lawrence Arms on the friction and conflict that have given them an identity

For nearly 20 years, Brendan Kelly, Chris McCaughan and Neil Hennessy have been The Lawrence Arms–a power trio in the highest echelon of punk who have built a legacy on earnest four chord punk rock songs that celebrate both the scholar and the slacker in equal measure. In this APTV exclusive, Kelly and McCaughan provide a guided tour of the band’s history throughout their double-decade spanning career. Kelly explains the wealth of inspiration they took from The Goo Goo Dolls and how the band best known for “Iris” gave The…

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Alternative Press – That time Pierre ‘quit’ Simple Plan and 30 other scene artists who rocked TRL

MTV’s Total Request Live premiered in September 1998, and it was peak ’90s from the moment it started, having set off a battle of the boy bands in its music video countdown list. *NSYNC’s “Tearin’ Up My Heart” and Backstreet Boys’ “I’ll Never Break Your Heart” alternated the first and second spots for weeks. However, the contenders were temporarily interrupted as Korn’s “Got The Life” slid into second at one point, proving that listeners weren’t all about pop. TRL’s lists consisted of plenty of alternative acts in their initial 10-year…

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Pop Punk Video Podcast 

Alternative Press – 20 Forgotten Pop Punk classics you need to know

Long before the All Time Low guys were telling Maria to count them in and Neck Deep were getting through long, lonely Decembers, there was a pop punk renaissance of the early 2000s. These four chord anthems of heartache, teen angst and lip rings are relics most likely found on scratched up CD-Rs underneath the driver’s seat of your first car and instantly make you reminisce holding hands under the High School bleachers and romantically sharing ear buds in the back of English class. These are the forgotten songs that…

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Alternative Press – 10 songs that will get you HYPED for WARPED TOUR

It’s almost as exciting as the Warped Tour itself: the grand exodus of demos, punks and everyone in between, packed into their parents’ SUVs or their own shitty, secondhand Hondas. Whether you pile five friends in clown-car style, or just bring a best friend/navigator (you will miss the exit), glitter-paint your windows and rejoice for Warped Tour is here! Don’t worry, we’ve got a playlist ready; learn the words, roll down the windows and get ready to loose your voice before you even park your car at the Warped Tour…

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