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Run River North – Creatures In Your Head

American-Korean indie band Run River North has created a sound for themselves that feels incredibly on track with today’s popular alternative scene but is very strongly unique to the band.

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Rene Mata of ReachNYC on new single ‘Back From The Dead’, depression, and his friendship with Chester Bennington

ReachNYC’s story is one of redemption. Coming to prominence in the early 2000s hard rock scene, the band has returned with a fittingly named new single ‘Back From The Dead’ featuring Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix, their first one in 17 years.

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Jacob Kulick on his new single ‘Just Be Friends’, writing vulnerable songs, and growing through the hard times

Originally from West Penn, PA, Jacob Kulick started making music at 12, turning his tiny closet into his private studio and using music as a respite from bullying, anxiety, and loneliness.

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Paul McCartney – McCartney III

Paul McCartney spent his lockdown this spring creating music that he liked. The Beatle set out to record a bunch of music at his home studio for the sake of making music as a hobby rather than as his job. That music has ended up becoming his eighteenth solo album McCartney III. Inspired by the global pandemic, McCartney wrote and recorded everything […]

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Stitched Up Heart’s Mixi on her band’s new album, how rock can help out its front women, and diversity in the rock scene

Formed in 2010 by lead singer Alecia “Mixi” Demner, the LA-based rock band Stitched Up Heart is all about carrying the torch of modern rock forward. To do that, Mixi wants the rock scene to be more inclusive of its female frontwomen and to be given the credit they’re due for their hard work.

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Adam Gontier on life after Three Days Grace, the pressure to be a savior, and his band Saint Asonia’s new album

In 2009, Adam Gontier’s voice and presence as the frontman of alternative rock band Three Days Grace was everywhere. Hits such as ‘Animal I Have Become’, ‘Just Like You’, and ‘I Hate Everything About You’ reverberated through the airwaves of every radio station.

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Icon For Hire’s Ariel Bloomer on creativity, turning pain into art, and being true to herself in the music industry

Icon For Hire is a band whose path reflects its members’ independent streak — a duo consisting of vocalist Ariel Bloomer and guitarist Shawn Jump. Forming in 2007 and originally hailing from Decatur, IL, the band was signed to Tooth and Nail Records from 2009-2015, after which they ended the partnership citing creative differences.

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Pale Waves – ‘You Don’t Own Me’

Pale Waves has made a name for themselves as an essential alternative artist, touring with The 1975, Muse, and The Cure. They’ve become known for a dreamy, melancholy alternative rock sound; however, the band is taking a new direction with their upcoming album Who Am I? 

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Lonely The Brave – The Hope List

Lonely The Brave are due to release their first album to feature their new vocalist, Jack Bennett. The album was completed during the first lockdown here in the UK last year. Band members are based in West Yorkshire, Bristol, and Cambridgeshire, and despite putting together a new album, two of the band members continue to work for the NHS during the […]

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The Wrecks – Static EP

2020 has not been the best of years for the average music fan, with concerts and the like generally taking a backseat as we all figure out how to navigate this strange new world. Fans of LA-based indie rockers The Wrecks have been luckier than most, however. The band released their debut album, Infinitely Ordinary, back in May, and now a […]

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Phoebe Bridgers – Copycat Killer EP

As most ​Phoebe Bridgers’​ music does, ​Copycat Killer​ makes the listener feel like they are part of a cool girl club explicitly made to let out all their emotions. The EP is soft in sound, sharp in lyrics, bringing that chilled sound to the forefront of bedroom pop.

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iDKHOW – Razzmatazz

I Don’t Know How But They Found Me (iDKHOW) brings a robust MTV New Wave sound to the alternative charts with their debut full-length album, Razzmatazz. iDKHOW is the project of ex-Panic! At The Disco bassist Dallon Weekes and ex-Falling In Reverse drummer Ryan Seaman.

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Lacey Sturm on why she’s never written a love song, life after Flyleaf, and the “freedom” rock music brings her

After amicably departing from Flyleaf in 2012 to concentrate on her family, some may have forgotten about ex frontwoman Lacey Sturm, whose trademark screams,  high notes, and astounding lyrical acumen made her a mainstay in the alternative subculture of the early aughts. Today, she continues to serve as a force to be reckoned with in alternative rock in 2020.