The new Alternative Press issue (#299.1 & 299.2) is hitting the stores this weekend, but is already available online. Click here to purchase it now! Check out below the two covers, plus what’s inside, including Fall Out Boy.
IN THE RAG
78 BRING ME THE HORIZON
What’s been going on with the British metal delegation since their last album? Gold star for you if you guessed substance abuse, insularity, ambivalence, member changes and a whole lot of soul searching. What’s even more interesting is what they did to get out of their potentially dangerous rut.
49 THE SUMMER SHOPPING GUIDE
Whether you’re a flip-flops and board shorts kind of guy or a cool sneakers and band tee kind of gal, we’ve got everything you need to start your summer in style, along with some new toys to tickle the fancy of all you budding musicians.
46 DEATH SPELLS
When My Chemical Romance quietly adjourned in March, Frank Iero and James Dewees did what any musician with a lot of free time would do: make music and hit the road.
62 SLEEPING WITH SIRENS
Frontman Kellin Quinn says he’s already achieved everything he’s wanted in his band. All that’s left now is to raise the bar for the scene.
66 THE WONDER YEARS
The next-gen pop-punk band look back a generation or two to find guidance on how to survive these modern times.
70 FALL OUT BOY
News of the pop-punk wunderkinds’ reunion broke the internet. But we still had a bunch of unanswered questions about it.
16 OP-ED CHRIS HANSEN of NO SLEEP RECORDS
18 THE AP POLL Should marijuana be legalized?
20 NEW RELEASES
Suggestions, stories and science dropped by ALKALINE TRIO, CANDY HEARTS, DROPKICK MURPHYS and more.
38 THE AP CATALOG
In case the shopping guide didn’t give you your fill of awesome stuff, check out the Catalog for new video games, tech toys and more.
36 AP RECOMMENDSBAD RABBITS, RESTORATIONS, THE COMPUTERS and more.
The AP Record Store celebrates the last days of spring by waxing philosophical on new releases from MAN OVERBOARD, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, THE FRONT BOTTOMS, FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS, I CAN MAKE A MESS LIKE NOBODY’S BUSINESS, RETOX, MIDDLE CLASS RUT, VAMPIRE WEEKEND and more.
104 10 ESSENTIAL THINGS SCOTT WILL PLUG INTO HERE AT THE DESIGN PHASE
AND ANOTHER THING…Don’t forget to swing by ALTPRESS.COM/FEATURES to check out additional content for the stories in this issue, plus loads of other exclusive interviews, photo galleries and streaming music.
- Bring Me the Horizon
- Fall Out Boy
- Sleeping With Sirens
- The Wonder Years
- Death Spells