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Watch a young Green Day perform before they were famous - Alternative Press

It’s been pretty good week to be a Green Day fan. After the band were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong …

Matt Skiba talks new Blink-182 album, possibly becoming a “permanent member” - Alternative Press

In a recent interview with Alternative Nation, Alkaline Trio frontman Matt Skiba openly discussed what it’s been like replacing singer/guitarist Tom …

Star Wars: Battlefront Aiming for 60fps, Will Have Destruction Where Appropriate

Star Wars: Battlefront, the upcoming first- and third-person shooter from Battlefield developer DICE and based on the Original Trilogy, is aiming to run at 60fps. That's according to designer director Niklas Fegraeus, who revealed the game's target frame rate and lots more during a recent Twitter …

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Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm online strategy game officially launches June 2

Hell, it’s about time.<p>Blizzard’s multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) Heroes of the Storm officially comes out June 2. The free-to-play PC game has been in a closed beta since January. It’s also been in a technical alpha state since March 2014. This gives Blizzard a chance to take advantage of …

Mario Kart 4:20 CC, Yo! - IGN Video

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Gears of War Cinematic Director Leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Microsoft ropes in another familiar face.<p>Greg M. Mitchell, the man responsible for almost all the cinematics in the Gears of War franchise, has left …

Microsoft is making HoloLens games — and attacking virtual reality’s momentum

Microsoft has made some moves to ensure the future of games on its Xbox and HoloLens platforms.<p>John Needham has left his position as the head of Fable developer Lionhead Studios to oversee the development of Microsoft’s games for Xbox and HoloLens (as Engadget first spotted), the head-mounted …

Watch the Devil Wears Prada's 'South Of The City' documentary video - Alternative Press

The Devil Wears Prada released their new seven-inch, <i>South Of The City</i>, this past Saturday for Record Store Day.<p>Last year, the band entered a studio …

From First To Last solemnly swear they are up to no good - Alternative Press

From First To Last are set to release their long awaited comeback album, <i>Dead Trees</i>, on April 23 via Sumerian Records. You can stream a new single, “I …

Stream Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!'s new single, "The Other Line" - Alternative Press

Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! are streaming the second single from their impending album, <i>Get Lost, Find Yourself</i>, which is due out on May 19 via Fearless …

The Greatest and Best Blunts on Instagram

Seriously, these motherfuckers know how to roll blunts.<p>Because I like recycled memes, old iconic photos, and pictures of puppies being delivered to my fingertips in droves with no attribution and zero effort, I follow Snoop Dogg on Instagram. And because I am also a sucker for seemingly impossible …

Whoa, Here's Lil Wayne on the Remix to DeJ Loaf's "Me U & Hennessy"

Lil Wayne's on the remix of DeJ Loaf's killer sex jam and somehow isn't making it super awkward.<p>DeJ Loaf put out my favorite project of 2014, and, while a lot of the attention for that mixtape is rightly focused on swaggering songs like "We Good" and "Blood," one of the undeniable highlights is "Me …

23 Musicians Who Might Have Smoked Weed at Some Point Now That We Think About It

Woah, maybe. We wouldn't be surprised.<p>As you know, today is 4/20, the “Weed Christmas.” Believe it or not, plenty of famous celebrities have taken the cannabis drug at one point or another. That even includes musicians. Many of your favorite artists may or may not have inhaled—or been around—pot …

The Wonder Years finish new album - Alternative Press

Pop-punk leaders the Wonder Years have finished recording their fifth full-length album, the follow-up to 2013’s successful <i>The Greatest Generation</i>, …

Whether Black Metal, Hardcore, Post-Rock, or In Between, Muck Combines Them All Seamlessly on 'Your Joyous Future'

Out next week via Prosthetic, and streaming in full now at Noisey.<p>You know that thing where you ask someone about what they are into and their response is everything? First of all for 99.99999% of people, that's bullshit. You can always find some sort of genre that someone can't stand, aren't aware …

Afroman Was Filmed Punching A Woman On Stage Last Night

Footage shows "Because I Got High" singer knocking a female fan to the ground.<p>Post by Adam White.<p>Afroman - the guy behind the world's most iconic puff-puff-pass anthem "Because I Got High" - has long-been a cult hero in the <i>Rolling Stoned</i> world. His theme-song gave burn-outs the perfect excuse for …

Bands You’ve Never Heard of are Selling Out The Country’s Biggest Venues

How?<p>It’s mid-July and the weather is so hot it’s permeating through the nether regions of 90,000 humans and into the air. They’re jammed in tight like a giant pack of cigarettes, sporting midget-gem haircuts and ready-to-wear high-street brand cottons. Some are sitting, some are standing, all of …

Why Is Lil Wayne Suing Cash Money?

Will Birdman pay Lil Wayne what he's owed? Maybe he won't, but then again... maybe he will.<p><i>Photo by Ryan Muir</i><p><i>UPDATE on February 19, 2015: Lil Wayne has broken silence on the current status of Tha Carter V, telling</i> Rolling Stone's <i>Simon Vozick-Levinson: "It's super-done. Cake baked, icing on top,</i> …

How To Turn A One-Man Band Into A 10-Piece OrchestraWBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

When trumpeter and composer/arranger Steven Bernstein first met the virtuoso pianist Henry Butler, he says he was floored. "This is it," he recalls thinking. "This is like the music that I always imagined. Everything you ever loved about music, all being in one place, but now it's all coming from …

Watch Bad Luck’s acoustic video for “Lantern Park” - Alternative Press

Daytona Beach pop-punks Bad Luck are teaming up with AP to bring you an acoustic video for their song, “Lantern Park.” The track is taken from the …

Falling In Reverse stream new album, ‘Just Like You’ - Alternative Press

Falling In Reverse are now streaming their new album, <i>Just Like You</i>, ahead of its February 24 release via Epitaph Records. Listen to the record in …

Watch Ice Nine Kills’ lyric video for “Me, Myself & Hyde” - Alternative Press

Ice Nine Kills are teaming up with AP to bring you the lyric video for their new single, “Me, Myself & Hyde.” (Get it on iTunes now.) Check it out …

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Taking Back Sunday's Adam Lazzara arrested for driving while impaired - Alternative Press

Early this past Sunday, February 15, Taking Back Sunday frontman Adam Lazzara was allegedly arrested on the charge of driving while impaired. …

Wind In Sails (former Vanna guitarist) premieres new album, 'Morning Light' - Alternative Press

Wind In Sails—the solo project of former Vanna guitarist Evan Pharmakis—has premiered his sophomore solo album through Pandora. Go give it a spin and …

Deadboy Shares a New Video for "It Did Not Feel Right" Along with His Firsties and Faves

He's earned Drake's stamp of approval and an ocean of imitators. Now he's back with the premiere of one-off track "It Did Not Feel Right."<p><i>Photo courtesy of Deadboy</i><p>The art of R&B vocal manipulation has many disciples but only one master. Deadboy took 2010 by storm with his astonishing re-work of …

Minecraft Creator Discusses Sale to Microsoft, "Sellout" Criticism

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has spoken out regarding last year's unexpected blockbuster deal that saw Persson sell developer Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion.<p>Hypothetically asked by a fan if he thought he was a "sellout" for agreeing to the deal, Persson replied: "I kinda feel like …

'Final Fantasy Type-0 HD' Gets Rather Bleak In New Trailer

The upcoming remastered version of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is nearing its release and Square Enix has seen it fit to unleash a rather bleak new trailer.<p>Admittedly the trailer starts out bleak and then partially picks up but it does frame the game’s whole conflict in quite a dour tone. To be fair …

Watch 11 minutes of claymation cuteness in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

<i>Kirby and the Rainbow Curse</i> is an early front-runner for the most adorable game of the year, and possibly also the decade, and as long as we're handing out the potential superlatives, <i>ever</i>. That's how it — no pun intended — sucks you in: You think it's going to be a straightforward, mega-cute romp, …

How LSD Helped Shape California’s Ecstatic Design Legacy

From drugs to the women’s movement, Californian counterculture has generated some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design.<p>From Deborah Sussman’s candy-colored “supergraphics” to R. Crumb’s drug-fueled comics and album art, some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design …

Meet America’s Newest National Parks

Good news for anyone who loves high-heart-rate recreation, brilliant scenery, and a little bit of history—The National Park Service is starting 2015 off by establishing seven new national parks in eight different states and the District of Columbia. They include a supervolcano popular with …