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Winners of the 2017’s ‘Alternative Press Music Awards’ include KoRn, despite performance cancelation

Posted by on July 18, 2017

On Sunday (16), KoRn backed out from performing at the Alternative Press Music Awards. However, it didn’t stop them from attending and all we know is they had to cancel their set due to “unforeseen circumstances.” However, awards were handed out yesterday (17th) at the Keybank State Theater in Cleveland, OH, which includes KoRn taking […]

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Alternative Press Music Awards announce 2017 nominees

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Alternative Press‘ music awards always seems to be a fun show, almost in spite of itself. It’s pretty much the only awards show aside from the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards that caters to people under the drinking age. Yet the magazine’s pop-punk and screamo dynamic does dictate that “legacy” artists like Korn, Every Time I […]

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Countdown to deathcore extinction, or just a slow death? Carnifex weighs in

Posted by on January 18, 2017

Remember the late nineties?  A time after grunge and post-grunge, when nu-metal bands were a dime a dozen? Many praised this subgenre that welcomed bands like Slipknot, KoRn, Disturbed, and loads more. It was an amazing time to be “nu,” despite wondering if the next metal genre would be called nu-nu or nuer. Eventually, this […]

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And the 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards Winners are…

Posted by on July 19, 2016

Last night in Columbus, the third annual Alternative Press Music Awards took place. Given the very nature of the magazine, not to mention it’s name, the goings-on were more alternative/scene in nature, with Twenty One Pilots taking the top award. However, the much-talked-about collaboration between Rob Halford and Babymetal delivered the goods, so  to speak. […]

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AP’s Mike Shea on why we need another music awards show

Posted by on June 15, 2016

    Alternative Press began in 1985 as a photocopied zine passed out at clubs in Cleveland. 31 years later, it’s evolved into not just a magazine that showcases punk, hardcore, indie, emo and metal music, but an also an awards show. Now entering their third year, the Alternative Press Music Awards will take place on July […]

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Some people won stuff at the Alt Press Awards last night

Posted by on July 22, 2014

Let’s be honest, rock and metal generally get no respect in awards shows. The Revolver Golden Gods Awards are a nice try, but they’re still finding their footing even after a few years. There’s a new awards show that took place last night, but you’re forgiven for not knowing it happened. The first Alternative Press Music […]

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