Where: Upstate Concert Hall; Clifton Park, NY
By: Eric Riley
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It’s that time again, ladies and gents, the Second Annual Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards (APMA’s) fueled by Monster Energy Drink and hosted by Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat is just around the corner! July 22nd is only a month and a half away and there are big things in store for those who attend or watch the award show from home! The APMA’s will feature live performances from artists including Weezer, Panic! At The Disco, All Time Low, Halestorm, New Found Glory with Hayley Williams, Motionless in White, Taking Back Sunday, Sum 41, Simple Plan, PVRIS, Black Veil Brides, Corey Taylor of Slipkot and Stone Sour, and Tyler Carter of ISSUES!
In addition to the performances listed above, the APMA’s will also include appearances made by members of ‘68, This Wild Life, Mayday Parade, As It Is, Senses Fail, August Burns Red, Set It Off, Bullet For My Valentine, Parkway Drive, Motion City Soundtrack, Real Friends, While She Sleeps and more to be announced soon! For information on ticket offerings and travel packages, click here!
In addition to the APMA’s, Alternative Press Magazine also announced the launch of their special Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame + Museum exhibit which will open on Tuesday, July 21st. Below you can find more information regarding the exhibit.
On July 21st, the day before the APMA’s, Alternative Press Magazine will be unveiling a special new exhibit, Never Give Up: Alternative Press Magazine at 30, by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum presented by Roadrunner Records, Fueled By Ramen, and Jakprints. The exhibit will feature “a history of the magazine, its best stories and photos, and how the publication contributed a much-needed voice to the underground scene over the years.” It will also include letters to the magazine from fans and celebrities, video interviews, and more! The exhibit will kick-off with a special Sonic Session with New Politics and Vinyl Theatre. More information can be found here!
After rumors have circulated over the past couple of weeks, Fearless Records have confirmed that they will be releasing Volume 6 of the Punk Goes Pop series. The compilation will be released on November 17th. Pre-order bundles will be announced shortly!
Below you can find the artwork and track listing for the compilation.
1. Tyler Carter / Luke Holland – Ain’t It Fun
2. August Burns Red – Wrecking Ball
3. We Came As Romans – I Knew You Were Trouble
4. Upon A Burning Body & Ice T – Turn Down For What
5. Set It Off – Problem
6. Crown The Empire – Burn
7. Oceans Ate Alaska – Drunk In Love
8. Youth In Revolt – Royals
9. Volumes – Hold On, We’re Going Home
10. Knuckle Puck – Chocolate
11. Slaves – Sweater Weather
12. State Champs – Stay The Night
13. Palisades – Happy
Also Featuring: Blessthefall, Defeater, and Beartooth
11.1 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
11.2 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
11.3 – Louisville, KY @ Expo Five
11.4 – Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
11.5 – St. Louis, MO @ Pop’s
11.6 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
11.7 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
11.8 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
11.9 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
11.12 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
11.14 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
11.15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia LA Live
11.16 – San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
11.18 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Murray Theater
11.19 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
11.20 – Des Moines, IA @Wooly’s
11.21 – Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
11.22 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
11.23 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
11.24 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
11.26 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
11.27 – Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot Ballroom
11.28 – Toronto, ONT @ Sound Academy
11.29 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
11.30 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium (Downstairs)
12.1 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theatre
12.3 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
12.4 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
12.5 – Jacksonville, FL @ Roc Bar
12.6 – Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live
12.7 – Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
12.8 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
12.10 – Knoxville, TN @ NV
12.11 – Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend