Magazine 294.1 Falling In Reverse (01/13) #17204
IN THE RAG
76 BAND OF THE YEAR: FALLING IN REVERSE
Ronnie Radke’s hair-metalcore outfit has galvanized legions of adoring fans and committed haters—which means everybody is talking and no one’s ignoring them. Radke sat down with AP to discuss his accomplishments, his current legal travails and what the future holds for him. (What does a “murdered-out stroller” look like, anyway?)
49 ROAD WARRIORS
Musicians and Harley-Davidson motorcycles have been a perfect pair since the King of Rock ’n’ Roll (that’s Elvis for you kiddos), rolled out on one. Here are five musicians keeping the spirit of the storied brand alive. [DOES THIS NEED A SEPARATE MITCH LUCKER CALLOUT? IS HE ONE OF THE FIVE? –SH]
56 THE AP PHOTO OP SPECTACULAR
Consider it our gift to you: Over 20 photos of 2012’s controversial bands, suitable for hanging, taping, customizing the dartboard in your basement rec-room or using as a bookmark in your family Bible.
52 WOE, IS ME vs. ISSUES
Though a shared DNA thread runs through the membership of Atlanta metal outfits Woe, Is Me and Issues, emotions ran high regarding the stress fractures that forced the members apart. Both bands check in with AP to clear the air—or are they just throwing more beef on the fire?
14 OP-ED TRC guitarist Charlie Wilson
16 THE AP POLL Should musicians be activists?
20 NEW RELEASES
Tips, tricks and inside advice from CIRCA SURVIVE, TITLE FIGHT, TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET and more.
38 THE AP CATALOG
Because, hey, who doesn’t like, you know, stuff?
42 AP RECOMMENDSCASPIAN, METZ, WE ARE THE PHYSICS and more.
The AP Record Store is ending the year with a bang, featuring new titles from GREEN DAY, BOYS LIKE GIRLS, MATT & TOBY and more, as well as a comprehensive recap of the year in reviews.
96 10 ESSENTIAL ALBUMS OF 2012
Approximately 18 billion albums came out this year (give or take 17.9 billion). These are the AP editorial staff’s 10 favorites.
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.
- Sleeping With Sirens
- Of Mice &amp; Men
- Blood On the Dance Floor