February 2016

CD Reviews

Album Review: Yung Lean – Warlord

In the early 2010s a new music genre was born called vaporwave (also called vapourwave), and with it came aesthetic. Yung Lean was one of the biggest influences on aesthetic and vaporwave as a whole with his bucket hats, arizona tea, and buckets of sadness. Most, myself included, thought that vaporwave and Yung Lean would just […]


Goo Goo Dolls to Tour North America Summer 2016

Goo Goo Dolls have announced a headlining North American Tour, the tour kicking off July 8th in Portland, Oregon. Supporting the headliner are Collective Soul and Tribe Society, a select amount of cities to miss Collective Soul. The tour will be following Goo Goo Dolls’ eleventh studio release Boxes, the upcoming album expected to arrive this […]

Artists To Watch

Altwire Artists To Watch: From Ashes To New

Continuing on our Artists To Watch series of highlighting exciting new bands, I’d like to introduce to our readers the fast-paced adrenaline rush of a band that is From Ashes To New. Being in High-School when rap-rock nu-metal was seemingly at it’s pinnacle during the turn of the century,  the sound has always stuck out […]


Simple Plan Interview: Pop-Punk Legends

One of the most successful and popular pop-punk bands to come out of the pop-punk explosion of the early 2000’s, the Quebec based five piece Simple Plan are back with their fifth studio album Taking One For The Team, their first release since 2011’s Get Your Heart On! Featuring guest appearances by Jordan Pundik, R. […]

Artists To Watch

AltWire Artists To Watch: Howlish

Photograph by Jackie Papanier, taken from Howlish’s Facebook page. Earlier this week, AltWire introduced our readers to another artist to watch, Vitruvia. In an attempt to start a trend of introducing our readers to new music and helping to give exposure to local or lesser-known bands, I’ve decided to write about a band I believe […]