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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach performs with Jenna McDougall of Tonight Alive during Papa Roach’s set at the APMAs on Monday, July 18, 2016. 

Alternative music scene to invade Cleveland

Jenna Kuczkowski July 11, 2017

Every summer the cleveland area experiences a surge of concerts, and the Alternative Press Music Awards and Vans Warped Tour are no exception. Both bring music enthusiasts of all ages together in big...

Warped Tour makes stop at Blossom Music Center

Jenna Kuczkowski July 29, 2015

Vans Warped Tour turned 21 this year and made its annual stop Thursday in Cuyahoga Falls at Blossom Music Center.After taking a day off from the tour the day before for the Alternative Press Music Awards,...

Mike Shea

Alternative Press hosts second annual music awards show in Cleveland

Jenna Kuczkowski July 28, 2015

The Alternative Press Music Awards honored numerous bands and artists in the rock music industry and featured performances from several artists during its second annual event Wednesday at Quicken Loans...

David Boyd, lead singer of the band New Politics, performs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum during the 30th anniversary event for Alternative Press Magazine on July 21, 2015.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opens new exhibit to honor Alternative Press Magazine

Jenna Kuczkowski July 22, 2015

Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened a new exhibit Tuesday in honor of Alternative Press’ 30th anniversary this year as a music magazine.Alternative Press, a Cleveland-based alternative rock...

Photo courtesy of Simple Plan

Simple Plan takes break from touring to debut new music at APMAs

Jenna Kuczkowski July 16, 2015

Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of stories about the Alternative Press Music Awards, which will be held July 22 in Cleveland. To read the first article about Alternative Press magazine, click...

Photo courtesy of Deryck Whibley, Sum 41

Sum 41 to perform at Alternative Press Music Awards after four-year hiatus

Jenna Kuczkowski July 13, 2015

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of stories about the Alternative Press Music Awards, which will be held July 22 in Cleveland. To read the first article about Alternative Press magazine, click...

Alternative Press Music Awards will be held in Cleveland July 22

Jenna Kuczkowski June 24, 2015

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of stories about the Alternative Press Music Awards, which will be held July 22 in Cleveland.Mike Shea, founder and CEO of Alternative Press Magazine, started...

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