Kika Chatterjee, Alternative Press

Kika Chatterjee

Alternative Press

Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Past articles by krittika:

Op-Ed: We need boygenius now more than ever

boygenius and their new EP are an ode to the feelings of the heartbreak, lethargy and, on good days, blind hope simultaneously. → Read More

10 songs to show off your pride every day of the year

On National Coming Out Day, a day that’s made to own who you are, here are 10 songs by 10 artists on the LGBTQ spectrum that are sure to make you feel pride → Read More

How to go from black hair to bright locks with goodDYEyoung

If you’re like me and grew up loving Paramore, you probably dreamed of rocking some of the same hair colors as resident legend (and personal hero) Hayley Williams. Williams and hair mastermind Brian J. O’Connor made the dream a little bit more possible with the launch of goodDYEyoung, a “beautifully obnoxious,” cruelty-free and vegan hair dye line that fuses fans’ love of music and… → Read More

Does this Sam Smith song rip off Radiohead’s “Creep”?

Does this new Sam Smith song rip off Radiohead's most classic single, "Creep"? Or are we simply running out of musical ideas? Stereogum first posed the question regarding the Smith song "Midnight Train," also pointing out that he last came under fire for claiming to not know who Thom Yorke was when asked about the James Bond film rejected theme Radiohead wrote, "Spectre." This is the same guy… → Read More

Twitter under fire for censoring bisexual photos

The BBC reports that Twitter is currently not showing photos when users search under the term or hashtag "bisexual." Interestingly, the same censorship doesn't exist for the search terms "gay" or "lesbian." Critics are likening the event to bi-erasure, the idea that bisexual identities in particular are erased both from popular society and from the LGBTQ+ spectrum. When #bisexual is searched, a… → Read More

‘Lord Of The Rings’ could soon become a TV series

[Photo credit: Warner Brothers Entertainment] Those feeling the gaping absence of Game Of Thrones can rest easy—Lord Of The Rings is in talks for a TV adaptation! Variety reports that Warner Bros. and series author J.R.R. Tolkien's estate are said to be in the early stages of discussions with Amazon Studios. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is also reported to be personally involved in the discussions. Big… → Read More

Remembering the iconic ‘Guitar Hero III: Legends Of Rock’ soundtrack

Can you believe it's been 10 YEARS since the Guitar Hero franchise blessed us with the single most iconic music playthrough game (sorry, Rock Band) of the modern era? If you somehow aren't familiar, Guitar Hero III found you as the guitarist of an up-and-coming (cover?) band with a very impressive and, um, eclectic repertoire. There's no doubting the impact of this game—Activision says it was… → Read More

Netflix will write out Kevin Spacey from final ‘House Of Cards’ season

[Photo credit: Netflix] After initially suspending production on Netflix original series House Of Cards following sexual assault allegations surrounding lead actor Kevin Spacey, the company has now announced that Spacey's character will be written out of the final season. Netflix released the following statement Friday night: "Netflix will not be involved with any further production of House of… → Read More

Chase Huglin shares two full band songs, plus other news you might have missed today

[Photo credit: Brian Manley] Hear two full band songs from Chase Huglin—plus, don't miss more new music! Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. Chase Huglin is going full band in 2018! Yes, it's true—the acoustic act is adding a full band next year! And he's re-released two of his classics in their new full-band form. Give 'em a listen: > Its been a LONG time coming! Excited… → Read More

20 seriously impressive band-inspired pumpkins

We knew you guys were dedicated to your favorite bands, but you seriously DO NOT play around when it comes to pumpkins. Some of you paint, some of you carve, but all of you kill it. After we put out the call to see some of your best band-inspired pumpkins, we couldn't help but be impressed at the results. > Show us your band-inspired pumpkins! �� �� — Alternative Press (@AltPress) October 28,… → Read More

Watch Sorority Noise cover “Sally’s Song,” plus more news you might have missed today

[Photo credit: Facebook/Stereogum] Watch a new music video from Phinehas—plus, don’t miss Cam Boucher's Nightmare Before Christmas cover. Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. Like Moths To Flames dropped a new song Listen to "From The Dust Returned" right now—their upcoming album Dark Divine is out November 17 on Rise. 2. Watch an amazing new Life Lessons live session Check… → Read More

Justin Timberlake announced as Super Bowl halftime performer

Justin Timberlake has been announced as the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime performer! It's been 13 years since his debacle with Janet Jackson. The NFL said in a press release: "The Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show is the most-watched musical event of the year. Last year's show was the most-watched musical event of all-time across all platforms and the most-watched Super Bowl Halftime performance in… → Read More

5 Halloween costumes inspired by our favorite 2017 music moments

I don't know about you, but sometimes Halloween stresses me out. Coming up with a costume, and more importantly, making sure it's the best one? How can you come up with a costume that's current, well done and wallet-friendly? We got you. We picked some of the most iconic music moments and made them into Halloween-ready costume ideas, complete with links so you can buy everything you see here!… → Read More

Hear a new song from Like Moths To Flames, plus other news you might have missed today

[Photo by: Dylan Rosgone] Watch a new music video from Veil Of Maya—plus, don’t miss a new track from Like Moths To Flames, plus a new Luke Holland drum cover. Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. Veil Of Maya dropped a sick new music video Our skin is crawling as always. Watch "Whistleblower," and make sure you catch them on tour with the Devil Wears Prada and Silent Planet… → Read More

D.R.U.G.S. members respond to reunion rumors

A couple days ago, tweets surfaced on Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows' (D.R.U.G.S.) account suggesting a potential reunion in February of 2018. > "Reunite" - 02.02.18 - More to come. pic.twitter.com/2mIrwohVIk — Destroy Rebuild (@stickman) October 11, 2017 The folks over at Substream did a deep dive into the rumors, and it turns out fans will be disappointed—there's no plans to reunite any… → Read More

D.R.U.G.S. members respond to reunion rumors

A couple days ago, tweets surfaced on Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows' (D.R.U.G.S.) account suggesting a potential reunion in February of 2018. > "Reunite" - 02.02.18 - More to come. pic.twitter.com/2mIrwohVIk — Destroy Rebuild (@stickman) October 11, 2017 The folks over at Substream did a deep dive into the rumors, and it turns out fans will be disappointed—there's no plans to reunite any… → Read More

QUIZ: Can you guess which crazy metal band name is real?

One of our favorite things about metal bands is that they're not afraid to get super weird with their names. In fact, you can say pretty much any gross combination of dirty words and it probably exists as a metal band. We found some of the craziest, dirtiest, most ridiculous band names, and then came up with a few of our own—can you guess which ones are real? Be sure to leave your score in the… → Read More

QUIZ: Can you guess which crazy metal band name is real?

One of our favorite things about metal bands is that they're not afraid to get super weird with their names. In fact, you can say pretty much any gross combination of dirty words and it probably exists as a metal band. We found some of the craziest, dirtiest, most ridiculous band names, and then came up with a few of our own—can you guess which ones are real? Be sure to leave your score in the… → Read More

Watch a new Front Bottoms music video, plus other news you might have missed today

[Photo credit: Jimmy Fontaine] Watch new music videos from the Front Bottoms and Envy On The Coast—plus, don’t miss a show announcement from August Burns Red. Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. August Burns Red announced their annual Christmas show Don't miss the band in Lancaster with GutterLIFE on Dec. 30 for their second annual holiday show! > We’re happy to announce… → Read More

Watch a new Front Bottoms music video, plus other news you might have missed today

[Photo credit: Jimmy Fontaine] Watch new music videos from the Front Bottoms and Envy On The Coast—plus, don’t miss a show announcement from August Burns Red. Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. August Burns Red announced their annual Christmas show Don't miss the band in Lancaster with GutterLIFE on Dec. 30 for their second annual holiday show! > We’re happy to announce… → Read More