Rabab Al-Sharif, Alternative Press

Rabab Al-Sharif

Alternative Press

Cleveland, OH, United States

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Past articles by Rabab:

13 bands pick the saddest Christmas song they’ve ever heard

While many Christmas songs are equally as happy as the traditions surrounding them, that’s not to say a handful won’t have you shedding a tear. → Read More

Lil Peep collaborator Smokeasac vows to keep rock music alive

Smokeasac made a name for himself producing other’s music, but the release of his new track “Leave You Behind” sees him stepping into the spotlight. → Read More

11 bands reveal which albums they’re most thankful for this year

Just in time for Thanksgiving, some of our favorite musicians in our scene talk about what albums they're most thankful for this year. → Read More

Lil Peep left a legacy of thoughtful melancholy, and didn't give a f*ck what you thought

Lil Peep had zero interest in appeasing cred police, and his authenticity is what made him so attractive to a generation inundated with marketing campaigns. → Read More

14 bands reveal the scariest thing that’s happened to them

It’s Halloween, and bands such as Underoath, Calpurnia, the Fever 333, the Dangerous Summer and Taking Back Sunday have plenty of scary stories to share. → Read More

Panic! At The Disco win Favorite Alternative Rock Artist at AMAs

Panic! At The Disco won the award for Favorite Alternative Rock Artist at the 2018 American Music Awards. It was not announced during the show. → Read More

12 of the most unconventional pieces of fanart

We love fanart. What’s more pure than a fan expressing their love of music through a creation of their own? This is not your typical fanart. → Read More

Paramore retiring "Misery Business" from live shows

Paramore's classic hit "Misery Business," which appeared on 2007's Riot!, has been scrutinized in the past because of the lyrics. → Read More

We Came As Romans' Kyle Pavone dies at 28

We Came As Romans' clean vocalist, Kyle Pavone, has died at the age of 28. The band released a statement via Twitter in regards to his passing. → Read More

Imagine Dragons win Best Rock Video at 2018 VMAs

Imagine Dragons' “Whatever It Takes” beat out Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, Foo Fighters, Linkin Park and Thirty Seconds To Mars. → Read More

Andy Biersack talks androgyny, anxiety and everything in between

In this issue, this sit-down chat with Andy Biersack reveals many facets to a figure who’s both entertaining and inspiring. → Read More

With Confidence drop new song “Jaded” showcasing pop-punk roots

With Confidence frontman Jayden Seeley chats about the latest track from their upcoming 'Love And Loathing,' including the meaning behind the song. → Read More

THE CASE AGAINST WILLIAM CONTROL: Digging deeper reveals larger story on abuse allegations

Wil Francis, also known as William Control, accused of extensive sexual, psychological abuse—an in-depth look at the case. → Read More

Panic! At The Disco drop stoner anthem "King Of The Clouds"

Panic! At The Disco just gifted us with yet another new track from their upcoming new release, the stoner anthem "King Of The Clouds." → Read More

Major scene supporter Lil Aaron to open for Blink-182

Genre-defying artist Lil Aaron just announced he'll be opening for pop-punk juggernauts Blink-182 for some shows this weekend. → Read More

What tattoo should you get based on your music taste?

Music taste can say a lot about a person, so why can’t it have a say in your next tattoo? Take our quiz to find out which tattoo style suits you best! → Read More

Good Charlotte announce upcoming album with emotional anthem “Actual Pain”

[Photo credit: Ville Juurikkala] Good Charlotte have announced their seventh studio album Generation RX with the release of the LP's sweeping and emotional first single "Actual Pain." Generation RX marks the band's first release since 2016's Youth Authority, and Good Charlotte's first record to be released under the newly minted global partnership between the band’s MDDN label and BMG. Produced… → Read More

Hear Panic! At The Disco’s uplifting new track “High Hopes”

[Photo by: Jimmy Fontaine] Panic! At The Disco just released the newest track from their upcoming sixth album Pray For The Wicked, "High Hopes." Check out the new song below! > I spent too long not setting my expectations high enough, worried about how it felt to fail. I hit a point when I realized I had to aim high and fail, fail, fail in order to keep growing. This one is for all of you who… → Read More

10 songs you need to hear this week

[Photos by: VISTA/Holly Turner] You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to you in one, concise list. Scroll to the end and check out our Spotify Discover playlist, featuring these tracks and more! In return, we want to hear your favorite. Let us know what track you’ll be spinning for the rest of… → Read More

‘13 Reasons Why’ drop intense new trailer for season 2

Netflix recently announced the second season of 13 Reasons Why would air on the platform May 18, and now they're building the suspense for the upcoming episodes with a foreboding new trailer. The new clip shows that the second season will deal with the trial around Hannah's death as the town seeks justice. Netflix originally announced the date with an incredible video, which shows the main… → Read More