Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my band’s/client’s record reviewed in ALARM Magazine?
Email links to your music to We receive many submissions and can only reply to those under consideration. Please do not send physical copies unless requested.

Do you accept [insert genre here] records for review?
Yes. Though we are a rock-oriented publication, we listen to and write about many different types of music, some more frequently than others. However, we recommend that you first look through a copy of the magazine to get a feel for what we cover.

I am a publicist. How do I follow up on records I sent?
The best way is to send our music editor an email mentioning the artist(s) and record title(s) that you sent. Please be patient as you wait for a response.


How often does ALARM come out?

How can I carry ALARM in my store?
Contact and someone will talk with you directly about the specifics involved in carrying ALARM.

My local store doesn’t carry ALARM. What the hell?
Just tell us where it is and we’ll convince those bastards. Our E-mail is on the contact page.

I would like to communicate with one your writers. How do I do that?
Just send us an E-mail and we’ll forward it on. It’s that easy.