From numerous natural disasters and shootings, to the loss of so many great musicians and the end of Warped Tour, it's safe to say 2017 wasn't an easy year. However, there's still plenty to be thankful for. In the past few months, we watched our scene come together to help each other and do some pretty cool stuff—Broadway and the Grammys, anyone?
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So, here are some of the best moments of 2017 to think about this Thanksgiving.
Ten years after leaving the band to pursue a solo career as Skrillex, Sonny Moore not only went back into the studio with his old band mates to record “Make War” (and maybe more songs? We're still waiting!), but also did a surprise performance with them at Emo Nite LA, which included an acoustic rendition of “Emily.”
The death of Chester Bennington was a heavy one for the scene. It led to many beautiful tributes and important conversations about mental health, but the most incredible part was watching so many musicians come together to celebrate Bennington's life in concert.
Panic! At the Disco's frontman didn't just rock as Charlie Price, his Broadway debut also increased both the musical's capacity and gross potential. Also, Brendon Urie in heels: Who isn't thankful for that?
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4. Asking Alexandria releasing their first songs after reuniting with Danny Worsnop
5. Sam Carter of Architects calling out gropers at concerts
Amidst so many abuse allegations, it's great to see people who work towards making shows safer for everybody.
6. The super emo NASA eclipse playlist