Taking Back Sunday

#276.1 – May 2011

 

THE ORAL HISTORY OF TAKING BACK SUNDAY

The career trajectory of the Long Island, New York, institution is filled with glorious highs and heartbreaking lows. Now reunited with  original members John Nolan and Shaun Cooper, TBS are re-energized and ready to make great things happen once again.

 

 

 

OUR 26th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL!: REUNITED, AND IT FEELS SO GOOD

AP celebrates its latest birthday with a rundown of 26 bands who have chosen to reconvene. In addition to our cover stars, we also get the lowdown on FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER, GATSBYS AMERICAN DREAM, THE STARTING LINE, THE MOVIELIFE, HOT ROD CIRCUIT, BRAID and 19 more acts who have returned to put the “see?” in “scene.”

 

 

 

 

CITY AND COLOUR

Dallas Green splits his time between Alexisonfire’s post-hardcore hammering and his sparse solo work as City And Colour. Now if only he could breathe…

 
 

 

 

 

COLD CAVE

Six years ago, Wesley Eisold traded a life in hardcore for a battery of vintage synthesizers and hasn’t looked back.

 

 

 

 

MOVING MOUNTAINS

If this outfit had a motto, it would definitely be, “post-rock is the most rock.”

 

 

 

 

THE DOWNTOWN FICTION

The Virginia-based trio like to overthink and raise a stink with parents who think they’re too provocative. In other words, business as usual.

 

 

 

INCOMING

WIRETAPPING

OP-ED 
JOSH EPPARD of WEERD SCIENCE and TERRIBLE THINGS

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REVIEWS
The dog days of summer are howling along with new releases from SIMPLE PLAN, THE DEAR HUNTER, FRANK TURNER, BLACK VEIL BRIDES, THE WONDER YEARS, SET YOUR GOALS, AUGUST BURNS RED, BATTLES, OF MICE & MEN, NICK 13, FUCKED UP, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ, THERE FOR TOMORROW, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and more.

10 ESSENTIAL NOVELTY COVERS
It’s one thing to goof on a Katy Perry song for a few seconds onstage, but it’s another thing entirely to spend time and money recording it for posterity (and an eventual rarities collection).