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15 alternative songs that were essential for 2000s summer road trips

Flashback to your 2000s scene phase. You’re a day out from a road trip and focused entirely on prepping. Does that mean double-checking your...

10 piano parts on alternative songs that you’ll recognize right away

The emo genre is cathartic by nature, but slow songs provide an opportunity for artists to reflect even more deeply on the feelings that...
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10 iconic alternative albums that deserve to be certified RIAA gold

We've already established that there are some surprises that come with RIAA certifications. That said, there's nothing more troubling than realizing that some of the...
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10 modern emo bands who will instantly remind you of the 2000s

It's easy to look back at 2000s emo music with a sense of longing. After all, it boasted artists and sounds that have long...
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10 times musicians left a band to pursue their own project

As bands morph and grow, they can become more cohesive, or they may choose to break up or replace members who need to follow...
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10 alternative musicians who founded more than one successful band

No lie, as exciting as it is when our favorite musicians take on new projects, it's always a little disconcerting. After all, we have...
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10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound

The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made...
Neon Pop Punk Bands Lyric Quiz

QUIZ: Can you match these neon-pop lyrics to the bands who sang them?

It's impossible to picture the 2000s alternative music scene without the added flair of neon pop punk. Between its bright fashion, catchy lyrics and...
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QUIZ: Can you match these emo lyrics to the bands who sang them?

Any former emo kid remembers singing along to their favorite songs with eyeliner running in sheets down their cheeks. Honestly, were we really that...
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How Andrew McMahon got to ‘One Tree Hill’ despite his doctor’s wishes

Some records just have perfect titles. Consider NOFX or Peter Gabriel.  But when Andrew McMahon chose Everything In Transit as the name of his solo...