Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: op-ed

How Green Day’s ‘Nimrod’ set the course for the rest of their career

Twenty years ago, Green Day released Nimrod, the sprawling, genre-hopping masterwork best remembered for the acoustic campfire ballad “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life),”...

Post-tour blues: On going home, anxiety and taking care of yourself

Being on tour and returning home afterward  both present varying levels of distress, but for very different reasons. Everyone is at least somewhat aware...

How Good Charlotte went from ‘uncool’ to icons of the pop-punk

Every band has that one album that makes or breaks them; the one that's their chance to hit the big time and prove they're...

Op-Ed: Netflix’s Death Note is a disaster — let me explain

I think it’s safe to say Netflix goofed on this one. Their film adaptation of the beloved manga and anime Death Note translated onscreen...

Op-Ed: In defense of the Used’s “Over And Over Again” and their ‘new’ sound

The revolution is over. The Used are back, but not with a vengeance: “Over And Over Again” is the sound of a band reborn,...

Why Brand New’s rise to No. 1 matters: The reality behind ‘Science Fiction’

Brand New are an anomaly. The band defy all “standard” business savvy, yet continue to succeed and grow far beyond most contemporaries. Their fifth...

Op-Ed: Why the world needs Marilyn Manson right now

When the world is in such a chaotic place, sometimes it's nice to look toward someone who's always been a freight train plowing straight...

Op-Ed: Taylor Swift’s “us vs. them” mentality isn’t a great fit for 2017

Contrary to what her song “Look What You Made Me Do” will have you believe, the old Taylor Swift is not dead, nor is...

How hearing Brand New for the first time changed my life

By Jackson Simmons, Little Image The first time I was exposed to Brand New was while watching Brianna Hunt, a musician who operates under the...

The Dillinger Escape Plan ticket crisis speaks to a much bigger problem

After 20 years of being a band, Friday, Dec. 29 will be the Dillinger Escape Plan’s final show, to be held at New York’s...