Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag: opinion

Op-Ed: Should you use your phone and record at shows?

In March, I stood in a packed stadium—the Verizon Center in Washington, DC—as Green Day rang out their hit “21 Guns.” Had this been...

5 things you should never say to a record label

Trying to get the attention of a record label can be a daunting task. With a million bands trying to beat you to the...

Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman was the best thing to happen to female superheroes

By Emily Lazar of September Mourning When you think of female superheroes, what do you think of? Something hot? Maybe,… but let’s face it, that’s...

Why ‘Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge’ is My Chemical Romance’s best album

Due to its commercial success, The Black Parade will usually be what comes to mind when people think of My Chemical Romance's music. But...

My Chemical Romance saved my life

PLEASE NOTE: This article contains mentions of suicide, depression and a censored homophobic slur. If you were an “emo kid” in the 2000s, there’s a...

Is Donald Trump the political Sex Pistol? Let’s take a look

Political pundits from Amy Goodman to David Brooks claim they have never before seen the likes of President Trump. Fans of popular music know...

Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie has become the scene’s surprising woke hero

There are no guarantees in the music industry, but the closest assumption we can make is this: If you hope to become a career-lifer,...

Why MCR’s ‘Danger Days’ is more relevant now than ever

“Art is the weapon.” The slogan that accompanied My Chemical Romance’s final studio album, 2010’s Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys,...

OPINION: Like the 2016 election, expect the unexpected in Trump-era punk

As the news reported that Donald Trump would be the president-elect in 2016, I noticed a “consolation prize” narrative appear in my social media...

Why ‘American Idiot’ is Green Day’s greatest album – Op-Ed

I was 18 when I first moved to New York. I lived seven stories above an NYU academic center cluttered with classrooms that were...

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