Tag: ryan key

Japanese pop-punk bands | New alternative music from Japan

10 Japanese pop-punk bands who are prominent forces in the genre

You don't have to look back at the Hot Topic crowd's fixation with Hello Kitty to see the influence of Japanese culture on the alternative scene. The music speaks for itself. We've...
Spoken word song introductions | Spoken parts in music

10 spoken-word song intros you should never skip over

In music, there are few universal truths. That said, the inherent ability for a well-crafted spoken-word part to send a shiver down the spine...
Emo song meanings | True backstories of sad songs

10 emo songs with lyrics that are even sadder than you thought

The beauty of emo music is that it provides a canvas for our own emotional projections. The lyrical narratives, even when relatively specific, often have just...
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16 pop-punk albums from 2001 that you still know front to back

The year is 2001. The middle school bus stops by your house in 10 minutes as you hastily smudge on frosted lip gloss, grab...
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QUIZ: Can you match these musicians to their TV debuts?

Is there anything more exciting than spotting a medium-transcending cameo by your favorite musician? It's one thing to catch surprise guest appearances in songs and music...
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Ryan Key and Derek Sanders want you to ditch cliché workouts– here’s how

You may have started the new year with some lofty wellness goals. But was working out alongside Ryan Key and Derek Sanders among them?...
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10 pop-punk artists who started out in a completely different genre

Lately, Machine Gun Kelly has been making waves in the pop-punk scene. His massive transition from hip-hop has brought the genre back to the...
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9 uncredited guest vocals you might have missed in your favorite songs

Is there any better surprise than listening to a song and getting hit by a cameo from a familiar vocalist? Aside from adding to...
scene music videos

These are 19 of the best music videos to come out of the scene

MTV launched Aug. 1, 1981, and eventually took over the planet as a youth authority and a music video jukebox that had the power...
2003 scene albums

20 scene albums from 2003 you probably still know every word to

In 2003, major scene bands were gaining popularity on the Warped Tour circuit. The musical mixture of emo, pop punk and punk was growing...