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20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre

If you’ve been a pop-punk fan for quite some time now, we’re willing to bet it was a fast, upbeat song that first made...
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The Academy Is… talk ‘Almost Here’ in first-ever AP story, 15 years later

The first time you ever heard the Academy Is... was probably when they were opening for your favorite band, but rest assured, their rise...
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Motion City Soundtrack ring in 2020 with first show in three years

Motion City Soundtrack made their triumphant return to the stage last night. The band hadn't played any live shows since 2016. Now, on New...
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Motion City Soundtrack still aren’t calling it a comeback

Right now, Josh Cain doesn’t seem really concerned. The Motion City Soundtrack guitarist doesn’t seem anxious or worried about the month-long series of dates...

10 new Christmas songs you need to hear

Just when you thought the world had enough Christmas songs, 2014 came along and was like, “Ha-ha! Nope!” and shoved hundreds more at us....

Tony Thaxton (ex-Motion City Soundtrack) to join Braid for U.K. tour

Second-wave emo pioneers Braid have announced a temporary lineup change for their upcoming tour of the U.K. Longtime drummer Damon Atkinson will be unable...

Tony Thaxton on leaving Motion City Soundtrack: “I was becoming a very unhappy person”

Tony Thaxton, the former drummer of Motion City Soundtrack, has a written a blog further elaborating on his decision to leave the band back...