2011

10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
To properly dissect the best emo albums from 2011, one must not be afraid to use the term “emo” broadly, as this style of music can take shape across multiple genres. In 2011, emo was arguably at its lowest point commercially, as the mid-to-late 2000s boom had slowly faded away at the turn of the decade, followed by the genre’s dip into happier and more neon territory. However, due to ... Read Mor
AP Totally Blew It in 2011 When They Put This Band On The Cover
AP Totally Blew It in 2011 When They Put This Band On The Cover
AP Totally Blew It When We Put... Black Veil Brides on the Cover (#273.1) Vocalist Andy Biersack responds to the win: “This makes me laugh--and hey, everyone who voted for us just got our name in the magazine again! Believe me, I’m aware of how we look – we have mirrors, and we like our aesthetic, so if you got that issue in the mail and you were bummed out about it flip past it, man. The
2011 Fearless Friends Tour to collect donations for local food banks
2011 Fearless Friends Tour to collect donations for local food banks
(Photo: Tim Harmon) The 2011 Fearless Friends Tour is getting ready to kick off on Nov. 9 in Flagstaff, Ariz. The lineup includes Blessthefall, Motionless In White, the Word Alive, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, and Tonight Alive. Select dates on the tour will be accepting donations for local food banks in locations such as Los Angeles, Calif ...
Exclusive Interview: Craig Owens reflects on his Warped summer and what’s next musically
Exclusive Interview: Craig Owens reflects on his Warped summer and what’s next musically
It’s been just five months since Craig Owens reasserted his claim in the “über-frontman” sweepstakes with the self-titled release by his new outfit, Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows. That album was only the beginning of the work for the former Chiodos vocalist. Since then, the band—... Read More ...
Exclusive: Glenn Danzig performs with Samhain members, Misfits bandmate Doyle at Riot Fest 2011
Exclusive: Glenn Danzig performs with Samhain members, Misfits bandmate Doyle at Riot Fest 2011
On Friday, October 7, at Chicago's Congress Theater, a Danzig "Legacy" performance will be taking place as part of Riot Fest 2011. At the show, Glenn Danzig will reunite for a performance with members of his post-Misfits band Samhain, and he'll also be doing an onstage reunion with his Misfits bandmate Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein. A Danz ...
Exclusive: Motion City Soundtrack reveal dates, venues for their 2011 residency tour
Exclusive: Motion City Soundtrack reveal dates, venues for their 2011 residency tour
(Photo by Lindsey Byrnes) Last week, Motion City Soundtrack revealed they were going to be doing two shows in seven different cities later this year: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Detroit. During these two-night stands, the band will be playing all four of their studio albums—2002’s I Am The Movie, 2005’s Commit This To Memory, 2007’s Even If It Kill
Exclusive: Weezer, Social Distortion, Descendents headline 2011 Riot Fest in Chicago
Exclusive: Weezer, Social Distortion, Descendents headline 2011 Riot Fest in Chicago
Weezer, the Descendents and Social Distortion are among the headliners of the 2011 Red Bull Riot Fest, which takes place at various venues in Chicago, Illinois, from October 5-9, 2011. Other notable bands playing this year’s fest include X (performing their Los Angeles album in its entirety), Youth of Today, Suicide Machines, ALL (featuring Scott Reynolds, Chad Price and Dave Smalley) and Helmet