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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
When We Were Young festival features stacked lineup of Paramore, My Chemical Romance, many more
When We Were Young festival features stacked lineup of Paramore, My Chemical Romance, many more
Emo kids rejoice! Your dreams are coming true in 2022. Live Nation has just announced the "When We Were Young" festival, featuring some of the most iconic emo and rock acts of the past two decades. Read more: Slipknot announce Knotfest Roadshow 2022 with In This Moment, Jinjer and more The When We Were Young festival is set to take place Oct...
The Maine discuss the making of ‘XOXO: From Love & Anxiety In Real Time’
The Maine discuss the making of ‘XOXO: From Love & Anxiety In Real Time’
It’s fair to say that the Maine prove there’s always room to grow and experiment sonically, all while staying true to your sound and following your gut.  On their eighth studio album, XOXO: From Love & Anxiety In Real Time, the quintet reached new heights after over a decade since their inception, including their first radio hit with lead single “Sticky.” Lead vocalist Joh...
All Time Low and Pale Waves capture the anxiety of our moment with “PMA”
All Time Low and Pale Waves capture the anxiety of our moment with “PMA”
All Time Low have teamed up with Pale Waves to release “PMA.” The single was produced by longtime collaborator Zakk Cervini and serves as the first collaboration between the two bands. Read more: Billie Eilish's much anticipated LP 'Happier Than Ever' is here–listen “PMA” is an exposé of emotional transparency in the wake of COVID-19. A shorthand for  “Post Modern Anxie...
Featherweight pulled from a myriad of genres for their ‘Never Bloom’ EP
Featherweight pulled from a myriad of genres for their ‘Never Bloom’ EP
Only two EPs into their discography, Featherweight are already proving themselves as an act to be reckoned with. Mixing upbeat elements of pop punk with classic alt-rock, the quintet take listeners on a nostalgic trip to the ’90s. Inspired by bands such as the Story So Far and Turnover, the group implement heavier riffs for mosh-worthy anthems and head-banging moments.  ...
QUIZ: Which color should you dye your hair based on your music taste?
QUIZ: Which color should you dye your hair based on your music taste?
For everyone in the scene, changing your hair color and style is a fact of life. It’s as commonplace as wanting to express yourself through tattoos, piercings, makeup and nails. There are so many options for achieving the perfect emo look, whether you like spray-on dye or semi-permanent color from Hayley Williams’ Good Dye Young brand.  Read mor...
QUIZ: Can you tell which hometown these pop-punk artists are singing about?
QUIZ: Can you tell which hometown these pop-punk artists are singing about?
Hometown pride runs deep, especially when it comes to pop punk. Whether our favorite artists sing with fond remembrance or a deep-rooted desire to get the hell out, it's clear that their origins have shaped them pretty profoundly. While it's easy to assume that every outfit have roots in Chicago, Los Angeles or New York City, the reality couldn't be further from the truth...

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