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10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her
10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her
“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’ roll.” It’s true. The individual born Joan Marie Larkin in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, embodies the music and spirit better than anyone this side of Keith Richards. As Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong put it in Magnolia Pic...
Body Count win Best Metal Performance at the 2021 Grammy Awards
Body Count win Best Metal Performance at the 2021 Grammy Awards
Body Count has officially won Best Metal Performance at the 2021 Grammy Awards for "Bum-Rush," off of Carnivore. The award was presented during the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony. This year, Body Count was up against a stacked list of nominees that included Poppy’s "BLOODMONEY," In This Moment’s "The In-Between," Power Trip’s "Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Ax
20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre
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 you fall in love with the genre. You probably still remember the jolt of energy you felt when your now-favorite songs blasted through your speakers for the first time, and you of course remember how fun it was to mosh and jump along to them at shows (yes, even after not having bee
Here’s the one struggle Deryck Whibley goes through for every Sum 41 LP
Here’s the one struggle Deryck Whibley goes through for every Sum 41 LP
Sum 41’s comeback record 13 Voices was released four years ago today. We hear you: The idea of celebrating a fourth anniversary of any record’s release seems arbitrary at best. Besides being a pretty solid selection of tracks by Deryck Whibley and crew, the album does have a lot of resonance in the band’s legacy. It’s the record ...
10 underrated metalcore albums that deserve another listen
10 underrated metalcore albums that deserve another listen
These modern metalcore albums from the 2010s are all very different. They rework influences from progressive, alternative metal, hardcore punk, several branches of death metal and even shoegaze. Some were overshadowed by the success of other albums from these same artists and others were simply overlooked due to the sheer volume of music coming out...
10 covers we need to hear Brendon Urie take on next
10 covers we need to hear Brendon Urie take on next
The amazingly talented Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie has an impeccable vocal range and immense charm, making him capable of pulling off a wide array of hits, from the classic-rock era to modern pop tracks topping the charts.  While he’s already covered the likes of Frank Sinatra all the way to Halsey, many of us would love to see more of Urie’s skills put to work to tackle some of the
10 times Machine Gun Kelly raised the bar on live performances
10 times Machine Gun Kelly raised the bar on live performances
Machine Gun Kelly has gone from raging in clubs to rocking arenas and festivals, but the passion he puts into his live shows has never wavered. Leaving it all on the stage with each set, he continues to raise the bar on his live shows.  Proving his creativity knows no bounds, he’s resorted to hotboxing in his car and taking advantage of the acoustics in his bathroom amid the current pandemic. But
Do you remember the lyrics to “Ain’t It Fun” by Paramore?
Do you remember the lyrics to “Ain’t It Fun” by Paramore?
Seven years ago, Paramore unleashed their self-titled record on the world. The followup to 2009’s Brand New Eyes was kickstarted with the attention-grabbing “Now” and the impossibly infectious “Still Into You.” Following the album’s debut, the band kept it rolling with “Daydreaming” and the (literally) record-breaking “Ain’t It Fun.” Celebrate the anniversary of the album and see if you ... Read M

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