R I L E Y and Loote team up on heartbreak anthem “Tell Me Why”—listen

R I L E Y has teamed up with fellow genre-blending act Loote for his latest infectious single “Tell Me Why,” marking the singer’s first release of 2021.  R I L E Y began teasing the collab in March with a retweet, later describing it as “one of [his] favorite songs” on his Instagram Story and confirming […]

10 unsigned emo bands to keep an eye on in 2021

How many unsigned emo bands can you remember from the 2000s? Probably few enough to count on one hand, right? Well, fortunately, times are changing. Long gone are the days when all of our favorite music came through labels such as Fueled By Ramen. Now, streaming services give us an unlimited assortment of new music at our disposal. […]

10 alternative songs you wish you could hear for the first time again

All die-hard music fans can remember the first time they discovered a new band or heard a song that made them smash the replay button. Sometimes tracks have this unique capability to take your breath away, creating a fresh relationship that can launch you into a new world of music discovery. This connection to new […]

20 alternative songs you didn’t realize were recorded in Simlish

The Sims franchise has been going for a long time. Those pixelated people in their simulated homes and their intricate stories have been inspiring and entertaining the masses since 2000 with the release of The Sims for PC. Creator Will Wright put his heart and soul into the games, and it shows.  But what about […]

Ultimate Vinyl Guide: 12 essential 2020 releases every collection needs

As we enter the 2020 holiday season, we’re all eagerly searching for that perfect gift for the music lover in our lives. Concert tickets are obviously out of the question unless you want to plan far in advance. And merch can be hit or miss, especially if you aren’t too sure of your loved one’s […]

The 50 best albums of 2020 in alternative, pop punk, metal and beyond

If we could identify one incandescent moment to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it would have to be having large stretches of time to listen to albums. Yes, in 2020, most of us binged on Netflix and chilled the best we could. But streaming services made access to music downright infinite. We could finally […]

See which album your zodiac sign should avoid while Mercury is in retrograde

You’ve probably heard people blame things on Mercury retrograde in the past. If you’re into astrology, you know what’s up. However, for those who aren’t, here’s why Mercury going retrograde is just so antagonizing. When planets go retrograde, they appear to be moving in reverse. What this means, astrologically, is that a planet in retrograde […]

QUIZ: Which neon-pop punk band are you?

2020 has really made many of us miss the good old days where we could blast “Party In Your Bedroom” by Cash Cash on our iPod Nano while taking a new cringey Myspace or Facebook profile picture with neon shutter shades and silicone bracelets. The late 2000s and early 2010s were the height of breezy pop […]

18 musicians’ Hogwarts houses and why they make sense

Harry Potter fans, known as Potterheads, and casual fans alike have taken the Pottermore Sorting Hat quiz to discover which of the four houses they would be sorted into if they attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry alongside the boy wizard himself. Some of our favorite musicians are no exception, taking to the stage and […]

Find out which scene classic best fits your zodiac sign

If you follow astrology, you’ve probably used it to analyze all aspects of your personality. Ever apply it to the early 2000s music scene? Thanks to zodiac signs, the universe has given us a way to find out which 2000s scene classic you are.  Your “sun” sign correlates to the day and month you were […]

These are the 13 most underrated All Time Low songs

Believe it or not, pop-punk powerhouse All Time Low released their eighth album, Wake Up, Sunshine, earlier this year. Over their 17-year career (feel old yet?), they’ve moved between labels, experimented with new sounds and flavor fusions to their pop-punk palette and continued to amass new fans from all areas of alternative music. Even if […]

Here are 20 of the easiest pop-punk songs to learn on guitar

Are you dreaming about leaving your hometown? Sure you are. Because pop-punk kids have felt self-isolated long before the pandemic. All the shows are canceled, and there’s nothing else to do, so there’s no better time to order in an unhealthy amount of pizza, reminisce about Warped Tour and dust off that Fender or Gibson […]

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 to catapult an artist’s career to the stratosphere. As YouTube and other streaming platforms took flight in 2005, MTV slowly started becoming more obsolete and less meaningful as a video network, […]

How well do you remember the lyrics to “Weightless” by All Time Low?

It’s hard to believe it’s been 11 years since All Time Low released their third album, Nothing Personal. The album, which dropped July 7, 2009, has been a staple in our rotation, particularly its lead single, “Weightless.” The vibrant video features snarky one-liners in line with the Nothing Personal theme and some iconic cameos from […]

10 neon-pop bands who need to make a comeback

The late 2000s through early 2010s were defined in our scene by catchy synths intertwined with pop-like melodies, garnering the name “neon pop” or “neon pop punk.” With merch that was just as bright as the dance anthems that were produced, we can’t help but look back on the short-lived genre with fondness and a […]

How All Time Low used their break to create 'Wake Up, Sunshine'

Pop-punk stalwarts All Time Low are no strangers to reinvention—they’ve been doing it for the better part of two decades. With their latest record, Wake Up, Sunshine, the boys are eager for you to hear what they’ve been keeping secret for far too long. At the time of this interview, Alex Gaskarth is recovering from […]

QUIZ: Which member of All Time Low are you?

All Time Low have officially set fire to the Last Young Renegade era (literally), leading fans to speculate a new one will be arriving soon. As we patiently await another update, see which member of the pop-punk mainstays you relate to most. This isn’t a sick little game. Find out which member of All Time Low […]

The most anticipated albums of 2020 in alternative, metal and beyond

With a new decade kicking off shortly, we’re taking a look at what we can expect in 2020. While we can’t predict the future, we do know that the new year will bring us plenty of fresh albums. Several artists have already released album titles and the dates we can expect them in 2020. Others […]

All Time Low cover My Chemical Romance classic at New Jersey gig

All Time Low have been celebrating the end of the year with a slew of Nothing Personal 10-year anniversary shows. The band hit the Starland Ballroom for the third time Sunday, marking their final stop of the mini run. Adding to an already electric evening, the four-piece appropriately covered a classic My Chemical Romance track […]

All Time Low to stream 'Nothing Personal' documentary one day early

While most bands celebrate 10-year anniversaries with a tour or reissue, All Time Low dared to be different by rerecording Nothing Personal a decade later. We’re just a couple of days away from the release of the rerecording of their second full-length, It’s Still Nothing Personal: A Ten Year Tribute, but ATL are letting fans check out the documentary […]
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