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Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
When I ask Edith Johnson, the formidable frontwoman of pop-punk outfit Meet Me @ The Altar, which emotion perfectly describes her past year, her answer surprises me. “Bittersweet,” she responds, still sounding and appearing bright from the other side of the screen with her blue-and-pink braids framing her face and her black lipstick ornamenting her smirk. Last year,...
Hawthorne Heights release their latest album ‘The Rain Just Follows Me’
Hawthorne Heights release their latest album ‘The Rain Just Follows Me’
Hawthorne Heights have released their eighth full-length, The Rain Just Follows Me, via Pure Noise Records. The project was produced by Grammy-winner Cameron Webb (Alkaline Trio, NOFX, Megadeth) and tackles what it’s like for singer/guitarist JT Woodruff to be in Hawthorne Heights for over a decade, both physically and emotionally distanced from his wife and daughter.  ...
Weezer cover “Enter Sandman” ahead of ‘The Metallica Blacklist’—watch
Weezer cover “Enter Sandman” ahead of ‘The Metallica Blacklist’—watch
Weezer have released a stunning version of the iconic Metallica track “Enter Sandman.” The cover is surprisingly true to the original and is set to appear on The Metallica Blacklist album. The visual that accompanies the track takes viewers through a maze of eerie hallways, ghost-infested woods and whirling clouds. The blurri...
Thrice drop “Scavengers” and announce new album ‘Horizons/East’ —listen
Thrice drop “Scavengers” and announce new album ‘Horizons/East’ —listen
Thrice have announced their 11th studio album, Horizons/East. The album is set to drop via Epitaph Records Sept. 17. The new release was self-produced and recorded by the band—Dustin Kensrue (vocals/guitar), Teppei Teranishi (guitar), Eddie Breckenridge (bass) and Riley Breckenridge (drums)—in their New Grass Studio. The mixing...
NOFX explore history in new animated video for “The Big Drag”—watch
NOFX explore history in new animated video for “The Big Drag”—watch
NOFX have released an off-the-wall animated music video for the track “The Big Drag,” off their latest release, Single Album. The visual was created by the Ukrainian duo the Mad Twins, also known as Olya and Vira Ishchuk. The video starts with the members of NOFX cleaning up lead singer and bassist Fat Mike’s room. The frontman is ...
Science says the bassist is the most important member of a band
Science says the bassist is the most important member of a band
According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the bass is the most important part of a song.  Read more: 10 songs that showcase the under-appreciated bass player The study found that your brain has an easier time finding the rhythm when sound is played in a lower tone, like that of a bass guitar. It also found that ...
Yellowcard’s bassist underwent tumor removal surgery earlier this week
Yellowcard’s bassist underwent tumor removal surgery earlier this week
This past Tuesday, Yellowcard bassist Josh Portman underwent surgery to have a tumor removed. We're wishing you a speedy recovery, Josh! Send him your wishes in the comments below. Read more: The Maine’s Kennedy Brock recently underwent surgery to have a tumor removed Yellowcard recently revealed that they will be hitting the road with New Found Glory this summer. Further details ar ...
Set It Off remove bassist Austin Kerr from band following sexual harassment allegations
Set It Off remove bassist Austin Kerr from band following sexual harassment allegations
In the wake of the sexual harassment allegations made against Set It Off bassist Austin Kerr, the band have decided to relieve him of his duties.  In an official statement from the group, they apologize to anyone who has been affected by Kerr's actions and reassuringly state that they are taking the situation seriously.  The statement is as follows: ...
A Lot Like Birds bassist leaves band
A Lot Like Birds have announced that bassist Michael Littlefield is no longer a member of the band, as he is focusing on pursing his education. Read an official statement form the rest of the group below. Read more: A Lot Like Birds guitarist launches IndieGoGo campaign for side project A Lot Like Birds are set embark on a headlining tour this spring with Icarus The Owl. Directly following ... Rea

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