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BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders’ mission to help the world find new music
BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders’ mission to help the world find new music
Ever since he discovered his love for radio as a young teenager, Jack Saunders dreamed of working for BBC’s Radio 1. However, having a dream and trying to realistically accomplish it are two very different things. It takes passion, perseverance and hard work to make your dreams come true, and luckily, Saunders knew this better than anyone. He j...
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! on fighting burnout, their new album and more
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! on fighting burnout, their new album and more
By the end of 2016, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! had reached heights that most bands can only dream of. They had played for eager crowds around the world and became fan favorites at Warped Tour. Their three killer albums had set the standard for easycore excellence, placing them on equal footing with legendary groups such as A Day To Remember and Four Year Strong...
HEALTH discuss collab album and working with Nine Inch Nails
HEALTH discuss collab album and working with Nine Inch Nails
Collaboration in music has become increasingly common across all genres, but HEALTH have gone above and beyond what this typically looks and sounds like. Their series of DISCO albums were previously companion remixes to their full-lengths, but now, they’ve reimagined them as massive collaborative efforts, with each song melding a different artist’s style with HEALTH’s visceral electronic sound. Th
twenty one pilots put a cameo in “Pet Cheetah” that you probably missed
twenty one pilots put a cameo in “Pet Cheetah” that you probably missed
Tyler Joseph's brother Zack Joseph was featured on in "Pet Cheetah," which is taken from twenty one pilot's Trench. The reveal came when their brother Jay Joseph said Zack had a feature in one of the band's songs. Read more: My Chemical Romance nods you missed in “A summoning…” In November, the band dropped a music video for the track which offers fans a closer look at their tour set up
BackWordz take on political system with new track “Self Ownership” featuring Attila’s Fronz
BackWordz take on political system with new track “Self Ownership” featuring Attila’s Fronz
Escalating political and social issues have caused a rise in impassioned responses, heated debates and both violent and nonviolent protests. Some bands in the punk, hardcore and alternative music scenes are retaliating with their art, but BackWordz have a unique take on how we as a people should deal with our current problems ...
Fearless Records band Milestones release EP and music video for “Call Me Disaster”
Fearless Records band Milestones release EP and music video for “Call Me Disaster”
Milestones are teaming up with AP to annouce the release of their Fearless Records debut EP, Equal Measures. Last week, the UK band released a music video for their single "Call Me Disaster." "We're so excited for people to hear the EP, we feel it perfectly introduces Milestones," vocalist Matt Clarke says. "We hop ...
Taste Of Tuesday: In 2003, the Starting Line became an overnight success
Taste Of Tuesday: In 2003, the Starting Line became an overnight success
Editor's note: In its origins, the TASTE OF CHAOS tour was frequently deemed "Winter Warped" by both fans and organizers. The 2006 road show took place in the late winter and early spring, featuring lineups populated by some of the most diverse voices in the scene, including bands like My Chemical Romance, the Used, Underoath, Killswitch Engage, Deftones, Atreyu, Avenged Sevenfold and 30
Taste Of Tuesday: If you missed out on Hot Rod Circuit in the 2000s, it’s not too late to repent
Taste Of Tuesday: If you missed out on Hot Rod Circuit in the 2000s, it’s not too late to repent
Editor's note: In its origins, the TASTE OF CHAOS tour was frequently deemed "Winter Warped" by both fans and organizers. The 2006 road show took place in the late winter and early spring, featuring lineups populated by some of the most diverse voices in the scene, including bands like My Chemical Romance, the Used, Underoath, Killswitch Engage, Deftones, Atreyu, Avenged Sevenfold and 30
In defense of tall people at shows
In defense of tall people at shows
At 6’5”, I’m sure I’ve accidentally ruined someone’s concert experience. Despite making conscious efforts to be as inconspicuous as possible, there’s plenty of venues I simply can’t hide in. NPR Music’s Stephen Thompson recently touched on tall show attendees in his column The Good Listener, stating “Tall people do indeed have a social obligation to minimize the obstruction they create; to avoid f
Sex, Squats And Soundgarden: Green Day When They Were 20
(photo credit: Jonathan Weiner) Crawling up from the underground in the early ’90s, Nirvana and the entire grunge movement shoved their unusually soiled flannels in the mainstream’s face. Though Green Day were still bouncing around in crappy vans, loading their own gear and playing the DIY punk-club circuit, it was a palpably energized time for music subcultures far and wide. Grunge was ... Re

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