mark oconnell

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
A Peek Into Taking Back Sunday’s Early Days–In Their Own Words
A Peek Into Taking Back Sunday’s Early Days–In Their Own Words
Before Taking Back Sunday settled into the Taking Back Sunday lineup you know and love, they had a slightly different configuration: Eddie Reyes’ pal Antonio Longo was the vocalist—and a kid named Adam Lazzara was on bass. Of course, the latter eventually settled into the frontman role after Longo departed from the band, Shaun Cooper joined on bass—and the rest, as they say, is history. Read on be