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10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz
10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz
Pete Wentz was one of the most prolific artists to emerge from the 2000s alternative scene. But did you know that he also catalyzed the meteoric rise of a number of our favorite bands? The Fall Out Boy bassist launched his Fueled By Ramen imprint, Decaydance Records, in 2005 and quickly started accumulating a roster of soon-to-be icons. Though rebranded in 2014 as ...
Here’s 20 iconic guitar riffs from the 2000s you’ll recognize immediately
Here’s 20 iconic guitar riffs from the 2000s you’ll recognize immediately
What's that old saying? "What goes around comes around?" All we're saying is that plenty of new things grow out of old soil. We saw how the '90s grunge scene killed the hair-farming aspects of '80s metal. So it was inevitable that the next gen of rockers would marry sick riffs with expanded guitar shredding...
Ernie Ball Presents: “The Sound Of Warped” with Matchbook Romance
Ernie Ball Presents: “The Sound Of Warped” with Matchbook Romance
In part seven of Ernie Ball's "The Sound Of Warped" series Matchbook Romance bassist Ryan Kienle discusses what inspired him to pick up his instrument and how surreal it is now that he gets to play for a living. He also talks about his gear, including his Ernie Ball  Regular and Cobalt strings and how they help him achieve his sound. Want to pla ...
Falling In Reverse’s Ryan Seaman to drum for Matchbook Romance on Warped Tour
Falling In Reverse’s Ryan Seaman to drum for Matchbook Romance on Warped Tour
Falling In Reverse drummer Ryan Seaman will be behind the kit for Matchbook Romance from June 23 through July 8 on the Vans Warped Tour this summer. Aaron Stern will be drumming on all other dates.  With FIR taking a few months off from touring, Seaman saw this as a perfect opportunity to "to help out people that first helped out ." Read his brief st ...
12 videos that will transport you to extraordinary places
12 videos that will transport you to extraordinary places
Think about some of the recent music videos you’ve seen. Chances are, most of them have been pretty bleh. It’s rare (usually due to the limited resources of this industry) that we see videos with concepts beyond:   --End Scene-- So, today, we’re cleansing your eyes of the standard warehouse performance video redundancy by celebrating videos that take you out of the ordinary so far that you’re n
The Posture (ex-Matchbook Romance, Young English) release “Rockefeller” video
The Posture (ex-Matchbook Romance, Young English) release “Rockefeller” video
The Posture have released a music video for "Rockefeller" culled from their debut EP, I Wish I Had, available for free on Bandcamp. Recorded by Kevin Kumetz (With The Punches), the band features members of Orange County, NY's Young English (who are reuniting with their original lineup) and also includes former Matchbook Romance bassist Ryan Kienle (also of Those Old Bones). Check out the
The Posture (ex-Matchbook Romance, Young English) stream debut EP
The Posture (ex-Matchbook Romance, Young English) stream debut EP
The Posture have released their debut EP, I Wish I Had, on Bandcamp with a "name your own price" download. Recorded by Kevin Kumetz (With The Punches), the session was the brainchild of Sean Gorse, formerly of Orange County, NY's Young English (two more ex-members participate), who called upon former Matchbook Romance bassist Ryan Kienle (currently of Those Old Bones) for his project. Th
The Posture (ex-Matchbook Romance, Young English) stream debut single
The Posture (ex-Matchbook Romance, Young English) stream debut single
The Posture have released their debut single, "Old Flame (My First Time Leaving)," the first installment of I Wish I Had. Recorded by Kevin Kumetz (With The Punches), the session was the brainchild of Sean Gorse, formerly of Young English (two more ex-members participate), who called upon former Matchbook Romance bassist Ryan Kienle for his project. The tra ...
Glamour Kills announce full lineups for A Very GK! Holiday Festival shows
Glamour Kills announce full lineups for A Very GK! Holiday Festival shows
Glamour Kills have announced the full lineups for all 4 of their A Very GK! Holiday Festival shows.  Check out the show admats and details below:  December 2- Oakland, CA - Oakland Metro Lineup: Set Your Goals, The American Scene and Stickup Kid December 8 - Chicago, IL - Mojoe's Lineup: Chiodos, Sworn In, Make Me Famous, Get Scared, Heartist, I Am King, Famous Last Words and Even Camera'
Bands on TV – week of 11/28/05
11/28-12/2 - The Arcade Fire, Gatsbys American Dream, Green Day, the Subways (videos) on Oven Fresh 11/28 - Neil Diamond on Ellen DeGeneres 11/28 - Queens Of The Stone Age on Leno 11/28 - The Bravery on Carson Daly 11/29 - Matchbook Romance on Steven's Untitled Rock Show 11/29 - The Darkness on Daily Download 11/30 - Juliette And The Licks on Carson Daly 12/1 - The All-American Rejects on Jay Leno