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My Chemical Romance announce epic tour dates with over a dozen special guests
My Chemical Romance announce epic tour dates with over a dozen special guests
My Chemical Romance have announced additional North American tour dates featuring a truly epic roster of artists. The band revealed 14 new tour dates and also released additional tickets for already sold-out events. During their run, the band will be joined by a massive roster of special guests, including Waterparks, Badflower, Thursday, Turnstile, Surfbort, and Taking Back Sunday...
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 ...
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and beyond the call of duty, making bona fide masterpieces from the very start. There’s hardly any filler on these records, and many of the albums mentioned here are fan favorites to this day, many years and albums later. Just don’t...
17 scene albums from 2006 you probably still listen to daily
17 scene albums from 2006 you probably still listen to daily
By 2006, scene culture had grown roots in every mainstream area possible. Myspace took over as the primary mode of social media communication, and bands spread like wildfire once they uploaded music. It was a whirlwind year, as music became more accessible to a larger group of people, Hot Topic brightened its lights and studded belts were an essential accessory...
Cobra Starship revisit ‘Hot Mess’ 10 years later with a juicy track-by-track
Cobra Starship revisit ‘Hot Mess’ 10 years later with a juicy track-by-track
It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since Hot Mess and a time when Cobra Starship frontman Gabe Saporta single-handedly helped American Apparel meet their annual purple hoodie quota. After nine years and four albums, Cobra called it quits in 2015, but their mark on the neon-pop movement of the mid-2000s will live on forever. In cele...
Midtown secret reunion show photo recap
Photographer: Rebecca Reed Last night (May 14) in Brooklyn at the Knitting Factory, a mysterious band billed as "Merman" (or "Brotown" in some circles) made their grand reunion. Of course, "Brotown" is simply the moniker of Midtown who announced their return in February (read more about that in our exclusive Q&A with Gabe Saporta).  AP photographer Rebecca R ... R

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