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Inside the next wave of British heavy metal
Inside the next wave of British heavy metal
The British are coming? Nah, they never really went away. Whether it be the prototypical likes of Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Judas Priest, game-changing extremists Napalm Death, Bolt Thrower and Carcass or more recent globe-straddling champions such as Architects, Bring Me The Horizon and Asking Alexandria, there’s scarcely been a moment since Tony Iommi down-tuned his guitar and changed music
A history of Orange County punk, from Adolescents to No Doubt
A history of Orange County punk, from Adolescents to No Doubt
“Let’s have a war ⁠— blame it on the Middle Class!” The guitar emerges in a blur. The outburst only lasts a second or two before the rest of the band kicks in as abruptly. Someone calls “Out of vogue” repeatedly, as lead singer Jeff Atta responds, “We don't need no magazines/We don’t need no pictures/We don’t need no TV/We don’t wanna know!” It’s over in a minute. The other three songs on the seve
Op-ed: Linqua Franqa says Pride is both a form of resistance and a celebration
Op-ed: Linqua Franqa says Pride is both a form of resistance and a celebration
In the twilight of June 28, 1969, cops crashed the Stonewall Inn in New York City’s Greenwich Village, dragging fistfuls of queer employees and patrons out into the early morning dark. When the crowds fought back, the cops barricaded themselves into the bar they’d violently emptied, which the crowd then set on fire. Six days o...
PinkPantheress, Soccer Mommy and 8 other things you need to check out this week
PinkPantheress, Soccer Mommy and 8 other things you need to check out this week
Check out The Latest — for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now. MUNA are our June cover stars With their self-titled third album imminent — their first since signing to Phoebe Bridgers’ Saddest Factory Records — it’s a whole new era for MUNA. In fact, the trio are provin...
8 songs Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins is listening to
8 songs Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins is listening to
In 1997, Third Eye Blind released their self-titled debut album, one that ultimately catapulted the band to mainstream success. Now, 25 years later, the group are commemorating those early days with their retrospective album Unplugged. In celebration of the momentous anniversary, Third Eye Blind are also gearing up for their Summer Gods: 25 Years In The Blind tour with Taking Back Sunday and Hocke
Jenna McDougall continues her mission of empowerment through new solo project Hevenshe
Jenna McDougall continues her mission of empowerment through new solo project Hevenshe
Jenna McDougall is starting from scratch. Her band, Australian pop-punk outfit Tonight Alive, went on hiatus in 2019, wanting to take a break from their rigorous international touring schedule to focus on their mental and physical health. “When Tonight Alive went on hiatus, it was a really high priority for me to start figuring out how to write for myself because it felt like the first opportunity
Jimmy Eat World, Pinkshift and 8 other things you need to check out this week
Jimmy Eat World, Pinkshift and 8 other things you need to check out this week
Check out The Latest — for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now. Pistol packs a punch This week, Danny Boyle’s much-anticipated Sex Pistols miniseries, Pistol, arrived on Hulu. Told through the eyes of guitarist Steve Jones, the six-episode retelling of the Sex Pistols’ story hits just as hard as their music. Read our review ...
10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
To properly dissect the best emo albums from 2011, one must not be afraid to use the term “emo” broadly, as this style of music can take shape across multiple genres. In 2011, emo was arguably at its lowest point commercially, as the mid-to-late 2000s boom had slowly faded away at the turn of the decade, followed by the genre’s dip into happier and more neon territory. However, due to ... Read Mor

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