the secret handshake

Phangs makes '90s-inspired music made for a coming-of-age movie soundtrack

Jake Germany has had a prolific music career for well over a decade. As Phangs, he explores moving into a more guitar-driven sound and landing a song on Love Island.

How the Myspace era helped Snowblood (ex-Millionaires) come into her own

You may remember scrolling through Myspace around 2008 and finding it nearly impossible to not hear “Alcohol” blaring through someone on your Top 8’s music player. Studded belts and shutter shades may be long behind us, but former Millionaires vocalist Dani Artaud is still thriving with her own solo project, Snowblood, and utilizing what she […]

15 forgotten neon pop-punk classics you need to know

If you ever wore a leopard print bikini top under a band t-shirt with the sleeves cut off to Warped Tour, you probably remember the era of neon pop-punk—the era that original emos will claim killed the scene as they knew it. The late 2000s and early 2010s brought in glowing synths and poppy melodies […]

10 neon pop-punk songs you can headbang to

Neon pop punk isn’t just a genre—it’s a way of life. Here are some of the heaviest—and, therefore, best—songs of the bunch that remain as crazy and catchy as when they first came out.  “PUNKB*TCH” – 3OH!3 Even though 3OH!3 just released their fourth album, Night Sports, in May, their first full-length WANT will live […]

3OH!3 announce new summer tour dates

3OH!3 have announced four new North American summer tour dates. Bands joining 3OH!3 will be the Secret Handshake (7/25 – 7/26) and the Photo Atlas (7/28). The dates are as follows: 7.25.11 – Chicago, IL – Metro 7.26.11 – Des Moines, IA – People’s Court 7.28.11 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater 7.29.11 – Boulder, […]