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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
girlfriends smoke themselves into a surreal adventure in “High Again”—watch
girlfriends smoke themselves into a surreal adventure in “High Again”—watch
Just in time for 4/20, girlfriends have dropped a music video for “High Again.” The single is from their upcoming album (e)motion sickness, out June 17 via Big Noise. Read more: Every blink-182 album ranked The visual finds Travis Mills and Nick Gross in a smoke sesh filled with celebrities. They proce...
Maneka on tapping into Bad Brains’ jazzier side with new album ‘Dark Matters’—interview
Maneka on tapping into Bad Brains’ jazzier side with new album ‘Dark Matters’—interview
When Bad Brains embarked on their reunion tour in 2008, Devin McKnight fondly remembers the band’s swerve between headlong hardcore and reggae when he saw them at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club. “It showed the breadth of their influence and style, even though it was such a stark change,” he explains over Zoom. “So I’ve always wanted...
Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
Meet Me @ The Altar need the world to see their artistry before their race
When I ask Edith Johnson, the formidable frontwoman of pop-punk outfit Meet Me @ The Altar, which emotion perfectly describes her past year, her answer surprises me. “Bittersweet,” she responds, still sounding and appearing bright from the other side of the screen with her blue-and-pink braids framing her face and her black lipstick ornamenting her smirk. Last year,...
When We Were Young festival announces second date with same lineup
When We Were Young festival announces second date with same lineup
After destroying the internet with hype and nostalgia, When We Were Young festival has already sold out. Live Nation has added a second date to the touted festival, Oct. 23, due to high demand. Read more: Artists and fans react to When We Were Young festival's epic announcement The When We Were Young festival will now take place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Saturday, Oct...
Oxymorrons release second EP ‘Mohawks & Durags’ via 333 WRECKORDS CREW
Oxymorrons release second EP ‘Mohawks & Durags’ via 333 WRECKORDS CREW
Oxymorrons have shared their latest release, Mohawks & Durags, which is the band's second EP. Fusing hip-hop with alternative rock, Oxymorrons have worked with several notable producers, including John Feldmann (MOD SUN, the Used, blink-182), Zach Jones (Chelsea Grin, Dance Gavin Dance, As It Is) and Marc Orrell (Dropkick Murphys) to achieve their trademark tumultuous sound on the EP. R... Rea

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