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The Used and Story of the Year announce tour

Having toured together over 20 years ago, the Used and Story of the Year will join forces again.

When We Were Young announces 2024 lineup with My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, lots more

Next year’s edition of the Las Vegas festival features dozens of full album plays.

The Used and Sleeping With Sirens are going on tour this fall

The Used and Sleeping With Sirens are going on tour together this fall with Dead American as support. Check out their 2023 tour dates now.

20 greatest Hopeless Records bands

We compiled the greatest Hopeless Records bands, from Neck Deep and the Used to Avenged Sevenfold and Sum 41. Check out our picks.

Hear the Used’s brutally honest new single “Numb” off Toxic Positivity

The Used shared new single “Numb” off their ninth album, Toxic Positivity. The track follows their two standalone singles “Fuck You” and “People Are Vomit.”

See the Used’s touching cover of Linkin Park’s “Shadow of the Day” to honor Chester Bennington

Back in 2019, the Used honored the late Chester Bennington with a cover of Linkin Park’s “Shadow of the Day” at Back to the Beach. Watch the video now.

The Used and Pierce The Veil are going on tour together

Today the Used announced they are going on tour with Pierce The Veil, with Don Broco, DeathByRomy, and Girlfirends opening. See the Creative Control Tour slate of dates now.

The Used share venomous new single "People Are Vomit," announce album Toxic Positivity

The Used have announced their 9th album, Toxic Positivity. Following the news, the band released the new single “People Are Vomit.”

Emo's Not Dead is the nostalgic lifestyle brand that's breathing new life into scene

Emo’s Not Dead is live event and apparel brand inspired by emo nostalgia. Scene veteran and founder Matt Cutshall, who started the project as a YouTube channel, talks the evolution of the brand.

Taylor Swift, the Used and Pinkshift are our tracks of the week

Welcome to Sound Station, where we’re highlighting the best new tracks that came out this week. Head into the weekend with songs from Taylor Swift and more.

Magnolia Park deliver the bittersweet truth with “I should’ve listened to my friends”

Magnolia Park’s new single “I should’ve listened to my friends” is out now. The group discuss the song, heartbreak and touring with Simple Plan.

On in loving memory, blackbear reconnects with 2000s punk with Travis Barker, Bert McCracken and Jordan Pundik

On in loving memory, blackbear reconnects with 2000s punk. He taps several iconic musicians to create his new album, from Travis Barker to Bert McCracken.

Vocalist Cody Muraro says joining Real Friends exceeded all expectations

Vocalist Cody Muraro has been with Real Friends for a year. The artist opens up on joining the band, his Canadian roots and giving back to fans.

How Supersweet created LA’s first tattoo-meets-coffee-shop experience

Supersweet is LA’s first coffee and tattoo shop. See how this unique shop is elevating the standard tattoo experience while serving up java and pastries.

The Used's self-titled debut at 20: an oral history

This week marks 20 years since the release of the Used’s self-titled debut album. To celebrate, singer Bert McCracken, bassist Jeph Howard, producer John Feldmann, and other key players tell the story of the emotional opus that inspired a generation of fans and bands.

20 best stripped-down songs, from Spiritbox to Silverstein

Perhaps the best way to know that a song is well written is to strip it down to its most natural and intimate form. If a song can elicit an emotional response from a listener with simply the artist’s voice and a singular instrument, then it’s clear that everything is there to lay the foundation […]

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 […]

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 proceed to smoke themselves […]

9 bands commonly mistaken as emo who really aren’t

Get ready to be enlightened and annoyed in equal measure.
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