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Touché Amoré’s Jeremy Bolm on following screamo’s roadmap with Balladeers, Redefined

The screamo comp features 31 artists, from pioneers to newer groups.

Touché Amoré reflect on a triumphant 15 years as a band

As the hardcore band Touché Amoré celebrates 15 years together, frontman Jeremy Bolm reflects on the group’s success, their breakout album, and what’s next.

Militarie Gun makes genre-bending hardcore that is constantly evolving

Militarie Gun’s ‘All Roads Lead to the Gun’ bends the hardcore genre. Frontman Ian Shelton discusses group’s origins and their constantly evolving creative spirit.

Catch Waterparks, Bring Me The Horizon and more on the road

We’re rounding up the best new tour dates. From Waterparks and Bring Me The Horizon to Underoath and SZA, these are the tours you won’t want to miss.

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 […]

20 greatest Epitaph Records bands, from Pennywise to Architects

Established by Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz in 1981, Epitaph Records set out to bring together the California punk scene under one umbrella. It soon outgrew that original mission statement and went on to become a certified authority in other genres as well. From the springboard on which From First To Last received their launch […]

Glassjaw's top 10 most influential songs

Glassjaw’s discography is famous for turbulent guitar riffs, cascading rhythms and the animated vocals of frontman Daryl Palumbo alongside multi-instrumentalist Justin Beck. Although the duo are routinely categorized as rock, their artistry is far more complex. There are elements of metal, of screamo, of punk, of pop. Regardless of numerous lineup changes, they’ve been able […]

Thrice drop “Scavengers” and announce new album 'Horizons/East’ —listen

Thrice have announced their 11th studio album, Horizons/East. The album is set to drop via Epitaph Records Sept. 17. The new release was self-produced and recorded by the band—Dustin Kensrue (vocals/guitar), Teppei Teranishi (guitar), Eddie Breckenridge (bass) and Riley Breckenridge (drums)—in their New Grass Studio. The mixing was done by Scott Evans. The announcement comes […]

15 music producers who made major career moves with their early work

In the music world, everybody has to start somewhere. While a producer’s early albums are their proving ground for a bright future in the field, they also need luck on their side to find a successful band and a scene-changing album to springboard the rest of their career into the stratosphere. From legendary production masters […]

10 records and artists you need to listen to according to Frank Iero

2020 held monumental plans for Frank Iero alongside My Chemical Romance on their return tour, but he spent the year much like the rest of us—discovering new music and reconnecting with some former loves. After more than a year spent at home, there’s only so much Netflix or Hulu to binge on, recipes to mimic […]

23 post-hardcore tracks that definitely ruled your iPods in the 2000s

The Venn diagram comprising many punk and metal offshoots got pretty messy in the 2000s. Post-hardcore crews were regularly lumped in with metalcore, screamo, emo and a plethora of hybrid acts, often sounding comparable and touring together. The biggest of those spectacles was something called Warped Tour.  Yet, there’s no doubting their sway. These subgenres […]

20 post-hardcore bands who took concept albums to the next level

Post-hardcore is especially rich in concept albums. Perhaps that’s because the immense vocal palette—from tender crooning to raw screaming—lends itself to expressing emotions. The music similarly matches. Sure, metalcore can deliver crushing breakdowns, but it rarely gets as intimate as this companion genre. There’s also the fact that the high-pitched singing elicits desperation so often […]

The 50 best albums of 2020 in alternative, pop punk, metal and beyond

If we could identify one incandescent moment to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it would have to be having large stretches of time to listen to albums. Yes, in 2020, most of us binged on Netflix and chilled the best we could. But streaming services made access to music downright infinite. We could finally […]

Why Touché Amoré may never be able to write a full love record

Touché Amoré aren’t a band known for delicacy. Despite the frequent counterpoint coupling of frontman Jeremy Bolm’s thumbtack-gargling vocals with lavish, delay-heavy guitar atmosphere, they’re a band on the attack. They cut their teeth on songs with ferocious bite and lyrics of sharp self-introspection that typically lean into pessimism. When Bolm initially began work on […]

Frank Iero wants you to get into the Halloween spirit with this new merch

It looks like Frank Iero has some big plans in store for Halloween 2020. On Friday, the multi-talented My Chemical Romance musician revealed that he is launching a new Halloween merch collection this year. Read more: The ‘Jackass 4’ cast knows they’re older now but Steve-O has a solution Iero has been very active on […]

Try to spot every cameo in Touché Amoré’s pet-filled video for “Reminders”

In case you need some joy this week, Touché Amoré‘s got you covered. They have released a video for their new single “Reminders” which is filled with some familiar faces including Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance, The Future Violence), Anthony Green (Circa Survive) and Skrillex. Read more: Here’s how Lady Gaga reacted to Rob Halford […]

Here are the 20 bands keeping punk alive in 2020 and beyond

In 1981, British punk commandos the Exploited famously wrote  “Punk’s Not Dead.” It was a response to people persisting that the genre was bundled up tightly in Sid Vicious‘ coffin and buried. That was almost four decades ago. And every year, we’re still waiting for naysayers to drink their last pints of icy cold STFU […]

15 rising hardcore acts from Europe who deserve your best speakers

In 1998, Sweden’s Refused dropped their declarative LP, The Shape Of Punk To Come. That shape being, of course, post-hardcore. Europe’s original hardcore scene, however, existed long before that. Today, it still stands strong with new acts fueling its current momentum. Which makes now the perfect time to turn up your speakers and check out […]

ETID, Harm's Way, more parody Gal Gadot with Smash Mouth sing-along

A viral video of celebrities singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” started by Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has been endlessly mocked online and now members of hardcore bands including Every Time I Die, Harm’s Way, Touché Amoré and more are spoofing it with a video of them singing Smash Mouth‘s “All Star.” Twitching Tongues singer Colin Young ended up enlisting some of his friends […]

Top 46 post-hardcore songs from the 2000s

Post-hardcore broke out as a movement in a huge way during the first decade of the 2000s while shaping how people view the genre today. Countless others had pioneered the genre throughout the ’80s and ’90s, but bands such as Glassjaw, At The Drive-In and Boysetsfire helped push it to new heights. Take a look […]
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