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 ...
Anybody who claims to be well-versed in emo culture knows how crucial Chamberlain are to the genre. The Indianapolis, Indiana, outfit started as Split Lip, a hardcore band with bigger musical visions than their contemporaries. Their desire to add everything from melodic singing to acoustic guitars helped build the foundation of the post-hardcore genre...
Believe it or not, there was a time when hardcore was considered a fad. It was angry, unfocused, violent, testosterone-driven and a bunch of other adjectives that nobody wanted to be saddled with. Rock critics and commercial radio stations wanted no parts of it...
Hardcore has gone through countless stylistic changes since its inception and has inspired a variety of movements within music. Whether it’s the early veterans of the genre such as Black Flag or later acts who spawned metalcore and heavier subgenres by branching off hardcore such as Converge, these pioneers have been repeatedly used as an influence for the structure of certain movements—and their
While hardcore is a genre that primarily focuses on negative feelings and the struggles associated with them, there are a ton of bands pushing for positivity. The so-called “posi-core” scene has plenty of fantastic bands to brighten your day and lift your mood when the world’s got you down and you need some words of encouragement.
Take a look ...
Get ready to starve your wallet and feed your turntable because the 11th anniversary of Record Store Day falls this weekend (Saturday, April 13). Because let’s face it, looking at playlists on your phone is kind of boring, but that triple-vinyl set of twenty one pilots’ Blurryface Live is a joy to witness and caress.
Classic hardcore punk sowed the seeds by which today's alternative music blooms. Be it death metal, metalcore, pop-punk or screamo, the current iterations of aggressive rock wouldn't exist without our hardcore forefathers.
Here are 10 classic hardcore bands we think you'll love.
Recently, an article was posted that portrayed both myself and the record label I own, No Sleep Records, in a very poor way. This was due to a miscommunication/misunderstanding from the writer as to what the piece would be about. On top of that, the article was edited poorly and contained numerous errors due to a lack of factchecking
Revelation Records has announced that it will conclude it's 25th Anniversary celebrations with a three-day event at Chicago's House Of Blues January 4-6. Check out the lineups below.
Down To Nothing
By A Thread
Youth Of Today
Texas Is The Reason
Popeye (from Farsid
Youth Of Today, Foundation (pictured) and Stick Together will headline "Edge Day" in Philadelphia, PA.
Tickets are on sale now. Below is the show announcement from the promoter.
Saturday Oct 20th
4pm / 1ST BAND 4:30
Youth of Today
test of time (todd pollock's band)
Revelation Records will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with three nights of shows at the Glasshouse in Pomona, California June 8-10. Bands scheduled to perform include Gorilla Biscuits, Youth Of Today, Shai Hulud, Sick Of It All and many others