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Fuckin Whatever

It’s been nearly five years since Adam Lazzara, John Nolan, Anthony Green and Ben Homola took to privately closing out their summer tour stops with improvised, instrument-less displays of their far-reaching creative talents. Now, the Taking Back Sunday, Circa Survive, and Grouplove supergroup, Fuckin Whatever, are actively collaborating for the first time ever. It seems a strange twist of fate that a collective first […]

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best emo records, panic at the disco, the used, death cab for cutie, hawthorne heights

The genre affectionately known as emo started out as a wave of internalized rage bubbling under the surface of Washington, D.C.’s Revolution Summer in the mid-’80s. Within three decades, it had permeated the mainstream and changed beyond all recognition. Like it or not, the bands inspired by that initial breakthrough, including Rites Of Spring and […]

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most influential emo bands

Emo (noun): a hotly contested music genre where bands and fans alike refuse to agree on who qualifies for a place in the rankings for all eternity, where no band admits to falling into the criteria of emo, and no fans admit to listening to it either. Of course, the one precursor to belonging to […]

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Paramore, No Doubt, All Time Low, Bowling For Soup

All die-hard music fans can remember the first time they discovered a new band or heard a song that made them smash the replay button. Sometimes tracks have this unique capability to take your breath away, creating a fresh relationship that can launch you into a new world of music discovery. This connection to new […]

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Harry Potter fans, known as Potterheads, and casual fans alike have taken the Pottermore Sorting Hat quiz to discover which of the four houses they would be sorted into if they attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry alongside the boy wizard himself. Some of our favorite musicians are no exception, taking to the stage and […]

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It’s finally Virgo season! It’s time to celebrate some of the coolest Virgos, born from Aug. 23 to Sept. 22. Virgos are known for being organized, creative, efficient, independent and charitable. Virgos are earth signs, which means they are also grounded and well adjusted. In the music industry, it’s great to have a Virgo around […]

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By 2006, scene culture had grown roots in every mainstream area possible. Myspace took over as the primary mode of social media communication, and bands spread like wildfire once they uploaded music. It was a whirlwind year, as music became more accessible to a larger group of people, Hot Topic brightened its lights and studded […]

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The 2004 alternative music community turned out to be a pivotal moment in time for scene bands. As the two previous years set the foundation for the genre, it quickly expanded. Musicians started to experiment more on albums with genres outside of emo, punk and pop. It was the year scene music established that it […]

[Photo via YouTube] It’s been 14 years since Taking Back Sunday unleashed their third full-length Louder Now. Packed with fan favorites such as “What’s It Feel Like To Be A Ghost” and “Liar (It Takes One To Know One),” the record continues to live on nearly a decade and a half later. While TBS have […]

When the new millennium broke, the alternative music community was heavily saturated with popular genres such as punk, pop punk and emo. Lying dormant, a new alternative music sound and scene was awaiting its time to shine. In 2002, it absolutely exploded. It was virtually impossible to go a day without hearing Simple Plan’s latest […]