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band name pronunciations, alesana, pvris, gojira, sleater kinney

If there’s one thing the alternative world is great at, it’s coming up with out-of-this-world band names and songs. We mean, we love taking vowels out of words, swapping a “V” in its place and the like. With unique band names and made-up words, this obviously comes with some discourse relating to how the band […]

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thrice, the venetia fair, la dispute, touche amore

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 […]

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best punk goes pop covers

Fearless Records’ famous Punk Goes… franchise has certainly come a long way since its first installment in 2000. Genre discrepancies aside, it’s impossible to deny the success of one particular subseries: the Punk Goes Pop albums. There are now seven volumes, with speculation of an eighth floating around online. Of course, as with any expansive […]

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Alesana The Killers Coheed and Cambria Manchester Orchestra Andy Hull Concept Albums Series Alternative Multi-album narratives

Is there anything better than a good concept album? How about a concept series? These multi-album narratives are few and far between. After all, they require an immense amount of thought and dedication. But we’d argue that the outcome has to be worth it. Read more: See how Black Veil Brides’ concept album came to life […]

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