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Kyle Crawford album covers Alternative cover art

The scene era taught us just how important album covers are. Seriously, we can’t even start to fathom the collective hours we spent uploading art for records we’d pulled from totally legal sources. Did you know, though, that many of the most iconic cover designs of the era came from the same creative mind? Kyle Crawford […]

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Yellowcard Paramore All Time Low Green Day Hometown Pop Punk Quiz

Hometown pride runs deep, especially when it comes to pop punk. Whether our favorite artists sing with fond remembrance or a deep-rooted desire to get the hell out, it’s clear that their origins have shaped them pretty profoundly. While it’s easy to assume that every outfit have roots in Chicago, Los Angeles or New York […]

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As legendary bands in the scene continued to mature musically and grow away from the genres that they became known for, newly established musicians were creating blends that sparked new categories for scene music. In 2008, Fall Out Boy released their last album before their hiatus, and I Set My Friends On Fire popularized crunkcore. […]

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History doesn’t lie. Consult sales charts. Ask Kevin Lyman what Warped Tour‘s box office receipts were like. For all intents and purposes, 2006 could be best described as “peak scene.” Careers were built. Fandoms became strong. The pool of Dudes Playing Guitars Quickly And Loudly grew exponentially. These are the scene albums from 2006 that […]

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We’re convinced that our lives would be so much better if Goalkeeper would just sing about them. The trio of frontman/bassist Ryan Beebe, guitarist Marc Juliano and drummer Cody Ritchie have an amazing ability to make the saddest things OK. On “Happy,” the boys reenact a first band practice scenario for laughs. The video (produced […]

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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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We spend a lot of time regularly thinking back to the good old days when we’d devote hours to working on our Myspace pages and searching for new music to impress our friends. The social media website was instrumental in developing our music taste and connecting us with bands we still love today, such as Paramore, […]

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