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In his brand-new track, DE’WAYNE wants you to stop calling him. After cryptically teasing his song for a few days and exciting his ever-growing fanbase that he lovingly calls “the circle,” DE’WAYNE finally released his single “Walking To Work” today. The bass-y, dynamic tune is inspired by his strolls to his job before he entered […]

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DE'WAYNE I know something-min

Singer, rapper and a true-to-form poet, DE’WAYNE is changing the scope of rock ’n’ roll and punk as we know it. His aggressive and brilliant sound is exactly what new audiences didn’t know they needed after just one listen. This year began strong with the release of his high-energy solo track “I Know Something.” Now, […]

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afterlife burn it down video

Metalcore group Afterlife are redefining the genre with the release of their new single “Burn It Down.” The four-piece took the lyrics of their new song “Burn It Down” literally in the fire-filled video for the track. In the video, vocalist Tyler Levenson pours tanks of gasoline on the ground before lighting a match to […]

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new songs march 2021

Everyone loves to jam out to their favorite artists and classic hits, but let’s not forget about all the fresh talent constantly popping up around the world. From pop and indie to punk and post-hardcore, there’s always a new name in music waiting to be heard.  We know there’s a lot of faces to sift […]

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up-and-coming musicians collabs, Jeris Johnson, UPSAHL, DE'WAYNE, Siiickbrain

2021 has already started out as a strong year for music, with artists expanding their pool of collaborations more than ever. After the train wreck that was 2020, musicians seem to be experimenting more often—spanning genres with collaborations and, in some cases, helping up-and-coming artists receive some limelight by featuring them on tracks.  Read more: […]

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Female-fronted emo bands Modern emo frontwomen

How many women and nonbinary-fronted bands can you remember from the mainstream emo wave? OK, now let’s subtract Paramore, Hey Monday and Automatic Loveletter. How many do you have now? Unless you were deeply invested in the 2000s underground scene, you can probably count the remaining qualifiers on one hand. Fortunately for the scene at large, the 2010s […]

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Oliver Francis has announced a partnership with Hopeless Records who will launch his new imprint, Wild Halo, under their umbrella. Alongside the signing, Francis has released a new single and video for “Toxic Paradise” – PRESS HERE to listen to the new single, with lyrics co-written by Aaron Gillespie of Underoath and PRESS HERE to watch the video, directed by Francis and Orie McGinnis. After amassing 100 million-plus streams, selling out shows, and receiving acclaim from Elevator and more, Francis widens the scope of the genre, fusing sci-fi ambition to gritty trap. “Toxic Paradise,” the first episode in Francis’ bold, new series of cinematic music videos set in a retro-futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, signifies a creative evolution for the Columbia, […]

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Active scene bands modern alternative artists

The further we get into our scene “phases,” the more we understand the concept of “love and loss” as it pertains to music. Over the years, we’ve lost a number of our favorite bands to breakups and significant genre changes. Fortunately, though, there are still a number who have stayed active and alternative. While it’s easy to […]

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doll skin control freak video

Hopeless Records signees Doll Skin are back and better than ever as the powerful punk rockers Meghan Herring and Sydney Dolezal unleash their brand-new song and accompanying music video for “Control Freak.” Herring (drums) and Dolezal (vocals) are on a new adventure as a duo, reworking their sound and music trajectory after parting ways with […]

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unsigned pop punk bands new artists

Pop punk‘s not dead. Do we have to say it again? Though the genre’s mostly fallen out of the mainstream spotlight, there are still a number of new bands who are making their contributions. And thanks to the rise of streaming platforms, they don’t need to be signed to a major label to gain traction. […]

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