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rage against the machine artists new studio album

In the past decade, everyone from Misfits and Jawbreaker to My Chemical Romance and Rage Against The Machine has thrilled us with the announcement of a reunion show or tour. And while we’re ecstatic to see these artists hit the road again, that doesn’t stop us from wishing that they’d make a pitstop or two […]

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riot fest concert crowd

Over the years, Riot Fest has taken over Chicago’s Douglas Park with circus sideshows, carnival games and, most importantly, an incredible lineup. But its history stretches even further back, drawing people of all ages and backgrounds between its hub and offshoots in Toronto and Denver. The festival has been running for 15 years strong, solidifying […]

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northern california bands, metallica, jawbreaker, green day, dead kennedys

Southern California gets a lot of credit for being the birthplace of many bands that you know and love such as Black Flag and Bad Religion, but Northern California’s discography, which includes both Green Day and Metallica, isn’t exactly that shabby either. The area may get a little less public affirmation, but hopefully we can […]

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Glacier Veins Jawbreaker cover

Glacier Veins are back with a new cover of Jawbreaker’s classic song “Accident Prone.” They also dropped a reimagined version of their original track “Circles” off their debut full-length The World You Want To See. The two releases coincide with the one-year anniversary of the band’s first album. The group’s label Equal Vision Records had […]

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alternative music inspired fashion brands, alternative brands inspired by music, vans, alt fashion

Those who are entrenched in the alternative scene know that it’s way more than just music—it’s a lifestyle.  While it may have started with alternative music, it’s turned into a complete aesthetic and persona, creating lifelong scene kids everywhere.  Read more: 10 extreme fashion trends musicians have actually pulled off Aesthetics is a significant part. […]

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Emo opinion quiz popular emo trends emo hot takes

There are certain opinions that all former emo kids hold. Like how listening to sad, confessional songs is the best way to feel alive or… OK, maybe that’s it. Truth be told, there’s no one commonality between every emo phase. Don’t believe us? Just look at the small fraction of dislikes on Matt Cutshall‘s YouTube videos. Seriously, if […]

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fugazi best punk albums of 1990

Welcome to the best punk albums of 1990. True, the Sunset Strip glam metallers’ omnipresence seemingly denied punk ever happened. Oddly, the bands all wore shredded Sex Pistols or Ramones T-shirts, grasping for some sorta punk credibility. They’d never get it. That was more speed metal’s province. Yet, speed-metal kings Metallica, who continually cited punk […]

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Pop punk is often associated with the turn of the century when power chords, skateboarders and forever-young tunes on MTV ruled the scene. More recently, there’s the puzzling association of the genre with pizza that has turned into a giant inside joke.  But the music dates back decades, with staying power that outlasted most predictions. […]

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The dreary days of autumn are finally upon us. The perfect time of year to lie in a great big pile of orange leaves and listen to Bleed American. Ideal for falling hopelessly in love with someone you know you’ll never get the nerve to talk to.  While the world may be sipping on cider, […]

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