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Hardcore has gone through countless stylistic changes since its inception and has inspired a variety of movements within music. Whether it’s the early veterans of the genre such as Black Flag or later acts who spawned metalcore and heavier subgenres by branching off hardcore such as Converge, these pioneers have been repeatedly used as an […]

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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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June 21, 2019, Royal Albert Hall, London: What was intended as a celebration of perhaps English punk’s most universally beloved band, Buzzcocks, is now a wake. On Dec. 6, 2018, frontman Pete Shelley died of a heart attack in Estonia, where he’d been enjoying a less hectic existence than London had afforded him for 30 […]

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Heavy metal has long been a scene of tackling societal issues, and political stances are frequently taken by songwriters in the genre. While it’s undeniable that some have created issues, most notably the black-metal community’s tendency to lean into neo-Nazi ideals, countless musicians are working to confront systemic racism through their songs. Take a look […]

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In a back catalog overflowing with radio-friendly hits and roof-raising singalongs, it’s easy for some monumental tracks to slip under the radar. Emo juggernauts My Chemical Romance are no exception, despite only having four albums’ worth of songs to define their career. Delving into their discography with a magnifying glass, a laser gun and an […]

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As much as we enjoy horror movies, there are some tropes that are beyond overplayed in the genre. When writers come up with good ideas, they can be copied endlessly until they become exhausting and cringeworthy to see. Yet, they continue popping up in the movies that are meant to scare us.  These cliches should […]

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With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on the country, concerts have come to a halt, and unfortunately, we don’t know when they’ll be back. Due to social distancing restrictions and public safety, many other live events have been canceled, including Fourth of July festivities throughout the country. Luckily, several communities will accommodate their own celebrations […]

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If you don’t know anything about 10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell, it’s time to get hip.  Bushell has gained tons of fame online for her badass covers, some of which even get respect from the bands themselves.  Read more: Hear Billie Joe Armstrong reimagine this iconic John Lennon protest song Because she’s just such a […]

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In 2018, Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman revealed that it would be the festival’s last cross-country run, ending a chapter in our scene’s history. Things officially came to a close after 2019’s short anniversary run, opening the door for new festivals such as Sad Summer.  While Lyman has hinted that something might be returning […]

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Whether horror haters just don’t get the thrill of a good scare or they’ve bought into the longstanding attitude that the genre is junk exploitation for the maladjusted, they’re missing out on some of the most allegorical, insightful films in history. Horror fans, take heart, here’s your chance to bring a hater into the horde. […]

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