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foundational alternative bands outfits preceding iconic artists

We know how to exhaust the discographies of our favorite bands, going back to their early foundations. But how often do we follow their journeys back to where they really started? Prior to achieving career success, many now-iconic artists started somewhere else entirely. Often, we’re so removed from these preceding outfits that we don’t even […]

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best albums 2020

If we could identify one incandescent moment to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it would have to be having large stretches of time to listen to albums. Yes, in 2020, most of us binged on Netflix and chilled the best we could. But streaming services made access to music downright infinite. We could finally […]

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[Photo by Steve Gullick] This week, Neck Deep fans are getting another look into the band’s forthcoming concept album All Distortions Are Intentional. On June 17, Neck Deep released their new song “Fall,” which offers a further look inside the LP’s fictional world of Sonderland and the characters Jett and Alice. Read more: Machine Head […]

The 2004 alternative music community turned out to be a pivotal moment in time for scene bands. As the two previous years set the foundation for the genre, it quickly expanded. Musicians started to experiment more on albums with genres outside of emo, punk and pop. It was the year scene music established that it […]

[Photos via Panic! At The Disco/YouTube, My Chemical Romance, Waterparks/YouTube, Simple Plan/YouTube] Many of us have spent more time than we would care to admit on TikTok, especially during this time of self-isolation due to coronavirus. However, it’s a great platform one can use to share and create some laughs. You even have the chance […]

When the new millennium broke, the alternative music community was heavily saturated with popular genres such as punk, pop punk and emo. Lying dormant, a new alternative music sound and scene was awaiting its time to shine. In 2002, it absolutely exploded. It was virtually impossible to go a day without hearing Simple Plan’s latest […]

Pop punk began to rapidly gain traction in the early 2000s, landing impressive spots on mainstream charts that propelled the success of the genre today. This transformative period uncovered legendary bands who produced albums that have stood the test of time. While it’s apparent that pop punk began a definitive era 20 years ago, it’s […]