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blackbear issue 397 cover story

Born and raised in Florida, Matthew Tyler Musto—these days better known as blackbear—has been making music, and making music his life, since at least 2006.  With five studio albums and seven EPs under his belt (or should that be pelt?), releasing his latest extended play, misery lake, Aug. 13, this year finds blackbear riding high […]

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Read a statement from Conley as well as Saves the Day's record label, Equal Vision. Continue reading…

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riot fest concert crowd

The organizers of Riot Fest have announced that the festival is returning to Douglass Park in Chicago this fall. In typical Riot fashion, the lineup for Sept. 17, 18 and 19 is stacked. “We’ve missed you and we can’t wait to see you this year,” the festival organizers shared.  Headliners include alternative veterans Nine Inch […]

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Bamboozle-min

Legendary music festival Bamboozle has officially announced its return. The event will come back to Asbury Park, New Jersey in 2023, just in time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its debut. The reveal was accompanied by a video, posted to the official Bamboozle website and social media. While the festival has yet to announce […]

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howard benson records, The starting line, relient k, hoobastank, hawthrone heights

You may or may not know this, but producer/songwriter Howard Benson was likely behind the boards for at least one of your favorite albums of all time. Want proof? Monster breakout records by My Chemical Romance (Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge), the All-American Rejects (Move Along) and even Daughtry (Daughtry) were all produced by Benson. […]

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I Call Fives announce their return with a new Saves The Day cover.

I Call Fives are returning after a seven-year hiatus. The band revealed the news in style today, dropping a brand new cover of Saves The Day’s classic song “At Your Funeral.” In a Feb. 5 Twitter post, the New Jersey pop-punk favorites dropped hints about an upcoming I Call Fives release. Now, the reimagined Saves […]

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future violents ep, frank iero and the future violents heaven is a place this is a place

It’s been almost 20 years since Pencey Prep released their debut album Heartbreak In Stereo. However, nearly two decades later, Pencey Prep’s music is still prevalent with fans of Frank Iero, John McGuire, Shaun Simon, Tim Hagevik and Neil Sabatino. Now, Sabatino is opening up about his time in Pencey Prep. In a new interview, […]

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best pop punk albums 2001, jimmy eat world, blink 182, weezer, sum 41

The year is 2001. The middle school bus stops by your house in 10 minutes as you hastily smudge on frosted lip gloss, grab your tattoo choker necklace and add an extra gem to your jeans’ bedazzled pocket. Trucker hats and studded belts are all the rage. In some ways, times are simpler.  Pop punk […]

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Nu metal, pop-punk, garage rock, emo and plenty more. Continue reading…

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most influential emo bands

Emo (noun): a hotly contested music genre where bands and fans alike refuse to agree on who qualifies for a place in the rankings for all eternity, where no band admits to falling into the criteria of emo, and no fans admit to listening to it either. Of course, the one precursor to belonging to […]

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