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the venetia fair

Final albums by alternative artists | Alternative band breakups

Is there anything more devastating than going back to an album and knowing it represents a sense of finality? Given the heartbreaking reality of band breakups, it happens way too often. Fortunately, when an album is worth its sentimental weight in gold, it softens the blow a bit. Whether our favorite artists have parted ways after […]

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Late-2000s alternative bands Pop-punk band breakups

There’s nothing more devastating than a band breakup. If you’ve been invested in the alternative music scene for more than a day, you probably know that feeling all too well. If not, then it’s just a matter of time… We’ve been fortunate enough to follow a number of our favorite 2000s scene outfits through long-lasting […]

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thrice, the venetia fair, la dispute, touche amore

Post-hardcore is especially rich in concept albums. Perhaps that’s because the immense vocal palette—from tender crooning to raw screaming—lends itself to expressing emotions. The music similarly matches. Sure, metalcore can deliver crushing breakdowns, but it rarely gets as intimate as this companion genre. There’s also the fact that the high-pitched singing elicits desperation so often […]

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Because hindsight is forever 20/20, we have a theory about the 2010s. And it’s this: Bigger bands were making a bigger buzz. Consider the existential-pop of twenty one pilots. Or the electronic makeover that Bring Me The Horizon were putting on both their chosen genre and anything similarly adjacent. Black Veil Brides established themselves as […]

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The 2010s started with the release of the iPhone 4 and ended with the election of Donald Trump, who one-downed nearly every single global calamity daily with 280 characters on Twitter. On the mainstream music front, one could argue that the 2010s was the birthplace to the second British invasion, with acts such as Adele, […]

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