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All-American Rejects "Me Vs. The World" Premiere

The All-American Rejects have found themselves in a similar spot to where they were 15 years ago, minus the “camera phones” and hotel bed bugs.  As guitarist Nickolas Wheeler reflects on the group’s monumental Move Along era, he says it came during a “dark time” after the 2004 election. And as the group prep a […]

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Throwing back to the early 2000s, the All-American Rejects just gave us a glimpse at an alternate “Swing, Swing” music video. It’s been nearly two decades since the emo anthem graced us all for the first time. The official music video featured the band performing in a trailer park. It dropped ahead of the re-release […]

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As legendary bands in the scene continued to mature musically and grow away from the genres that they became known for, newly established musicians were creating blends that sparked new categories for scene music. In 2008, Fall Out Boy released their last album before their hiatus, and I Set My Friends On Fire popularized crunkcore. […]

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MTV launched Aug. 1, 1981, and eventually took over the planet as a youth authority and a music video jukebox that had the power to catapult an artist’s career to the stratosphere. As YouTube and other streaming platforms took flight in 2005, MTV slowly started becoming more obsolete and less meaningful as a video network, […]

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In 2005, an unexpected but revolutionary wave of scene music hit the mainstream. It was the year Myspace rose in the online ranks social media and became the most popular of its kind. It gave bands new avenues to introduce their unique sounds to the masses and familiarize the world with the classic scenester selfie […]

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[Photo credit: Bring Me The Horizon/Paul Harries, Travis Clark/Frankie Moreno, The Ready Set, twenty one pilots] Have you ever belted out the lyrics to your favorite song only to be corrected by a fellow fan? Sometimes bands hear their own song with misheard lyrics and offer a hilarious correction, such as in the case of […]

[Photos via Easy A/Screen Gems, Freaky Friday/Disney, She’s The Man/DreamWorks, The House Bunny/Sony] Hollywood doesn’t pump out movies like they used to. The 2000s belonged to Amanda Bynes as the leading lady in hilarious romantic comedies and every punk band who set the mood for an action montage in a funny film. Some movies are […]

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 […]