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Vans Warped Tour

Whether due to personal reasons, creative differences or non-music-related conflicts, it’s pretty common for a band’s lineup to shift over time. And in that same vein, it’s noteworthy when a core group of original members are able to stick it out through all the ups and downs that the music industry brings. In a world […]

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finneas no. 1 songwriter 2021

The Grammy-winning producer FINNEAS has been named the No. 1 songwriter on Spotify in 2020. The algorithm for judging the top songwriters had been created by music rights data service blòkur, determined by a variety of factors. Read more: Badflower share new music video and announce sophomore album The first factor depends on popularity and […]

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riley 2021

R I L E Y has teamed up with fellow genre-blending act Loote for his latest infectious single “Tell Me Why,” marking the singer’s first release of 2021.  R I L E Y began teasing the collab in March with a retweet, later describing it as “one of [his] favorite songs” on his Instagram Story and confirming […]

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There’s no denying that pop punk owes much of what it has to Canada. With greats such as Avril Lavigne and Sum 41, the country has shaped the larger scene pretty significantly. We’ll let you in on a little secret, though… It’s still continuing to do so. In the midst of today’s pop-punk revival, scenes […]

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doll skin control freak video

Hopeless Records signees Doll Skin are back and better than ever as the powerful punk rockers Meghan Herring and Sydney Dolezal unleash their brand-new song and accompanying music video for “Control Freak.” Herring (drums) and Dolezal (vocals) are on a new adventure as a duo, reworking their sound and music trajectory after parting ways with […]

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Those who are entrenched in the alternative scene know that it’s way more than just music—it’s a lifestyle.  While it may have started with alternative music, it’s turned into a complete aesthetic and persona, creating lifelong scene kids everywhere.  Read more: 10 extreme fashion trends musicians have actually pulled off Aesthetics is a significant part. […]

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All Time Low-min

Back in 2017, All Time Low introduced fans to a whole new world within their album Last Young Renegade. The release explored new depths, complex concepts and experimentative songwriting never heard in their music before. Although All Time Low have since closed the Last Young Renegade chapter and gone on to release 2020’s Wake Up, […]

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ryan key, derek sanders, cardio sport

You may have started the new year with some lofty wellness goals. But was working out alongside Ryan Key and Derek Sanders among them? Maybe it should have been… In a move straight from our wildest dreams, the Mayday Parade and Yellowcard frontmen have partnered with Cardio Sport to co-host and DJ a pop-punk-fueled, emo […]

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best political punk bands

When pub-rock singer Joe Strummer of the 101ers first met with former London SS guitarist Mick Jones in 1976 to brainstorm material for a new band eventually named the Clash, Strummer was shown one of his songs, “I’m So Bored With You.” He wasn’t having it: “‘Ere, let’s rewrite this now!” The rather wimpy romantic […]

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my chemical romance, cookies

Undoubtedly, My Chemical Romance are sweet onstage, but cake artist Shannon Murphy took her love of music and turned it into Mikey Way-approved cakes and cookies. Based in Toronto, Murphy is an accomplished confectionary creator who even appeared on season 1 of Food Network Canada’s The Big Bake for the 2019 holiday season and tackled […]

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