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Fueled By Ramen best releases, cute is what we aim for, cobra starship, paramore, the cab, fall out boy

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt, now is the opportune moment to look back at its incredible discography. In 1996, John Janick joined forces with Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake and brought the label to life. […]

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post-hardcore songs, chiodos, versaemerge, letlive, new years day

The Venn diagram comprising many punk and metal offshoots got pretty messy in the 2000s. Post-hardcore crews were regularly lumped in with metalcore, screamo, emo and a plethora of hybrid acts, often sounding comparable and touring together. The biggest of those spectacles was something called Warped Tour.  Yet, there’s no doubting their sway. These subgenres […]

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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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Solo artists who changed genre | Alternative solo projects

Branding is one hell of an important factor to achieving success and maintaining a fanbase in music. So, it’s no surprise that many musicians use their solo projects as an avenue for genre experimentation. We’ve seen it countless times to varying extents. Some artists may just incorporate new, genre-defying dynamics to their foundational sounds, whereas others […]

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Remember the days when an eight-minute song felt like a gift sent by the alt-rock gods? Back when we had to buy music by the track, and not through a monthly subscription, these long ones were like a gold mine.  Of course, times have changed since our iPod-centric scene years. Now, we’ve got the bulk […]

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Bowling For Soup My Chemical Romance Joan Jett and the Blackhearts August Burns Red Christmas Covers Holiday Songs Alternative

Are there any arguments more divisive than the appropriateness of Christmas music during any given time or place? Sure, there’s the whole “pineapple on pizza” debate, but does that really get your blood boiling like being assaulted with holiday merriment? There are a number of reasons why anyone might be ill-disposed toward seasonal jingles. Maybe […]

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Throughout the 2000s, women started to dominate the alternative music scene with their powerful stage presence and otherworldly talent. Following in the footsteps of riot grrrls, they proudly represented the fact that women rock just as hard, if not harder, than men. Despite the “boys’ club” of emo, punk and pop-punk communities, the women on […]

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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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The year is 2007. Cobra Starship’s “The City Is At War” plays from your Myspace page as you organize your Top 8. Your profile picture? A high-angle selfie that captures your teased Voodoo Blue hair. “I’m scene, not emo,” you insist. The Rawring ’20s are upon us, and while we doubt Myspace will make a […]

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