Sam Devotta

Sam spends her days talking about kids' books, and her nights writing about pop-punk. In between, she drinks a lot of tea and googles GIFs of Brendon Urie.

120 posts by Sam Devotta


8123 Day: Celebrating Eleven Years of a Band Called The Maine

January 23, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

On January 21, 2018, The Maine celebrated eleven years of being a band. Any other band would have sent out a nice social media post, but The Maine isn’t like all the other bands. Instead, they dedicated the whole day to us, their fans.


Flint Eastwood Releases New Video For “Monster”

January 11, 2018 | By Sam Devotta

Consider this your daily reminder to listen to Flint Eastwood if you don’t already.


Panic! at the Disco Releases a Surprise Christmas Song

December 20, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

All we want for Christmas is Urie singing a holiday song.

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(Un)Covered: O Holy Night

December 20, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Bastille, the kings of covers, take on Mariah Carey, the queen of Christmas, in this final (Un)Covered installment.

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(Un)Covered: Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays

December 13, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Without changing the words, Issues somehow manages to make the *NSYNC song less cheesy and more modern.

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(Un)Covered: Christmas Lights

December 6, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

It’s the most wonderful time of year which means it’s time for all things Christmas: trees and festive songs and lights and, of course, festive songs about lights.

Editorial Features

(Un)Covered: Mr. Brightside

November 29, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

Literally everyone knows the words to “Mr. Brightside”, but here’s a new version you can head-bang to.

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(Un)Covered: Somebody Else

November 22, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

It’s a bold move covering The 1975, but VÉRITÉ does a fantastic job.

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Signature Growl and Rolling Drums – The Virginmarys Do It Themselves

November 20, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

The Virginmarys have had a rough year, but with a new EP and unbridled passion, they’re ready for a new chapter.

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Getting Lost in Modern Nostalgia [Part 2 of 2]

November 8, 2017 | By Sam Devotta

John O’Callaghan and Colby Wedgeworth explain production, music videos, and social media in part two of our interview.