Say Anything has announced a full US headline tour kicking off next year to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of their debut full length album, …Is A Real Boy. A record that boasted indie hits like “Alive With The Glory Of Love,” “Wow, I Can Get Sexual Too,” and “Every Man Has A Molly,” it enhanced expectations from your typical rock band in the early 2000’s. They set a new bar that has rarely been met by other acts. Say Anything stuck out like a sore thumb in the scene with their inception in a beautifully unique and transparently broken… Read more »
UK punkers The Menstrual Cramps have released their new single, “Body Politics,” and signed to Alcopop! Records. The band also announced headline shows in the new year, including Manchester Punk Fest, Outer Town Festival, and 2000 Trees. The song is based on a deeper political meaning of bodily autonomy and identity. With quick drums and a strong beat, the song kicks in by repeating the title and includes, “Body politics/Gender is performative/I didn’t choose my gender it was placed on me.” Clocking in under three minutes, it’s a good old-fashioned pointed punk song that challenges the status quo. Vocalist Emilia… Read more »
When you think about your favorite childhood films, it is likely that a Disney Princess or two come to mind. If you grew up in the late 90s or early 2000s, you were probably obsessed with singing songs from each soundtrack with your parents. Something is to be said about how this music made us feel as kids. With today’s diverse and inclusive lineup of characters, how this music makes us feel today. The current catalog of Disney Princess songs features a wide range of genres and cultural influences. From the shimmering sounds of Middle Eastern guitars in ‘Aladdin,’ to… Read more »
Back in June, we kicked off the official Summertime Sadness Bracket to figure out who wrote the official song of the summer! This is certainly an ongoing debate, so to do this right, we need everyone’s opinion. We need YOUR opinion. From now until Labor Day, we are running a bracket where we need you to vote on your favorite song. Different songs will go head-to-head for each round. This is single elimination, so if you see a song you like, VOTE!!! The Summertime Sadness Bracket is unique because we are including songs from legendary acts like Paramore, Green Day, and Fall Out… Read more »
As the highly-anticipated MTV VMAs draw closer on September 12, the spotlight falls on Måneskin, nominees for “Best Rock” for “The Loneliest,” who reemerge with a sonic lightning bolt in the form of their latest single, “HONEY (ARE YOU COMING?)” Following the resounding success of their January chart-topping album, RUSH!, this new release serves as a sensational sonic explosion, harnessing the quartet’s inexhaustible energy. Bursting with attitude, “HONEY (ARE YOU COMING?)” showcases Måneskin’s mastery in crafting a stadium-ready, all-encompassing sound that encapsulates their musical prowess highlighting Italian amor in a way only they could. And just in time for their… Read more »
Delaire The Liar have just shared their stunning new EP ‘SELF DEFENCE’, a masterclass in dense and destructive emotional resonance.
The Brooklyn-based math rock connoisseur, Jhariah has released their highly-anticipated new song, “RISK, RISK, RISK!” today. Sonically, this track is a HELL of a song. It is rare for an up-and-coming artist to successfully blend so many different soundscapes and influences into one track, but Jhariah does it and does it perfectly. It is glaringly obvious that they are making a big splash into the alternative rock scene, and this new song cements their place at the table. Alternative rock is a severe understatement though. There is not a box that Jhariah can be put into. They impressively fuse dance-punk,… Read more »
Gen And The Degenerates have taken a request from their label and made a savage and sneering tongue-in-cheek track that will get stuck in your head.
Electrifying rock band, The Dirty Shirts, is back with an exclusive early preview of their latest single, “Gin & Roses,” set to be officially released on June 30. This dynamic track showcases the band’s unparalleled artistry, drawing listeners in with its captivating melodies and emotionally charged lyrics. With “Gin & Roses,” The Dirty Shirts effortlessly demonstrate their ability to create a spellbinding musical experience that leaves audiences on the edge of their seats, yearning for more. From the first airy vocals and delicate guitar plucks, “Gin & Roses” delivers a world seeping with passion and intensity through its evocative lyrics… Read more »
Emo Orchestra, the revolutionary combination of scene classics and contemporary classic music, are hitting the road, and Hawthone Heights are going with them!