Music has been a platform for protest ever since Woody Guthrie wrote “This Machine Kills Fascists” on his guitar. Over the past several decades, musicians — specifically in ...On December 5, 2017 / By Tim Dodderidge
The genre of pop-punk is known best for its hard-hitting melodies and slick hooks. Paralleling such musical contrasts with up-and-down lyrical disparities concerning adolescence, pioneers Blink-182 and Green ...On August 12, 2016 / By Tim Dodderidge
Oh, 5 Seconds of Summer. Don’t think we can’t see your attempts at trying to make your music sound like that of your inspirations All Time Low, Mayday Parade and Green Day. ...On August 6, 2015 / By Heather Allen
Twenty years ago, pop punk was gaining mainstream credit as punk bands begun creeping into the public eye with the likes of Green Day and The Offspring gaining ...On February 20, 2015 / By Craig Roxburgh
My first reaction upon listening to Agree to Disagree was “This band is adorable.” You have to understand that I grew up listening to bands like Green Day, ...On July 10, 2014 / By Craig Roxburgh
Every single year it seems like the performances at the Grammys are just getting better and better, and this year was no different. With the music industry’s biggest ...On April 10, 2014 / By Heather Allen
The Scoop: Former Bostonians, and newly Brooklyn based grunge pop trio known as Sugar Bomb! have not only been openly accepted by their new community, but have been ...On March 5, 2014 / By Maria Gironas
Change is a constant theme in the progression of society. Changes in lifestyle, ideologies and technology all create room for society to progress and better itself. The same ...On March 5, 2014 / By Craig Roxburgh
A surprisingly small line snaked its way from the Roundhouse’s doors tonight, but perhaps that’s to be expected. Kids these days don’t know about I Killed the Prom ...On March 3, 2014 / By Jeremy V.T.
So Soundwave was on Sunday, and the very next day I went to the Factory Theatre in Marrickville to watch Biffy Clyro and Pulled Apart By Horses do it all again, because ...On February 26, 2014 / By Jeremy V.T.
The Scoop: Experimental post hardcore outfit The Venetia Fair is currently streaming their brand new cover EP The Venetia Fair… Basically Just Does Karaoke in its entirety. The effort was officially released ...On December 24, 2013 / By Tyler Sharp
Consider pop-punk defended. Not only by the New Jersey outfit who coined the term as their proverbial catchphrase, Man Overboard, but by a resurgence of top-flight bands who ...On April 5, 2011 / By Erik van Rheenen