An Interview With Billy Talent: Reaching Great Heights

Billy Talent is a rarity—over the course of their 17-year career (even longer if you count their origins as Pezz, which initially formed in 1993) the Canadian four-piece has managed to keep the same lineup. But their fifth studio album, Afraid Of Heights, marked a dramatic and unfortunate change.

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LAYNE: Life In The Fast Layne

If you have a soft spot for dark-tinged indie pop, get ready for LAYNE. The California-based duo, which consists of guitarist/vocalist Layne Putnam and drummer Alex Rosca, have been causing a stir online over the past year through a series of a singles, such as the haunting track, “Good.” …

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No Time For Half-Hearted Goodbyes: Biding Adieu To Motion City Soundtrack

With six full-length albums, an army of diehard fans, and countless tours under their belt, Midwestern pop punk heroes Motion City Soundtrack are calling it quits after nearly two decades of being a band. In March, just six months after the release of their latest album, Panic Stations, the …

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Talking Tunes And Grub With Bear Hands

Nothing good happens past 2 AM.

It’s a lesson that had been instilled in the minds of How I Met Your Mother fans long ago (“When 2 AM rolls around, just go home and go to sleep”) and the message behind Bear Hands’ new single. However, after spending an evening …

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Playing With Sound: An Interview with The Rocket Summer

As an artist, Bryce Avery got his start young. He began his musical venture as a teenager in Fort Worth, Texas, writing songs on a cheap guitar that he received for his birthday, eventually compiling a collection that would make up his first EP. Soon after he adopted the moniker …

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An Interview with Asking Alexandria: A Return To Form

When English metalcore act Asking Alexandria announced the departure of frontman Danny Wornsop, fans seemed equally divided over the artists’ fate and how they could possibly carry on without him. Worsnop’s stage persona and vocal style was a trademark to their live shows, and being a founding member, he became …

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At The Party: An Interview with Will Wood And The Tapeworms

Eccentric is the first word that comes to mind when attempting to describe Will Wood And The Tapeworms, and that fails to do much justice. The band has been making waves in the local scene for roughly a year, drawing attention to themselves through their bizarre stage antics, compelling live …

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An Interview with Dinosaur Jr.: Stressing The Small Stuff

With the ever-changing tide of the music industry, staying relevant for 30 years is nearly impossible. But despite Dinosaur Jr.’s fair share of problems, they’ve made it look almost easy. The alt-rock giants released their would-be self-titled Dinosaur (the “Jr.” was added to their name after they were threatened with …

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An Interview with The Devil Wears Prada: In Orbit

LEFT TO RIGHT: Daniel Williams, Mike Hranica, Andy Trick, Jeremy Depoyster

When The Devil Wears Prada comes on stage at The Paramount in Huntington, NY, the first stop on their month-long Apollo X Tour with Motionless In White, there is a distinct air of modesty surrounding them. Notably absent are …

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An Interview with Yellowcard: A New Horizon

Considering how long Yellowcard and New Found Glory have both existed within the same realm of major league of pop-punk, it’s kind of shocking that they have yet to tour with one another—in the United States, anyway. But that is finally changing, as the two began a co-headlining North American …

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