An Interview With Third Eye Blind: How’s It Going To Be: 20 Years Later

Twenty years after the release of their debut, Third Eye Blind is celebrating their self-titled record with a summer tour that will feature the entire album played front-to-back. Profoundly poetic lyrics with an equal balance of catchy, radio-ready hooks culminate in a record that is cherished and revered by casual …

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An Interview With Prophets Of Rage: Taking The Power Back

In the wake of one of the most rollercoaster, volatile presidential elections, members of some of the most popular political music groups in recent memory have come together to fill the dearth of anti-establishment bands. Starting with Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello, the “supergroup,” Prophets Of Rage, features Rage’s …

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This Is Not An Exit: An Interview with Saves The Day

Since the initial explosion of emo in the late 1990s, New Jersey’s own Saves The Day has made their mark on the alternative music scene. Led by Princeton-native Chris Conley, Saves The Day produced an extensive discography, including eight full-length records, that constitutes a significant and influential part of the …

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An Interview with Say Anything: Admit It!!!

After over a decade of Say Anything, Max Bemis still does things his own way. The band surprised the music world with their most recent release, I Don’t Think It Is, dropping around midnight on February 4 without warning. The Beyoncé-esque move is not the only influence Bemis has …

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Staying Tight With Romp

After quickly rising through the ranks of the historical New Brunswick scene, ROMP are ready to take on the new year after a successful 2015. The NYC-based Bad Timing Records signed the band back in July and ROMP promptly re-released their excellent EP, Sorry, Not Sorry, in October with …

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An Interview with The Get Up Kids: Still Finding Something To Write Home About

When the Midwest emo scene exploded into popularity in the 1990s, Kansas City’s The Get Up Kids were one of the bands leading the pack. Now, 20 years after their formation, TGUK are hitting the road again to celebrate their almost two decades of music.

The quintet’s storied career began …

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An Interview with Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness: Everything’s Still In Transit

When Andrew McMahon sang that his life “had become a boring pop song and everybody’s singing along” 10 years ago, he was only half-right. McMahon has quickly risen into the pop music spotlight with his newest project, Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, and it’s anything but boring. The single “Cecilia …

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The Milk Carton Kids: Monterey

Not every musical group that comes out of California has the flailing guitars of Black Flag or the warm pop vibes of The Beach Boys. The Milk Carton Kids, an acoustic folk duo made up of Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan, shatter these expectations with their fourth studio LP, Monterey

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An Interview with Armor For Sleep: What To Do When You Come Back

When Armor For Sleep reunited for the first time in 2012 for the Bamboozle Festival and a short string of shows, the band claimed it would be their farewell. Three years later, the New Jersey natives will return yet again, much to the excitement of their fans.

The band’s initial …

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Swervedriver: Not Born To Lose Them

In support of their first album in nearly two decades, the British quartet Swervedriver returns to the States. Elements of kaleidoscopic indie rock and a firm shoegaze foundation constitute the group’s sophisticated sound. After releasing four records in the ‘90s, Swervedriver disbanded for nearly 10 years before reuniting in 2008 …

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