What the hell happened to hardcore? It's right up there with hip-hop, these days, in the constant hand-wringing and state-of-the-genre analysis by its fans. The mid-2000s, MySpace, and regrettable haircuts came along and.... Voila, a genre that used to be famous for its no-nonsense rage became a ... More >>
photo by Tom Falcone, via victoryrecords.comIf you've got a hankering for some independent pop music, the Talent Farm has you covered this Friday. Philadelphia natives the Scenic, who recently signed to Victory Records, are currently touring the U.S. promoting their latest album, Find Yourself Here. ... More >>
On its seventh studio album, New Jersey titan Thursday reinvents the post-hardcore wheel.
New Jersey's Streetlight Manifesto deserve a couple props, first, for still carrying the torch of third-wave ska as it was largely played at its tail end in the late Nineties: in a group of many, many musicians, and with a heavy punk edge. Second, this is impressive because the band remains pretty m ... More >>
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