By Randall Colburn

New York City is “Fake Happy” in Paramore’s new video: Watch

Last month, pop-punk outfit Paramore filled an NPR Tiny Desk Concert with stripped-down cuts from this year’s After Laughter, including one for the ebulliently melancholic “Fake Happy”. Now, the band has released a video for the single that captures the song’s progression from intimate to immense. It opens on a tight shot of singer Hayley Williams […]

By Alex Young

R.I.P. Warped Tour, 1995-2018

Warped Tour was once a rite of passage for punk-loving adolescences. In its early years, the traveling music festival featured lineups boasting Green Day, Blink-182, Rancid, Social Distortion, and other musical heavyweights. It was also a festival where then-unknown bands such as My Chemical Romance, Paramore, and Fall Out Boy first got their big breaks. […]

By Eddie Fu

Superchunk announce first album in four years, What a Time to Be Alive, share title track: Stream

Superchunk has spent 2017 sharing a steady stream of standalone charity releases, including last month’s 7-inch benefiting the Southern Poverty Law Center. Now, the North Carolina indie rockers have announced a new full-length album, their first in four years. It’s called What a Time to Be Alive and arrives February 16th through Merge Records. (Read: […]

By Ben Kaye

Live Review: Brand New at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre (10/19)

Photography by Ben Kaye It’s strange to think that my first time at the gorgeous Brooklyn Kings Theatre could be my last time seeing the infallibly excellent Brand New. If that’s how it ends up being scrawled in the books, then it certainly won’t be reflected upon in disappointment. Still, after seeing that grand, majestic […]

By Randall Colburn

Tom DeLonge’s new UFO academy is crowdfunding a spaceship

Tom DeLonge quit Blink 182 a few years ago to focus on his UFO research, and whether or not you think he’s batshit crazy you can’t deny the pop punker has kept himself busy in that arena. Since then, DeLonge has released the first volume in a three- book investigative series, Sekret Machines: Gods, communicated […]

By Robolitious

Album Review: Coffee Project – ‘Wasted Love’

If you’re not familiar with Coffee Project, let me give you a quick introduction. The duo hail from Gainesville and include Buddy from Less Than Jake and Jake who used to be in Rehasher. Imagine catchy and fast pop punk on an acoustic guitar, then add a trombone. Then imagine that every terrible band you’ve […]

By Robolitious

Wicked Bears Premiere New Video for “Reebok Classics”

Salt Lake City’s favorite pop punk band Wicked Bears have released a karaoke-style lyric video for the second single off their forthcoming album, Tuning Out. The song is called “Reebok Classics”, and the video features, well, Reebok Classics. Pre-order Tuning Out here and view the video below! Add Wicked Bears to My Radar    Source link

By Robolitious

Video Premiere: Wicked Bears (SLC Pop Punk) “2049”

Dying Scene is proud to premiere the brand new lyric video for “2049,” the first single from Wicked Bears‘ forthcoming album Tuning Out. It features flying cars, satellites, and lots of words (because it’s a lyric video). Fans of Masked Intruder, Teenage Bottlerocket and the like will eat this up. Take a look below! Tuning […]

By Randall Colburn

Paramore’s Hayley Williams performs sparse acoustic cover of Jawbreaker’s “Accident Prone”: Watch

As Paramore wrapped up their evening set at Chicago’s Riot Fest on Sunday night, Jawbreaker was gearing up for its first headlining gig in 21 years across the park. And one can imagine Hayley Williams sprinted over to catch the legendary punk group, as she appears to be a fan. (Read: Riot Fest 2017 Festival Review: […]

By Ben Kaye

Sløtface cover Lorde’s “Supercut” for triple j’s Like a Version: Watch

Norwegian pop punk outfit Sløtface are set to release their debut album, Try Not to Freak Out, on September 15th via Propeller Recordings. As they make the press rounds behind the release, the young foursome stopped by Aussie radio station triple j to take part in its Like a Version segment. Honing in on the “pop” […]