Gray by Pete Wentz has been called “an insult to book readers everywhere.” I unironically believe it is incredible. Everyone is just stupid.
Read More Gray By Pete Wentz: An Unsung Great American Novel
This dissertation seeks to serve as a complete autopsy of now-disgraced nepotism-punk outfit SWMRS.
Read More A Deep Dive Into The “Cancellation” of SWMRS
Thursday celebrate 21 years of the pioneering “Full Collapse” at The Rave/Eagles Club, playing the record that kickstarted their career front to back; the anniversary show is joined by Cursive commemorating 20 years of “Domestica”, and the multifaceted Anthony Green opens the show solo. We also take a look into a brief history of Thursday’s sophomore record and the band’s origin story.
Read More Thursday Honors 21 Years of “Full Collapse” with Cursive and Anthony Green
In this essay, we explore the self-cannibalization of former-rock-turned-pop project Panic! at the Disco.
Read More The Curious Case of Brent Wilson: Patient Zero of the Disease Afflicting Panic! At The Disco
We jumped on Zoom with Chloe Drallos, the mastermind behind Detroit-based noise-pop project Zilched!
Read More Interview with Zilched
Emo-rock band Beauty School Dropout— AKA Pete Wentz and Mark Hoppus new pop-punk proteges— sat down with us after their show at Beat Kitchen in Chicago to discuss how they’re bringing a new twist to emo tradition.
Read More Beauty School Dropout Are Bringing the Edge Back To Rock
With the first anniversary of their full-length debut release, “How Flowers Grow” looming on the horizon, the Santa Cruz hardcore quartet is carrying the torch for hardcore music and dedicated to keeping the fire blazing bright enough to scorch the spirits of all who are there to witness it.
Read More SCOWL IS COASTING ON POTENTIAL AT A HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR
My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way once kindly explained before a live performance that “You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison,” off of the band’s 2004 record Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge, is “about getting sodomized in jail, if you’re into that.” However, despite Way’s theatrics, the lyrics of the track are far from crude.
Read More “Two Men As God Had Made Us:” An Analysis of My Chemical Romance’s “You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison”
This interview with Contra and Eboshi, the duo that make up hip-hop outfit Cartel Madras, was originally recorded in early 2021 to air on college radio.
Read More From the Vault: Interview with Cartel Madras
This interview with Bonnie Bloomgarden of Death Valley Girls was conducted in early 2021 for college radio, but we’re now making it available online!
Read More FROM THE VAULT: Interview with Death Valley Girls