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
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
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”
We interviewed Erik Garlington of Brooklyn-based emo three-piece Proper.!
Read More Interview with Proper.