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2000s Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2005

Vans Warped Tour 2005 at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Atreyu Avenged Sevenfold Dropkick Murphys Fall Out Boy My Chemical Romance Story of the Year The Starting Line Photography by: Steve Trager

2000s Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2004

Vans Warped Tour 2004 at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Bad Religion Billy Talent Coheed and Cambria New Found Glory NOFX Sugarcult Tiger Army Photography by: Steve Trager

Rise Against – ‘Nowhere Generation’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Wyatt Troll Rock audiences seem to have clearly risen in favor of Rise Against, since the Chicago punk band’s last five studio albums all went Top 10 in the US, and that commercial success at least will probably continue unabated with the band’s new release. Yet the title alone sort of spells trouble:… Read more

2000s Throwback Gallery: Ozzfest 2003

Ozzfest at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Chimaira Cradle of Filth Disturbed Killswitch Engage Korn Marilyn Manson Motograter Shadows Fall Voivod Photography by: Steve Trager

2000s Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2002

Vans Warped Tour 2002 at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Flogging Molly New Found Glory NOFX The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Thursday Photography by: Steve Trager

The Offspring – ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Daveed Benito Although they’re called the Offspring, the Orange County, California band are in fact the begetters of a movement which has spawned both massive commercial success and nearly as much controversy in rock since the mid-90’s. With their 1994 radio hit “Come Out and Play” (which has always been more commonly referred… Read more

New Found Glory – ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Acacia Evans “All You Zombies” is a classic short work of science fiction by Robert A. Heinlein originally published in 1951 (yes, it’s also the title of a hit song from 1985 by the Hooters), and is a paradoxical story about a character who is both their own parent and their own child. On their… Read more

Four Year Strong – ‘Brain Pain’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Lupe Bustos On the track “Get Out of My Head” from their seventh album Brain pain, Worchester, Massachusetts band Four Year Strong sing: “You want me to burn out but I’d rather fade away.” It takes more than just a bit of chutzpah to paraphrase a lyric (“It’s better to burn out than to fade away”) with so much… Read more