Punk Rock

MMM Staff Picks: Padraig Mara’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2021

#10. Amyl & The Sniffers – ‘Comfort to Me’ Amyl and her boys can do no wrong in my eyes. These 21st-century sharpie delinquents make music to crack 40’s and have a drink, even if you don’t do that anymore. Comfort to Me, The Sniffer’s second full-length album, shows some growth from their debut, touches a… Read more

Wolf Alice – ‘Blue Weekend’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Jordan Hemingway When Wolf Alice is good, they’re really good. Brilliant. The second track on Wolf Alice’s third studio album is one of the most well-written songs of the year, telling the tale of a young girl’s quest for a spot at the top in the City of Angels (“I’m socially anxious and… Read more

MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Rock Albums of 2021

We are heading toward the end of 2021 and it has been…real. As Shakespeare said, “If music be the food of love, play on.” The following records have kept our bellies full and our hearts pumping. Listen in hopes of better times. In no particular order, here are our top ten rock albums of the… Read more

Boston Manor – ‘DESPERATE TIMES DESPERATE PLEASURES’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Dan Cunniff Eight minutes into Boston Manor’s new EP called DESPERATE TIMES DESPERATE PLEASURES and it starts to feel like it’s dragging on. Like if it would have been going on for maybe twenty minutes. When this phenomenon occurs in music it usually comes down to the same issue: the songs are too similar to… Read more

MMM Top Ten: The Top 10 Most Memorable Rock Cover Songs

In the rock era alone, there have been many, many cover versions recorded and released. From live-only interpretations to deep album cuts, to #1 hits (even the Beatles, who we’ll get back to in a minute, started as a cover band). In some cases, artists’ cover songs are well-known just because the original already proved… Read more

IDLES – ‘CRAWLER’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Tom Ham Ever since Bristol’s IDLES rushed to widespread acclaim with their second album Joy as an Act of Resistance back in 2018, they have arguably remained the most important band within the so-called post-punk revival. Like so many other groups, they are returning from the pandemic as a more reflective and wiser band, which… Read more

2000s Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2007

Vans Warped Tour 2007 at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Chiodos Funeral for a Friend Killswitch Engage New Found Glory Paramore The Starting Line Photography by: Steve Trager

2000s Throwback Gallery: Projekt Revolution Tour 2007

Projekt Revolution Tour 2007 at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Fort Minor H.I.M. Linkin Park My Chemical Romance Saosin Taking Back Sunday Photography by: Steve Trager

Angels & Airwaves – ‘Lifeforms’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Jonathan Weiner In 2017, Angels & Airwaves lead vocalist (and former Blink-182 member) Tom DeLonge released three videos to the New York Times purporting to show UFOs. Three years later, the longtime conspiracy theorist musician was vindicated when the Pentagon declassified these same three videos; confirming the existence of these “unexplained aerial phenomena.”… Read more