Punk Rock

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

Green Day – ‘Father of All Motherf*ckers’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Pamela Littky “Rock ‘n’ roll tragedy // I think the next one could be me,” longtime Green Day guitarist and frontman Billie Joe Armstrong sings on “Junkies on a High” from the band’s lucky thirteenth studio album, Father of All Motherf*ckers. By this point, Armstrong should probably have just a bit more confidence in both his… Read more

The Replacements – ‘Dead Man’s Pop’ Album Box Set Review

Photo Credit: Paul Natkin/Wire Image Leave it to the Replacements to use what’s probably their least-liked record as the centerpiece of their most elaborate and ambitious re-issue release to date. The new sixty-track behemoth Dead Man’s Pop is chiefly an attempt to breathe new life into their sixth studio album Don’t Tell a Soul, which when originally released in 1989 was if only by default a bright spot in an era dominated by hair metal, monotonous… Read more

Bayside – ‘Interrobang’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Megan Thompson As rock and roll approaches its seventh decade, one might imagine that there are fewer and fewer “firsts” to be claimed (i.e. first band to play a particular place, first group to record an album in such-and-such way, etc.). However, New York’s Bayside has probably clinched a unique rock first on their new album Interrobang. The opening cut – which… Read more

Billy Idol – ‘Idol Live! 2019’ Concert Review

Photo Credit: Steve Trager The musical career of Billy Idol has been nothing short of greatness from his early days with Generation X, to the limelight of his commercial success as a solo artist. Fans of Idol have watched him gracefully mature while he built a catalog of timeless classics throughout the years. Idol prides… Read more

Jeremy Zucker: Making an Influence at His Own Pace

Photo Credit: Meredith Truax Creative musician Jeremy Zucker is adding his youthful sound to music. Jeremy is from Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. When he was young, he took piano lessons but his love of music changed as he listened to punk rock and he later decided to play guitar instead. He enjoyed and listened to… Read more

YUNGBLUD: Politically Conscious Music from the Heart

Photo Credit: Twitter @yungblud Born as Dominic Harrison from Doncaster, England, Yungblud is a punk rock artist committed to empowering those who feel like they don’t have a voice. This 20-year-old is making headlines and setting himself apart in the music industry. His blend of punk rock and hip-hop is contributing to the growth of… Read more

Fever 333: Bringing Community, Charity, and Change to the World

  Photo Credit: Chuck Marcus Hailing from Inglewood, California, the rap/rock band Fever 333 is making artistic moves in the music industry. Fever 333 is composed of three members: Jason Aalon Butler, Stephen Harrison, and Aric Improta. The members have history from other bands: Letlive, The Chariot, and Night Verses respectively. Fever 333 is a… Read more