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Valentine’s Day Playlist: 10 Misleading Love Songs

With Valentine’s Day right on the horizon and Justin Bieber‘s top 40 hit “Love Yourself” blowing up the music charts, it’s time to focus in on several more misleading concepts of romance. From break up songs disguised as proclamations of love to hit singles that actually have nothing to do with another person at all, here are some of the best tracks to jam to this February 14th.  Please follow and like us:

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ALBUM REVIEW: New Years Day ‘EPIDEMIC’

For a band that’s been popping since the MySpace music days, New Years Day should know by now to take their time when recording.  With many shaky transitions and clashing melodic overlay, the self-proclaimed “hauntedmansioncore” group’s latest EP, Epidemic, is a five-track release one would expect to hear from a debut album rather than from a group who’s been heavily invested in the scene since 2006. Please follow and like us:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Agree to Disagree ‘If You Think We Suck Now, Just Wait Til We Sell Out’

Overtime pop punk has become one of those genres that people feel they need to defend.  Though it is rather difficult to argue anything negative about the affects Blink-182 had on music, the modern stereotype of pop punk since Blink’s heyday has significantly been brought down due to repeated themes and overdone motifs.  Unfortunately, Agree to Disagree does not do much to help alleviate this situation. Please follow and like us:

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How To Attend Festivals On A Budget

For all the music gurus out there, we can all celebrate because it is finally festival season.  However, as festivals all over the country gain popularity, it feels as if attending them means dropping mega bucks just so you can help pay off those big name promoters and sponsorships that are running rampant throughout the music industry.  However, there are several things you can do to make festivals affordable. Please follow and like us:

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Friday The 13th Warped Tour Playlist

In celebration of the kick off of the 2014 Vans Warped Tour, starting on none other than Friday the 13th, here is a playlist of 13 great songs by bands playing on this year’s Warped. Beginning with the more electronic and poppy sounds of Warped all the way to some of the heavier bands on tour, Warped Tour is a culmination of some of the best bands and acts in the scene from all around the world. Here are some of my favorites this year. Please follow and like us:

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10 Songs By Bands Inspired By Nirvana

Kurt Cobain is one of the most important musical figures in Rock ‘n’ Roll history.  The impact he had in the early 1990s not only helped sky rocket grunge and flannel to mainstream popularity, but also inspired a wide range of musicians from all corners of musical genres.  In honor of the 20 year anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain, here’s a playlist dedicated to all the bands and artists his music and image helped to inspire for today’s world. Please follow and like us:

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10 Cover Songs You Need To Hear

A lot of musicians are famous because they are capable of writing and performing mind-blowing songs, but every now and then an artist comes up who is capable of out-doing the original.  Cover songs tend to be some of the hardest songs to make successful.  There is a fine line between making the track your own and completely obliterating a classic with your own spin.  Here are 10 cover songs by artists who have created versions either up to par or totally surpassing their predecessors. Please follow and like us:

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10 Irish-Inspired Songs For St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most underrated holidays out there.  It will never be as popular as Christmas or Halloween, though it very well should be.  Apart from celebrating with the color green, pub crawls, Irish culture, and, of course Patrick, himself, St. Paddy’s Day is also one of the holidays in which we get to hear some of the best music around.  Songs influenced by the pub and punk cultures are some of the most upbeat and communal, so in honor of one of my all time…

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LIVE REVIEW: The American Dream Tour Ft. Of Mice & Men And Bring Me The Horizon

  Social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook have deemed The American Dream Tour to be one of the most hyped up tours of 2014. The Internet is filled with a slew of promotional material as well as tweets and facebook statuses from disgruntled fans unable to get tickets to the various sold out shows across the country.  With one of the most anticipated line-ups featuring Of Mice & Men and Bring Me The Horizon touring off of their current records, Restoring Force and Sempiternal respectively, it is a…

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10 Songs That Made February 2014 Worthwhile

February may be my least favorite month of the year.  It’s brutally cold, it’s exceptionally short, and almost every year I have to deal with Valentine’s Day and that damn groundhog determining winter is going to be 6 weeks longer.  I think I was in middle school the last time he correctly predicted winter ending early.  However, the music world loves February.  So now that February is officially over, I want to look back at all of the great things that happened in this bitter cold and evil month.  Here’s…

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