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LIVE Review: Justin Courtney Pierre

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who hates the term ‘frontman’ any more than Justin Courtney Pierre does. That being said, you’d also be hard pressed to find a more genuine front man than the perfectly disheveled Pierre. Regardless if fans had attended the show to catch another glimpse of Pierre singing familiar Motion City Soundtrack tunes, or were there to hear his debut solo record live, they left the Detroit show at The Shelter Nov. 2 entertained. Frontmen can be cocky — it’s almost expected. They can be…

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Album Review: Justin Courtney Pierre ‘In the Drink’

When Motion City Soundtrack took an indefinite hiatus in 2016, fans were hit. Hard. Right smack in the face. Especially me. I was hoping for a 20th anniversary of the band (co-founded by Justin Courtney Pierre and Joshua Cain in 1997), but alas, they hit the pause button just a year short of that milestone. Known for their incredibly catchy beats, the Minneapolis alternative rock band managed to find a perfect balance between poppy synths, and dark, dismal, often dysfunctional lyrics. The clouds have cleared, and Justin Courtney Pierre is…

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Rockstar Taste Of Chaos Tour Returns For 2016

After a six-year hiatus, the Rockstar energy drink Taste Of Chaos Tour is all set to return for 2016. Started in 2005 by Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman and John Reese of Mayhem Festival, the tour hit up North America up until 2009 and travelled 20 other countries with various line-ups, too. Who’s going to be playing it, then? Headliners will be Dashboard Confessional and Taking Back Sunday, with special guests Saosin with Anthony Green and The Early November. Saves The Day, Motion City Soundtrack and The Starting Line will all make appearances at several dates each over the stretch of the tour, too. What a cracker! Commenting…

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Vans Warped Tour Adds Another Five Bands

Recapping from last week’s announcement, Vans Warped Tour has announced five more bands that will be joining them next summer. The tour will kick off in Pomona, California on June 19th. Check out this week’s artists after the jump. You can view the full lineup, including the new additions, after the jump below. To check out the tour, purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here.     Please follow and like us:

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Motion City Soundtrack Announce 2015 Tour

Motion City Soundtrack has announced a Commit This To Memory 10-Year Tour. The band will be hitting the road in mid-January and traveling around the U.S. until the end of February. Several bands will be supporting on select dates including Hawthorne Heights, Early November and William Beckett. You can check out the complete list of dates, locations and the supporting acts below. If you want to listen to some tunes from Motion City Soundtrack, you can purchase a CD here. If you want to catch them on tour, you can buy concert…

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Tony Thaxton Talks About Robin Williams, Depression & Leaving Motion City Soundtrack

The news of Robin Williams’s death has hit millions of people hard, and Tony Thaxton is no exception. In response to the tragedy, the former member of Motion City Soundtrack wrote a blog post that delves deeply into his own struggle with depression and his reasons for leaving the band. Check out what he had to say below, after the jump. If you want to hear some music from Thaxton’s current band, The Pride Of Erie PA, purchase a CD here. And for more from Motion City Soundtrack, purchase a…

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WATCH: Motion City Soundtrack Tease New Album

Motion City Soundtrack have been hard at work in the studio, and they will be delivering their sixth LP very soon. The band has released a short video chronicling their time in the studio and teasing album sounds. Check out the video in a tweet from the band below, after the jump! For more from Motion City Soundtrack, purchase a CD here, and buy concert tickets here when they become available. Please follow and like us:

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Motion City Soundtrack Have Begun New Album

Motion City Soundtrack have informed the world via Twitter that they have begun their sixth studio album. Justin Pierre, their lead vocalist, will talk about the new album on “The Gunz Show”, an internet music radio show, tonight at 9 p.m. You can tune in here.  Check out the tweets for yourself after the jump.  Motion City Soundtrack are not on tour, but you can check out their older albums including their 2012 release, Go. You can purchase a CD here.  Please follow and like us:

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK #30

Music lovers rejoice! Tomorrow marks the third Saturday in April which only means one thing – Record Store Day! If you didn’t know Record Store Day is observed internationally and purpose is to recognize independent record stores still in business. Tomorrow is great day to head to your local store, purchase some sweet vinyls and chat with other fans. Many stores across the US are celebrating with in-store events and performances. Check out the official website here for more information. Now onto our photos of the week! The following photos…

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