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My Chemical Romance Are Up to Something

It has seemed like a few long, long years since My Chemical Romance called it a day. Fans everywhere mourned a truly a revolutionary group. Luckily for fans, vocalist Gerard Way, guitarist Frank Iero, guitarist Ray Toro, and bassist Mikey Way all had separate projects lined up to fill the void. Of course, you can never fill the original void. MCR were held in high regard, and it looks like they may be back to take the crown. The group posted a cryptic Facebook video that shows a waving flag…

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Neck Deep Are Writing New Music

After a whirlwind of a year and awesome record (Life’s Not Out to Get You), Neck Deep are keeping things a bit quiet. After a successful stint on the Vans Warped Tour last year followed by plenty of touring, they are staying home for now – but still keeping busy. It appears the pop-punkers are writing some new music. The group posted a photo on Facebook of vocalist Ben Barlow and guitarist Matt West hanging around a computer screen with a guitar as Barlow scribbles away. Get excited, and check…

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Watch Members of Avenged Sevenfold, Of Mice & Men and Linkin Park Have a Jam Session

One of the most fun parts about music is that it is all about community. Whether through mutual band preferences or touring together, musicians and fans alike get close and share memories. Recently, M. Shadows and Synyster Gates of Avenged Sevenfold, Of Mice & Men’s Austin Carlile and Linkin Park vocalist Mike Shinoda hung out and rocked out on some instruments with some friends. You can check out a short video from the session, posted by Shinoda, after the jump! Perhaps a new supergroup is on the horizon? You can…

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CONTEST: Win A Free Copy Of EQO’s Ananta + A Band T-Shirt

Infectious readers, we’ve got quite a treat for you today. We are thrilled to team up with Atlanta-based progressive rock quartet EQO to give you the chance to win a digital copy of the band’s brand new album Ananta AND a free band t-shirt! Too good to be true? Not a chance. To enter, all you have to do is share this post on your Facebook page. The contest will run until Monday,  March 30 and one lucky winner will be announced on Tuesday, March 31. Good luck! If you aren’t the lucky…

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Indie Band Refuses Pitiful McDonalds Offer (UPDATED)

If you haven’t heard, proud indie band Ex Cops recently refused a pathetic offer by Mcdonalds to basically be sponsored without getting paid a single dime.     Originally posted 3/5/15 Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Marianas Trench “Here’s To The Zeros” Trailer

Marianas Trench have released a trailer for the music video for their latest single, “Here’s To The Zeros.” The track was released two months ago, on Christmas Day, and since then, the band has been pretty quiet. The trailer features frontman, Josh Ramsay, channeling his inner Mister Rogers by wearing a brightly colored cardigan and singing a little theme song. There’s no word on when the actual video will be released, but until then, you can watch the trailer after the jump. The band also announced that they will be having…

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PRODUCT REVIEW: The Music Box – December

With 2014 coming to a close, you still have time to add some new tunes to your music library. My December Music Box was filled with loads of new music to create the perfect year-end playlist. Check out what The Music Box sent me this month after the jump. Be sure to check out each one of the bands I mention, and go give them a “Like” on Facebook. To subscribe to the Music Box, for only $10 per month, click here. Also, another cool thing they have started doing is…

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Becoming A Music Journalist

I’ve always been attracted to the written word. From a very young age, I enjoyed reading and, as I got older, I started getting into writing. In high school, I was highly involved in resurrecting the school newspaper. I even held a high-ranking position at a newspaper in my hometown for a few years once out of high school. But when I was about 16 or 17, I started getting really into music. I could barely function without listening to some kind of music. I would hear new bands or…

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CONTEST: $15 iTunes Gift Card Giveaway

Do you like scary movies? Of course you do! Do you like free music? Well, duh! You’d be crazy not to. So why not combine the two? One lucky winner will receive a $15 iTunes Gift Card thanks to the new horror movie, The Devil’s Hand. To enter, all you have to do is Like us on Facebook and write on our wall “I just entered to win a $15 iTunes Gift Card! Details:  ” If you’re looking for something fun and scary to do on Halloween, download The Devil’s Hand and…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Nervous ‘Decode’

A great many talented individuals have come from of Boston throughout history — New Kids on the Block, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (and his brother Casey, of course), Aerosmith, Dropkick Murphys, Captain America himself (Chris Evans), Godsmack… the list goes on and on! Needless to say, when I listened to the debut album Decode from Boston-based band Nervous, my expectations were possibly a little higher than they should have been. I wasn’t entirely disappointed. The 9-track Decode is more or less an intriguing one. With vocals that, at times,…

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