Why The ‘F Word’ Matters Little In Music Anymore


Honestly, nobody (few) cares about the ‘f-word’ anymore when it comes to music anymore. The sentiment is one of “f**k it!” who cares if “For Under Consent of the King” is used or not? In the past, using the most obscene of obscenities wouldn’t come close to being acceptable, but at this point, the word…

Review: Sleeping With Sirens, ‘Feel’


Sleeping With Sirens • Feel • Rise Records • US Release Date: June 4, 2013 One thing that is appreciated from artists is moxie.  ‘Moxie’ can also be polarizing (take the ever controversial Kanye West for example), but even so, it definitely makes following a band or a solo artist more exciting.  Post-hardcore band Sleeping With Sirens definitely possess that…

Review: Fall Out Boy, Save Rock and Roll


Fall Out Boy ⎪ Save Rock and Roll ⎪ Island ⎪⎪ US Release Date: April 16, 2013 Introduction & Background It’s been nearly five years since Fall Out Boy’s previous album, Folie á Deux debuted (December 16, 2008). Despite being another solid album by the punk-pop outfit, the effort failed to gain the same footing that 2007’s…

My Chemical Romance Call It Quits


Emo/Punk-revivaist band My Chemical Romance call it quits after several successful albums (yes platinum albums).  The group’s final album, 2010’s Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys was the least successful of their 3 notable efforts (they’ve released 4 albums). Killjoys failed to spawn successful singles or garner the interest of the band’s two most important efforts. The Black…