By: Kirstin Bews – Frank Iero, formerly of 2000’s emo greats My Chemical Romance, is releasing his solo project Barriers on May 31st. Akin to namesake, barriers, considers how we set obstacles around ourselves for protection. Each song contemplates metaphorical walls that Iero has built up or knocked down, an experience most … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Chicago-based pop-punk band Knuckle Puck, who released their newest album, Shapeshifter, on October 13th, 2017 via Rise, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (May 12th).
Photos by: Kyle Simmons – Pop-Punk band Taking Back Sunday, who released a compilation album titled Twenty on January 11th, 2019 via Concord, which featured two new recordings, “All Ready to Go”, and “A Song for Dan”, and which followed up their 2016 album, Tidal Wave, performed at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, California last night … Continue reading
By: Staff – Throughout 2019, Taking Back Sunday is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a year-long celebration, including an extensive worldwide tour, paying tribute to their catalog – and their fans – with full album performances, plus a 21-song career-spanning compilation (featuring two new songs), titled Twenty, available now on Craft Recordings. Today (2/26), the band has announced the second leg of … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Canadian post-hardcore band Silverstein, who released their ninth album, Dead Reflection, on July 14th, 2017 via Rise Records, which featured the single “Retrograde”, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Dec. 15th) with post-hardcore band Hawthorne Heights, who released their newest album, Bad Frequencies, on April 27th, 2018 via Pure Noise Records. … Continue reading
Photos by: Harris Tomlinson-Spence – Australian pop-punk band Tonight Alive, who released their fourth album, Underworld, on January 12th, 2018 via Hopeless, performed at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester, UK last night (Nov 13th).
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Pop-Punk band Joyce Manor, who released their fifth album, Million Dollars to Kill Me, on September 21st, 2018 via Epitaph, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night (Oct. 18th).
Photos by: Brandon Newfield – Pop-Punk band All Time Low, who released their seventh album, Last Young Renegade, on June 2nd, 2017 via Fueled By Ramen, which featured the singles “Dirty Laundry”, and “Good Times”, performed at Echo Beach in Toronto last night (August 14th) with emo/indie rock band Dashboard Confessional, who released their newest album, Crooked Shadows, … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Indie Rock icons Death Cab for Cutie are back with their upcoming ninth studio album, Thank You for Today, which arrives on August 17th. Thank You for Today marks the first Death Cab for Cutie release to see long time bandmates Gibbard, Nick Harmer, and Jason McGerr joined in the studio by new … Continue reading
By: Staff – Emerging pop-punk / folk-punk artist Brandon Prinzing & the Old Revival is back with their new single “Nerve”, which you can stream on Aesthetic Magazine below. If you’re a huge fan of emo and pop-punk, this band hits a sweet soft spot with folk inspirations like Bob Dylan, Frank Turner and Garth Brooks while also hitting the same vocal roughness … Continue reading