letlive. Announces Breakup

Self-described “soul punx” letlive. have announced via Facebook that the band will have “no further activity in the foreseeable future.” Although the band formed in 2002, it wasn’t until 2010 that the band finally broke through with their album “Fake History.” A year later, they were signed to Equal Vision records, where they re-released “Fake…

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“X-Men: Apocalypse” Falls Short of Expectations

Coming off of the heels of one of the best films of the X-Men franchise in “X-Men: Days of Futures Past” Director Bryan Singer and co. failed to deliver in the latest installment, “X-Men: Apocalypse.” The films explores the origins of mutants as En Sabah Nur, aka Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) is resurrected from a near…

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The Weakerthans May Be Over

Though not officially confirmed, it seems that the Weakerthans have broken up according to a tweet from the band’s drummer.   Word is getting out that The Weakerthans are done. Here’s the song we used to take the stage to for years. Bye bye. https://t.co/00jrQ0oNNJ — Jason Tait (@JasonjTait) July 14, 2015 The band formed…

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Jack’s Mannequin Tour May Happen

In an interview with Billboard, Andrew McMahon hinted that one of his old bands, Jack’s Mannequin, may reunite for a 10 year anniversary tour of their debut album, “Everything in Transit.” McMahon originally started Jack’s Mannequin in 2004 as a solo side project apart from his full-time job as the lead vocalist for Something Corporate. Later…

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Album Review: Citizen – “Everybody is Going to Heaven”

Much has changed for Citizen in the past two years since releasing their debut full-length, “Youth,” and it shows in their sophomore album “Everybody is Going to Heaven,” which will be released on June 23 through Run for Cover Records. The overall sound of the band has changed, moving away from the aggressive, post-grunge sound…

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Dashboard Confessional to Release New Album

While on a break with their co-headlining tour with Third Eye Blind, Dashboard Confessional frontman Chris Carrabba confirmed with EW  that the band will release another album. “It feels like we’re eager to write, which means there’s probably a new record coming out,” Carrabba said to EW. “Who am I kidding? There’s a new record coming.” Dashboard Confessional has…

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The Best Albums with the Worst Cover Art

Album art is a key selling point for records. Catchy, appealing cover art can attract a new listener and can even become iconic over the years. Sometimes, however, an album cover can be so horrendously awful, it’s hard to imagine something that sounds so good coming from something that looks so bad. Listed below are…

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