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Avril Lavigne Brings Nostalgic Bliss to Boston with the Head Above Water Tour

Brave, confident, punk-rock, pop princess of the 2000s. These are just a few characteristics that may come to mind when thinking of the epically feminine yet edgy persona that is Avril Lavigne. Her music was the soundtrack to so many childhood and teenage years, and a lot of her popularity is due to her connection with nostalgia and the passage of time. But now, a...
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Local Rhode Island Band Never Coming Home is Going Places

Pop punk is an interesting genre that seems to exist beyond the limits of time. Although its origin is commonly associated with the heyday of Nirvana-esque grunge until it came of age in the early 2000s with acts like Green Day and Paramore, pop punk is still alive and well today. Never Coming Home is an energetic and ambitious band of high school juniors who...
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Happiness Abounds During Sad Summer Fest at Worcester Palladium

It was best of times - it was the Sad Summer Festival. In the wake of the heart-shattering news that Warped Tour was ending its annual cross-country run after its final anniversary celebration this summer at select locations, it was undeniable that pop-punk and emo kids of all ages would need a proper replacement. Enter the Sad Summer Festival, which I can attest is anything but....
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Van’s Warped Tour 2018 Final Cross-Country Run Recap: a Punk Rock Rookie’s Experience

The music, the bands, and the crowd-surfing - Van’s Warped Tour has been a punk, emo, and alternative rock launching point since 1995 for many of the greats like Joan Jett, Paramore, Katy Perry, and of course, the now disbanded cultural motif that was (and still is) My Chemical Romance. As the final cross-country run is currently about to wrap up at the end of...
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