I never thought I'd be writing about Avril Lavigne getting back to her punk rock roots in 2021, but here we are. Although I haven't heard of Mod Sun before this (and I do find his aesthetic admittedly a bit jarring), I must say this song is catchy and very fun. I also really like the way their voices blend. While hers is...
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....Read more
After a very difficult battle with Lyme Disease and some serious soul-searching, the angsty punk princess of the 2000s is back and stronger than ever with her new single "Head Above Water". Avril Lavigne has been on the scene since her breakout hit "Complicated" off of her debut album Let Go in 2002, and she's followed that up with monster hits since then, with juggernaut anthems like "Sk8er...Read more
Summer Ever After Tour with Gnash and Dashboard Confessional 8/25/18 Running onto the stage in an excited frenzy, Zack and Rian appeared mere moments before Alex and Jack did, as they launched into their opening song “Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don’t)”. The punchy guitar riff and cheeky lyrics entered the soundscape as the crowd went wild – the opening tune is notoriously...Read more