Category: the scene

Interview: Can You Hear Me?

Our Warped Tour Correspondent, Kamna Talwar, spoke with Ashley Coro about the non-profit she helped start called Can You Hear Me? Ashley and her mother Jessica Coro, an attorney, came up with the idea after Ashley graduated with a degree in music business. Ashley had experience with music and health related non-profits by working with

Posted: August 29, 2016 | the scene | 0 Comments

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Hardcore Valentine’s Day Cards

Blacklist teamed up with Levi Benton, Jona Weinhofen, and Andy Hurley to take a stand against the tobacco industry’s animal testing. So this Valentine’s Day, follow these guys and show an animal some love.   Levi Benton, lead vocalist of Miss May I Jona Weinhoften, lead guitarist of I Killed The Prom Queen Andy Hurley, drummer of

Posted: February 8, 2016 | the scene | andy hurley, fall out boy, I killed the prom queen, jon weinhoften, levi benton, metalcore, miss may i | 0 Comments

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Heart Support Interview

Heart Support is a raw and authentic community where no music fan has to struggle alone. We had the chance to chat with founder, Jake Luhrs, and executive director, Ben Sledge. We learned how they got started and what they strive to accomplish.   1. Heart Support 101: Give us the lowdown in 2-3 sentences. Heart Support

Posted: December 17, 2015 | the scene | august burns red, ben sledge, heart support, interview, jake luhrs | 0 Comments

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Hardcore Holiday Sweaters: Honorable Mentions

It seems there’s an awesome holiday sweater for everything now, and the scene is definitely not excluded. Now we can still wear band merch no matter how cold it gets. Go check out the Winter 2015 issue of Blacklist’s zine for our Top 10 Favorite Hardcore Holiday Sweaters, and see our honorable mentions below.   Black Veil Brides:

Posted: December 4, 2015 | the scene | Alesana, black veil brides, Christmas, Christmas sweaters, Craig Owens, Fearless Records, holiday, holiday sweaters, Like Moths To Flames, metalcore, Pierce The Veil, sweaters, Texas In July, The Plot In You | 0 Comments

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Mind Of A Wolf

“Problems with self-esteem. Menial, boring job. Emotionally insecure. Passive-aggressive. Probably leads fairly dull existence. Grooming not a strong priority. Lacks inner resources. Group conformist. Non-thinking. Not into ideas. Insecure follower.” These are all terms taken from tobacco industry files that have been used to describe different groups of potential customers for their addictive, deadly products. Our scene is about pulling together and running like the

Posted: December 3, 2015 | the scene, tobacco | 0 Comments

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Spotify vs Apple Music

As many of you know, Apple Music offered a free three-month trial when it first launched in July. We’ve had some time to see if Apple Music has managed to challenge Spotify, the music-streaming giant. I took the liberty of trying out both Spotify and Apple Music for you guys. Here are my thoughts. If

Posted: October 26, 2015 | the scene | apple, apple music, iTunes, music, music-streaming, spotify, streaming | 0 Comments

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Should YouTubers be on Warped Tour?

YouTubers are quickly becoming a standard within the scene. They often provide an inside look into the the music industry that is much more fun and relaxed than other forms of media coverage. Fans, especially teens, have become so enamored with YouTubers to the point that YouTubers are “acts” in and of themselves. Most people

Posted: September 10, 2015 | the scene | hands like houses, trenton woodley, vlogging, warped tour, youtube | 0 Comments

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Age Limit on Warped Tour?

Last week, Kevin Lyman announced that he is considering limiting the age of band/crew members to 21 and up. There was immediate frustration on social media to this idea. It was fairly confusing since Warped Tour has always had a large fan base, crew members, and band members that are under 21. However, with recent

Posted: August 24, 2015 | the scene | hands like houses, trenton woodley, warped tour, youtube | 0 Comments

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Issues May Be About to Make Their Best Album Yet

At the 2014 Alternative Press Music Awards, Oli Sykes accepted an award for the Best Album on behalf of Bring Me the Horizon. He revealed that prior to writing Sempiternal, he had been addicted to ketamine, and as a result, went to rehab for a month. Sykes spoke to BMTH’s fans saying, “No one f—ing

Posted: August 7, 2015 | the scene | addiction, Alternative Press Music Awards, APMAs, bmth, bring me the horizon, issues, My House, Oli Sykes, Panic! At The Disco, performance, Pvris, Sempiternal, sobriety, Tyler Carter | 0 Comments

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Apple Music Might be in the Right. Here’s Why.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few weeks, I’m sure you’ve heard of Taylor Swift’s revolution against Apple Music. For those of you who somehow managed to avoid all forms of news and social media, here’s a brief overview: Swift wrote a critical letter doused in her usual cavity-catalyzing sweetness informing Apple

Posted: July 10, 2015 | the scene | apple music, metallica, napster, taylor swift | 0 Comments

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