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sparks the rescue 2012

REVIEW: Sparks The Rescue – Sparks The Rescue EP

Artist: Sparks the Rescue
Album: Sparks the Rescue EP
Genre: Pop-punk
Label: (None)

Considering Sparks the Rescue’s recent chequered history (member departures, label schisms), this Kickstarter-funded EP could easily have been populated with lots of morose, self-indulgent songs about …

Set It Off

STREAM: Set It Off – “Swan Song”

Set It Off have finally released a lyric video for their most recent single “Swan Song”. The track is taken off their upcoming full length album, which is titled Cinematics. The album is currently scheduled to be released September …


REVIEW: The Dollyrots – The Dollyrots

Artist: The Dollyrots
Album: The Dollyrots
Genre: Pop-punk/pop-rock
Label: Arrested Youth Records

Four albums in, it’s business as usual for pop rock duo The Dollyrots on this eponymous release. The band’s sound is clinically breezy and spirited as always; the …


MUSIC VIDEO: Boys Like Girls – Be Your Everything

New England’s Boys Like Girls are hopping aboard the comeback train and this morning we received a link to their latest video, “Be Your Everything.”

Much like their breakout smash “Thunder,” Boys Like Girls have gone back to the world …


REVIEW: Maroon 5 – Overexposed

Artist: Maroon 5
Album: Overexposed
Genre: Pop/rock
Label: A&M/Octone

Something of a rushed job in the wake of their “Moves Like Jagger” success last year, Overexposed is an awkward and lumbering album, yet one that musters some real gems before …


REVIEW: Late Night Habit – Nostalgia

Artist: Late Night Habit
Album: Nostalgia
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Unsigned

It’s not hard to dig a summertime pop rock release. After all, it’s the perfect time to dive into those feelings of fun, love, relaxation, and happiness. The typical …

Divided By Friday

Divided By Friday Release “Prove It” Video

Pop rockers Divided By Friday are out to cement their place in the current music scene with the release of their official video for “Prove It.” The clip, which was released today, features the band doing their best rendition of …

Sparks The Rescue 2012

Sparks The Rescue Announce Tour With Rocky Love Emily, Aristo

Site favorite Sparks The Rescue and Rocky Loves Emily will be heading out on the road this Summer with support from up and coming act Aristo. The tour, which is scheduled to start June 11 in PA, takes the pop …


REVIEW: Eve 6 – Speak In Code

Artist: Eve 6
Album: Speak In Code
Genre: Pop/rock
Label: Fearless Records

Rather surprisingly for an album that’s marketed as being something triumphant, a peak reached after years of hard work and personal tribulations, Eve 6’s Speak In Code is …

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REVIEW: Rocky Loves Emily – Secrets Don’t Make Friends

Artist: Rocky Loves Emily
Album: Secrets Don’t Make Friends
Genre: Pop
Label: Tooth And Nail

If the biggest music related problem solved by the dawn of social media is the ability to discover and connect with new talent, the biggest …


REVIEW: The All-American Rejects – Kids in the Street

Artist: The All-American Rejects
Album: Kids in the Street
Genre: Rock
Label: Interscope, DGC

Tyson Ritter commented during an interview that this album sounds like The All-American rejects “finally got their shit together and wrote a record that was going …


REST IN PEACE: The Paper Melody

Pop rock trio The Paper Melody have announced they are breaking up.

The band broke news of their split earlier today on their official Facebook. In a statement to fans, the band wrote:

Dearest Fans,

To our supporters from …

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