Marking their recent record release NINE with two stripped-back sets, Blink-182 returned to Kingston's party hive PRYZM for two sold-out acoustic album launch shows with Banquet Records. Two-thirds of the band; singer Matt Skiba and bassist Mark Hoppus, brought all the placid pop-punk vibes for a compact, career-spanning set.
Reforming, returning and reigniting a music industry revival, The Damned Things release their second studio album 'High Crimes' via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to first full-length debut 'Ironiclast', 'High Crimes' results in a record relishing in each individual member's essence, erupting in an energetic sonic dynamism.
Five years down the line from the release of ‘My Shame Is True’, Alkaline Trio are back with their highly anticipated ninth studio album ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’. The big question is, what musical direction have the band decided to take after such an absence?
Old kids on the emo block AFI are back with a brand new self-titled album. 4 years after last studio album Burials, AFI (The Blood Album), is finally here! Recently announced as support for legends, Deftones, and securing their spot at this summer’s Download Festival, it’s just in time.
Following the news that Tom Delonge would be leaving Blink-182 - again - to concentrate on other projects, Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker could have accepted defeat and called it a day. Instead, they announced that friend and Alkaline Trio frontman Matt Skiba would be stepping in - here's what we thought of their latest album 'California'.