With emo having a revival, there’s been a lot of talk about accountability in the scene; bands are being called out for alleged inappropriate behaviour or enabling predatory behaviour. When I was growing up, bands allegedly sleeping with young fans was an open secret. At the time, we were too young to know any better.… Continue reading Is Bimbocore Making The Alt Scene Better?
Happy Pride Month! One thing I’ve noticed is that a lot of Pride anthems lists are quite poppy – which there is nothing wrong with but what do you listen to if that’s not your jam? Myself and Artie Carden put our heads together and we came up with a list of alternative Pride songs… Continue reading Loud & Proud: 11 Alternative Pride Anthems To Rock Out To In June
As much as I adore the songs on my alternative Christmas song playlist, I do love the classic Christmas songs, so what unites both my emo side and my festive side? A list of rock covers of classic Christmas songs, of course! Here are 12 alternative covers of popular Christmas songs to rock along to… Continue reading 12 Days Of Rock Covers Of Classic Christmas Songs
The world is never going to be the same. An unexpected conversation that popped up during all the madness was about rock as a political genre. A lot of people expressed disappointment at large figures in rock music defending Black Lives Matter or speaking up during Pride Month, saying that music isn’t meant to be… Continue reading 25 Political Rock Songs You Need to Listen To
Every woman in rock, whether as a musician or a fan has been told be someone in and out of the scene that it’s not their place, or that they’re only there to be a fangirl or a groupie. These girls beg to differ, so without further ado here’s my top 10 songs by Women… Continue reading Top 10 Songs By Women In Rock
Emo is still quite an elusive term, but is the subculture that defined the early 2000s a dying breed? Does today’s TikTok e-culture and “emo rap” mean that emo is dead? Let’s learn more about the emo revival and why emo is still a thing in the 2020s. TL;DR: Emo is not dead. It’s having… Continue reading Welcome To The Rawring 20s: Is Emo Dead?
A lot of musicians branch into other areas from acting to setting up businesses. As natural song and lyric writers, it’s no surprise that many have branched into the publishing world. These are 8 books written by rock stars from comics, rock band memoirs, and works of fiction. Best Rock Band Books 1. Neon Angel:… Continue reading 8 Best Books Written By Rock Stars
I learned very quickly that I cannot listen to music with lyrics when I write. As much as I love to listen to my favourite bands, they hinder my productivity. So, I needed to find music for writing. When it comes to blogging and writing I like to listen to my favourite movie scores because… Continue reading Music For Writing: 5 Tracks That Keep Me Motivated
I love a good Christmas song as much as the next person, but I don’t suddenly wipe off all the eyeliner come December first! As much as I enjoy the classics, these alternative Christmas songs fit in more with my style of music. After all, I live everyday like it’s Halloween! Here are 12 alternative… Continue reading 12 Days Of Alternative Christmas Songs
It’s the most wonderful time of the year; Spooky Season. With Halloween so close, here’s my favourite songs to ring in the season, from iconic movie tracks to emo anthems. Here’s my top 10 spooky season songs from my Halloween playlist: Halloween Song Playlist 10. It’s Almost Halloween By Panic! At The Disco This is… Continue reading Ultimate Halloween Playlist: Top 10 Spooky Season Songs