Emo is still quite an elusive term, but is the subculture that defined the early 2000s a dying breed? Does today’s tik tok e-culture and “emo rap” mean that emo is dead? A Brief History of Emo I was first introduced to Emo circa 2006/7 when The Black Parade and Riot! were the huge new… 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 6 books written by rock stars from comics, memoirs, and works of fiction. Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway by Cherie… Continue reading Six books written by rock stars
I’ve never been to California, but I feel like my heart belongs there. As much as I love New York, London, and Paris, I might be looking at it from rose-tinted glasses but I love the sun, I love the beach, the fact that it would be considerably easier to eat vegan there. California is… Continue reading The Ultimate Alternative California bucket list
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! From My Chemical Romance,… 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: 10. It’s Almost Halloween: Panic! at the Disco This is from way back in… Continue reading Ultimate Halloween Playlist: Top 10 Spooky Season Songs
I feel very old realising that this time 10 years ago commenced the absolute worst 6 years of my life; secondary school. On the bright side, I survived, and although school feels like it’s gonna last forever – it doesn’t. Now it feels like it was someone else’s lifetime! I did my time, and these… Continue reading The 10 Songs That Helped Me Survive School
Today marks 6 years since my favourite band broke up, and it both feels like yesterday and a lifetime ago, and I feel very old that I was 16 at the time and now I’m nearly 23! I felt a good way to pay tribute to them would be to review the biography by Tom… Continue reading Book Review: The True Lives of My Chemical Romance
Despite the disappointment of thinking that My Chemical Romance were going on a reunion tour when they posted the date 23/9/16 on social media (I hoped they decided to relive The Black Parade tour), it was nice to see the band acknowledge the anniversary with the special release of “The Black Parade/Living with Ghosts”. Here’s… Continue reading Review: MCRX