My Chemical Romance – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge

September 28, 2005 by  
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Lifting their name from the cult description of Irvine Welshs novels, My Chemical Romance is emerging as one of the most promising young bands in recent musical memory. Their sound, distinct and fresh, pledges allegiance to everyone from Iron Maiden and The Misfits to Morrissey and At The Gates. Also, don’t forget to catch My […]

REVIEW: Nada Surf – ‘The Weight Is A Gift’

September 20, 2005 by  
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The Weight Is A Gift Release Date: September 13, 2005 Barsuk Records | buy now   Nada Surf, with The Weight Is A Gift, have found a way to pretty much cover all possible ground with the collection of tracks on display. Often times motivational, while on occasion dark and disconsolate, and even other times, […]

REVIEW: The Fray – ‘How To Save A Life’

September 16, 2005 by  
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How To Save A Life Release Date: September 13, 2005 Sony Records | buy now   Lead singer Isaac Slade of the talented pop-rock quartet, The Fray, proves capable throughout the band’s debut album, How To Save A Life, and not only by reciting incredibly insightful lyrics, as he continually sets the tone musically on […]

Justin Silva [Paint By Numbers]

September 7, 2005 by  
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FV: Hey, how are you? Justin Silva: Doin’ alright. So, for those out there who don’t know…how did you guys become a band? Well, Nick [drummer] and I started playing together. It was about the same time we started playing instruments … so, it was kind of a rough start. Then we added in Stewart […]

REVIEW: Death Cab For Cutie – ‘Plans’

September 3, 2005 by  
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Plans Release Date: August 30, 2005 Atlantic/Wea Records | buy now   In what is arguably their defining album, Death Cab For Cutie present a more laid back feel with Plans than what they offered with Transatlanticism, and while Transatlanticism was a great album from beginning to end in itself, Plans feels much more mature […]

America’s New Favorite Band – Fall Out Boy!

September 1, 2005 by  
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Chicago natives Fall Out Boy (L-R — drummer Andy Hurley, bassist/lyricist Pete Wentz, lead singer/guitarist Patrick Stumph and guitarist Joe Trohman) formed their band a little over four years ago, and in doing so began a journey to becoming 2005’s hottest (excuse the cliché) “boy band.” Of course they don’t sport matching outfits and dance […]

The Click Five – BSB ‘Never Gone’ Tour [8/13/05]

September 1, 2005 by  
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“Never Gone Tour” [opening for Backstreet Boys] Tweeter Center @ the Waterfront Camden, NJ – August 13, 2005 It felt like the hottest day of the year, my ears filled with screams from the mouths of young girls and boys, my eyes were blinded by lights and I was surrounded by security guards and crowds […]

REVIEW: The Spill Canvas – ‘One Fell Swoop’

September 1, 2005 by  
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One Fell Swoop Release Date: August 9, 2005 111 Records | buy now   One Fell Swoop, the latest by The Spill Canvas, offers a dark and grim album, with even the most pain-ridden tracks coming off as seemingly painful. The most evident of the grimness of the album are exemplified in tracks such as […]

Get To Know Natasha Bedingfield

September 1, 2005 by  
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NAME: Natasha Bedingfield AGE: 23 BIRTHPLACE: New Zealand HOMETOWN: London, England ALL IN THE FAMILY: Bedingfield? You’re probably wondering why that name sounds so familiar to you. Natasha is the younger sister of UK pop star Daniel Bedingfield, who achieved his own success overseas when he came onto the US music scene with his 2002 […]