Posts Tagged ‘emo

THE GET UP KIDS – Simple Science EP

June 24, 2010

The Get Up Kids were formed in Kansas City, Missouri, in the mid-1990s and released their debut album, Four Minute Mile, in 1997. They went on to become one of the torchbearers of the late ’90s “emo” movement. But unlike Jimmy Eat World, who broke out in a big way in 2002, GUK never really […]

FALL OUT BOY – From Under The Cork Tree

January 17, 2010

What don’t you already know about Fall Out Boy? They formed in 2001 just outside of Chicago and From Under The Cork Tree was released in 2005. It was their third full-length and first for a major label (Island Records). This album features their breakout single, “Sugar We’re Going Down”, three minutes and 49 seconds […]

NEW FOUND GLORY – Not Without A Fight

March 9, 2009

They’re from Florida, and have been around since the end of the 90’s. Not Without A Fight is their sixth proper studio album, following the release of Tip of the Iceberg/Takin’ It Ova!, which featured an EP billed to NFG and a full-length by NFG masquerading as the International Superheroes of Hardcore. Not Without A […]

Jack’s MannequinThe Glass Passenger

October 8, 2008

The main man behind this band is Something Corporate’s Andrew McMahon. According to a friend who saw him play with Something Corporate about five years ago, he is amazing live; he treats his piano in much the same way Ben Folds does – believing that the keys aren’t the only part of the instrument that […]

The Alphabetical OrderI Am Magically Happening!

January 30, 2008

These guys (and girl) are definitely influenced by 90’s D.C. emo/hardcore, with extra bits of rock and punk influences as well. Songs tend to vary in style from one another but maintain their hardcore energy throughout. The second half of this album is remarkably boring. They’re okay, but certainly not great. “Submarines” was my favorite […]