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Awake At Last‘s newly released EP, Life.Death.Rebirth., is just six songs, but its story spans the entire cosmos. A tale written about questions of the soul, fate, and all the other great unknowns, this EP truly needs to be explained to get the most of it. Vocalist Vincent Torres delves deep into the meaning of the band’s critically acclaimed release in this exclusive track-by-track.
Continue reading TRACK-BY-TRACK: Awake At Last Explain ‘Life.Death.Rebirth.’
Saferwaters have just released a day-in-the-life music video to go with their song, “Unfulfilled.” The song is the first track on their new EP, Honestly, which you can check out here. You can expect more from the band very soon, but until then, see what life on the road is like for these Florida dudes.
SAYREVILLE, NJ – Crowds flooded into New Jersey’s Starland Ballroom on Wednesday, May 10th to see the highly anticipated We Will Detonate Tour, headlined by Pierce The Veil and Sum 41, with support from Emarosa and Chapel.
Continue reading LIVE SHOTS: Pierce The Veil, Sum 41, Emarosa, Chapel take over Starland Ballroom
Famous Last Words and Manafest hit the Championship Bar & Grill in Trenton, NJ May 9th; a venue splattered top to bottom with graffiti, plastered with band stickers and decorated with eclectic memorabilia (rusted bike handlebars, flowers, Sherlock Holmes tales, etc.). Check out some photos from their passionate performances right here!
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Continue reading LIVE SHOTS: Famous Last Words, Manafest Hit Trenton, NJ
Down in central Jersey in a venue called Gamechanger World we found a pretty unforgettable night. From openers Bad Seed Rising to headliners Memphis May Fire, this date of the March of Madness Tour lived up to it’s name. Check out some absolutely insane shots of all of the bands below! You won’t want to miss ’em.
Continue reading PHOTO GALLERY: March of Madness Tour (Memphis May Fire, Blessthefall, The Color Morale, Sylar, Bad Seed Rising)
The Mothership Tour landed in New York City some days ago, hitting Webster Hall with acts Dance Gavin Dance, Hail The Sun, Good Tiger and The Contortionist. Check out these shots from that night and, if you haven’t yet, check out all of the bands’ latest releases, including DGD’s brand new record, Mothership.
Continue reading The Mothership Tour at Webster Hall, NYC
We got to chat with Alesana vocalist Shawn Milke on their 10-year anniversary tour celebrating their 2006 release On Frail Wings Of Vanity And Wax about the past, present and future of the band. Milke discusses where the band were circa 2006, the choices they made to get them where they are today, and what is in store for the next record (which is already underway).
Even if you enjoy academics, the phrase “back to school” is always cringeworthy. It marks the end of summer fun and those damn TV commercials seem to start earlier and earlier every year. But no fear! Your HXC Magazine staff is here to make it a little more fun! Here’s a playlist to make your first days a little more mosh-tastic. (And if your teacher asks, that’s totally a word.)
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On August 19th, the same day that Bayside released their seventh studio album, Vacancy, the band stopped by the PlayStation Theater in New York City with support from The Menzingers and Sorority Noise.
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131 is Emarosa‘s follow up album to Versus, which already proved they’re a force to be reckoned with. With their latest release they continue to impress and prove they can produce consistent, good quality material.
Continue reading RECORD REVIEW: Emarosa – ‘131’