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Grayscale Boston Pop-Up Popped Off

Grayscale Boston Pop-Up Popped Off

(photo by Jordan Mizrahi)Despite the very last minute venue change & the 2-hour delay due to insane traffic, Grayscale still came through & pulled off a great pop-up event in Somerville, Massachusetts last week. The Philadelphia band announced a run of pop-up events to promote their upcoming album, Nella Vita (which will be released 9/6), where they hit Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City & Boston all in one week. I got the chance to swing by their Boston pop-up show to see what all the buzz was about. The band described these events as a “birthday party for...

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Top 10 Fall Tours You Won't Wanna Miss

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Top 10 Fall Tours You Won't Wanna Miss

Fall tour season baby!!!!! PUNKin spice!!!!! Am I right!!!!!! If you hated that you’re probably going to hate this whole thing but just read it anyways because this is all very valuable information & also don’t hurt my feelings. So... in no particular order.... 1. Grayscale / Bearings / Belmont / Rich People If you missed them with The Maine this Spring, you’re gonna wanna see them this Fall. Philly boys, Grayscale, are celebrating their impending third album, Nella Vita (out September 6th) (not named after Nabisco’s breakfast biscuits, belVita, contrary to popular belief), with a cross-country tour for a...

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Sophomore Slump Fest 2019 FULL Lineup

Sophomore Slump Fest 2019 FULL Lineup

SOPHOMORE SLUMP FEST 2019 OFFICIAL FULL LINEUP It’s been a hot summer, but this September is gonna be even hotter. We are stoked to finally announce the full Sophomore Slump lineup for 2019! Your eyes aren’t deceiving you… it really IS that stacked. Check it out below. "It's awesome to have watched this fest grow from the ground up, and we're excited to be a part of the family along with a ton of great bands." - Sam Patt, Belmont   Day 1: September 6th Grayscale Belmont Scowl Brow Bearings Rich People Nominee Unturned bloom. Rarity I The Victor propersleep Young...

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Voting Is Punk: Election Low-down

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Voting Is Punk: Election Low-down

According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections, 6,659,587 of the state’s citizens are registered to vote, but only about 68% of them actually go vote. We’re here to help give you the low-down on the upcoming North Carolina elections so you don’t miss out. The punk rock community has always been influenced by politics. It’s essentially how it was born; “rebelling from society’s norms” & shedding light on world issues. The Clash, Sex Pistols, Green Day, Minor Threat, etc. are known for their activism through music. I’m not trying to make this a thesis statement leading up to...

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The History Of Sophomore Slump

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The History Of Sophomore Slump

So we all know & love Sophomore Slump Fest, but do we know how far its come just over the past few years? Let’s take a walk down memory lane.   SSF 2016 Man, 2016 feels like it was just yesterday. Were you there for the birth of Sophomore Slump 3 years ago? We had the legendary Swedish rockers, Abandoned By Bears, the ever-so-addicting pop punk group, Knockout Kid, and Cincinnati’s favorite, Settle Your Scores to headline the “grand opening.” The supporting acts hailed mainly from the Midwest or locally as a matter of convenience & efficiency for the first...

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