Category Archives: Music News

34 Seconds of Waving Flag Footage Makes 20-Somethings Cry for 20 Minutes

Just before 2 o’clock on Wednesday, July, 20th 2016, the band My Chemical Romance’s dormant Twitter account released a 34-second video of a flag waving in the wind. The flag had a black cross on it and was bathed in white light. The twitter page also showcased a similar cross with the letters M, C, R, and X in the quadrants.

*Warning: you may have to play it multiple times if you’re like me, and start bawling every time the music starts.

Shocked, former  (and current) emo-teens everywhere tweeted out notice of the sudden activity, and by 3pm, the video had been shared more than 39,000 times. It is currently pinned to the top of the band’s Twitter profile.  Continue reading 34 Seconds of Waving Flag Footage Makes 20-Somethings Cry for 20 Minutes

Koo Koo Kanga Roo Announce New Album & Cassette Pre-Order

Don’t you love when some of your favorite humans release new music, especially when more of your favorite humans are featured on some of that music?

Koo Koo Kanga Roo just announced that on June 3rd, they will be releasing their newest album, “The Triangle of Success: A Motivational, Inspirational Audio Guide to Achieving Your Dreams.” The album features guest appearances by MC Lars and Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls. [Commence freakout]

In an announcement on their website, the band said the album includes “songs, inspirational thoughts and advice on how to make your dreams a reality!”  Continue reading Koo Koo Kanga Roo Announce New Album & Cassette Pre-Order

ICYMI: Boys Like Girls Announce Anniversary Tour & Special Edition Vinyl

This week, Boys Like Girls announced they will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of their self-titled album, originally released August 22nd, 2006. The band will commemorate the album that kickstarted their multi-platinum career with a 6-show tour in August and a special first-edition translucent red, lime green, and teal vinyl pressing of the album.

That’s right, the album that was most definitely the soundtrack to your high school romances is finally getting the celebration it deserves. Don’t tell me you don’t remember fantasizing about an adventurous relationship every time “The Great Escape” came on the radio, making “Thunder” your “song” of your summer romance, or requesting “Hero/Heroine” at all your school dances so you could slow dance with your sweetheart.

General on-sale tickets are available tomorrow, Friday 5/13 at 12pm local time. Tickets and vinyl orders can be placed on the band’s websiteContinue reading ICYMI: Boys Like Girls Announce Anniversary Tour & Special Edition Vinyl