The State Of The Scene Podcast: Episode XV

We’re excited to be teaming up with Sam and Marcos, the team behind The State of The Scene Podcast, to host their weekly podcast discussing all things pop-punk, metalcore, and everything in between. We back these guys because they create dank memes, and discuss current releases and issues in the music scene in oddly similar ways to us – but with a distinct flair.

This week Sam and Marcos discuss new albums from Royal Coda, Sink The Ship, Hawthorne Heights, Limbs, Boys Of Fall, and The Bunny The Bear! Plus we talk big news from Chelsea Grin, Bullet For My Valentine, Mike Shinoda, Slaves, Parkway Drive, All Time Low and more!

Follow them @SOTSPodcast on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and check out their weekly playlist on Spotify.

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TNF Premiere: Rhode Island alt-rock band Anyone Anyway share new video for “Wanderer pt. II”

We’re excited to be teaming up with Providence, Rhode Island post-hardcore/alt-rock band Anyone Anyway for the premiere of their new song, “Wanderer, part II”. The band is also embarking on a 9-date tour through the Northeast USA, the dates of which you can find below. The song is the first new material from the band since their 2016 EP, Unloving, and can be streamed below via the fantastic people at Dreambound. Having played with a number of highly relevant bands like Ghost Key, Capsize, and Prawn, Anyone Anyway look to join these esteemed acts by touring heavily and making friends along the way.

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Let’s Talk: The Integration & Overlap In Soundcloud and Various Rock Subgenres

In the past few weeks, popular Soundcloud artist and songwriter Lil Aaron has released 3 new songs, each opening with samples from classic emo/pop punk hits. It started with the track Warped Tour, featuring Paramore’s Misery Business. Then, a week later he released Hot Topic, which begins with Panic At The Disco’s iconic I Write Sins Not Tragedies intro. About a week after that, he released the most recent track, Top 8 which samples Sugar, We’re Goin Down by Fall Out Boy. His song Drugs also gives off a pop punk vibe on it’s own with no samples, and he even referred to it as being “like a Blink-182 song on drugs” in an interview with Pigeons & Planes just about a month before releasing it.

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Have Mercy put on incredible performance at The Regent Theater! (Photo Set)

Indie/Emo outfit Have Mercy from Baltimore, MD put on a beautifully intimate and emotion-driven set at The Regent Theater in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles last weekend. Also on the bill was Real Friends, Tiny Moving Parts, Broadside & Nothing, Nowhere, all of whom killed it as well.

Check out this photo set below and see for yourself!

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