TRACK REVIEW: Fireworks make a breathtaking comeback with “Demitasse”

When Michigan’s Fireworks announced an “indefinite hiatus” in 2015, it seemed to spell the premature end of one of punk/emo music’s most promising new acts. 2014’s Oh, Common Life saw the band juxtaposing frontman David Mackinder’s emotive tales of heartache and loss with an expanding musical pallet of indie rock influences — and just as they seemed poised for a breakthrough, they were gone.

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Where I Belong Tour- Indianapolis, IN

The ultimate pop punk lineup wrecked Old National Center last night in Indianapolis, IN. Crowdsurfers gave security a run for their money nonstop during We The Kings, State Champs and Simple Plan. The crowd even split in half as they readied for a wall of death when the first chorus of “Check Yes Juliet” by We The Kings dropped. Pits were running rampant through the whole night as the crowd was constantly on their feet and moving.

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