It's been a long road for Gossip Girl, from the teenage backstabbing and juicy gossip in the first seasons to the characters heading off to college, flirting with the rich and powerful, and being at the root of public scandals. The show's sixth and final season premiered last night, and there are ni ... More >>
Last week, Nicki Minaj got into an altercation with a personal assistant, Safaree Samuels, according to Billboard.While the two fought in a hotel room in Dallas, Texas, Samuels allegedly shoved a suitcase full of his personal belongings in Minaj's face and hit her in the lower lip after she told ... More >>
Marianas TrenchThere's just something about Canada and pop-punk bands. Some of the most successful, teen-friendly groups to come out of our neighbor to the north embrace that sorta whiny, super-catchy sound, from Avril Lavigne and Sum 41 to Simple Plan and Hedley. Here's hoping Marianas Trench is ... More >>
Artist: ToyboxTitle: Stay AliveBasics: High holy shit, Batman! It looks like YAFI finally got something that is neither countrified rock about make-believe bandits or pop punk from some plucky 17 year olds. What we have here is Toybox, a neat little three-piece that plays Japanese pop. The three ... More >>
Artist: A Second GoodbyeTitle: Two track sampler.Basics: Young Scottsdale upstarts A Second Goodbye have a seven song EP on the horizon, but for now we have a two track sampler CD to satiate those pop punk needs. Pop punk is too widespread and vigorous these days to try and figure it all out or q ... More >>
Chart Attack readers named Lucas Silveira of Canadian rockers The Cliks, the "Throw Your Underwear Award." This makes him the first transgender man to win. He even beat out Avril Lavigne's ex, Sum 41 front man Deryck Whibley. Considering that the rock world is progressive, but still has stark lin ... More >>
I've been pretty hard on Mesa bands in general and Mesa punk bands in particular here in our weekly You Asked For It local CD review column. It's not that I have anything against Mesa (I live there) or punk bands (I was a big fan of them in my younger years) it's just that most of the ones I've hear ... More >>
Conviction is arresting
"Do They Know It's Halloween?"
The members of Lydia are young, but don't hold that against them
With an acclaimed new album and a goodwill trip to Africa, Sum 41 grows up -- a little
A release worth waiting for
Punk's not dead, it just grew up
A punk rock swan song
Holy saccharine. Absolve this man of his sinful affection for pop-punk.
This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.
Guitar Romantic (Dirtnap)
Now past his self-destructive punk phase, Abe Ruthless settles into a resolute musical routine
Sum 41 rocks out and pisses 'em off from coast to coast. Poor Nikka Costa!
Bangs sticks its punk right in your face -- but insists it has no agenda
'Snortin' Whiskey' may be ludicrously over-the-top, but songwriter and guitarist Pat Travers is not
The members of Sparta leave At the Drive-In, expectations and a so-called hiatus behind
A one-stop guide to the latest round of pop-star foolishness and bad behavior
Trailer-park Scrooge finds 10 reasons to say humbug about the music of 2001
An oddball arena-rock triple bill showcases Mesa's returning heroes