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The '90s spawn of gothic rock

In recent years, the long arm of goth has rested on many a musical shoulder.
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By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  October 28, 2011
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My Chemical Romance | Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys

Loath as My Chemical Romance might be to admit it, they were once an emo band, as their teaming of jagged pop-punk with love-is-pain lyrical histrionics attests.
Reprise (2010)
By REYAN ALI  |  November 26, 2010
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My Chemical Romance | Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys

Loath as My Chemical Romance might be to admit it, they were once an emo band, as their teaming of jagged pop-punk with love-is-pain lyrical histrionics attests.
Reprise (2010)
By REYAN ALI  |  November 26, 2010
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The Big Hurt: True or false?

Rather than the usual "News in Brief," maybe I'll make things a little more interesting this week.
A music 'News in Brief' quiz
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 22, 2010
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Everyone Everywhere | Everyone Everywhere

Remember when emo wasn’t just some watered-down pop-punk version of goth? No? Well . . . it wasn’t.
Tiny Engines (2010)
By LEOR GALIL  |  May 21, 2010
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The Big Hurt: Aussie asses sued off

MEN AT WORK — best known for their 1983 hit "Down Under" — have just had their pants sued off by a dead schoolmarm and her 78-year-old Girl Scout song.
Plus creepy Macca spawn sings; iffy Ringo joke aborted
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 19, 2010


The Countdown / First Contact [1/26 – 1/29]


  MONDAY - 1/26 [# 5] Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody [# 4] The Ting Tings - That's Not My Nam...
By Paul Driscoll  |  January 29, 2009

Marching Band Metal & Emo: A Hall-of-Fame Video History


Since you'll likely still be recovering from your first official brain-melting hangover of 2009, we'...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 30, 2008
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The Big Hurt: Pied-pipers lead innocent teens to emo cult Valhalla!

As a connoisseur and frequent purveyor of shitty journalism, I have to applaud the Mail for its tremendous gusto.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 28, 2008
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’Round the outside

Although music isn’t necessarily getting more political in content these days, it does seem to be borrowing a trope from the political world.
The most popular artists in our BMP have indie roots
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 19, 2008
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The Big Hurt: Here come the summer fests

Look alive, alt-metal fans. Time to polish the wallet chain, spray some Febreze on the ol’ cargo shorts, and dye your goatee purple for maximum extremeness: festival season is nearly upon us!
‘Excellent entertainment-value propositions’ for all!
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 06, 2008


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The big hurt: Music news in brief

Those of us still chuckling over DMX's “your momma ain’t name you no damn Barack” diatribe are in for another dose of ill-informed rapper cuteness.

Wal-Mart wanes, Satan wins, Weiland whines


By DAVID THORPE  |  April 15, 2008
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The 100 unsexiest men in the world

Welcome to the first installment of ThePhoenix.com's 100 Unsexiest Men in the World.
Who would Scarlett least like to be with?
By BILL JENSEN & RYAN STEWART  |  March 27, 2008

FNX FILES [THURSDAY - 1/24]


My Chemical Romance leader Gerard Way has told the NME that the band will likely pare down their sound for their next record. After the...
By FNXAdmin  |  January 24, 2008

Crossword: ''Vote early''


An invasion of the first six states to cast ballots
By MATT JONES  |  January 23, 2008
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Blaqk audio

Blaqk Audio is Davey Havok and Jade Puget of AFI doing an ’80s-inspired synths-and-beats version of the emo-inflected goth-rock.
Cexcells | Interscope
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  September 05, 2007


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Pet Projekt

What Gerard Way, lead singer of My Chemical Romance, had to say about the upcoming rock/hip-hop tour, pyrotechnics, and anti-ambition.
Gerard Way talks about the Projekt Revolution tour
By ELLEE DEAN  |  August 27, 2007
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Career opportunities

Martin Johnson isn’t quite sure where he is.
Boys Like Girls
By MATT ASHARE  |  August 08, 2007
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Devilution

There’s an interesting moment in the new memoir by former Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch, when the author finds himself on tour with Danzig and Marilyn Manson.
Glenn Danzig reveals his Lost Tracks
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 09, 2007
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Going on sale: May 18, 2007

Under Byen, Blanks 77, Polyphonic Spree, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  May 18, 2007
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Shreddin’ heaven

By now, Guitar Hero has achieved a level of cultural penetration that most games can’t even dream of.
Guitar Hero goes to 11 on Xbox 360
By MITCH KRPATA  |  May 01, 2007


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The best damn thing?

Avril Lavigne doesn’t always act like a spoiled bitch.
Whatever, Avril goes straight to the top
By SHARON STEEL  |  May 01, 2007

The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 30-21


These guys couldn't turn on a radio
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Worst in breed: Music

Who are the unsexiest music men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men 2007
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 12, 2007
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Flake-overs

The craziest thing about the new Macy Gray record, Big , is Gray’s choice of coiffure.
Introducing the new Macy Gray and Joss Stone
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 03, 2007
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Gentleman callers

If the guys in Piebald had it their way, they’d probably rather be discussing social and/or political issues than Accidental Gentlemen . Piebald, "Oh the Congestion" (mp3)
Piebald aren’t just from Boston anymore
By MATT ASHARE  |  March 07, 2007


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Skulls and heartthrobs

Gerard Way rose from beneath a white sheet on a prop hospital bed. “I want your body! I want your heart!” a teen screamed.
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By ELLEE DEAN  |  February 23, 2007
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Going on sale: February 16, 2007

Police, My Chemical Romance, Great Big Sea, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 13, 2007
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Size matters

The Shins’ third album, Wincing the Night Away (Sub Pop), is as good as any rational mortal should expect an indie-pop album to be in the winter of 2007. The Shins, "Phantom Limb" (mp3)
The Shins tend to a growing fan base
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  February 06, 2007
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Going on sale: January 5, 2007

Sparta, Age Rings, Christians and Lions, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  January 02, 2007