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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

The Big Hurt: Dispatches from Splitsville

Ladies and gentlemen, the unthinkable has happened: Fall Out Boy have split up.
FOB fall out; Scorpions subsist; Tyler frightens shoppers
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 12, 2010

The Big Hurt: Falling down the rabbit hole

Lee, Hoppus, Wentz, Avril, and 3OH!3 fall down the rabbit hole
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  January 22, 2010

Photos: Most popular slideshows of 2009

Our most popular slideshows from the last year: including Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Dale Bozzio's crazy cat house, and much more.
Don't blame us. You clicked on them!
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 25, 2009

VIDEO: Top 101 songs of the decade

WFNX's top 101 songs of the decade
The top 101 songs of the decade from WFNX 101.7 FM
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009

Hottest songs of 2009

By PHOEBIE PHOENIX  |  December 18, 2009


Photos: New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional at Middle East

Photos of New Found Glory on tour with Dashboard Confessional
New Found Glory and Dashboard Confessional, live at Middle East Downstairs, December 10, 2009
By JEROME ENO  |  December 18, 2009

Photos: Paramore, Paper Route at House of Blues

Photos of Paramore and Paper Route at the HoB
Paramore and Paper Route, live at the House of Blues, October 19, 2009
By MARY OUELLETTE  |  October 23, 2009

Paramore | Brand New Eyes

 If you haven’t spent time in a rock-and-roll band, you’ll probably never understand how every outfit, no matter how united in appearance, is made up of supremely self-conscious individuals continually teetering on the brink of a meltdown.
Fueled By Ramen (2009)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 16, 2009

Photos: Sunny Day Real Estate at House of Blues

Photos of Sunny Day Real Estate plus Jealous Sound at the House of Blues in Boston
Sunny Day Real Estate and the Jealous Sound , live at HoB on September 28, 2009
By CARINA MASTROCOLA  |  October 02, 2009

How it feels to be something (back) on

Sub Pop co-founder Jonathan Poneman still sounds amazed by the band he saw at Seattle’s Crocodile Café back in 1993.
The return of Sunny Day Real Estate
By LEOR GALIL  |  September 25, 2009


Review: Boys Like Girls | Love Drunk

Local power-pop foursome Boys Like Girls were initially viewed by some critics as the next Panic at the Disco.
Columbia (2009)
By DAVID BOFFA  |  September 18, 2009

Photos: Blink-182, Fall Out Boy

Photos from Blink-182 Summer Tour with Panic! At The Disco, Chester French, and Fall Out Boy
Also with Panic! At The Disco,   and Chester French, live at the Comcast Center, August 6, 2009
By CARINA MASTROCOLA  |  August 14, 2009

Photos: Warped Tour 2009 in Boston

Photos of Warped Tour 2009's stop in Boston
Vans Warped Tour 2009 hits the Comcast Center
By BRYAN MASTERGEORGE  |  July 24, 2009