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All emo is local

Remember the years before blog-rock, when scenes and sounds developed geographically?
Five scenes that grew organically
By LIZ PELLY  |  February 10, 2012

Photos: Taking Back Sunday at the MFA

Taking Back Sunday performs at the Museum of Fine Arts for a WFNX Acoustic Session on July 20, 2011.
WFNX Acoustic Session | July 20, 2011
By ALEXA FAY  |  July 29, 2011

Cool noise

Could this be the summer that the Internet finally gets music right?
Our DJ spins you a handpicked soundtrack to your summer
By LIZ PELLY  |  July 22, 2011
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Taking Back Sunday are back on the scene

For a lot of people, just mentioning Tell All Your Friends reignites a bunch of old motifs and memories. For me, nostalgia accounts for half of my affection, whereas the album's raw, naïve tenacity justifies the remainder.
Pride of strong island
By REYAN ALI  |  July 15, 2011
July 20 | Taking Back Sunday at the House of Blues

July 20 | Taking Back Sunday at the House of Blues

We sometimes wish wasted days could be refunded. Take those sunny summer afternoons spent indoors, catching up on workweek overflow - or the "romantic getaways"...
By Scott Kearnan  |  July 11, 2011

Tuneful throwdown

"The WBRU Rock Hunt is not designed to find the best 'alternative rock' act — we're out to find the best live act looking to earn more exposure along with some pretty cool prizes."
The 2010 WBRU Rock Hunt semi-finalists, Pt. 1
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 19, 2010

VIDEO: Taking Back Sunday at City Hall Plaza

Thanks to the Dew Tour skate championships around the corner at the TD Garden, TAKING BACK SUNDAY showed up to play a free outdoor show...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 25, 2009
International Skateboarding Federation + Taking Back Sunday

International Skateboarding Federation + Taking Back Sunday

Tonight, Taking Back Sunday are all about giving — as in, they’re giving a free concert at City Hall Plaza. The gratis tunes come courtesy...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 22, 2009

Heart and soul

The Cranston-based quartet Penrose continues to impress, delivering a fervent set at Lupo’s last Friday. The crew has been busy since they swept two categories in this year’s Best Music Poll.
Penrose and friends bring the heat
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 20, 2008

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

DIY all over again

Cut from the earnest and emotional mold of bands such as Taking Back Sunday, Coheed & Cambria, and our own Monty Are I, the Coming Weak is one of the area’s fastest-rising combos.
The Coming Weak seek alternate routes; plus, Forever Young
By BOB GULLA  |  February 13, 2008


Armor for Sleep

It's kind of refreshing to hear a bitchy emo record that doesn’t direct all its ire toward the heartless females.
Smile for Them | Sire
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  December 26, 2007

The Color Fred

It shouldn’t come as any surprise that Bend To Break sounds a whole lot like Foo Fighters.
Bend To Break | Equal Vision
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  December 03, 2007

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

Career opportunities

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

Live Earth 2007

So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 10, 2007



If Transformers the film is a feature-length GM commercial with a sci-fi narrative, then Transformers: The Album is equally shameless.
The Album | Warner Bros.
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 03, 2007

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

Going on sale: December 29, 2006

Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
Ticket info for Humanwine, Camera Obscura, Taking Back Sunday, and more
By GOING ON SALE  |  December 27, 2006

Saturday's night's alright (for Sunday)

In gestures that pass for typical punk fashion, tens of thousands of TBS fans showed the extent of their enthusiasm by pelting each other with anything they could get their grubby little hands on and stepping up the shoving match in the pit every time t
Taking Back Sunday and the Receiving End of Sirens, September 9 at City Hall Plaza
By JULIA KAGANSKIY  |  September 12, 2006

Synapses firing

Back on Monday August 14, when Kenmore Square was the usual pre–Red Sox game Tasmanian clusterfuck, a smaller but no less devoted crowd began to form outside Avalon. Receiving End of Sirens, "Planning a Prison Break" (mp3)
The Receiving End of Sirens have their own Fenway faithful
By SAM MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 08, 2006


Suffering bastards

A once-in-a-gothtime team-up of dark princes yields sweat, special EFX, grandeur. Slideshow: Nine Inch Nails at the Tweeter Center
Nine Inch Nails and Bauhaus at the Tweeter Center
By VICKI G. SIOLOS  |  June 27, 2006
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Such great Heights

Hawthorne Heights were into it, the kids were into it, heck, even the parents were into it. Slideshow: Hawthorne Heights, Halifax, and Hit the Lights at Axis, June 23, 2006
Hawthorne Heights, Halifax, and Hit the Lights at Axis
By SAM MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 26, 2006

Suddenly, last summer

The dynamic between Taking Back Sunday's eccentric singer and his audience is still preacher-to-choir -- it's just a much bigger choir. Slideshow: Taking Back Sunday at the Tweeter Center
Angels and Airwaves, Taking Back Sunday, and the Subways at the Tweeter Center
By MIKE JOHNSON  |  June 26, 2006

A little bit Louder Now

Having risen from post-hardcore bands that even your mom has taken to calling “emo,” they’re now a band with a rock and roll work ethic and aspirations to pop greatness.
Taking Back Sunday's Matt Rubano on flying mics, MySpace, Boston, and playing bass with Shaq
By VICKI G. SIOLOS  |  June 22, 2006

Head Automatica

Lead singer Daryl Palumbo has referred to Head Automatica’s debut CD, Decadence , as “electronic cock-rock”; the album suffered for it.
Popaganda | Warner Bros.
By SAM MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 20, 2006


Emo corps?

The familiar sounds of Nirvana’s Nevermind are wafting out over the PA inside Fuse’s midtown-Manhattan studio, but few of the fresh-faced kids gathered on this April afternoon for a taping of the music-video network’s 7th Avenue Drop seem to recogniz
Taking Back Sunday turn up the volume
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  May 05, 2006

Emo corps - side

By  |  May 03, 2006

Going on sale, April 28, 2006

Phoenix /WFNX Best Music Poll; Shakira; Xiu Xiu
By WILL SPITZ  |  April 26, 2006

Going on sale: February 24

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jamie Lidell, Subhumans, and more.
  Breaking news in the concert-ticket trade
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 22, 2006