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Emo: it might as well be a four-letter word

Back in 2001, when Bleed American was exploding all over modern-rock radio, I sat down with Jimmy Eat World guitarist Tom Linton and frontman Jim Adkins and asked about the emo label with which their group had been saddled.
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  February 10, 2012

A punk phenomenon grows up

It's time we faced it: the vanguards of rock have gotten really old.
Punk is dead, right?
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  February 10, 2012

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