Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: Dan Marsala and Ryan Phillips Talk ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: Dan Marsala and Ryan Phillips Talk ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

In 2003, St. Louis-based alt/punk band Story of the Year went national thanks to their breakout album, Page Avenue, and its single “Until the Day I Die.” Their profile elevated, they shined on the Warped Tour and became stalwarts in the early 2000s scene. After releasing three albums since that 2003 breakout, the band took […]

Goldfinger Returns with ‘The Knife’ – Stream the Ska/Punks Heroes’ New Album

Goldfinger Returns with ‘The Knife’ – Stream the Ska/Punks Heroes’ New Album

On Friday, Goldfinger released a new studio album titled The Knife. The long-running ska/punk band helmed by vocalist/guitarist (and full-time music producer) John Feldmann has a new look this time around, though. Joining Feldmann for the record are drummer Travis Barker (of Blink-182), guitarist Phil Sneed (of Story of the Year) and bassist/vocalist Mike Herrera […]

Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More

Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More

On June 23, 311 released Mosaic, the twelfth full-length album for the long-running alt/rock band. This time around, the band — vocalist/guitarist Nick Hexum, vocalist S.A. Martinez, bassist Aaron ‘P-Nut’ Wills, guitarist Tim Mahoney and drummer Chad Sexton — worked with producers John Feldmann and Scott “Scotch” Ralston, as well as a host of co-songwriters. […]

Ska-Punk Legends Goldfinger Premiere ‘Put the Knife Away’ Music Video; New Album Due July 21

Ska-Punk Legends Goldfinger Premiere ‘Put the Knife Away’ Music Video; New Album Due July 21

John Feldmann is a busy man. Somehow, between producing Blink-182’s Grammy-nominated 2016 album California and his other studio work, he’s found the time to put a new Goldfinger record together. That’s right, Goldfinger – the So*Cal ska/punk band whose last album was 2008’s Hello Destiny… will release The Knife on July 21 via Rise Records. […]

311 Detail Summer Unity Tour 2017 in Support of New Album ‘Mosaic’ and New Single ‘Too Much to Think’

311 Detail Summer Unity Tour 2017 in Support of New Album ‘Mosaic’ and New Single ‘Too Much to Think’

Rockers 311 returned with a new single titled “Too Much to Think,” their first piece of new music since 2014’s Stereolithic album and the first preview of the band’s upcoming album, Mosaic — which can be pre-ordered now via PledgeMusic. On March 11, or “311 Day” as it has become known, the band also detailed […]

Best New Music: Blink-182 Return with Familiar-But-Fresh New Album ‘California’

Best New Music: Blink-182 Return with Familiar-But-Fresh New Album ‘California’

After months of anticipation, Blink-182‘s new album California hits stores today. The LP may be without one-third of the band’s core lineup, as guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge is sitting this one out, the music is (mostly) as familiar as ever for fans of the longtime Southern California punk/pop/rock band. Drummer Travis Barker and bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus […]