Meredith Granmayeh, Chapman University
With artists such as WILLOW and Olivia Rodrigo incorporating aspects of the genre into their music, the style seems to be making a comeback.
Illusion Ventura, Whittier College
The American emo pop-punk band first made their mark on the music industry in the mid-2000s, but the group has been relatively quiet ever since — until now.
As club promoters have come to realize just how nostalgic punk and pop-punk really is, nights themed around these genres have only become more and more popular.
Kelsi Karpinski, Michigan State University
This Disney star and up-and-coming musician has become an inspiration with the release of her debut album, which explores anger, jealousy and heartbreak in a variety of genres.
Kieran Benson, Luther College
After a decade behind the scenes of many chart-topping pop hits, the singer-songwriter has debuted her own solo studio album.
Ella Jane’s latest single is a reflection of her talent and cements her as an artist to watch out for in 2021.
Nayeli G. Pena, Colorado College
The band has managed to create a unique sound and aesthetic with every new album, leaving many wondering what else they might have in store.
Kelsey Rogers, Susquehanna University
You’re definitely gonna miss it all.
Gillian Farnan, SUNY Cortland
With Warped Tour’s final tour approaching this June, it’s important to reflect on the music community it created over its 23-year reign.
Isabelle Mencia, University of Florida
The 2000s were blessed with iconic pop punk bands that bring you not only nostalgia, but excitement in every playback.
Jack Brandon, University of Michigan
How can a band with such a spotty track record hold our attention for thirteen years?
Sierra Emilaire, Southern Adventist University
After the death of frontman Ben Barlow’s dad derailed the British group’s tour, their newest work explores mortality from an intensely personal point of view.
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