The emo-witch hunt in Mexico: emo kids get bashed across the country!

Emo

In the last few days a wave of violence has swept the Mexican state, aimed at a subculture of Mexican youth going by the label of emo. This all started about two weeks ago in, the otherwise quiet, colonial capital of Queretaro, when mobs of people attacked groups of emos, in an attempt to force them out of the city’s main plaza. The movement soon spread to the nation’s capital of Mexico City, when emos…

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Panic at the Disco lose the exclamation point and announces new LP name

Panic at the Disco

Over complicated band names are every blogger’s nightmare and all I can say is a lot of people will be glad, that the Vegas quartet have decided to change their name. Well not entirely that is, just that messy exclamation point, that seems to cause a lot of trouble amongst press people, so the band’s name is just “Panic at the Disco” now. Oh and if you though one “!” is bad then check out…

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Spice Girls: ‘Greatest Hits’

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Artist name: Spice Girls Album name: Greatest Hits Label: Virgin Gender: Pop Release date: November 9, 2007 ZMErating: 8/10 Website: http://www.thespicegirls.com The long announced and discussed reunion took place and the next obvious marketing move would be to release their greatest hits. That was easy. What they did was that they played it safe. They are not going to make any new fans and some old fans are going to dislike it, but they managed…

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Babyshambles unvail new single cover

Delivery artwork

The Pete Doherty fronted band [tag]Babyshambles[/tag] have just reveled the artwork for their latest single “Delivery”, due to be released on September 17. The cover features a painting depicting teenaged genius poet Thomas Chatterton, by famous pre-Raphaelite painter Henry Wallis. Apparently Pete Doherty was always intrigued by the young poet’s work, who died a tragic death, after he committed suicide at age 17, to escape death by starvation. via NME. [display_podcast]

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Panic! At The Disco with a new song

Panic! At The Disco

Saturday night ( July 7), the dudes from [tag]Panic! At The Disco[/tag] performed live as part of Summerfest 07 Wisconsin. During their gig, the band played a new track as well, set to be featured on their upcoming yet-to-be-titled 08 album, called “Love Is A Fairytale”. It sounds surprisingly promising, with some skillful piano play by frontman Brendon Urie and some very cool riffs by Ryan Ross. Anyway fun song, with not the best lyrics…

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Pete Wentz talks about Fall Out Boy’s next video

Pete Pentz

[tag]Fall Out Boy[/tag] gave an outstanding performance yesterday, early in the morning, for The Today Show. In between songs, the band lead guitarist Pete Wentz found the time to answer to a small Q&A interview. Some questions were very interesting, what stood out to me was the discussion regarding FOB’s next video “Me And You”, which surprisingly will be filmed in Uganda. Pete said they will be traveling to Uganda to film there so that…

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See Fall Out Boy for free

Fall Out Boy

Here’s one for all you FOB fans out there, it seems they’re set to perform this Friday in New York at the Rockefeller Plaza. The emo rockers will play a gig as part of their appearance on NBC’s The Today Show and fans are invited to join the show as spectators free of charge. Here the catch though, the show’s really early in the morning, at 7 AM, so if your a late sleeper forget…

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My Chemical Romance with a new single

My Chemical Romance

The forth single to be extracted from [tag]My Chemical Romance[/tag]’s hit record “The Black Parade” is it’s eleven track “Teenagers”, set to be released on July 9. Single tracklist: “Teenagers” “Dead! (live in Berlin) The video for teenagers premiered on the 28th of May, and ran on all MTV channels. In the video we can see the band playing Teenagers in a empty high-school auditorium with cheerleaders behind them (this is the second school themed…

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My Chemical Romance strikes back at Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson

VS. A few days ago goth rock star [tag]Marilyn Manson[/tag] released a shocking statement in which he publicly criticized [tag]My Chemical Romance[/tag], accusing them of ripping him off. “I’m embarrassed to be me because these people are doing a really sad, pitiful, shallow version of what I’ve done.If they want to identify with me then here’s a razor blade. Call me when you’re done and we’ll talk.” Marilyn’s “Mutilation Is The Most Sincere Form Of…

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