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MUSIC REVIEW: Taking Back Sunday – Happiness Is

Taking Back Sunday is the sine qua non of third-wave emo. For fans of emo and pop-punk in their mid-20s or 30s, it’s virtually impossible to imagine life without the band. Tell All Your Friends (2002) is an indisputably influential entry the genre and some identify it as the essential emo release of the decade. Tweet

Celebrating EMOvember: A Third Wave Emo Retrospective (2000-2005)

More and more, we’re hearing about a supposed emo revival. Some might argue that emo (real emo) never died to begin with, and that the so-called “revival” is just a figment of music bloggers’ imaginations. But as EMOvember draws to a close this week, I think it’s important we stop to appreciate some of the artists that shaped our tastes […]