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Julien Baker

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Julien Baker

Posted May 20, 2016, 3:45 p.m.

"When I am alone, the only place to look is the crowd. I know I am up there alone." Julien Baker, a 20 year old singer songwriter from Tennessee, has temporarily traded fronting the 4 piece post-punk band Forrister for an acoustic guitar guided by the sound of her voice. Now, with no bandmates around her on stage, Julien has had to adjust to this new chapter in her music career. "Playing alone is very different. It's much more intimate, which I like, but it's also more vulnerable. And especially given the content of the songs, sometimes that is scary. When I perform with Forrister if I start to panic or something on-stage, I can look over at ...

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The Body

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Posted April 28, 2016, 1:53 a.m.

Setting out to create the most twisted and disgusting pop record ever created, The Body certainly achieved that goal with their latest album, No One ...

Failure Pact

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Posted April 17, 2016, 3:56 p.m.

Punk means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. With no shortage of hardcore bands these days, shows and scenes can ...

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August Burns Red

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August Burns Red

Posted Aug. 13, 2011, 2:03 a.m.

Since its inception in 1995, the Warped Tour has become a summer tradition for an entire generation. Started as an alternative tour for punk rock bands, it now hosts a variety of alternative genres and has become one of the largest, most diverse summer tours. This is part one in my seven part series featuring interviews from this years Warped Tour. Here I spoke with Matt Greiner, the drummer for August Burns Red. Scene Point Blank: Thank you for taking the time to speak with me. How’s the tour been going so far?Matt Greiner: Tour’s been going ...

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The Treasure Fleet

Interviews The Treasure Fleet

Posted Feb. 21, 2016, 3:36 p.m.

The Treasure Fleet play by their own rules. Sure, there are members of familiar bands like The Arrivals, The Lawrence ...

Jon Foreman

Interviews Jon Foreman

Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 3:15 p.m.

Writing 24 songs to correspond with the 24 hours of the day is an ambitious plan in anyone's eyes ...

Mastery

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Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 3:12 p.m.

There is no question about Mastery's debut full-length, Valis, being one of the most intense records of 2015. The ...

Foxfires

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Posted Sept. 6, 2015, 5:09 p.m.

Five years in hardcore can seem like eternity. In five years scenes change, groups come and go, and other life ...

Blind Idiot God

Interviews Blind Idiot God

Posted Sept. 6, 2015, 5 p.m.

Blind Idiot God have been one of the iconic extreme experimental bands since their inception back in the '80s. Their ...

Anti-Flag

Interviews Anti-Flag

Posted July 5, 2015, 3:41 p.m.

Anti-Flag have never shied away from exploring the complex political and social issues that affect their native United States while ...

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