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Chad Raynard


Toronto, Ont

Chad Raynard's last content update – July 2, 2012, 4:28 p.m.

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Memphis May Fire - Challengers album cover

Memphis May Fire

Challengers, 2012

8.5 / 10

Ever since their debut full length, Sleepwalking, Memphis May Fire have departed from the southern tinged metalcore they were known for, and instead have adopted a more straight forward approach ...

Lions Lions - To Carve Our Names album cover

Lions Lions

To Carve Our Names, 2012

6.0 / 10

Lions Lions are a band you should be listening to, but probably aren’t. Regardless of the years spent developing in the local New England scene in a myriad of other ...

My Ticket Home - To Create A Cure album cover

My Ticket Home

To Create A Cure, 2012

7.5 / 10

Let me start by saying this is in no way an original album. It’s the same rehashed post-hardcore/screamo clichés you’ve heard a hundred times before. But if you can overlook ...

Taking Back Sunday - Self Titled album cover

Taking Back Sunday

Self Titled, 2011

7.0 / 10

Taking Back Sunday were once the face of the new alternative underground movement often labeled as “emo” but over the last few years they seemed to have lost their footing. ...

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La Dispute / Native

Interviews La Dispute / Native

Posted Feb. 1, 2012, 7:25 a.m.

We sat down with Michigan-based post-hardcore band La Dispute to chat to singer Jordan about touring, new albums and split releases. Scene Point Blank: So you guys are almost finished ...

Balance and Composure

Interviews Balance and Composure

Posted Oct. 24, 2011, 9:54 p.m.

  Balance and Composure have kept a low profile throughout their career with a modest touring schedule but made a major statement this year with the release of their first full ...

Hawthorne Heights

Interviews Hawthorne Heights

Posted Oct. 4, 2011, 10:52 a.m.

Hawthorne Heights have had a storied career with some of the most extreme highs and lows a band could possibly experience. They've not only survived these obstacles but have ...

The Wonder Years

Interviews The Wonder Years

Posted Sept. 15, 2011, 9:47 a.m.

Since it's 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 ...

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Ligeia plan to release free EP

Bands Ligeia plan to release free EP

Posted Oct. 13, 2011, 1:34 a.m.

According to their facebook page, Ligeia plan to release a free EP in the near future. You can also watch the EP promo video here.

Converge working on new album

Bands Converge working on new album

Posted Oct. 3, 2011, 12:14 a.m.

Converge appear to be working on their next album. From their facebook page, Around 12 songs demoed so far, and still going...

Patrick Stump Posts New Track

Music News Patrick Stump Posts New Track

Posted Sept. 30, 2011, 1:23 a.m.

Patrick Stump has posted a new track titled Allie, you can listen to it here.

Bloc Party are looking for new singer

General News Bloc Party are looking for new singer

Posted Sept. 27, 2011, 11:01 p.m.

Bloc Party revealed to NME that they've started writing again, but without vocalist Kele Okereke. The band plans to move on without Kele and find a new singer. You ...

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Chad Raynard's favorite bands

Manchester Orchestra, Thursday, Converge, Ra Ra Riot, Maps & Atlases, Protest The Hero, Funeral For A Friend, Underoath, Emery, Four Year Strong, Darkest Hour, and La Dispute.

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