It's been over a year now since Twenty One Pilots dropped the video for 'Jumpsuit' and kickstarted the 'Trench' era. The 12+ months that followed have been nothing short of a whirlwind, and a LOT has happened. So here is everything that the band have achieved in that time in one bitesize chunk for you.
Jim Adkins On The New Jimmy Eat World Album: “I Feel Like There Is A Lot Of Hope Within This Record”
"When you realise that facing reality isn’t as scary as you make it out to be in your head, and that moving forward in a way which is your choice rather than just as a reaction is actually possible." - Jim Adkins.
With three guest appearances on their debut album, Selfish Things are here to foster a community in rock music.
"We felt inspiration the most from the fact we have been doing this for such a long time, so ultimately we wanted to write an album for us instead of paying attention to what was going on around us - we just set out to make something that felt true to us." - Betraying The Martyrs frontman Aaron Matts.
Today marks 10 years of Asking Alexandria's iconic album 'Stand Up And Scream', so we're reflecting on its impact - which is still felt to this day.
Tiny Moving Parts Frontman Dylan Mattheisen:“I May Fail And I May Fall But I’m Still Trying My Best”
"It’s so rewarding when you’ve been putting all that time and effort into each record." - Dylan Mattheisen.
"People know that they can still come and see Breathe Carolina in a nightclub and it will still feel punk rock." - Breathe Carolina's David Schmitt.
Tyler Ross On The New Being As An Ocean Album: “It’s Amazing That We Had Even Made It To This Point”
"We didn’t realise that we had been going through the valley of death." - Being As An Ocean guitarist Tyler Ross.
All Time Low's epic ditty 'A Love Like War' is six years old today. Yeah, we don't know where the time has gone either. Anyway, we thought it only right to take a closer look at exactly what makes the song and its video tick.
"We can actually meet up whenever and work on stuff consistently, because we are stuck to just doing things while out on tour." - Dan Lambton.
Four sets in a weekend? Two per day? No big deal for Enter Shikari.
Acres’ Ben Lumber:“There Are People Out There Dealing With The Same Stuff As You- You Are Not Alone”
"I had never seen this side of music - the way that people were openly coming up and talking to me about how songs had affected and helped them." - Ben Lumber.
Aside from fronting one of the biggest bands in the world, Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows also likes to keep himself busy by appearing on other people's songs.
This week marked 17 years since My Chemical Romance released their debut record ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’. Little did they know when they dropped this scrappy little number that they would be building the foundations of an empire. To celebrate let’s take a look back on the album that started it all.
18 years ago today Jimmy Eat World released an album that would not only take the scene but the mainstream by storm. To celebrate we look back on its successes and how it continues to be as important today as it has ever been.
We love Lights.
"It has been closure for me and maybe even my ex. I think it has been a positive thing." - Jack Barakat.
That's right. Today is the fourth of July - the day our American bretheren look to the sky and go "ohhhhhhh" at bright colours exploding. To celebrate here are loads of songs about fireworks!
With Warped Tour's 25th aniversary events kicking off this weekend, we thought we would take the opportunity to make the final power rankings of the festival. This is it, the 10 bands who have played the best summer ever the most over its history.
Over their near 20 year career, Sum 41 have been through it all - and their music reflects that. Here is how their sound and vision has adapted over their 6 brilliant albums.