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Drive-Thru Records Is Back!///The Stellar Life-MotherF*uckers EP Review

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 | 0 comments

Drive-Thru Records Is Back!///The Stellar Life-MotherF*uckers EP Review

Drive-Thru Records is arguably the most important label in the Pop Punk landscape, and there really isn’t much to argue.  Started in 1996 Drive-Thru Records has given us bands such as Midtown, The Starting Line, RX Bandits and Chicago’s own Allister to name a few. With the recent surge in amazing Pop Punk records and bands Drive-Thru Records is looking at getting back in the mix. The last bit of...

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EP Review: Real Friends “Everyone That Dragged You Here”

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 | 0 comments

EP Review: Real Friends “Everyone That Dragged You Here”

Real Friends are a pop punk band from the suburbs of our beautiful city. This year they released their EP “Everyone That Dragged You Here”. Shortly after the release Real Friends exploded and solidified themselves as the top pop punk band in Illinois. Everyone That Dragged You Here is filled with honesty, frustration, and passion.  Oh and boney Knees can’t forget that. One thing that Real...

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Album Review: Three Cent Cinema “Ages”

Posted by on May 28, 2012 | 0 comments

Album Review: Three Cent Cinema “Ages”

Three Cent Cinema have been carrying the pop punk flag in Chicago since 2009.  Now in 2012 they have finally released their debut album Ages.  The main thing I got from listening to Ages over and over again was pure emotion.  Now you’re probably saying “Hey Mike doesn’t every band put emotion into their music” well internet dude the short answer is no. Throughout Ages topics such as loneliness,...

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