They were scene darlings in the early ’00s before unceremoniously disappearing from the radar nearly five years ago. But now, the Southern California piano-rockers are putting their “grown up” lives on hold for a reunion party, much to the joy of their fans. Is it a flash in the nostalgia pan or a sign of greater things to come?
PIERCE THE VEIL
New bands might need to tap into compulsive behavior, financial uncertainty and loneliness if they want to top PTV’s new music.
YOU ME AT SIX
This British post-emo contingent have come for your scene—and they’re bringing their families.
CLASS REUNION: THE 10 MOST INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS OF 2000
Even though you couldn’t buy an iPad a decade ago, you could still have your world moved by brilliant music. We profile 10 classic albums from 2000, including efforts from AFI, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, GLASSJAW, AT THE DRIVE-IN, BRIGHT EYES and more, and then hit up some of your fave current bands—including BRING ME THE HORIZON, RISE AGAINST, NEW FOUND GLORY, THRICE and AIDEN—to see which one was the soundtrack to their life 10 years ago.
THE ORAL HISTORY OF JAWBREAKER
Trevor Kelley tracks the career of the beloved ’90s post-punk trio who issued a legacy of inspired albums, only to be savaged by fans hung up on what logos were placed on the covers.