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Amber Dasch

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One of the newest and fast-rising bands in the metal scene, is Miss May I, an incredibly talented group from Troy, Ohio. In 2008, they signed to Rise Records, and in 2009 their first full length album, Apologies Are For The Weak, was released. The record was a huge hit, even landing a track, “Forgive and Forget,” on the ‘Saw VI’ soundtrack. Ever since, Miss May I has made promising success, touring with bands such as Carnifex, The Devil Wears Prada and more.

The Academy Is…, a band stemming out of Chicago, Illinois, is one which no one should miss out on. With insightful lyrics and catchy music, these 5 men have made their presence known in the musical society. With one EP and three albums, their talent has yet to stop. In 2008, their new album, Fast Times at Barrington High was released, making a…

Included in this year’s Van’s Warped Tour line up was Saosin, a band definitely worth the spot. Over the years, this group has fought their way up the ladder of achievement. Sharing the stage with headliners such as Avenged Sevenfold and My Chemical Romance, Saosin has earned themselves a legion of followers. Through all of the Warped chaos, I was able to catch up with…

BrokeNCYDE is a band that requires an acquired taste. Consisting of a unique mixture of screamo and crunk, this band’s genre is fairly new, crunkcore. Attending Vans Warped Tour 2009, I got a chance to sit down with vocalist & hypeman Mikl in an attempt to uncover exactly what the band is trying to do.

Senses Fail, a band around since 2002, has definitely made themselves noticed in the music scene. But while most people are listening to the music, many might not know what goes on inside the minds of these rockers. I got a chance to sit down with vocalist Buddy Nielsen during the 2009 Vans Warped Tour, and the answers I received may not be what some die hard fans…

Behold the Flood is a local band stemming from Mount Airy, Maryland. Since the band’s beginning in 2007, they have accomplished many honorable goals, such as their Warped Tour appearance in 2008, and their first CD release. In the midst of show preparation chaos, I was able to pull aside guitarist Tony Billings, and ask him a couple questions about the band’s direction.

October of 2008 marked the release of Hey Monday’s first album, Hold On Tight. Since then, the band has been constantly touring, and with great success to say the least. Over 30,000 records sold, and a new tour bus to replace the beat up van and U-haul attachment that they all used to call home. Recently, while…

Dropout Year is a local band to the Baltimore area, and the Maryland areas that surround. The band, having been together for five years, has been working immensely in order to throw their music “out there”. The band has been through ups and downs, and recently added a new drummer, bass player, and singer to the line-up. Although their newest…