Not enough people in the world appreciate the state of Maryland. I mean, think about it, in such a small radius we’ve got large cities, great beaches, and glorious mountains. Honestly, this little state has anything you could really want. We are highly underrated. We’ve got delicious blue crabs, plus the greatest seasoning known to […]
Green Day found their way into the hearts and minds of America’s youth in the mid-90s with the release of the band’s third album, Dookie. It is hard to believe that 15 years have come and gone so quickly since the release of that landmark album. It is even harder to believe that the Northern […]
By JASON PRICE Cleveland-based punk band The Vacancies are back with their?latest album, Tantrum.?This is their second?release on?Blackheart Records, and it picks up right where the band left off on?the last record, A Beat Missing or a Silence Added. What I always?loved about the band’s earlier releases was the that they were?truly inviting to the […]
Getting Joan Jett’s stamp of approval on your work is no small feat. To do such a thing twice is even more of a testament to a band’s punk prowess. Well, if that sounds like a shining endorsement to you, look no further than Cleveland-based punk band The Vacancies. Their latest outing on Blackheart Records is being praised by critics and landed the band a spot on this year’s Warped Tour. Live-Metal.Net’s Jason Price checked in with vocalist Billy Crooked about the the evolution of the band, the new album Tantrum and what it is like sharing the stage with some of his influences, which just so happen to be some the genre’s biggest names.