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Touché Amoré's 'Lament' Subtly Reinvents the Past

Touché Amoré's Lament doesn't push the band's sound in new directions. Instead, it builds on what the Los Angeles post-hardcore band do so well already.

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Alkaline Trio Discovers That the "Young Idea" Has Never Left Them on 'Is This Thing Cursed?'

Alkaline Trio diehards will find themselves, by turns, nostalgic for what came before and thrilled by what they hear now on Is This Thing Cursed?

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Culture Abuse Brighten Up on 'Bay Dream'

California band Culture Abuse are no longer so upset at the world on new album Bay Dream.

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The Sidekicks Go in a Power Pop Direction on 'Happiness Hours'

The Sidekicks have made a wonderful power-pop record about the good stuff in life, but they acknowledge the sour stuff as well. It's nostalgia with a smirk.

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Bad Religion: True North

Sixteen albums and 30-plus years in, these SoCal punk legends show no sign of slowing down or burning out. And we should be thankful because the world still needs Bad Religion.


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