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Saves the Day: Daybreak

Daybreak finishes off the Jersey emo rockers ambitious project with 11 songs about “acceptance”.

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311: Universal Pulse

Veteran Nebraska rockers 311 put out their shortest, most focused album in years, but do little to please the critics that see them as a derivative, over the hill rap-rock band.

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Bouncing Souls: 6 July 2011 - New York

Bouncing Souls rock Highline Ballroom for the first two nights of "For All The Unheard", an eight album, four night spectacle in New York City.

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The Bronx: Mariachi El Bronx (II)

Hardcore punk rockers the Bronx successfully pull off another mariachi album on alter ego Mariachi El Bronx's second outing.

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Set Your Goals: Burning at Both Ends

Epitaph pop-punk kings Set Your Goals fail to live up to the promise set forth on their sophomore album This Will be the Death of Us.

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Set Your Goals: Burning at Both Ends

San Francisco pop-punks don't expand on or live up to the promise of their previous effort, but still craft a collection of infectious, energetic tunes.

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The Vines: Future Primitive

Veteran Aussie rockers The Vines have gone from derivative but catchy to just plain derivative and boring, with some senseless exploration thrown in.

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Download Festival feat. Black 47, the Wailers, Jurassic 5, the Dropkick Murphys, and 311

Welcome to Massachusetts, a place where the residents love their music, their booze, and -- above all else -- their team.

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Dirty on Purpose: Hallelujah Sirens

Dirty on Purpose, firmly planted in the indie music world, try their darndest on their sophomore effort, Hallelujah Sirens, not to be pinned into any subgenres.

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Greg Graffin: Cold as the Clay

Graffin's distinctive vocals from his Bad Religion days transfer remarkably well into folk and country music

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Rise Against: The Sufferer and the Witness

The Sufferer and the Witness, Rise Against's second album for Geffen, picks up where Siren Song left off, with 13 tracks of hard-nosed punk with a focus on melody, crunchy hooks, and shout-along choruses.

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uncing Souls: The Gold Record

Credit has to be due to a band that can continue to tweak its sound, mature, and still stay true to its roots all at the same time.

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