By the Punk Out Team
We love music. We know you love music as well. Every week on our internal team page, the Punk Out team shares our favorite songs of the week. We thought we should share our choices with you as well! So take a listen to some of our favorite songs from the past week and let us know some of yours.
Good Charlotte - "40 oz. Dream"
This one should be a no-brainer, but in case it isn't, Good Charlotte is back, kids. They're showing the new class of pop punk how it's done and bringing every bit of awesomeness they had in 2003 with them. Bonus points, if you were sadly underage and didn't get to see them their last time around, their Warped Tour trek is like watching all of your childhood dreams come true.
Masked Intruder - "Crime Spree"
Masked Intruder is basically punk rock KISS. Like a supergroup of concept, four masked men, Intruder Yellow, Intruder Green, Intruder Red and Intruder Blue, hit the stage with pop punk vocals, a sharpened sense of humor and a collection of catchy as fuck songs. I don't care who they're playing against, you're choosing wrong if you're not at their stage.
Silent Planet - "Psychescape"
Silent Planet are not your average metalcore band. In their career they have released an array of highly emotional, metaphor-packed songs. For music fans who are looking for something different, something that will inspire them, then checking out Silent Planet is the way to go. "Psychescape" is only the most recent of many reasons to fall in love with this band.
Issues - "COMA"
Anyone who has seen Issues live before knows they put on a great show. Frontman Tyler Carter is charismatic, energetic and brings a vibrance to the stage few other metalcore musicians offer. Fans of Issues, who haven't seen them live, need to make the effort to see them live this summer. "COMA" is one of my favorite songs they've released to date, and it should be yours too.
Crown the Empire - "Zero"
Over the past couple of years, Crown the Empire have managed to carve a niche for themselves in a convoluted and crowded metalcore scene. Their theatrical take has injected some life into the stale genre, and with the release of their new single, "Zero," Crown the Empire forward the metalcore sound without alienating their hardcore fans. Pretty awesome.
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