Single Review: Paramore – This Is Why

By: Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor  Atlantic Recording Company; 2022 Rating: 7/10 It’s been a while since Paramore has released new music – not surprising for a band that is infamous for taking intentional hiatuses in order to experiment and further strengthen their sound. Five years since the debut of their fifth studio album, “After Laughter“,…

Paramore’s first single in five years to drop on September 28th

[Image courtesy of NPR] By Adrian Woods, Contributor Iconic pop-punk group Paramore is back with their new single “This Is Why”, set for release on September 28th.  The track will be the band’s first new song in five years. Paramore, best known for songs like “Still into You”, “Ain’t It Fun”, “Misery Business”, and wildly…

Album Review: Avril Lavigne – Love Sux

By: Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor  DTA Records; 2022 Rating: 7.5/10 Key tracks: “Cannonball,” “Bois Lie ft. Machine Gun Kelly,” “Bite Me,” “Kiss Me Like The World Is Ending,” “Deja vu,”  Avril Lavigne has always been known as the pop-punk princess that dominated the early 2000s with hits like “Complicated,” “Girlfriend” and “What the Hell,” which…

Avril Lavigne drops seventh studio album Love Sux

Avril Lavigne released her newest album Love Sux Friday, three years after the release of Head Above Water, a sonically confessional tracklist that gave more insight into the singer’s personal life.