Chrissie Hynde is at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday
On Sunday, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are at The Forum
Arroyo Seco Weekend with Neil Young + Promise of the Real headlining
It was the craziest crowd I’d seen in a really long time. The passion of the fans mixed with the energy and the thumping background music they had, it was intense and I was glad I wasn’t in the crowd because I would’ve been terrified
This matters because it goes to the heart of this young, working class, personal well past solipsism rock band. Campbell’s poetics are works of imagery not metaphor. His words are so very very subjective and they are real acts of dramatic license
“This album is reminiscent of their first, and that’s a great thing. They were losing momentum with Ryan Ross and Jon Walker in the band, and by them splitting, it allowed P!ATD to grow into a superband that’s gonna continue releasing fantastic music and making teen girls melt.”
“The Greatest Generation World Tour is going to be one of the most memorable tours of 2014 simply because it’s basically my dream tour. When I was littler, I imagined Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, and My Chemical Romance touring together- impossible, right? This is pretty much the equivalent. “
“It packs the classic poppunk punch along with a hint of that teenage angst innocence that is so hard to find in songs that are mixed and autotuned and manipulated.