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TOP albums of 2011
12/27/11 at 12:19 AM by Yellowcard2006
One of my favorite years for music ever.

10. The Get Up Kids- There Are Rules

9. The Story So Far- Under Dirt and Soil

8. Yellowcard- When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes

7.The Swellers- Good For Me

6. Bayside- Killing Time

5. Polar Bear Club- Clash Battle Guilt Pride

4. The Horrible Crowes- Elsie

3. Balance and Composure- Seperation

2. The Wonder Years- Suburbia, I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing

1. The Dangerous Summer- War Paint

There it is.
Tags: top albums, 2011, dangerous summer
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TOP 10 OF 2010 ( where it belongs)
01/13/11 at 06:51 PM by Yellowcard2006
TOP 10 albums of 2010

10. Four Year Strong- Enemy of The World

9. The Sleeping- The Big Deep

8. Envy On The Coast- Lowcountry

7. Circa Survive-Blue Sky Noise

6.Crime In Stereo- I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone

5. Jimmy Eat World- Invented

4. AM Taxi- We Don't Stand A Chance

3. The Wonder Year- The Upsides

2.The Gaslight Anthem-American Slang

1. The Graduate- Only Every Time

TOP 4 EPs of 2010

4. Circa Survive- Appendage
3. The Get Up Kids- Simple Science

2. The Story So Far- While You Where Sleeping

1. Man Overboard- Noise From Upstairs

Most Anticipated for 2011:

1.Yellowcard-When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes

2.Taking Back Sunday

3.The Get Up Kids- There Are Rules

4.Rise Against-Endgame

5.Bayside-Killing Time

6.The Swellers

7. blink 182

8. Manchester Orchestra

9. Thursday

10. Fireworks
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Why is RunnerRunner all over my AP.net
09/08/10 at 08:43 PM by Yellowcard2006
Honestly. What is going on.

I guess Chris Fallon really made an impact.
Tags: huh?, what?, huh?
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The Story So Far...
05/11/10 at 10:29 AM by Yellowcard2006
Has written some of the best pop-punk I've heard in a while. Songs remind me of TAYF at times. One listen and you'll be convinced.

You can stream it here on the site

And then buy it for $4 on iTunes
Tags: The Story So Far, Pop-Punk, New music
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Damn I'm thirsty!
04/22/10 at 09:04 PM by Yellowcard2006

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01/12/10 at 02:38 PM by Yellowcard2006
Haha it looks like the site messed up and reset every quoted post

I got so excited.

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12/27/09 at 06:34 PM by Yellowcard2006

15 -The Fray- S/T

14 -Set Your Goals-This Will Be The Death of Us

13 -Thursday- Common Existence

12 -The Almost- Monster Monster

11- Polar Bear Club-Chasing Hamburg

10- Anchor and Braille –Felt

9-Sherwood- QU

8-Relient K-Forget and Not Slow Down

7-Say Anything- S/T

6-Manchester Orchestra-Mean Everything To Nothing

5-The Swellers-Ups and Downsizing

4-This Time Next Year- Road Maps and Heart Attacks

3-Emery- …In Shallow Seas We Sail

2-Taking Back Sunday-New Again

1-The Dangerous Summer-Reach For the Sun

Honorable Mentions:

Saosin- In Search of Solid Ground
As Tall As Lions- You Can’t Take It With You
Cartel- Cycles
Two Tongues-S/T
Therefore I Am- The Sound Of Human Lives
New Found Glory- Not Without a Fight
Ace Enders- When I Hit The Ground
The Audition- Self Titled Album
Closure In Moscow-First Temple
All Time Low- Nothing Personal

TOP 5 EPs of 2009
5-Every You- A Change of Scene

4-Man Overboard- Dahlia

3-Farewell Continental- S/T

2-The Academy Is…-Lost in Pacific Time

1-Life On Repeat- As I grew

Most Anticipated Albums of 2010

Angels & Airwaves- LOVE
Motion City Soundtrack-My Dinosaur Life
Amber Pacific
Jimmy Eat World
Big If
From First To Last-Throne To The Wolves
The Audition-Great Danger
The Wonder Years-The Upsides
Driver Side Impact-Double Vision EP
Number One Gun-To The Secrets and The Knowledge
The Ataris
The Classic Crime-Vagabond
The Color Fred
Envy On The Coast

TOP 5 Movies

5-Terminator Salvation

4-District 9

3-Sherlock Holmes

2-Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Tags: TOP ALBUMS OF 2009, List, TOP, Happy New Year
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Lesser Known Yellowcard songs.
12/09/09 at 12:17 PM by Yellowcard2006
Yellowcard is my favorite band. I figure I'd put together a blog that consists of all of their lesser known/non-album songs. Some of these songs are my favorite out of their entire catalog. Hope you take to time to check 'em out

First up is the entire Underdog EP
It's one of the lesser known Yellowcard releases and it should not be ignored. It was released between One For the Kids and Ocean Avenue It has a sound more similar to OFTK but with some darker moods and maturity.

Choice tracks are
  • Rocket
  • Avondale
  • Finsh Line

It doesn't seem to be on iTunes but you can listen to some samples on this amazon page HERE

Check out a review by Adrian Villagomez HERE
Next is a song called" Firewater"
It was released on Punk Goes Acoustic 2 and it has some of the most heartfelt and relateable lyrics Ryan has ever wrote. The lyrics combined with a beautiful violin line and acoustic playing makes this song one of my favorites.

Give it a listen HERE
Which brings me to the b-sides section of the blog
If consider yourself a Yellowcard fan. You need to hear these songs. If you have, well then I satue you. But if you've yet to do this, please correct that as soon as possible

The b-sides to check out are
  • Three Flights Down (Lights and Sounds b-sideEmotional, powerful, honest. This song has my favorite lyrics of any Yellowcard song)

    Listen to it HERE
  • When We're Old Men (Lights and Sounds b-sideMost likely written about Ben leaving the band)

    Listen to it HERE
  • Bombers (Paper Walls b-side, really great violin line and a huge chorus)

    Listen to it HERE
  • Hey Mike! (Ocean Avenue b-side, just a fun track about friends that have grown apart)

    Listen to it HERE
Well I hope you enjoy these songs as much as I do. Leave thoughts in the replies.
Tags: Yellowcard, b-sides, B-sides, Underdog EP
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12/09/09 at 11:48 AM by Yellowcard2006
don’t have a complete list yet but here are some likely contenders
  • The Dangerous Summer-Reach For the Sun
  • Taking Back Sunday-New Again
  • Manchester Orchestra-Mean Everything To Nothing
  • Thursday- Common Existence
  • This Time Next Year- Road Maps and Heart Attacks
  • The Fray- S/T
  • Say Anything- S/T
  • The Swellers-Ups and Downsizing
  • Set Your Goals-This Will Be The Death of Us
  • The Almost- Monster Monster
  • Sherwood- QU
  • Polar Bear Club-Chasing Hamburg
  • Anchor and Braille
  • Closure In Moscow-First Temple

And as for next year:
  • AVA-Love(out on2/14)
  • Blink
  • Motion City Soundtrack-My Dinosaur Life (out 1/19)
  • Amber Pacific
  • Jimmy Eat World
  • Big If
  • FFTL
  • Valencia
  • The Audition
  • The Wonder Years
  • Driver Side Impact-Double vision EP (out 1/12)
  • Number One Gun
  • The Ataris
  • The Classic Crime
  • The Color Fred
  • Envy On The Coast

It was really an amazing year for music. Next year looks just as god maybe even better!
Tags: TOP LIST, Most Anticipated
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Say Anything-2nd Impressions
10/29/09 at 04:14 PM by Yellowcard2006
The first 5 tracks are just awesome. Some really cool instrument choices interesting lyrics. So far my least favorite tracks are "Property" and "Crush'd" Overall I think it's a great album. I've had trouble getting into the other Say Anything albums but I think I'll be picking this one up. Definitely give it a listen.

Tags: Say Anything, S/T, Review
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New Pop-Rock band, give it a listen.
10/14/09 at 10:30 AM by Yellowcard2006
New Orlando based band All This Trouble just put up a new song.

It's called "At Least I Can Dream"

It's best described as a catchy as hell chorus mixed in with some solid pop-punk guitar and emotional lyrics. Get talking about this band now.

Recommended if you like: The Years Gone By, All Time Low, Man Overboard,catchy pop-rock music

Click HERE to hear the song.

Give it a listen and share your thoughts in the replies
Tags: new band, All This Trouble, Recommendations
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In Search of an Excellent Album
09/18/09 at 11:46 AM by Yellowcard2006
And I found it.

Saosin's newest album In Search of Solid Ground is solid. Great choruses, sweet melodies, and a more balanced sound from the band really make it a unique listen. It wasn't what I was expecting, but that's another reason why I like it. Just like the new TBS album, if you swear by the bands older work, you need not apply.

Tags: Saosin, In Search of Solid Ground, I'm pleased
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09/06/09 at 07:44 PM by Yellowcard2006
The upcoming game Guitar Hero : Van Halen [ out on Dec. 22nd] has a Yellowcard song on the tracklist!

It's "The Takedown" from Paper Walls Which is one of the best Yellowcard songs around. Amazing guitar intro and an even better solo near the end.

Another awesome track: "Pain" by Jimmy Eat World

Here is the rest of the non-van halen tracks in the game

Alter Bridge - “Come To Life”
Billy Idol - “White Wedding”
blink-182 - “First Date”
Deep Purple - “Space Truckin”
Foo Fighters - “Best Of You”
Foreigner - “Double Vision”
Fountains of Wayne - “Stacy’s Mom”
Judas Priest - “Painkiller”
Killswitch Engage - “The End Of Heartache”
Lenny Kravitz - “Rock And Roll Is Dead”
Queen - “I Want It All”
Queens of the Stone Age - “Sick, Sick, Sick”
Tenacious D - “Master Exploder”
The Clash - “Safe European Home”
The Offspring - “Pretty Fly For A White Guy”
Third Eye Blind - “Semi-Charmed Life”
Weezer - “Dope Nose”
Tags: Yellowcard, Jimmy Eat World, Paper Walls, Guitar Hero, blink-182
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Saosin: Second Impression
09/04/09 at 08:11 AM by Yellowcard2006
After hearing higher quality samples of the songs. I'm not COMPLETELY disappointed. Sure it's not the full length version of TTN but that album will probably never be made. Saosin has definitely tried for some poppier songs this time around, either due to pressure form the label or possibly they just like pop songs, but they aren't really bad pop songs just not what you'd expect from the band that wrote "Lost Symphonies".
There are still quite a few songs that have potential and with 56 minutes of music, I'm sure there is plenty to like in there. Well it seems I will be buying this album. But please Saosin, for album #3 comeback with something to really shut the haters up. Everyone knows you have the skill and talent to write a mind blowing record. Just don't take another 3 years to do it

I think I'll post full impressions sometime in the next two weeks. Once I have the album in my hands. thanks for reading. Share your thoughts in the replies, ya know if ya want to.
Tags: Saosin, In Search of Solid Ground, This could actually be a good album
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Saosin I Am Disappoint
09/03/09 at 09:46 AM by Yellowcard2006
UPDATE My newer impressions are in the blog right above this one.

Seriously guys. I heard about 6 tracks off the album, and it's just so bland. Where are the killer riffs? Where are the interesting lyrics? Where is the awesome song structure?

This was one of my most anticipated albums of the year and (much like Red Jumpsuit) I'm disappointed. Hopefully the tracks I haven't heard yet will change my opinion of the album, but I'm not feeling too hyped right now.

And honestly the lyrics are so boring. Emery's new album is mostly a break-up album too, and I love those lyrics so it can't be just the topic being covered. I'm just not hearing much that would pull me back for repeated listens over several months.

Right now I'm too disappointed to hear anymore. Hopefully the album goes up for streaming soon so I can get a better idea (I listened to a few songs though meh youtube quality)

If you haven't heard the new Emery album I DEFINITELY suggest giving it a listen. It's called ...In Shallow Seas We Sail.

Share your thoughts/first impressions on the new Saosin album in the replies, if ya feel like it. [/strike]
Tags: Saosin, In Search of Solid Ground, Disappointmented but hopeful
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