Guitarist Brooks Betts of Pop Punk Emo band Mayday Parade talks about the upcoming Australian tour in support of new album Black Lines, which new bands he’s rating, supporting Yellowcard last year and the politics behind bands being billed on a lineup.

Review: Taking Back Sunday’s Tidal Wave is an amazing album from a newly inspired and reenergized band. New album Tidal Wave will reinvent Taking Back Sunday, putting the spotlight back on them, but perhaps dividing fans in the process.