August 11th, 2014
As New Found Glory and The Story So Far are setting out to prove on their latest tour, pop-punk’s not dead. Judging on how tickets have sold, there’s an army of fans out there who agree with them. While the heart of the genre continues to pound its high-energy 2/4 beat, the stagnation of punk rock remains a prominent topic. Maybe it’s the perceived simplicity of the music and throwaway, sugary quality that makes pop-punk more susceptible to halts in musical progress.