Concert Recap: MONUMENTOUR

In 2005, I heard Paramore and Fall Out Boy for the very first time and fell head over heels in love with both. In 2010, I got a lyric from Paramore’s “For a Pessimist, I’m Pretty Optimistic” tattooed on my left forearm. In 2013, I got a lyric from Fall Out Boy’s “Thriller” tattooed on…

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Concert Recap: Paramore, Kitten

It’s been a while since I was in the pit at a concert. I haven’t had the time to devote to standing in line all day to get barricade in a couple years — and as far as I’m concerned, when it comes to Standing Room Only, it’s barricade or bust. So when my good…

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Album Review: Paramore, Paramore, 2013

In 2009, Paramore released its third studio album, Brand New Eyes. The cover featured a pulled-apart butterfly pinned to a fence and the lyrical content was angrier than anything Paramore had written before. That’s because Hayley Williams was pissed off. She was pissed off at her bandmates, something the band talked about at length in…

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