College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Killer Klassix: Alkaline Trio- “For Your Lungs Only” EP

Killer Klassix: Alkaline Trio- “For Your Lungs Only” EP

Alkaline Trio cultivated a tight-knit cult-ish following with their emotionally apathetic lyrics, ironic themes, emotional, sludge-like punk rock sound and overall dark tones.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
October 23, 2023
Killer Klassix: Showoff “Waiting For You EP”

Killer Klassix: Showoff “Waiting For You EP”

Showoff continues to adapt to the times, doing it in their own style and showing bands outside of Chicago, punk never dies.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
October 9, 2023
Killer Klassix: Knuckle Puck: “Don’t Come Home”

Killer Klassix: Knuckle Puck: “Don’t Come Home”

The band capitalizes on an abstract composition to entice the listener and using relative, vulnerable lyrics to perfectly match melody to sentiment.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
April 10, 2023
Killer Cuts: Real Friends: “There’s Nothing Worse Than Too Late”

Killer Cuts: Real Friends: “There’s Nothing Worse Than Too Late”

Real Friends’s new lead vocalist adds his own flavor to an ensemble of longtime friends who are dedicated to their craft, using every release as a stepping stone to achieve a great album.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
April 10, 2023
Killer Klassix- City Mouth; “Hollows” EP

Killer Klassix- City Mouth; “Hollows” EP

An amazingly well assembled effort, at times “Hollows” falls short on delivering fully fleshed out tracks and melodies. However, it makes up for it with relatable material, accessible melodies, and surprises for the listener which elevate the tracks.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
February 20, 2023
Killer Klassix: Real Friends- “This Is Honesty” EP

Killer Klassix: Real Friends- “This Is Honesty” EP

Real Friends does not let reminiscing memories encompass their lyrical material or musical style, but carve out their own niche for independent pop punk music.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
February 6, 2023
Killer Cuts:Killer Klassix

Killer Cuts:Killer Klassix

...A way to honor how age and youth, though fleeting, marks the beautiful start to the beginning of the end.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
October 17, 2022
Load More Stories

Comments (2)

Comment Policy: Comments are not posted until they are approved by the Managing Editor. Comments that are approved will be civil and on-topic. Profanity, vulgarity, slurs, personal attacks and misinformation will not be allowed. If a comment violates these standards, it will not be approved.
Comments are Closed.
All Sort: Newest