Mike Henneberger

Mike Henneberger is a video producer/director and music journalist with more than a decade of experience. He’s put his live music addiction to good use by contributing to Billboard Magazine, SPIN, and Rolling Stone. You can follow his adventures and misadventures at @mikeyleerock and @abergerjoint on Instagram.

There Ain’t Nothing Like the First Time: Blink 182 – Nine, Riot Fest, Barclays Center

“First love, first high. There ain’t nothing like the first time.” With almost 25 years of music behind them, there are thousands of words to reference when writing about pop punk patriarchs, Blink 182. I haven’t googled it, but I’m sure “What’s My Age Again?” and “Dammit” are probably the …

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Taking Back Sunday Discuss 20 Years of The Band and more at Riot Fest

Taking Back Sunday’s Shaun and Mark joined us in the TickPick tent made possible by Music Mayhem, to discuss their favorite songs to listen to, their past 20 years as a band and the album that resonates with them personally. For more videos and content from RiotFest, and to find …

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Frank Iero Talks New Album ‘Barriers,’ Working with Steve Albini and more

We had the opportunity to chat with Frank Iero of Frank Iero and The Future Violents at the 2019 Riot Festival in Chicago, IL to discuss his latest record, Barriers, who he worked with and what inspired the new record including his near death experience in Sydney, AUS and working …

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VIDEO: Bad Sounds Hit the U.S., Starting with South by Southwest

South by Southwest (SXSW) is the gift that keeps on giving (and there might even be more to come). With over 2000 bands and artists performing, the week-long March music festival that is just a small part of the 10-day tech/film/comedy/music festival, SXSW is a music-fan’s paradise––especially if discovering new …

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Our South by Southwest First Draft Pick: Anna Shoemaker

If there were something like Fantasy Football for South by Southwest (SXSW), indie-pop artist Anna Shoemaker would be my first draft pick. When I first listened to her music in my month- long preparation for the festival, I immediately passed her song “Liquor Store” to my friends who join me …

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Our Top Discovery at 2019 South By Southwest: Illuminati Hotties

No lists. No countdowns. No patience necessary. Here’s the best band we saw at South by Southwest 2019, Illuminati Hotties. With more than 2000 official acts this year, it helps to have a name that catches the eye of someone quickly scrolling through the list of mostly unknowns and up-and-comers. …

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SXSW PHOTOS: Illuminati Hotties, Fatherson, Charly Bliss, Bloods and more

FRIDAY MARCH 15, 2019 PHOTOS: Illuminati Hotties At one Dozen Street playing one of their 10 shows during South by Southwest Photos by Mike Henneberger Charly Bliss https://www.facebook.com/CharlyBliss/ At Rolling Stone party at Native Hostel SATURDAY MARCH 15, 2019 PHOTOS: Fatherson https://www.facebook.com/fathersonband/ At the British Music Embassy at Latitude 30 (Photos by …

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SXSW PHOTOS: The Get Up Kids, The Joy Formidable, Chastity and more

WEDNESDAY PHOTOS: Polyvinyl Records & Big Scary Monsters Showcase  At Mohawk Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Orchards https://www.facebook.com/orchardslive/ The Get Up Kids https://www.facebook.com/TheGetUpKids/ Pedro the Lion THURSDAY PHOTOS: Dr. Martens and Collide Day Party  At Container Bar on Rainey Street Thursday March 14, 2019 The Joy Formidable https://www.facebook.com/thejoyformidable/ Brooklyn Bowl Family Reunion At the …

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