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Hayley Williams Says Paramore’s First Drum Kit Originally Belonged to Taylor Hawkins

Click here to read the full article. Hayley Williams has been delving deep into the history of emo music in her podcast series, Everything Is Emo, and in the second episode released on Friday (May 6), the singer discussed Foo Fighters‘ late drummer Taylor Hawkins and the impact that the band had on Paramore. Williams explained that Foo Fighters were “such an important band to Paramore,” and were a band that they often referenced when writing songs. “I think any band that puts a lot of emphasis on drums — which, the three of us all played drums so it’s a very...
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Hayley Williams Reflects On The Legacy Of Taylor Hawkins And Paramore’s Connection To Him

Bandleader Hayley Williams recently launched her own podcast called Everything Is Emo. She explained that the show is “meant to feel like a conversation with other fans of the genre, young and (ahem) old. There’s going to be plenty of interaction, which I hope will feel somewhat reminiscent of the message boards and forums I used to frequent as a teenage scene kid.”
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Hayley Williams shares Paramore’s connection to Taylor Hawkins: “It’s like we stole a blessing”

As the rock world continues to mourn the unexpected death of Taylor Hawkins, Hayley Williams has shared a story about Paramore‘s connection to the late Foo Fighters drummer. In the latest episode of her Everything Is Emo BBC Sounds radio show, Williams explains that the drum kit used by Zac Farro during Paramore’s first shows and tours used to belong to Hawkins.
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Paramore's Hayley Williams: "people are confused about what the fuck emo is"

Frontwoman Hayley Williams has weighed in on the big debate surrounding emo music in 2022 - namely just what in the hell actually counts as 'emo' these days. The singer - who is fronting a brand new BBC Sounds podcast dedicated to the genre - discusses her own relationship with emo in a brand new interview with Rolling Stone UK.
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Hayley Williams: ‘I always had punk-rock guilt’

If anyone knows just how much emo music straddles the generations, it’s Hayley Williams. The musician has been at the forefront of angsty music since 2004, when she was 15 and playing with her band Paramore, and more recently as a solo artist. Just last weekend, she joined Gen-Z scion Billie Eilish at Coachella festival to duet an acoustic version of Paramore’s song “Misery Business”, the breakthrough hit that took them to the world. As the boundaries continue to blur between pop and rock, and with Y2K throwbacks reaching fever pitch, it makes sense then that the American star is...
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Hayley Williams Announces New Emo-Themed Music Podcast

Hayley Williams has announced a new podcast, part of BBC Sounds’ Back to Back series. In Everything Is Emo, she’ll chronicle the history of the genre from its outset to the present day, including her time with Fueled By Ramen favorites Paramore. Listen to the first episode of the 20-part series via BBC Sounds.
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Paramore's Hayley Williams: Greater 'genre fluidity' in music now

For Hayley Williams, there's been a shift in the music industry with greater "genre fluidity". "I think it seems like this new generation of music fans don't really care about genre as much." The 33-year-old Paramore frontwoman has a new BBC Sounds podcast, Everything is Emo, which reflects on what...
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Paramore’s Hayley Williams launches new radio show, ‘Everything Is Emo’

Hayley Williams has launched her first music radio show, Everything Is Emo. frontwoman and soloist presents the 20-part series on Back To Back Sounds, the new music feature from BBC Sounds. During each hour-long episode, Williams delves into the music that shaped the ’90s through to the present day while...
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Hayley Williams to Deliver the Ultimate Emo History Lesson on New Podcast

Click here to read the full article. Paramore’s Hayley Williams will guide a deep dive into the history and evolution of emo in a new 20-part podcast series, Everything Is Emo.  The new weekly show is part of BBC Sounds’ Back to Back series, and the first episode — perfectly titled “All Music Is Emotional” — is available to listen to now. In the first episode, Williams discusses her “all music is emotional” theory and reflects on her own emo history by sharing music from some her favorite bands, as well as stories from Paramore’s early days (the soundtrack includes a...
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Hayley Williams Is Hosting A History Of Emo Podcast

Hayley Williams is taking to the airwaves and diving into the rich history of emo music. The Paramore singer announced a new podcast, Everything Is Emo, as part of BBC Sounds’ Back to Back series, in which she’ll chronicle the history of the genre from its beginnings to its current day revival.
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Hayley Williams Has A New Podcast Called ‘Everything Is Emo’

Bandleader Hayley Williams has been up to a lot — from joining world-dominating pop star Billie Eilish on the stage at Coachella to recording the highly anticipated follow-up album to 2017’s After Laughter. But there’s more in the works, including this just-announced podcast called Everything Is Emo, a part of the BBC Sounds Back To Back series, that will dig into the history of the genre.
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