Four more bands enter, how many of them will place? Alan, James, Lauren, and Kristen are back with their number sixteen picks – four bands that sound NOTHING like each other. Who will place, and who will march on?Read more "The Most Important Bands Of The Era: Number Sixteen"
Another week, another portion of us listing out some of the most important bands of this era. Spoiler Alert: One of the bands listed is currently ranking higher than their initial spot here at number eighteen. Let’s get it started!Read more "The Most Important Bands Of The Era: Number Eighteen"
Alan, Lauren, James, and Kristen are back, taking on another four bands who we believe to be some of the most important bands of this era. This time around, we discuss a late night band, nu metal kings, a riotous duo, and a boy band. Yes. A boy band.Read more "The Most Important Bands Of The Era: Number Nineteen"
What do you get when you get four different people, with four different choices of music together to discuss who is the most important band of this era? One hell of an experiment.Read more "The Most Important Bands Of The Era: Number Twenty"
Music is always moving and evolving with the times, and as it pertains to the genre of alternative, it evolves rather quickly. So to help analyze the genre, I’ve recruited James from the Appetite for Distraction Alternative Top 10 Countdown to help me look into where alternative music is, where it’s going, and who is […]Read more "The State of Alternative: A Conversation"
A little while ago, someone asked me who my favorite frontmen were in today’s music. Though the rest of the five I listed took some time to spit out, the first name to come out was Circa Survive’s Anthony Green. His overall lyricism, the signature voice inflection, and his overall stage antics (like climbing into […]Read more "Review of Anthony Green’s ‘Beautiful Things’"
Before listening to this album, I tried remembering why Snow Patrol didn’t explode over here like they did overseas. Their one mega U.S. hit, “Chasing Cars” took over mainstream radio stations for months (still gets played today). However, due to rapid repetition, that song quickly lost it’s luster. Their next single was their song “Signal […]Read more "Music Review: Snow Patrol’s ‘Fallen Empires’"