Triple Trouble! Hollis Brown, The Spring Standards, and The High Strung

Apologies to Wayne Campbell, but perhaps there’s a lot more going on in Delaware than he first thought. The Spring Standards, a trio of musicians (James Cleare, Heather Robb, and James Smith) who… Continue reading

A Silent Film Continues Leaving Their Mark

Jean Dujardin and The Artist danced their way to an Oscar a few months ago, but it could be a different “silent film” that could actually have more staying power. The Oxford-based band… Continue reading

Our Lady Peace Throws a Curve, Discusses the Late Chris Benoit

Some bands refuse to play some of their songs live. Radiohead immediately comes to mind, because for the most part, they rarely perform their mega-hit “Creep” on tour. The reasoning varies from band… Continue reading

Obie Trice Toasts Bottoms Up

To quote the classic rock “sexy time” song by Foreigner, it’s been feeling a lot like “the first time” for Obie Trice lately, and I mean that strictly in terms of his music.… Continue reading

Candlebox Is Never “Far Behind”

For the better part of the 1990s, plaid shirts and Seattle grunge rock were king. I’m not saying Biggie Smalls and Jewel weren’t top stars of the decade, but for me, I was… Continue reading

Foxy Shazam “Likes It”; Hey Rim Jeon Plays It

It seems the music industry — charts and award shows anyway — are too focused these days on Adele, her majesty’s clones, auto-tuned hip hoppers and tween artists that appeal to the Twilight… Continue reading

Electric Touch: Never Looking Back

In 1989, Debbie Gibson released her second album Electric Youth, and it blew up mainstream radio charts. The sophomore effort by the teen queen included the mega-hit “Lost in Your Eyes,” the catchy… Continue reading

Anti-Flag: Rock Against Santorum?

Anti-Flag have been saying what’s on their minds for over two decades. Why stop now? The punk rockers from Pittsburgh are back with their eighth studio album The General Strike, and like previous… Continue reading

Matt Pryor “Gets You Down” & Become “One” With KDrew

Matt Pryor used to tour with his bandmates. These days, he’s hitting the road with his kids in an RV. “I thought it’d be a cool idea,” The Get Up Kids and New… Continue reading

Talking “fun.” and “We Are Young” in NYC

“Do you wanna have fun? How’s about (fun) a few laughs? I can show you a… good time… Do you wanna have fun… fun… fun?” I realize quoting “Big Spender” lyrics from Cy… Continue reading