bands

Best and highlighted bands in the music industry.

Kyle Stumpo18 hours ago
Music as a Healing Tool
Music is a wonderful thing. It can help you get over a breakup, help you get through a bad day, keep your spirits up when you're sick, and many other things. Artists put their souls into their music a...
Sam Flintlock21 hours ago
The Sex Pistols — A Cheap Holiday in Other People's Misery
A bullet of AURAL TERRORISM. The sound of ANGER and DISILLUSIONMENT. A HAND GRENADE thrown at the MUSIC ESTABLISHMENT. Wait a second. This is just bad rock ‘n’ roll. You lied to me through the medium ...
Skunk Uzeki2 days ago
Best Goth Bands with Female Singers
Goth music has always involved hard beats, innovative electro-synth influences, and pretty dark lyrics. However, one thing that most goth music doesn't have is female vocals. For reasons beyond unders...
John Hatanaka4 days ago
Full Moon
It's another hot day on the coast of Fukushima and it's late summer. I'm in a car and driving deep into a jungle that I thought I could not drive into. Mark has told me about a music festival that hap...
Sam Flintlock4 days ago
The Importance of Song Lyrics
Lyrics are not poetry and lyricists are not poets. I say this not to denigrate lyrics as an art form. Quite the opposite. By insisting that the two are the same thing, we miss the vital point that hig...
Gianna Hermann4 days ago
Twenty One Pilots on Christianity
Throughout today’s culture in America, there are numerous forms of media that portray different worldviews throughout their lyrics, videos, or other content that happens to be in one of the best posit...
Bobby Tarlton6 days ago
East London Cleopatra
A few weeks ago I was having a chat with my friend and band-mate, Toby, about where the inspiration for my songs comes from. It’s not something you can answer easily without sounding pretentious or se...
Dark Matter, White Noise
As collaborator Les Claypool put it, Sean Lennon is a "musical mutant," something to treasure in the music industry, which seems to be stultified by the desire of powerful executives to make a lot of ...
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Jelissa Lewis8 days ago
The Band That Demands To Be Heard
With the motto "Breathe and Create," comes a band based out of the fighting city of Orange, Texas. This band doesn’t just have five regular guys trying to make it big, this band consists of five indiv...
Kyle Stumpo8 days ago
Why Supporting Your Local Scene is Important
Recently in Ottawa, a popular venue had to close its doors. It was a sad day in the Ottawa music scene; the venue, Zaphod Beeblebrox, or Zaphod's for short, was popular among the indie scene and elect...
Hayley Munoz10 days ago
BTS- A Beginner's Guide to the K-Pop Boy Band Taking the World by Storm
If you watched the 2017 Billboard Music awards earlier this year you would have seen that the highlight of the evening was the Social Media award going to the K-Pop group, BTS. But who is BTS? BTS is ...
Cherith Brook10 days ago
Dry the River and Faith
Dry the River was a short lived band. I have yet to run into anyone who knows them, which is disappointing considering just how perfect their album "Shallow Bed" is. I discovered this album a few year...
Marcia Frost10 days ago
Cheap Trick and 38 Special Rock the River
Cheap Trick has been hitting the road hard this summer, especially in the Midwest, where they started playing in local clubs all those years ago. They were especially welcomed in Peoria, Illinois. The...
Kyle Stumpo13 days ago
Coming Up with a Band Name
Coming up with a good name for your band may seem like a daunting task but I'm here to tell you that it really isn't as bad as you think. There are many ways to come up with names for your band and I'...
Yvonne Glasgow16 days ago
Rich Lerner and The Groove Jam Out With 'Push On Thru'
I don’t think that jam bands are as popular now as they once were, but I could be wrong. In the 70s they were all the rage, and now you can still find fans of the old school jam bands, like The Gratef...
Skunk Uzeki17 days ago
Most Underrated Bands of the 90s
One thing that I'm thankful for, as a Millennial, was my ability to be alive during the 1990s. It was a glorious age —, especially for the arts. The 90s was a time when music was really at its pinnacl...
Despise You/Coke Bust Split 7" Review
For those so far uninitiated, "powerviolence" is a hyper aggressive style of music taking its main cues from 80s hardcore punk, grindcore, and, oddly enough, certain styles of progressive rock. This m...
Into the Slipstream: The Internet's Undiscovered Talent
With the popularity of platforms like Bandcamp and Soundcloud it's now literally easier than ever to throw your artistic talents out into the wolfish world of picky consumers and bask in the due adula...