bands

Rock n' roll, boy bands, jazz trios, and more; the greats, newbies, and forgotten icons who create our favorite groups.

Anne St. Marie2 years ago
5 Unique Metal Bands You Should Be Listening To
If you’re in the market for metal, you probably know there are roughly 500 styles and sub-genres to explore (if you’re new to the metal scene . . . well, there are roughly 500 styles and sub-genres to...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Classic Rock From The Kinks Provided the Guidance I Needed To Get Through
In 1978, my brother came home with Misfits by a classic rock band known as the Kinks. I didn’t understand the retched look rock stars took on at the time to stick it to the man, but fortunately I had ...
Samantha Bentley2 years ago
January 2017 Essential Playlist
So, as I promised, I am going to be doing a playlist of songs I have discovered or been obsessed with each month. 2017 has GOT to be better than 2016, right? I mean come on. 2016 might have been the m...
Adam Quinn2 years ago
Evolution of Visual Albums
Ever since Beyoncé rocked the music world with Lemonade there has been a lot of discussion of the rise of visual albums. However, many people are still unclear on what a visual album is, and even indu...
Adam Quinn2 years ago
The Rolling Stones' Best Concert Album Trilogy
The Rolling Stones will always be viewed as one of the original founders of the rock and roll sound. They forged the sound of rock on the streets of London and have been at the top of the rock world o...
Max Jones2 years ago
Best Album Covers of the 70s
They say if you can remember the 70s then you didn’t really experience them, so we’ve put together this list of the best album covers of the 70s in order to help you jog your memory. The 70s were a re...
Will Vasquez2 years ago
Best Album Covers of the 80s
Album covers of the 80s mirrored the bright and manic aesthetic of the decade itself. Album covers, in general, are meant to be a visual accompaniment to the music contained within. In a way, these st...
Rhonda Taylor2 years ago
Nat Shapiro & Nat Hentoff's 'The Jazz Makers'
Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, Billie Holliday, Fats Waller, Roy Eldridge, and Charlie Christian are a few of the jazz masters whose diverse and several talents, blossoming intensely over half a cen...
Gus Welch2 years ago
Female Pioneers of Pop Music
Pop music has experienced a boom in diversity lately, and we have the female pioneers of pop music to thank for that. Women have not only been a vital force for inclusion in pop music, but have also h...
Max Jones2 years ago
Evolution of the Concert
Attending concerts has become a staple for music-lovers, and even for those just interested in the social scene. Regardless of favorite genre or band, experiencing music live has become one of the mos...
Will Vasquez2 years ago
Great Bands That Only Made One Album
There are a handful of great bands that only made one album, with various reasons for their lack of a second. Some of the bands met unfortunate fates, while others split up because they were only side...
Gus Welch2 years ago
Must See Music Documentaries
Music documentaries, now more than ever, are making an impact on the music industry like never before. With experimental and intimate pieces, some of the most popular documentaries are helping the wor...
Will Vasquez2 years ago
Most Iconic Women in Rock
Rock music is full of icons, from individual artists who changed the way that we experience music to looks that shaped the fashion of a decade, but who are the most iconic women in rock? As in most th...
Gus Welch2 years ago
Best 90s Music Videos
The best 90s music videos sure portray this decade for what it was. Considered by National Geographic’s in its documentary as the “Last Great Decade,” it sure had great advancements regarding technolo...
David Karp2 years ago
#HowEyeSeeIt with Casey Harris of the X Ambassadors
Casey Harris, the piano player for the X Ambassadors, has been legally blind his entire life. As part of the Foundation Fighting Blindness' recent digital campaign, #HowEyeSeeIt, we traveled to Seattle to meet with Casey and the rest of the X Ambassadors to hear his story. In his own words Casey describes his ability to see as 15% vision in good light and closer to 5-10% in bad light. Technically speaking Casey has 2200 vision with a 10% field in the middle. In addition to sitting down with Case...
Ryan Sprague2 years ago
Interview with Stephen Christian of Anberlin
Today, I talk with Stephen Christian, former front-man of Anberlin, and author of the novel, 'The Orphaned Anything's: Memoir of a Lesser Known'. We learn the origins of this progressively influential...
Gus Welch2 years ago
Most Controversial Songs of All Time
As America's most controversial President prepares for office, it seems we've entered an age of controversy: with not only controversial songs, films and books, but controversial business and politics...
Ryan Sprague2 years ago
Exclusive Interview with Sebastian Danzig of Palaye Royale
In this exclusive interview, I speak with Sebastian Danzig, member of the Vegas-based fashion-art rock band, Palaye Royale. Danzig clues us in on how it all began, what it was like beating out Coldpla...