Rock

5 Seconds of Summer – ‘Calm’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Andy DeLuca Following their colossal success with Youngblood in 2018, 5 Seconds of Summer have produced something with this latest effort that is intended to cement their position within the music industry. Their new album Calm is a collection of songs, while being fun and fresh, also target a demographic in a way… Read more

2012 Throwback Gallery: iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Edition

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2012 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bridgit Mendler Cher Lloyd Ed Sheeran Justin Bieber Olly Murs Psy One Republic The Wanted Photography by: Steve Trager

The 1975 – ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Dean Chalkley Bloated? Sure; at 80 minutes in runtime, that’s an assured assessment of The 1975’s fourth record, Notes on a Conditional Form, a companion piece to their 2018 record A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships. “Bloated” seems to be the point entirely, however – that society is bloated, our perception of ourselves… Read more

Nine Inch Nails – ‘Ghosts V: Together’ / ‘Ghosts VI: Locusts’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Lior Phillips With their two new concurrent releases, Nine Inch Nails continue what they began with their surprising and rather lengthy 2008 offering Ghosts I-IV. That is, they return to an almost entirely all-instrumental approach, in a musical sub-genre which is supposedly known as “dark ambient.” “Ambient” stems from the word “ambiance,” meaning that the music is meant to be only part of the… Read more

2011 Throwback Gallery: Pop & Pop Rock Powerhouses

Selena Gomez ‘We Own The Night’ Tour 2011 Miranda Cosgrove ‘Dance Crazy’ Tour 2011 Christina Grimmie ‘We Own The Night‘ Tour 2011 Journey ‘Eclipse’ Tour 2011 Allstar Weekend ‘We Own The Night’ Tour 2011 Styx ‘102.9 WMGK Presents: Let Freedom Rock’ 2011 YES ‘102.9 WMGK Presents: Let Freedom Rock’ 2011  Photography by: Steve Trager 

2011 Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour Edition

Less Than Jake ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey Pepper ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey  Gyms Class Heroes ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey Relient K ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey 3OH!3 ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey The Expendables ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey Asking… Read more

Stand Atlantic: Australia’s Ocean of Pop-Punk Potential

Photo Credit: Brandon Lung Even though their current single is entitled “Shh!”, it might be difficult to keep Stand Atlantic a secret from the world for much longer, as the promising young mixed gender pop-punk band from Sydney, Australia is already getting many people to stand and take notice. “A whirlwind is the only way I… Read more

2010 Throwback Gallery: Heavy Metal & Alternative Rock’s Finest

Roger Waters ‘The Wall’ Tour 2010 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Halford ‘Ozzfest’ 2010 Camden, New Jersey DevilDriver ‘Ozzfest’ 2010 Camden, New Jersey Saviours ‘Ozzfest’ 2010 Camden, New Jersey Drowning Pool ‘Ozzfest’ 2010 Camden, New Jersey Kataklysm ‘Ozzfest’ 2010 Camden, New Jersey Nonpoint ‘Ozzfest’ 2010 Camden, New Jersey Kingdom of Sorrow ‘Ozzfest’ 2010 Camden, New Jersey Skeletonwitch ‘Ozzfest’… Read more

The Aces: Utah’s Indie Rock Explosion

Photo Credit: Red Bull Records If you’re playing poker, four Aces is a pretty winning hand. That remains the case when it comes to rock ‘n’ roll, as evidenced by the Provo, Utah all-girl alternative band the Aces, which is comprised of Katie Henderson (guitar), McKenna Petty (bass) and sisters Cristal and Alisa Ramirez (lead… Read more

All Time Low – ‘Wake Up, Sunshine’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Jimmy Fontaine “I woke up on a Tuesday // Felt like a Friday night to me… // Everyday’s a holiday // We stay hot when it’s cold outside, you know // Haven’t left your place in days,” All Time Low sing on “Sleeping In”, a track from their eighth studio album Wake Up, Sunshine…. Read more