Glass Animals: Shattering Expectations

While we just closed the books on yet another summer of music festivals, let us not forget the spirit of this coveted season, when concert aficionados came out in droves to embark on multi-day long journeys, fueled by adrenaline and whatever fits inside their fanny packs. ‘Twas the season of …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers @ Madison Square Garden

MANHATTAN, NY—After a short wait in a cove-looking area of the basement of Madison Square Garden, it was time to coalesce like a group of elites. The tiny and unique grooves in the white concrete walls decorated a stealthy walk past by family lounges and dressing rooms for the Red …

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Pearl Jam @ Madison Square Garden

MANHATTAN, NY—The lights shined a soft, bright yellow in Madison Square Garden as a sold-out crowd of fans decorated the seats like sprinkles on a sundae—plentiful and colorful. Pearl Jam commenced the stage just after 8:30 p.m., immediately setting the tone to sublimely happy while walking out to R.E.M.’s “It …

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An Interview with Zakk Wylde: In The Making

For many artists and musicians, a fruitful career that can span two decades is a dream come true. But for guitar legend Zakk Wylde, a 20-year timespan is merely the most recent break in between his debut solo album, Book Of Shadows, and its sequel, Book Of Shadows II

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An Interview with Hatebreed: Signs Of The Times

L-R: Wayne Lozinak, Matt Byrne, Jamey Jasta, Frank Novinec, Chris Beattie

Music can affect us profoundly—the most powerful works offer exposition of feelings, a cleverly captured essence of our time, and enable us to connect with ourselves through song.

Such artistic expression and massive appeal is found across all genres—think …

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An Interview with Lake Street Dive: How Good It Feels

Lake Street Dive is feeling good. As the chorus breaks out to their latest single “Side Pony” they’ll tell you: “Baby I’m just living my life! That’s why I rock the side pony.” Quirky is the new cool for singer Rachael Price, drummer Mike Calabrese, standing bassist Bridget Kearny, and …

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An Interview with Killswitch Engage: By Design

If the city of New York had a Paul Revere equivalent, he’d let us know that Killswitch Engage is coming. The five-piece metalcore band is gearing up to play five shows at intimate venues across the city, and will debut a different new song live at each show. The album …

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An Interview with Lights: Shining Bright

Canadian electropop artist Lights (formerly known as Valerie Poxleitner) is an oxymoron personified: Her physique is petite but she packs a major, spirited punch with her style and artistry. She is soft spoken and low key—the easy breezy type of person you want to have coffee and swap stories with, …

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An Interview with Garbage: Never Wasted

 

The year 2015 is going down in the musical yearbook as banner, not necessarily because piles of stellar albums are being released, but ultimately because it’s an anniversary year celebrating debut records from some of the most influential bands of the ’90s.

The band Garbage is celebrating 20 years …

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Korn: Everything Is All Right

Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer has a lot to smile about. He’s basking in the recent arrival of his second son, Rocky Rebel Shaffer, with his actress/model wife Evis Xheneti. He’s about to embark on a 22-date tour to mark an extended 20th anniversary of Korn’s self-titled debut album, released …

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