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(This article was written while listening to the song which is why it’s in present tense.) When it comes down to music now-a-days you have 4 types of fans: one, the guys who love mainstream music and all it’s gloary, …

The latest from this veteran singer/songwriter is perhaps her best solo work since making a name for herself nine years ago with her multi-platinum “Bella Donna.” Since that time, Nicks has produced other big selling albums, which include the underrated …

We stood in front of the gates yelling impatiently, waiting to enter the zone of excitement where it all happens C the stage. The only obstacle stopping hundreds of us were a few impatient security guards spraying us with water …

Youprobably haven’t seen him on MTV or heard him on the radio,but Rufus Wainwright was voted “Best New Artist” byRolling Stone magazine readers this past year. I found outabout him when I stumbled across his self-titled CD in themusic store …

Taylor Swift Album Review Reputation, Taylor Swift’s new album was released August 23, 2017 it was recorded at Big Machine Records. The album has topped the charts in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, …

Whether you’re a daily fanatic or a once-in-a-while watcher, you must know a few characters on General Hospital. Steve Burton as mobster Jason, Bradford Anderson as his cyber sidekick Spinelli, Brandon Barash as their enemy Johnny, and Scott Reeves as …

Their newest album is my ticket to Ensiferum havenland. The folk metal act from Finland is one of those bands you really have to know the name of in order to not be shunned upon by your fellow metalheads. I …

When at last Oasis took the stage, the crowd was going crazy and we ended up in the second row as the group played a long version of the wordless snippet from their new album. Don’t be fooled by some …

KeithUrban was the first Australian male country artist to have a number-one single onthe Billboard charts. “But For the Grace of God” from his self-titleddebut album was certified gold, and this year’s “Somebody Like You”from “Golden Road” also sets that …

Imagine combining qualities of legendary Queen’s Freddie Mercury circa 1978, the 1980s’ George Michael, and the current Scissor Sister’s Jake Shears to form a nouveau-chic, electric, glam-pop/rock singing phenomenon. Enter Mika. Currently a huge success in the U.K., the flamboyant …

“Well, coming from Ireland, we’re definitely big story tellers- out songs tend to have a beginning, a middle and an end, with lots of plot and characters in between, they’re almost like mini movies in a way!” says Mark Sheehan …

“The Night the Sun Came Up” is the debut effort by the Like A G6-hooker Dev. It has been released in various countries, including the UK, Australia and Ireland, but will be out in late March in the US. Produced …

If “Belieber” was a word in the dictionary, it’d probably be defined as an incredibly dedicated and die-hard fan of the teenage pop icon, Justin Bieber. Although these fans may seem outrageously obsessed with the 17-year-old Canadian cutie, there is …

Most nu-metal groups have gained a reputation for being loud, hard, and violent, with disposable lyrics about adolescent rage being the forefront of pretty much all their songs. Though many notable bands have broken this rule, System of a Down …

U2 is a rock band that formed in the 1980s by a group of friends, Bono (lead vocals), The Edge (lead guitarist), Adam (bass), and Larry (drums). All four of them grew up together in Dublin, Ireland. They have many …

Kanye West’s album “Ye” is arguably his most personal project, and the most open that Kanye has ever been with his listeners. Appropriately self-titled, Kanye’s album explores his struggles with mental illness, relationship conflicts, his children, and opioid abuse. And …

Well, well, well, Jessica. Someone’s burst out of nowhere. 6 months ago Jessica Cornish was nothing more than an unknown, a nobody. Now, as Jessie J, she brandishes two top 3 singles – including an illusive number 1 – a …

Skepticism, after a long hiatus, has finally returned with a new lp. Now to begin, this lp is very, very, very different from the atmospheric qualities from previous efforts like Stormcrowfleet and Lead And Aether, although its differences make it …

Twenty One Pilot’s album, Blurryface, can easily be described as beautifully written and very catchy. The meaningful lyrics, which touches upon relatable issues that people face, made this album one of my favorites.To represent what band member, Tyler Joseph, feels …

Into the death metal we go for this one. While I don’t expect you to know Entails all too well, this is actually the first that heard of them as well, if you like Swedish death metal like Entombed or …

I’m an avid music researcher. If I’m not listening to one of the three thousand songs from my Ipod, odds are I’m studying ITunes or YouTube trying to catch the most promising up-and-coming artists before they hit trend. Let’s just …

With the possible exception of The White Album, not one disc in The Beatles’ entire catalog is as uneven in terms of song quality as their comparatively ignored last album Abbey Road (although Let It Be was technically the last …

February 9, 1990 – 7: 43 p.m. – The lights faded out, and a fourteen minute film opened a most anticipated concert. The film focused on 25 years of history, which includes Jackie Kennedy, Apollo landing on the moon, and …

Forget what you have heard, seen or read about Twilight, the soundtrack has nothing to do with the movies or books. It could very easily stand alone, and is one of the best soundtracks to come out in the past …

Thistrio from California may look like another creation of the teeny-bop era, butwhen the hit makers of today have drifted away, Nickel Creek will still becreating melodic albums like “This Side.” Chris Thile (mandolin,vocals), Sara Watkins (fiddle, vocals) and her …

The new Red Hot Chili Peppers album, “Stadium Arcadium,” is incredible. The tracks are polished and funky while maintaining their distinct sound. This is definitely a mark of growth for the band. Each song has a unique feel. For example, …

Be very careful. Ellie Goulding is a potentially fatal drug, and her most powerful side effect is halcyon. Released this past October, “Halcyon” is her highly anticipated second album. Known for a hypnotic synth sound, she has established herself as …

The “Grand Spiritual Music Station,” located just outside of psychedelia and bordering on the blues, has recently fallen into disrepair. There was a time when a rainbowed train, swelling from head to caboose with passengers, would speed over these tracks, …

The arena was packed with the usual rock ‘n’ roll fans (bikers,hunters, older guys and a variety of women). I was the most excitedperson in the world. Everyone was wearing something with KISS on it.Although I couldn’t make a KISS …

Today, in the music scene, we see songs in the pop or rap genre that just don’t happen to make any sense at all. That is why I treasure the songs that tell a good story, something meaningful. When I …

It all began before I was born. Dad would play the Beatles around Mum when she was pregnant. Dad would say, “You have to start early in life to appreciate good music, otherwise – God help you – you may …

Powerhouse Korean pop girl group Red Velvet gifted us their second full album, “Perfect Velvet,” last November. After a stellar start to 2017 with their mature “Rookie” EP in February and their tropical “The Red Summer” EP in June, “Perfect …