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U2: Songs of Innocence Review It’s been four years after U2’s terrible “No Line on the Horizon” and since then U2 has cleaned up their act. Even though many people believe “Songs of Innocence” wasn’t a great album, many reasons …

No matter how much hype this amazing musical earns, I’m never quite satisfied (much like Angelica) with the amount of appreciation that goes toward the brilliantly thought out and in-depth analogy within the lyrics and even music. I consider Lin …

Thehappiness of picking up “Beautifulgarbage,” the third album byShirley Manson-led Garbage (a band I’ve admired since their self-titleddebut) faded after several thorough listens. The in-your-face,sexy-yet-strong grunge vocals and lyrics of femme fatale Manson weretraded for a vulnerable, “stupid girl” sound. …

I know it’s hard to grasp now, but there was a time when Britney Spears wasn’t the queen of the tabloids, or trying to destroy her once-pure image. It was during this time that she blasted onto the music scene …

I may not know the full details of my life or anything, but one thing’s definitely for sure: I’ve listened to one heck of a lot of music over the years. Pop. Rock. Rap. Hip-hop. Country. Electronica. Jazz. Classical, even. …

Some of the most accomplished tenors can’t hit a high C…think about singing one at the age of 70. Luciano Pavarotti had a career that lasted five decades until his last performance when he was 70-years-old. He accomplished this longevity …

The five-piece progressive-metal band, Between the Buried and Me, shocked listeners around the world with the greatly anticipated album, “Colors” in 2007. Although listeners did not know what to expect after “The Anatomy Of”, which featured covers of several rock …

And that’s where the beginning of the end begun. The lyrics of the last song gives way to the first, and in the end, Born to Die by Lana Del Rey is a circle of glamor, love, and misery. Before …

One of the best rap music artists out there right now is Aubrey Graham; better known by his stage name, Drake. Aubrey Graham grew up in the streets of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Drake is 28 years old and currently resides …

In summer of 2005, one of the decade’s most revolutionary pop culture phenomena was introduced to the charts. A experimental/ rock/ folk Vegas-based band that called themselves Panic! At the Disco emerged into the limelight, attracting a variety of music …

May 16, 1983 A simple triple spin with a toe stand to finish it off. Never in my life have I seen someone stun the crowd with such excitement. Every move and every slide is so graceful. This young man …

Algos(pronounced Al – Hose) is melodic death metal solo project from the Netherlands. Although it is melodic death metal, this man does incorporate some doom metal and progressive metal influences as well as he has influences even for Opeth, Swallow …

Being an a-ha fan for a relatively short time, I was pretty naive in terms of the band’s incredible wingspan when it comes to genres. “East of the Sun, West of the Moon” marks a confident change of direction for …

Me Gusta Me Gusta by Los Buitres. It’s a Spanish love song. This song is about this guy who loves everything about this one particular girl. He loves everything about her. He loves her hands, her body, her clothes, her …

Philadelphia’s Genghis Tron has exploded onto the underground metal scene with their volatile sophomore album, “Board Up The House.” From the frantic allegro in “City on a Hill” to the seemingly never-ending drone of “Relief,” it is apparent that these …

Al Stewart – Year Of The Cat Al Stewart was born September 5, 1945 in Scotland, UK. He is a Scottish Folk-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. Year Of The Cat is his best known album and was released in 1976. It …

On November 15, 2011, Aubrey “Drake” Graham dropped his sophomore album, “Take Care.” After Drake’s debut, “Thank Me Later,” impacted the rap genre on such a huge scale, fans were excited to see what was next for the flourishing young …

One might guess by glancing at the album title that we are not dealing with your average album. Nor are we dealing with your average band. Primus, a fairly new band with a bottom-heavy groovy funk/rock sound, has got to …

On October 18, 2013 Katy Perry was at it again with a new album. The album, Prism , is now available in stores and on iTunes. Her hit single off that album is number “1. Roar.” After listening to the …

I recently read the December issue of The 21st Century. And liking music, I opened up to the music reviews. I read the reviews on Nirvana, Madonna, Warren B, R.E.M., and others. Much to my dismay there was nothing from …

Donna Lewis’ album, “Now in a Minute,” will be enjoyed by all music lovers, no matter what music they listen to. Many have heard her songs and don’t even realize it. Her debut song is “I Love You (Always Forever).” …

In 2014, up and coming hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper declared to his fans that his newest album, Surf, would be coming out by the end of the year. Besides the occasional singles he would release with his newest band, …

In 1987 Tiffany became synonymous with ibubblegum pop music. With “I Think We’re Alone Now” and “Could’ve Been” each topping Billboard Magazine’s HOT 100 Singles Chart, the then sixteen-year-old had gone from touring shopping malls to appearing on “The Tonight …

“Girls, we run this!” Beyonce’s lyrics are an anthem to young women filled with passion and creativity. Her album 4 sold millions and inspired people all around the world, raising her success to even higher stratospheres. The success of this …

Rixton is a brand -new boy band who has become very popular internationally in just a few short years. Consisting of Jake Roche, Charley Bagnall, Danny Wilkin, and Lewis Morgan, Rixton, who was formerly titled Relics, emerged from the populous …

The early seventies were laced with threads of worldwide movements, new discoveries, and bone-chilling tragedies, but amongst the chaos of a new decade, there was one particular decision that struck the hearts of many. On April 10th, the legendary band, …

Meaningful and very expressive in many ways. Originally made for a fan of “Imagine Dragons” but helps a lot of people relate to the song’s lyrics. I personally love this song because it expresses me so much and I feel …

I went to the Boyz II Men concert in Worcester, Massachusetts. The two opening acts were Brandy and Babyface. One word to describe them, fantastic!!! For fifteen-year-old Brandy, she had it all. A nice voice and a great performance. Babyface …

Savage Garden’s debut album is the quintessence of pop. The charismatic songs draw you in and make you listen to the CD constantly. You can set the CD at the beginning and listen to it all the way through. Why? …

Explodingonto the music scene in 1967, Jimi Hendrix’s talents were instantlyapparent. At age 24, he was producing some of the most ferocious andinnovative riffs of all time. Not only a great musician but an evenbetter showman, Jimi had all the …

Comprised of three working-class English accents stomping andsweating around the stage, The Cribs opened and provoked no more reaction from the haughty hipstersthan an occasional surly foot tap. They powered through their set, though, dressed in tight pantsand even tighter …

I watched and admired him in awe: his eyes shut tight, his overtowering body in front of dozens of musicicans, whoms concentrated faces shone under a spectrum of lights, and his voice; shaking every fallen leaf on the ground, rising …