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The heart-warming, emotional songs of ginger, guitar-playing Ed Sheeran make it hard to believe that he had been living on the streets prior to his debut album, +, was released. The UK native is able to capture the heartstrings of …

In the past few years the rap scene has been constantly played out, but Warren G. has come out with a fresh and original new style that is sure to appease rap and hip-hop fans alike. It would seem only …

Beyonce- The name we all know and love. Well used to love anyway. Don’t get me wrong I still love her, but some of the songs on her new album need some serious work. For example: Her song Diva is …

Korn It was the best night of my life. I went to see the best concert ever – the Family Values Tour – and my favorite band, Korn. There were so many people that they looked like ants getting ready …

If you’re a fan of David Gray and the Dave Matthews band,you might want to check out Howie Day’s debut album, “Australia.”Friend of the man, and fan of the latter, Howie’s style is influenced by thesetwo. Hailing from Bangor, Maine, …

When I first listened to Paradise Fears, I never would have thought that six guys whom I have never met in my entire life would change my life the way it has. Their music has become my inspiration; my Sanctuary. …

Punk rock makes a smashing comeback with Green Day’s breakthrough album,”Dookie.” Punk rock was thought to be dead at long last, but Green Day bringsnewfound interest in the punk scene. Punk rock was popular back in the late ’70swhen kids …

Pearl Jam”The waiting drove me mad … You’re finally here and I’m a mess,” sang Pearl Jam’s lead singer, Eddie Vedder. As I stood in my seat at Madison Square Garden, I realized that those lyrics to “Corduroy” described my …

Since Rap was invented in the 1970s, it became so popular. Rap was home to legends, bringing the likes of Tupac, The Notorious B.I.G., and Eminem himself. But one great rapper from Atlanta is much better than this great album …

The Deftones are a very influential rock band that hasbeen around for ten years. They are partly responsible for spawning the rap/rockphenomenon in the late ?s. Their mix of hard rock, melody, and a little bit ofhip hop has set …

From the smoothest lines to the screeching, racing notes that resonate like a flock of geese overhead, John Coltrane’s sax has always mesmerized listeners. Forty years after his death, he and the Thelonious Monk Quartet still have a best-selling jazz …

Autobiography of a Face The song “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child strongly connects to the scene in the novel when Lucy returns to school with 1/3rd of her jaw gone. The classmates bully and taunt her. A 6th grade classmate boy …

After a three-year hiatus, Avenged Sevenfold is back with their long-awaited album “Hail to the King.” Rather than trying to reinvent the wheel, the group decided to strip things down and go for a simpler approach, a major risk in …

Lionze is a wicked ska band hailing from Silver Spring, MD . They mix amazing guitar riffs with sick rhymes creating irresistible flow. They layer it on heavy on their tracks but for the complete deal you have to see …

For anyone who’s into underground rap, here are some artists to check out from Lee, as well as Pittsfield. You might be surprised by these local rappers. In Lee we have some underground rappers; I’m one of them. I rap …

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived; Ke$ha released yet another eccentric and rebellious album to the public. She continues to enlighten us with her drunken teenage ways, despite the fact that she is twenty-five years old, …

Once a garage band in the city of Sheffield, England, Arctic Monkeys have risen from a peculiarly titled group of British teens to a globally chart-topping phenomenon. From their humble beginnings in 2002, to their latest album release of AM …

“The Fox” is the latest release from Ylvis. The track, which has gone viral since it’s release this month, is about one of life’s apparent greatest mysteries: what sound do foxes make? I kid you not. You click the play …

Bieber Fever has infected this country, but it’s not necessarily a disgrace to music; it could be a good thing. He is talented and co-writes his songs. Bieber is a better alternative to Disney mega-stars. Unlike Miley Cyrus and Selena …

I was really surprised to hear this song coming from Lady gaga’s album this is not like her normal songs. I think it’s an amazing song by an amazing singer. Lady gaga may be strange but at the same time …

Sheerios (Ed Sheeran fans), the time you’ve been waiting for since December of 2015 is here! After a two year hiatus, Ed Sheeran finally returns to the music industry with the recent release of his third studio album, Divide. Sheeran …

“My Land” is a song that Celtic Thunder sang during their show “Mythology.” You can find it on the DVD and the CD. It’s an Irish song that describes their yearning of home and thinking about the one day that …

Amazing but not surprising, 50,000 fans on a Sunday night and 50,000 fans on Monday night crammed into Foxboro Stadium to show their appreciation to piano prodigies Elton John and Billy Joel; this wasn’t just a concert, it was an …

I have always been a fan of John Legend and can recognize the sound of his music in my sleep; my admiration for his music may make my opinion slightly biased towards his albums. Everyone that listens to John Legend …

Coldplay’s “Yellow” is a debut masterpiece, tugging at its listeners heartstrings with it’s uniquely tuned acoustics and Chris Martin’s heartfelt symphonic voice. The rock ballad has been widely interpreted in many ways, the songs lyrics “they were all yellow”bringing up …

You probably haven’t heard of Ted McCloskey and the Hi-Fi’s. I hadn’t until Saturday December 10, 2011. My family and I were planning to go to a local restaurant that also had live music. We got there and enjoyed a …

Depeche Mode -“Songs of Faith & Devotion” The Depeche Men are back! It’s been three years since their last release “Violator” and Depeche has a new sound. By injecting their clean electronic synthpop rhythm with acoustic instruments, Depeche has created …

Among Criminals Among Criminals is another band that comes from the Philadelphia area. Among Criminals had been touring furiously throughout most of 2008. Among Criminals is one of the best unsigned Rock/Reggae bands in the Philadelphia area. If you haven’t …

Taylor Swift- One of the few artists we can truly say affect our generation in a positive way. Stunning, mature and aware that she has an influence. Her 4th studio album, RED was released on 22nd October 2012 and I …

The world of alternative rock of late has been taken over by too manyflannel-clad lead singers, too many distortion pedals, and too many major labelshoping to sign the next Nirvana. To be deemed alternative now, all one needs area few …

The suspense and excitement of the crowd gathered in front of the gates of The Performing Arts Center at Darien Lake, Buffalo was as thick as the humidity of that afternoon. Some had been waiting since 2 p.m. The gates …

Saturday, August 25, I, along with many of my friends,was shocked to hear that one of our favorite singers was dead. Aaliyah Haughton,known by her first name, died in a plane crash on her way home from filming amusic video …