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Copeland reunites; announces new album

By Alan HoYes, it is April 1 and while it is a time for bands to punk their own fans by either “reuniting” or “disbanding”, we can tell you with 200% certainty that this one is no joke.  This one is as real as it gets in spite of its timing.  In reality, the reunification […]

Boy Banding Back | O-Town reunites

By Alan HoIt’s “All or Nothing,” right?  OK bad pun.  But the past 2, 3, even 4 years have seen some of the biggest boy bands the 90s and 2000s have ever seen return to the forefront.  Like Backstreet Boys (technically never disbanded, but last album brought back Kevin Richardson), 98 Degrees and New Kids […]

The Venue | The Ataris at House of Blues, Chicago

By Amaris Rodriguez Set at the legendary House of Blues in Chicago, fans of all ages head banged and danced around to the 90’s punk rock sound of The Ataris. It has been 10 years since the release of their popular album So Long, Astoria and the band celebrated with a reunion tour. The […]

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  KONGOSWhere:  Johannesburg, South AfricaFor fans of:  Civil Twilight, Mumford & Sons, Foster the People, Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, ImaRobotBloodlines run deep with this one.  KONGOS is essentially the four sons of prolific singer-songwriter John Kongos, the brainchild behind his biggest single ever, “He’s Gonna Step On You Again” in 1971 which subsequently […]

Phillip Phillips announces sophomore album release

By Alan HoHe is quite possibly the most underrated American Idol winner ever and yet Phillip Phillips continues to sell sell sell.  The platinum-selling singer-songwriter announced today via press release that his second album, Behind The Light will be released on May 19 on 19/Interscope.  His followup to his 2012 major label and overall album […]