Category: Alternative

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  HALFNOISE (Zac Farro)Where:  Nashville, TNFor fans of:  Owl City, Passion Pit, Selena Gomez, Paramore, Kesha Did it really happen?  Yes it did and it was not particularly pretty for a key portion of Paramore as the Farro brothers, Zac and Josh essentially left the group in a well-publicized huff via […]

Simple Plan announces new album, first in five years

Musiqtone News Online It has been five years, but for fans of Simple Plan, it might as well be FIVE HUNDRED YEARS.  But wait no more!  The Canadian pop-punkers announced today (11/30) details to their long awaited new release, now titled Taking One For The Team.  The new album will be out on February […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  The Drama StateWhere:  Gas City, IndianaFor fans of:  Angels & Airwaves, New Found Glory, You Me At Six Indiana, known more for its singer-songwriters like John Mellencamp, the legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses and of course the Jackson 5, actually has a pretty vibrant but underrated and woefully under-covered […]

The Spotlight

By Gabriella San FelipeWho: PurpleWhere: Beaumont, TXSounds like: No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The BreedersUnapologetically themselves, Purple is an Indie Rock three piece who aren’t afraid to speak their minds. Over the past few years they’ve established their own unique sound, and have gone from playing shows in small-town Texas to […]

Marianas Trench announce second half slate to current tour

By Alan HoYou really think that the dates on Marianas Trench’s “The Hey You Guys!! Tour” was it.  Think again.  The Canadian alt-pop/rockers have just announced today (Monday October 26) the second half of the tour.  The second leg begins January 13, 2016 in Sacramento, CA and end February 14 in Grand Rapids, MI.  Fellow […]