Category: Alternative

The Hot Seat | The Tragic Thrills

By Luanne LimShortly after the re-release of their debut album, I put lead vocalist and songwriter, Zach Porter in the virtual hot seat. Read what he had to say about the band name, the songs on the album and any future plans…
Luanne Lim: What is the story behind the band’s name?
Zach Porter: It’s not really […]

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Young Rising SonsWhere:  Red Bank, NJFor fans of:  Fun., One Republic, Young the GiantWorking their way up to the big leagues, New Jersey-band Young Rising Sons have accomplished a lot within the past year, and from the looks of things, they are still on the rise… pun intended.Humble beginnings, hard work ethics […]

Cobra Starship returns with new and retro single

By Alan HoIt’s official!  Gabe Saporta and company is back!  Cobra Starship, recently signed to Pete Wentz’s imprint DCD2 Records (still in the Fueled By Ramen family) has just released a new single today (Monday August 25) that will harken back to one of the heights of 90’s pop music and samples one of the […]

The Spotlight (x2)

By Alan HoEverything is good with the world when you can double it up.  And this edition of The Spotlight brings the rare double where The Spotlight doesn’t hit up just one act that needs to be seen and heard by you, the music fan, but TWO.  You heard it right, TWO.  So here we […]

Yellowcard reveals album title, set to go on tour

By Alan Ho Fresh off a main line stint on this year’s Warped Tour, Yellowcard will continue on their road warrior ways with a fall co-headliner with Memphis May Fire.  The recently embattled Emarosa will be in support for all dates on the tour, clearly moving on from beleaguered member Jonny CraigAir Blower.  In […]