Category: Rock

Time out with: Boys Like Girls

In 2006, Boston-based pop-punk quartet, Boys Like Girls quickly climbed the charts with their debut album, Boys Like Girls. Now, three years later and reveling in the success of their sophomore album Love Drunk, I got the opportunity to speak with the band’s front man, Martin Johnson. […]

Time out with: Jack’s Mannequin

For years, fans of Jack’s Mannequin and Something Corporate have praised Andrew McMahon not only for his musical genius but also his inspiring personal story. After being diagnosed with leukemia in 2005, McMahon will release the documentary "Dear Jack," a personal recollection of his battle, November 3rd. Andrew will also be doing a leg […]

The Spotlight

Who: The Swellers Where:  Michigan Band members: Nick Diener (guitar/lead vocals), Jonathan Diener (drums/backing vocals), Ryan Collins (guitar) and Anto Boros (bass) For fans of: Less Than Jake, Paramore, Broadway Calls, Green Day, blink-182, Angels & Airwaves Why […]

Check it out!

Who: Priscilla Renea Where:  Atlanta/Vero Beach, FL For fans of:  Lauryn Hill, Lyfe Jennings, Jason Mraz, John Legend, Justin Nozuka Why you should check her out:  So what happens when you take the acoustic leanings of Jason Mraz […]

Post-Idol reaction: Why Kris Allen will disappoint

OK, before you bring out the pitchforks, light fire to my front lawn and launch Molotov cocktails into my front windows, PLEASE hear me out.  This is NO way shape or form an indictment on the newly crowned Idol, Kris Allen.  The dude is a great talent and will have immense success in the future, […]