Thursday, June 20, 2019

Release Tension

  Last week, I felt a really warm welcome here for my first entry, Empathy Orgy. So many of the comments were thoughtful, kind and insightful. Today's subject...

Hatebreed and Shadows Fall tour diary: Part One

Hatebreed and Shadows Fall are currently on the road together for Hatebreed's The Divinity Of Purpose tour. This week, Jamey Jasta from Hatebreed and Brian Fair from...

Hey, Frat Dude: Back Away From My Fave Bands

Ryan Adams Ben Kweller The Avett Brothers Ben Folds Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band And most recently, Band Of Horses These are just a handful of the shows (all of which...

Killswitch Engage Tour Blog #2

We have passed the halfway point of this tour. After some sickness making its rounds on the bus (which seems to often happen on tour), we are...

Bands That Time Forgot: Franklin

See, the problem with the '90s is that bands named themselves not ever considering the implications of Google. For example, try locating any information on Franklin. They...

Killswitch Engage Tour Blog #1

Welcome to Killswitch Engage's tour blog, written by frontman Jesse Leach. Stay tuned for more of his updates from the road as the band tours with Acaro...

What Would Jesus Comment?

I've got an attitude problem. Believe you me. I’m cynical, I’m jaded and I instinctively expect the worst in people. I blame it directly and indirectly on student loans,...

AP’s Massive Election Coverage: Jon Foreman (Switchfoot) Op-Ed – Get The Vote Out!

For 16 years, JON FOREMAN has toured the world and sold more than five million albums with his band, SWITCHFOOT. In 2009, he picked up a different...

The 10 Most Annoying Commercials On TV

I pay way more attention to TV commercials than I think is healthy for the average American human. Maybe that’s because I watch way more TV than the...

The Dirty Spot #7: The Venetia Fair’s Joe Brown on 595 Behind Kappy’s

Finding a permanent practice space has always been somewhat of a hassle for the Venetia Fair. When we go into writing mode we usually practice five days...