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In the End: The Shocking Death of Chester Bennington

Fans of the popular rap metal group Linkin Park were in for a horrific surprise on July 19. The band’s lead singer, Chester Bennington, was found dead in his home from an apparent suicide. He was 41. Linkin Park was formed in 1996 and quickly rose to fame after their debut album, “Hybrid Theory,” was… Continue reading In the End: The Shocking Death of Chester Bennington

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Not the Same Old Song and Dance

It’s no secret that the music scene blossoms during the summer months. New artists churn out hit after chart topping hit and highly anticipated concert tours get underway. 2017 seems to be the year for those nearly long forgotten artists to resurface. Bands such as Incubus, Paramore, and Gorillaz, to name a few, have all… Continue reading Not the Same Old Song and Dance

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A Kentucky Fried Helping of Rock and Roll

Black Stone Cherry’s most recently released album “Kentucky” opens with a strong Southern Rock vibe, and then sadly deteriorates into an intolerable mess. Black Stone Cherry is a Southern Hard Rock band that was formed in 2001, in the city of Edmonton, KY.  The band, with its original members; Chris Robertson, Ben Wells, Jon Lawhon,… Continue reading A Kentucky Fried Helping of Rock and Roll

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Music for the Gods

Many would argue that Rock is a dead genre these days, but the new album from Poets of the Fall, titled “Jealous Gods” (released on Sept. 19, 2014 by Insomniac Records), proves them wrong. While they don’t have much of any mainstream presence in the U.S., Poets of the Fall have made quite a splash… Continue reading Music for the Gods