About a month before The Maine released their latest album Forever Halloween, I got to catch up and ask guitarist Kennedy Brock about the new album, maturing as a band, and what the band is going to do next. [Read more...]
About a month ago, punk super group Versus the World came back from a five year (!!!) hiatus with Drink. Sing. Live. Love.; an electrifying and rambunctious sophomore outing. Before embarking on a tour with MxPx Allstars and Unwritten Law, I got to interview vocalist Donald Spence about the album, where the band was, and where they are off to. [Read more...]
We are well past the halfway point of the year, and since we are now in a musical drought as of late, I’ve decided to go back and listen to some albums that I might have ignored. This is either because I didn’t get a chance to listen to it before it came out, didn’t know it was coming out, or I straight up ignored it. Either way, hope these mini-reviews bring some justice to my lack of listening to everything. [Read more...]
Summer is here, and that means every music scene is in full swing. There are giant tours going around (I will be reporting Warped Tour this year at the July 5th show in St. Louis), plenty of albums, and most importantly, the singles. It’s been a successful year for some of these bands, artists, or rappers, and a bountiful summer hopefully awaits with some of these songs. Take a listen and enjoy! [Read more...]
After listening to The Great And Shallow EP from British hard-rock band In Remission, I got the privilege to have a small, yet informative interview with frontman Daniel Lillie. I am incredibly thrilled to have him take some time off to answer some questions for us here at HST, and for you all. Enjoy! [Read more...]
Hello people! Tonight is the 54th Annual Grammy’s on CBS, and I will be live blogging it here. Who will win? Who will lose? Will Adele win everything like I predicted, or will someone else take those trophies away from her? Will a surprise winner take home Best New Artist, or will it just be between Nicki Minaj and Bon Iver? How will the recent passing of Whitney Houston effect the mood of the evening? Keep it here to find out! (Starting @ 8/7 Central Time) [Read more...]
The Fall is coming up on us soon, and with a new season comes great new music (Jacks Mannequin, Common, Drake, and Coldplay just to name a few). But until Autumn gets here, and in celebration of this past summer, we decided to put some of our favorite songs into one giant post. Just a note here: some of these songs are not from 2011, but still was enjoyable to listen throughout the blistering heat of this summer. Please feel free to post some of your favorite songs below, we’d love to get some feedback. Hope you enjoy the list, and check out these songs before the years up!