alternative rock »

Is Pop Punk The New Rock and Roll?

Is Pop Punk The New Rock and Roll?

Matt Bacon March 14, 2016 Comments Off on Is Pop Punk The New Rock and Roll?

This week I was lucky enough to see the State Champs and Neck Deep co-headlining world tour twice. It was a very interesting experience and not just because the musicians were great and a

Read More »
Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Matt Bacon July 10, 2015 Comments Off on Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Conan – now there’s a band name that inspires a a wealth of emotion in fans across the world. Having only just completed their first US trek (On which I saw them twice) I

Read More »
Journeys In Hellfest 2015 – Day 1: The Nightmare Begins

Journeys In Hellfest 2015 – Day 1: The Nightmare Begins

Matt Bacon June 24, 2015 Comments Off on Journeys In Hellfest 2015 – Day 1: The Nightmare Begins

Hellfest, that legendary European festival that has taken the world by storm and won the hearts of countless musicians and fans across the globe. For the 150 bands playing and hundreds of thousands of

Read More »
Surviving in The Music Industry – What It Takes and How Not To Screw Up

Surviving in The Music Industry – What It Takes and How Not To Screw Up

Matt Bacon June 15, 2015 Comments Off on Surviving in The Music Industry – What It Takes and How Not To Screw Up

This article functions as the culmination of a couple of other pieces I’ve written on how to make it in the music industry and get some degree of success (And maybe even money) It

Read More »
The Black Parade: A Retrospective

The Black Parade: A Retrospective

Matt Bacon April 15, 2015 Comments Off on The Black Parade: A Retrospective

It’s easy to forget the incredible impact that My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade had when it came out in 2006. I was 10 years old at the time – a bit too young

Read More »
Albini Was Right About The Music Industry – We’re Not Screwed After All

Albini Was Right About The Music Industry – We’re Not Screwed After All

Matt Bacon December 3, 2014 Comments Off on Albini Was Right About The Music Industry – We’re Not Screwed After All

The music industry – We’re not really that screwed. Sure thing seem bleak, and yes, nobody actually buys music anymore, but 15 years or so into the age of piracy, I don’t really get

Read More »
Noisem: Living the American Dream

Noisem: Living the American Dream

Matt Bacon October 19, 2014 Comments Off on Noisem: Living the American Dream

Noisem, now there is a band to be reckoned with, a veritable rock and roll force, a group who break all the rules and yet seem somehow to fit perfectly into the distinct American

Read More »
5 Things I Learned Hanging Out With Touring Bands

5 Things I Learned Hanging Out With Touring Bands

Matt Bacon October 14, 2014 Comments Off on 5 Things I Learned Hanging Out With Touring Bands

I’ve been writing about metal for four years now, and I’ve started to get chances to hang out with some legit ‘rock stars’ or at least big names. Asides from being at the same

Read More »
Interview with Piqued Jacks

Interview with Piqued Jacks

Matt Bacon July 25, 2014 Comments Off on Interview with Piqued Jacks

I recently had the chance to sit down with pop-rock luminaries Piqued Jacks. In our twenty minute interview I found these young Italians to be fun rock and rollers who really know what they’re

Read More »

Social Widgets powered by AB-WebLog.com.