Students at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music hope to revolutionize alternative rock music culture by adding a female sound to a male-dominated industry. Sophomores Amanda Pasler, Eli Yaroch, Logan Renneker, Samantha Govero, George Staton, and freshman Jake Sonderman are the current members of Ex Monarch. Ex MonarchRead More →

Nothing could have prepared musicians and others in the music industry for the arrival of COVID-19 in March 2020. After the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020, the industry , like everything else, has been forced to accept a harsh reality. : Things weren’t going toRead More →

When the Byrds released “Mr. Tambourine Man” in 1965, they introduced Bob Dylan’s songs to a new audience and launched a career that would place them among the most influential rock bands of all time. To celebrate this heritage, a new book offers a visual history of the group. OfferingRead More →

Rhayader and District Male Voice Choir changed scenery and genres last weekend when they visited a legendary recording studio. On February 26, the choir traveled to Rockfield Studios, located in the Wye Valley in Monmouthshire, to provide backing vocals for a local group. A residential recording studio set in history;Read More →

Photo provided Skillet doesn’t seem to soften with age. Over a 15-year recording career that includes 10 previous studio albums, the Christian crossover band have firmly established themselves in the alternative metal/rock universe. The band’s 10th album, 2019’s release “Victorious,” gave a grungy, industrial edge to aggressive rockers like “YouRead More →

Following the release of the one-of-a-kind album “Requiem” in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Methodist Church earlier this month, their debut single “Start the Healing” topped the Active Rock radio charts. “Start the Feeling” debuted atop the Active Rock charts for a week last month, beating Three Days Grace’s “So Called Life”Read More →

Frank Mastropolo’s new book, Fillmore East: the place that changed rock music forever returns to the legendary and ephemeral place in New York. Mastropolo – journalist, photographer and former producer of ABC News 20/20 – interviewed more than 90 musicians and former crew members for an oral history that compilesRead More →