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Bieber fever definitely came back, Alexander’s feeling quite ill

January 29, 2013

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer Today, Justin Bieber released a new album titled Believe Acoustic featuring acoustic versions of home of the songs from his previous album, Believe, and three new tracks. This is Bieber's second acoustic album and since his first one, his voice has surely mature...

Amorphis announces upcoming album: Circle

January 25, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Amorphis has been one of the world's most respected and iconic metal bands since they broke onto the scene twenty years ago. Since then, they have released ten albums - each different than the last. Their 11th full-length studio album, entitled Circle, has been confirme...

Boy band pioneers come together for summer tour

January 23, 2013

98 degrees, New Kids on the Block and Boyz II Men are joining together for a summer tour they are calling 'The Package Tour' starting May 31. This triple threat show is to hit Dallas on June 28 at the American Airlines Center. New Kids on The Block's Donnie Whalberg released in a statement that...

Justin Timberlake ready to make music again

January 16, 2013

JT is finally ready. It has been seven years since his last album, Futuresex/Lovesounds in 2006, Justin Timberlake has finally released a new single "Suit & Tie (feat. Jay Z)" Last week Timberlake posted a youtube video of him stating that he's only done 2 albums in 10 years and is ready to approach...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey dazzles mortal viewers

<i>The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey</i> dazzles mortal viewers

December 19, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor It has been over a decade since Frodo Baggins defeated Sauron and the Ring to the amazement of moviegoers worldwide, magnificently concluding Peter Jackson’s mission to translate Tolkien’s written masterpiece The Lord of the Rings into visual masterpiece. As...

Breaking down dubstep

Breaking down dubstep

December 7, 2012

    By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer The electronic sound in music was first heard in the early 1980s when the synthesizer period with portable Casio keyboards hanging around musician’s necks quickly became popular. To this day, that electronic sound has stayed with us, but has evolved into something new;...

Glitter rains again with Ke$ha’s Warrior

December 5, 2012

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer Yesterday was the release date of Ke$ha's second studio album, Warrior. Warrior consists the same dance tracks that are all about being young and partying. Her single from the album, "Die Young", has been constantly in the airwaves since it dropped on Sep...

Soundgarden breaks 16-year silence with impressive King Animal

Soundgarden breaks 16-year silence with impressive <i>King Animal</i>

November 14, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor When people remember the 1990s music scene, the first thing they think of is grunge. They think of Nevermind and flannel shirts. Kurt Cobain and unruly youth with shredded jeans. Led by a host of Seattle bands in the early 90s, grunge quickly developed its own subculture and swept the nation with its dynam...

Rihanna anticipates upcoming album with trending #Unapologetic

November 7, 2012

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer With leaking snippets of songs, and constant tweets and hashtags, Rihanna has been keeping her fans on their toes about her new album Unapologetic. Unapologetic is due for release on November 19 and is already up for pre-order on iTunes. Rihanna put out...

Swift paints the town red with new album

Swift paints the town red with new album

October 30, 2012

By Christina Burke Features Editor Behind the sparkles, theatric shows and extensive boy troubles, 22-year-old Taylor Swift has proven herself capable of capturing multiple audiences around the world. Swift has come a long way from her country music start in 2006 to create an almost unnamable genre of music that millions of peopl...

The Shins step up, put on stellar performance

The Shins step up, put on stellar performance

October 16, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer After selling out the House of Blues, the indie rock group The Shins impressed the large crowd, leaving audience members with a ringing in their ears and great memories.  Being a huge fan on the Shins, I had high expectations for the concert.  Needless to say, The...

Dead End Kings a worthy addition to Katatonia’s discography

September 4, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Katatonia is a band that has not been afraid to experiment with different sounds over the years. Founded in Stockholm in 1991, Katatonia was a pioneer in doom metal, a genre characterized by gloomy atmosphere and very slow tempos. After 1996's Brave Murder Day, an a...