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Lavigne sinks below expectations on ‘Head Above Water’

Avril Lavigne released her sixth studio album, Head Above Water, on Friday. It comes six years after her previous album and references her personal struggles with Lyme disease.

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2019

It is sometimes hard to believe Avril Lavigne has been in the music industry for 17 years, especially because much of her career has been built upon teenage angst and clinging to youth in a way that borders on obsessive. Love it or hate it, this has always been part of Lavigne’s image. Six years removed from her last album, however, Lavigne has separated from her second...

Radiohead return with gorgeous “A Moon Shaped Pool”

Radiohead's stage setup at their Dallas stop of The King Of Limbs tour in 2012. Photo by Nicolas Henderson.

Nicolas Henderson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Radiohead fans have really had to learn how to be patient waiting for the long anticipated followup to 2011’s underrated The King Of Limbs, but the wait has finally paid off. The elusive LP9, officially titled A Moon Shaped Pool was released digitally May 8, with physical release coming out on June ...

Another loss to the rock community: Glenn Frey

An image of the late Glenn Frey is displayed on a video screen as recording artists Bernie Leadon, from left, Timothy B. Schmit, Jackson Browne, Joe Walsh, Steuart Smith and Don Henley onstage take a bow following their performance at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Eric Cashimere, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016

With the deaths of revered entertainers with names such as David Bowie and Alan Rickman, Jan. 18 took another life. Glenn Frey, the founding member of the rock band The Eagles, died from complications from pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis. Glenn Frey was born November 6, 1948...

Iconic rocker Scott Weiland passes away, leaves fond memories behind

December 4, 2015

By Nicolas Henderson Staff Writer @happenstance98   It was five years ago this month when my dad informed me of a billboard he saw in Dallas. The billboard promoted a show coming up in the new year, Stone Temple Pilots live at Winstar World Casino.   It had been years since I had heard them, bu...

Collective Soul goes back to roots with new release, “See What You Started By Continuing”

October 16, 2015

By Nicolas Henderson Staff Writer @happenstance98   It has been a long six years, but Collective Soul fans can finally see what the band started by continuing, with the release of its ninth album, See What You Started By Continuing.   The six years in between the new releas...

Flood the Walls set to release debut album The Blueprint

Flood the Walls released their first single on March 26.

March 26, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Coppell alternative/indie rock band Flood the Walls releases its debut album, The Blueprint, in April. The band consists of lead singer and Coppell High School sophomore Adreesh Roy, guitarist and CHS junior Prashan Jeyarajah and Coppell Middle School East sixth ...

You Me At Six kicks off tour in Dallas

(From left to right) You Me At Six Band members, Dan Flint on drums, Josh Franceschi as the lead singer, and Max Helyer on guitar, playing their hit song

October 7, 2013

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer On Sept. 27, students were eager for the Coppell vs. Allen football game. That is all anybody was talking about, but a few other people had something totally different playing in their mind. You Me At Six kicked off its tour in Dallas, bringing along the groups Condition...

What gets in my Hair: Golden age of music upon us

What gets in my Hair: Golden age of music upon us

April 24, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor What gets in my hair? People who spout off about how modern music is trash or how nothing will ever compare to the “classics” or how the art of music has hit an all time low. I’m not a fan of modern music. I’m a fan of good music. It is for that reason tha...

Intronaut continues to evolve with new album Habitual Levitations

California-based progressive metal act Intronaut released their fourth full-length album

March 19, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor 2013 is a year that has generated a lot of hype from music fans who are projecting it to be one of the best years for music of the 21st century. With a slew of huge bands in every genre due for new albums this year, it is easy to see why. For fans of progressive...

Students worship at Christian concert

February 19, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Friday, Feb. 15 many Coppell High School students went to the Rock and Worship Roadshow at the American Airlines Center. The Roadshow is an annual tour of Christian bands and artists. This year's tour included MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Tedashii, Kutless, Family Force...

Soundgarden breaks 16-year silence with impressive King Animal

Soundgarden breaks 16-year silence with impressive King Animal

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...

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...