Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: Dan Marsala and Ryan Phillips Talk ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: Dan Marsala and Ryan Phillips Talk ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

In 2003, St. Louis-based alt/punk band Story of the Year went national thanks to their breakout album, Page Avenue, and its single “Until the Day I Die.” Their profile elevated, they shined on the Warped Tour and became stalwarts in the early 2000s scene. After releasing three albums since that 2003 breakout, the band took […]

Q&A: Judith Owen on Songwriting, Singing Backup for Spinal Tap and Music’s Role in Mental Health

Q&A: Judith Owen on Songwriting, Singing Backup for Spinal Tap and Music’s Role in Mental Health

With her new album Somebody’s Child, British singer/songwriter Judith Owen delivers an exceptional album conjuring the confessional Laurel Canyon music of yesterday — think Carole King, Judee Sill, James Taylor and Joni Mitchell — while infusing the artist’s own distinctive flair with sophisticated musical textures and hard-hitting lyrics. The album, which features seasoned accompaniment in the […]

New Roadcase Royale: Stream ‘The Dragon,’ a Song Nancy Wilson Wrote for Alice in Chain’s Layne Staley

New Roadcase Royale: Stream ‘The Dragon,’ a Song Nancy Wilson Wrote for Alice in Chain’s Layne Staley

This Friday, September 22, Roadcase Royale will release its debut album, First Things First. The supergroup, led by Nancy Wilson of Heart and Liv Warfield of Prince’s New Power Generation has been earning a lot of attention over the past few months, all leading up to the album’s premiere. Speaking premieres, a song from the […]

Still ‘Hanging By a Moment,’ 17 Years Later: Q&A with Lifehouse’s Jason Wade and Bryce Soderberg

Still ‘Hanging By a Moment,’ 17 Years Later: Q&A with Lifehouse’s Jason Wade and Bryce Soderberg

In the year 2001, it was completely impossible to avoid “Hanging By a Moment.” The song, from Los Angeles-based rock/pop band Lifehouse, announced their arrival in an infectious, can’t-get-it-out-of-your-head way and led their debut album No Name Face to sell nearly three million copies in the United States alone. It became the most-played radio song […]

Watch Chris Cornell Tributes from Incubus, Metallica, Aerosmith, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Living Colour, the Pretty Reckless, Corey Taylor and More

Watch Chris Cornell Tributes from Incubus, Metallica, Aerosmith, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Living Colour, the Pretty Reckless, Corey Taylor and More

The entire rock music community continues to mourn the sudden passing of Chris Cornell last Wednesday night. The iconic and so very influential singer/guitarist of Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple the Dog (in addition to a prolific solo career) left his mark on many making music today. That fact was definitely driven home throughout the world […]

Stone Sour and Megadeth Both Covered Soundgarden’s ‘Outshined’ in Tribute to Chris Cornell, and Ann Wilson Sang ‘Black Hole Sun’ – Watch

Stone Sour and Megadeth Both Covered Soundgarden’s ‘Outshined’ in Tribute to Chris Cornell, and Ann Wilson Sang ‘Black Hole Sun’ – Watch

On Thursday, the entire music community came together to mourn the sudden and horribly tragic death of Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog vocalist/guitarist Chris Cornell. Cornell, 52, was found dead in his hotel room after Soundgarden’s gig at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on Wednesday night, and his passing leaves a tremendous hole […]

Rest in Peace, Chris Cornell: Soundgarden/Audioslave Vocalist Found Dead at 52

Rest in Peace, Chris Cornell: Soundgarden/Audioslave Vocalist Found Dead at 52

Horribly sad news came through on Thursday morning, that Soundgarden/Audioslave vocalist/guitarist Chris Cornell has died at the age of 52. His death came after Soundgarden finished a concert at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. According to the New York Times, Cornell’s representative Brian Bumbery reported that Cornell passed away Wednesday night and his passing was […]

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