Elton John at John Paul Jones Arena (Charlottesville, VA)

Do you remember when rock was young?  I don’t, sadly, I wasn’t born back then.  But it doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate the excellence of Elton John.  I was introduced to his music courtesy of my parents, and while I can’t claim to be a lifelong, die-hard fan, I can claim that I was incredibly excited when given the opportunity to see him perform. Flanked … Continue reading Elton John at John Paul Jones Arena (Charlottesville, VA)

Dead Trains’ County Road Bound Has Decent Locomotion

County Road Bound by Dead Trains is an album of Boston blues punk, a genre so masculine that the mere act of typing its name caused me to sprout a six-foot beard.  As you may have guessed from the genre, this isn’t music for soft-eared, acoustic folk addicts.  County Road Bound hits hard with pounding bass and drums, wild guitar, and entertainingly jarring tempo alterations. … Continue reading Dead Trains’ County Road Bound Has Decent Locomotion

Dead Trains’ County Road Bound Has Decent Locomotion

County Road Bound by Dead Trains is an album of Boston blues punk, a genre so masculine that the mere act of typing its name caused me to sprout a six-foot beard.  As you may have guessed from the genre, this isn’t music for soft-eared, acoustic folk addicts.  County Road Bound hits hard with pounding bass and drums, wild guitar, and entertainingly jarring tempo alterations. … Continue reading Dead Trains’ County Road Bound Has Decent Locomotion

Chrome Pony releases Past Lives

In the midst of supporting Cage the Elephant on a two week tour through Europe, brothers Tyler and Kyle Davis along with JOTA ESE and Ric Allesio released Past Lives under their band name “Chrome Pony”. The six song release comes almost perfectly in the middle of their European tour which should benefit both Chrome Pony and Cage the Elephant with increased turnout over the 7 remaining … Continue reading Chrome Pony releases Past Lives

Chrome Pony releases Past Lives

In the midst of supporting Cage the Elephant on a two week tour through Europe, brothers Tyler and Kyle Davis along with JOTA ESE and Ric Allesio released Past Lives under their band name “Chrome Pony”. The six song release comes almost perfectly in the middle of their European tour which should benefit both Chrome Pony and Cage the Elephant with increased turnout over the 7 remaining … Continue reading Chrome Pony releases Past Lives

WAXPANEL shows diversity with new singles

Formed in 2008, WAXPANEL took 3 years to get their EP down on tape. The band has been rolling out EPs and singles ever since. WAXPANEL put out “Believe” in mid-2014 and the second single “Dying Inside” came eight months later. “Bridge to Nowhere” was on their previous EP, Absolution, which can be found on its bandcamp page. The three artists are creating new songs for … Continue reading WAXPANEL shows diversity with new singles