For me, the early-to-mid 1990s were a golden age in rock and roll. Sure, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and the Seattle scene bear most of the kudos (and rightfully so), but it’s important not to forget other bands that dominated in the “grunge” and alt-heavy era. I’m talking to you Everclear, Dave Matthews, Stone Temple […]

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There are so many different ways to go with starting this blog post.  I could make some lame play on words on her last name being “King.” But, I won’t even though what I’d come up with would be fit for a queen. I could refer to her as “the next big thing” but that […]

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AWOLNATION’s “Sail” had a boomerang effect on radio. It was released in early 2011, killed it on alt-rock charts months later, hit the mainstream Billboard charts by year’s end, dropped off of the countdown some five months later, and stormed right back a year later en route to going six-times platinum. Not every song has […]

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