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Steeple guide me to my heart and home...

When I was 14, I got the “Zero” tee to tell all the world that I loved the Smashing Pumpkins.  It helped me befriend a fellow “Pumpkin Head” as we called ourselves.   600 more words


"Under the Bridge and Over the Rail"

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are my favorite band. In 2012, they came to my state. I had been dating my boyfriend (now fiance) for three months at the time. 452 more words

Goo Goo Dolls vs. Collective Soul: 20 Years Later

When these two bands released what would end up being their most enduring albums on the same day in 1995, who knew we’d still be talking about them 20 years later. 1,562 more words

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Radiohead's The Bends Turns 20

From its first defiant line, “Where do we go from here?”, Radiohead’s landmark releaseThe Bends is a polished bottling of the quintet’s napalm, teething through post-rock classicism and bursting with a tortured falsetto from our beloved Thom Yorke. 4,481 more words

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Slice me off a piece of that...Blind Melon!

Though short-lived, due to Shannon Hoon’s tragic meeting with a heroin-induced death, Blind Melon’s first formation was a celebratory and introspective early 90s band.  Popular for their “No Rain” single with the Bee Girl in the video, Blind Melon’s albums contrast that hit at times with blue-sy, gutsy rock and roll.   120 more words

90s Rock

Top Eleven Influences


They’ve been talking to you about rock n’ roll for some time now but who actually inspire Matt & Pokey? Part one begins to answer just that question!