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Yellowcard Interview

I caught up with Yellowcard’s very own Ryan Key for an interview ahead of their coheadline gig with Less Than Jake. Expect talk of tattoos, Coldplay and Spiderman.

Rock Music

The Cold, Hard Truth

The other night I posed a simple, yet complex question to a friend and fellow music photographer. “Can you ever see yourself enjoying, or even going to a show or concert without your camera?”  It was a question I had to ask, considering I’ve asked it of myself countless times. 134 more words


dreaming of getting the led out

last night i dreamed that i was jamming on led zeppelin’s ‘the battle of evermore’ with some folks. it was awesome.

i’ve been thinking about LZ a lot lately. 392 more words

Philip Basche on Ticked-off Rush Fans, 1982

“If there’s one thing rock journalists dread more than watery drinks at press functions, it’s facing the wrath of Rush fans disgruntled over a less than favorable review.  36 more words

Progressive Rock Music

Chrissie Hynde: Still going down the middle of the road

I was looking forward to interviewing Chrissie Hynde but couldn’t help wondering about the mood in which I’d find the 63-year-old rock legend when she phoned from London at the appointed hour. 1,154 more words


At which point did rock and pop become separate genres? And why?

This is a question I asked on my Facebook account recently and received a number of very intelligent responses from a wide cross-section of people. This in turn is my own opinion. 1,445 more words