When the men of Finger Eleven first tracked out hit song “Paralyzer” from latest album Them Vs. You Vs. Me, they had no clue the bright future it would have.
Singer-songwriter Peter Bradley Adams has long been intrigued by wandering. He loves the idea of setting one foot before the other, no destination in mind, his steps more guided by a goal – find something better, anywhere but here.
Every summer, “Press Pass” likes to take a look back at some of the less-established artists who have graced this page to see how they’ve grown over the past 12 months.
As national attention dwells on economic woes and approaching elections, the day-to-day coverage of the Iraq War is lost to quick sound bites and brief flashes across the television screen. Brenda Elthon aims to change that by capturing the American pulse with Songs for our Soldiers, a melodic odyssey that […]
It’s been nearly four years since category-defying band 311 has released an album, but fans expecting to hear some of the new songs during this summer’s tour will have to wait until the record’s release in early 2009 to listen to the new licks.
John Hiatt has been recording songs for 35 years and writing them for 45. By his own admission, most of those tunes have fallen squarely into the category of love songs. However, even after all those years of firsthand experience, when asked what exactly comprises a good love song, Hiatt […]
There was a point in the past year where all Zach Rogue could do was pray for more time to spend with Pat Spurgeon. Spurgeon, Rogue’s creative partner in the Northern California-based band Rogue Wave, needed a kidney transplant to replace the failing organ he received from his first […]
Shane Hines loves mowing his lawn. No, it’s not a very “rock star” passion to hold, but he loves it just the same. It’s not so much the manual labor, or the steamy summer temperatures — he loves it because when he slices down that last row of overgrown grass, […]
This blond Canadian might have a stage full of instruments dripping shades of cotton candy — including a sparkly pink drum kit and similarly pink piano — but don’t expect to see another Britney or Christina walk onto the checkered stage of Avril Lavigne’s Best Damn Tour.
Shelby Lynne wants no part of comparisons regarding her new album, Just a Little Lovin’, a collection of Dusty Springfield covers. In Lynne’s mind, she bears no similarities to Springfield, the British soul singer who arguably enjoyed the most success of any female member of the British Invasion.