Why they stay and never left

Although the Sex Pistols are often credited with popularizing punk rock in the 70s, when the dust settled on this era of rebellious music, another group of British punk rockers have been called "the only band that counted": the Clash.Since…

Summit Beach Musical Memories

Summit Beach is gone forever, but we still have the memories and the music.Joseph Rubin and His Orchestra will perform a tribute to Akron's Lost Amusement Park during a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 13 in the Main Library's Downtown…

This Week in Pop – April 21, 2022

Welcome to This Week in Pop. This week, Wet Leg debuts at No. 1 on the albums chart, while Jack Harlow's new single reaches No. 1. Short Stack's new album cracks the top ten. Chartifacts for this week's album #1: Wet leg 'Wet leg' -…

Top 20 Modern Rock Singers

Jeff Rosenstock (Photo: Scott Legato/Getty), Pierce Jordan of Soul Glo (Photo: Christopher Postlewaite), Annie Clark (Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty), Eva Hendricks of Charly Bliss (Photo: Lisa Lake/Getty)Picture: Natalie PeeplesThere are a lot!-->!-->…

Spice – “Recovery”

A few years ago, Ross Farrar, lead singer of the ever-evolving California punk band Ceremony, started a new band called Spice. Spice also includes ceremonial drummer Jake Casarotti, as well as members of Creative Adult and Sabertooth…

Object of the week: the platform boot

What it is: Platform boots have maintained somewhat of a cult status in recent years after making their debut in the industry in the 60s and 70s, where they were worn by David Bowie, Kiss and other rock stars of decades past. Much of the…

Column | Around Town: April 3

Elvis will be in the Polish Hall house on Sunday, May 1 from 3-7 p.m. Enjoy the Elvis impersonator who will look like the American music icon while enjoying a buffet dinner, dancing, and raffle. Tickets are $40 and are available at the…

How did Blink-182 get its name?

Rarely do legends receive full honors in their lifetime. Yet few music lovers are surprised to hear Blink-182 called a revolutionary pop-punk band. They helped make rock what it is today through the music they created in the 90s…

W♥M: Back

The music is still experience-- Even though the rock era is over sixty years old, there is still room for deconstruction, reassembly, gender and gender boundaries, and other innovations. Often the artists who end up becoming music…