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Blog: A day at MO POP

Rachel Williams, Life Editor

August 16, 2016

Saturday July 23, I spent the day on the Detroit Riverfront enjoying some great music, great food and melting under the sun. The gates for MO POP opened a bit after noon and the packs of dedicated festival-goers swarmed onto...

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club roll into Detroit

By Brian Figurski

May 10, 2013

“Detroit’s a strange, spooky place,” says Peter Hayes, lead singer and guitarist of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, who are bringing their leather-slathered gazing brand of rock to St. Andrew’s Hall May 10. A strange, sp...

Paramore grows up on self-titled album

By Brian Figurski

April 9, 2013

I’m going to break the fourth wall here, ladies and gentlemen. I was skeptical to review an album by such a well-known group, one that will surely get heralded from numerous acclaimed magazines and newspapers. However, I can...

Wide influences and creativity merit Volbeat a listen

By Brian Figurski

April 9, 2013

Each year, each day even, it becomes more difficult to make unique music. The Internet has oversaturated the marketplace and iTunes is a sea of bands that share a similar sound. That doesn’t mean these groups aren’t good b...

A Day To Remember rocks Royal Oak Music Theatre

By Dylan Dulberg

March 31, 2013

Choruses of sniffles and coughs came from the long line of fans outside the Royal Oak Music Theatre as they waited to get inside for the sold out A Day To Remember show.After all, this show was all about the fans.A member of T...

Cold War Kids struggle for consistency on ‘Dear Miss Lonelyhearts’

By Brian Figurski

March 30, 2013

A trend has emerged over the last few years in the rock/indie music scene, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. Bands have been implementing more elements of dance music into their soundscape, from four-four bass...

The Strokes blow a gasket on ‘Comedown Machine’

By Brian Figurski

March 28, 2013

The Strokes have released their fifth album, “Comedown Machine,” almost exactly two years to the date from their last release. The guys haven’t wasted any time coming up with new songs, but if “Comedown Machine” shows a...

Clutch’s “Earth Rocker” rumbles and shakes

By Brian Figurski

March 20, 2013

You’re never too old to rock, as Clutch proves with their tenth studio album “Earth Rocker.” The album is a hydraulic beast that revs the gas pedal and never really lets up. It’s a nice return-to-form for the band, pickin...

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