Lucky 7: In Defense of Metal

The intention of this article is to serve as an Op Ed to Ethan Fixell’s article on MTV’s Guy Code. Just kidding. I’m looking to shred this misogynistic, piece of shit, piece of “writing” like John Petrucci shreds a the end of To Live Forever live. I don’t know what’s been in the water lately, but…

Wreaking HAVOK at B.B. King’s

As many of you may not know, this writer is a metalhead at heart. Born and raised in the southland, I was bred by rock, and music with that base will always be my first love. Eccentric and slightly off-key as I am, it should be no surprise that from southern rock I drifted seamlessly…

The Frail Gains Strength With MTV Debut

As much as I hate to say MTV still has an impact on real music, it would seem that is the case, based on the effect the musical media giant has had on west coast band, The Frail. The band’s new music video, You Just Wanna Leave, made an appearance on MTV’s Buzzworthy and soon…

2012: A Horrible Year In Review

It’s that time of year again ladies and gentlemen: December. The time of year when single people get increasingly more miserable about having to spend the holidays alone. The time of year when people in loving relationships try to out do each other with the gift giving. And the time of year when guys who…

Recap: The Global Citizen Festival

On Saturday, September 29, 2012, the Global Poverty Project (GPP) hosted the Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn of New York’s iconic Central Park. The Global Citizen Festival, which celebrated achievements made towards ending extreme poverty in this generation, featured performances by Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Band of…