Author Archives: Corey

Styx: Let’s Take a Second Look

Picture Courtesy of Jim Louvau

Styx has been around for over 35 years, that’s obviously no small achievement. What has made them be able to stay relevant of course is their classic works which are timeless and consistenly entertaining. It has seemed that since the turn of the century, many people has let their fame “coast” them along, menaing that people just repected them because of their ... Read More »

America’s Scariest Roller Coaster…Not Where You Think it Would Be


Well, Summer has finally poked out its dreary head. While for some this means things like sweltering heat and mosquitoes aplenty, others will focus on the more positive sides of Summer. These including taking well-earned vacations, and visiting somewhere new. As with every year, Amusement parks are set to be a dominate destination this summer but instead of going to all ... Read More »

Unicorn Trouble for Starbucks?


The Unicorn Frappuccino, something so rare and desired, it was almost as if only one of it existed. Well, according to one New York Coffee Shop, it wasn’t. This coffee shop, called The End is suing Starbucks, saying that not only was the concept of a “Unicorn” styled Coffee Drink their idea first, but by popularizing the drink, Starbucks has made ... Read More »

Cinco De Mayo is Hangover? Menudo to the Rescue!


Party a bit too hard? Well, instead of sitting there and suffering all day nibbling on bread and fries in order to aid that banging headache or spinning bedroom, try out a new food that could cure that hangover in no time. The food I’m talking about is a special Spanish soup called Menudo. It has all of the traditional flavors ... Read More »

Achy Breaky Heart, You Tear My Name Apart


Yup Billy Ray Cyrus is back in the spotlight, but not for the usual reason. There’s no career revival to speak of, and he hasn’t gone insane or anything, but Billy Ray is going to change. Yesterday afternoon Billy Ray Cyrus announced that he would be getting his name changed legally. Many people were surprised and understandably confused at the ... Read More »

Performing and Touring: No Matter How Old

Picture Property of Christopher Mark

Paul McCartney, an absolute legend in the music industry has been touring for decades. I mean, his career is older than half of the audience that watches him nowadays. So the question must be asked: How can he still do it? Simple, concerts have accommodated to his age, and it is these same performance that keep him young at heart. Most performances often ... Read More »

Plans to Link the Brain with Computer inches Ever Closer


Elon Musk recently announced that one of the companies he owns, named “Neuralink” (cool name by the way) has plans to release a product that would aid the brain in communicating clearly to people. This product will most likely be recommended for those who have suffered brain injuries like Cancer lesions and even Stroke. The product itself would be extremely ... Read More »

Pop Punk has No Leader Nowadays


Pretend it’s the early years of the 21st century, your just chilling in your room playing some Gamecube, decked out in the freshest Tony Hawk gear, and Blink 182 is blasting in the background…good times, right? It sure seems so, but the river that is time waits for no one, and we have all aged since then. With that time, some things had ... Read More »

How Rise Against Rises Above

Picture Credit of Christopher Mark

Definitely a different sounding band from what we usually play, but eagle-eared listeners will notice we do play their songs once in a while. Rise Against started out in Chicago in 1999 looking for success in the Melodic-Hardcore scene (which isn’t usually thought of when talking about music types in Chicago). After a few starting albums and a shift in a ... Read More »

What Makes CAKE So Delicious to Listen To

Credit goes to Christopher Mark

One of the flagship bands when talking about Alt Rock as a whole has to be CAKE. They have what is without a doubt one of the most unique sounds out there, what with, their wonderful use of trumpet, instrumental styles, and that glorious, and attention-grabbing vocals provided by John McCrea. Back when they started back in the early 90’s, they ... Read More »