• Palaye Royale

    Palaye Royale

    Christopher Long braved his way into one of Orlando’s nastiest venues to get a glimpse of one of today’s grooviest bands, Palaye Royale.

  • Yellowcard

    Yellowcard

    Yellowcard bid farewell to 20 years worth of fans in Orlando, and Jen Cray was there to capture it all.

  • Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan

    Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan

    Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Amnesty International). Review by James Mann.

  • My Chemical Romance

    My Chemical Romance

    My Chemical Romance was never high on Jen Cray‘s list of favorites, but the years have been kind to both the band’s songwriting and to their ability to stage a live show. In Orlando, as on virtually every other date of their 2011 World Contamination Tour, a sold-out sign screamed across the venue’s marquee.

  • My Chemical Romance

    My Chemical Romance

    Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (Reprise Records). Review by Jen Cray.

  • The Smashing Pumpkins

    The Smashing Pumpkins

    Billy Corgan is The Smashing Pumpkins and, as a recent Orlando show proved to Jen Cray, his cast of brand new bandmates brings a whole new fist of fury to the band’s sound and performance.

  • Warped Tour 2008

    Warped Tour 2008

    The Van’s Warped Tour may still be selling out shows all over the country after 14 years of wreaking havoc in the summertime, but Jen Cray wonders where the innovative music has gone.

  • New Found Glory

    New Found Glory

    Hits (Drive-Thru/MCA). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • God or Julie

    God or Julie

    This Road Before (Trash Box Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Take Action

    Take Action

    Volume 6 (Hopeless Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Cove Reber of Saosin

    Cove Reber of Saosin

    Cove Reber (lead singer) of the Southern Californian rock group Saosin talks to Mark Fredrickson during the Projekt Revolution tour about how he joined the band, their latest record and how food can make or break a tour.

  • Projekt Revolution Tour 2007

    Projekt Revolution Tour 2007

    With the absence of rap groups from this year’s lineup, and the addition of a stellar Saosin, this year’s Projekt Revolution tour is the best it has ever been — which isn’t saying much. Mark Fredrickson endured 11 long hours of annoying parents, smelly kids and groups like My Chemical Romance and Mindless Self Indulgence so you don’t have to.

  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

    The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

    Don’t You Fake It (Virgin Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Brand New

    Brand New

    The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me (Interscope Records/Tiny Evil Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Dir En Grey

    Dir En Grey

    For their first headlining American tour, Japan’s Dir En Grey have brought along Fair To Midland and Bleed The Dream to further challenge young audiences with new hybrids of Metal. Jen Cray caught show #2 at Orlando’s House of Blues.

  • Jarret Keene

    Jarret Keene

    Brittany Sturges talks with Las Vegas writer Jarret Keene about his new book, The Killers: Destiny Is Calling Me and his history with the band.

  • A Paper Tiger

    A Paper Tiger

    For a band that is less than two years old, the guys of A Paper Tiger know what they’re doing when it comes to music– and they’re doing it extremely well. Brittany Sturges catches up with the band over a cup of coffee and some food.

  • Fall Out Boy

    Fall Out Boy

    The “Black Clouds and Underdogs Tour” brings Fall Out Boy, All American Rejects, Hawthorne Heights and other teenage poster pin-up popstars to Tampa’s youth, to their parents, and to Jen Cray.

  • My Chemical Romance

    My Chemical Romance

    My Chemical Romance’s nonstop touring has not only strengthened their popularity, but it has tightened their performance as they have been proving all summer on The Warped Tour. Jen Cray finally captures that somersault.

  • Green Day

    Green Day

    Green Day started out 16 years ago as a bratty punk rock band playing in dank, empty clubs, but these days their ambitious punk rock opera American Idiot has catapulted them onto a sold-out arena tour. Jen Cray finds them not to have changed in the least.

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