- Music Reviews
- July 5, 2022
Beja Power! Electric Soul and Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast (Ostinato Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Where does the time go? Contributing writer Christopher Long reflects on his first decade with Ink 19.
The Big Orlando gave Central Florida fans a music festival in jacket weather. Weezer and Fall Out Boy headlined, but there were a dozen other bands to keep Jen Cray happy all the live long day.
Alkaline Trio can make a collar bone sexy, can make a tattoo needle feel like a numbing tickle, and can make Jen Cray sit through an emo band just to see them play, yet again.
Pop Punk’s Not Dead on New Found Glory’s fall tour, but that doesn’t mean that Jen Cray is as blindly accepting of the modern day take on the genre as some.
One thousand lucky Orlando fans experienced a virtual 3-D all-star rock and roll event sponsored by Jägermeister! Chris Long could’ve used a little more rock and a little less talk.
For those in need of a concert that’s a little more theatrical than most, there’s Meat Loaf, served up with a side of Pearl. Jen Cray caught the Orlando date of the legendary rocker’s Hang Cool Teddy Bear Tour.
For Your Entertainment (RCA Music Group). Review by Christopher Long.
Chartbuster Fall Out Boy returned to the Central Florida concert stage to wow a teenaged Orlando audience with their special brand of punky/pop. Christopher Long wasn’t so impressed.
Fall Out Boy ditched the large venues for an intimate show in Philadelphia.
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.
Hits (Drive-Thru/MCA). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Foo Fighters ensured a buzz-worthy concert event when they brought along Jimmy Eat World and Against Me! for an evening of big rock in Orlando. Jen Cray was not about to miss this unforgettable night.
Fresh off an acoustic tour supporting Aaron Lewis of Staind, Pete Murray sheds light on the shadowy world of the music industry, why Lo-Pro was suddenly and unexpectedly dropped from 413 Records (Geffen), and the group’s plans for the future without a record label.
Chicago quartet, Fall Out Boy, brought their Young Wild Things Tour to Philadelphia, but Brittany Sturges found it rather tame.
I Am the Avalanche brought a slew of mediocrity on tour with them to Orlando. Jen Cray was there to witness the disaster.