The Charger Bulletin

CHVRCHES Releases Breakthrough Sophomore Album

Ileana Alvarez-Diaz

September 30, 2015

Two years after their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, Glasgow’s electro-pop trio returns with feverishly exploding tracks that will hook you in seconds. Undeniably encapsulating the already grand momentum the trio has under their belts, Every Open Eye is a striking collection of pure atmospheric melodies...

Global album release days set for this summer

Ashley Winward

March 11, 2015

This past week, Frances Moore of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry confirmed that by summer of this year, all new releases will be issued for midnight on Fridays worldwide. This is huge news for musicians and fans alike, setting a new standard for a growing technological age. With...

Album of the Week

Ashley Winward

February 25, 2015

Album of the Week

Ashley Winward

February 5, 2015

Anthem Lights Doesn’t Escape from Music

Elyse Von Der Fecht

November 12, 2014

Anthem Lights recently celebrated an album release and singer Joey Stamper’s twenty-fourth birthday. The band is a four-piece American Christian pop/rock band from Nashville, Tenn. Members include Alan Powell, Caleb Grimm, Chad Graham and Stamper. They were streaming live for everyone to see...

Bringing Back The Sunshine

Elyse Von Der Fecht

October 22, 2014

Blake Shelton is an American country music singer and a television personality. In 2001, he debuted with his single “Austin” off his self-titled album. In 2003, he released his second album, The Dreamer, as well as in 2004 he released his third album, Blake Shelton’s Barn & Grill. A few years...

The Story So Far

Ashley Winward

April 10, 2013

The sophomore album is the biggest test and fear of almost any band in the music industry. The ability to make an even greater second album to avoid the “One Hit Wonder” label has plagued artists for decades. The Story So Far hit the pop-punk scene in 2011 with Under Soil and Dirt, leaving most to ...

The Cake is a Lie

Cameron Hines

February 27, 2013

As someone who never heard of the band Red Jacket Mine, I wasn’t sure what to expect before listening to the band’s most recent album Someone Else’s Cake. At first listen, the band had reminiscent sounds of Joe Jackson and others of angry punk singers from England. However, the band also had...

Landing

Katerina Sperl

February 27, 2013

Inspired by bands like My Bloody Valentine and Sonic Boom, Landing’s genre of music would not generally be my cup of tea. However, their unique sounds have beyond won me over. After a six-year hiatus, they are back and cooler than ever with the release of their new mini album Wave Lair. The press release...

How I Feel About RED

Katerina Sperl

November 28, 2012

After listening to Taylor Swift’s new album, RED, I am slightly disappointed. As Swift leans more and more mainstream, the individuality her fans loved has almost completely disappeared. Three quarters of her new album and the six bonus tracks are probably not worth the money. That being said, there are...

Music From Another Dimension

Katerina Sperl

November 28, 2012

The colorful scarves flowing from his microphones. Millions of people, ranging from teenagers to the elderly, swaying with the sound of the glorious music. Crazy pyrotechnics exploding loudly in the background. This is what viewers can expect at an average Aerosmith concert. When I finally attended...

Linkin Park Releases A Thousand Suns

Sara J Dufort

October 6, 2010

When Linkin Park first hit the music scene in 2000, they quickly rose to the top of the charts. Each album that they have released since has been done similarly, and with the publicity gained at the MTV Video Music Awards, there is no doubt that they will do the same again. Yet, A Thousand Suns is different...

Kid Rock’s Born Free to be Released

Tom Chieppo

September 8, 2010

Though Born Free was originally scheduled to be released on September 7, it is now going to be out at music retail stores on November 16. Kid Rock explained during an interview on billboard.com that “the songs can change any day now. I still don’t know if it’s going to be two albums or just a 14...

John Mayer makes sure music rises above tabloids

Brittni DeHart

November 17, 2009

From The Associated Press If you're engrossed in the tabloid Internet-gossip that has come to define the celebrity world, then John Mayer's latest CD, "Battle Studies," could provide enough fodder to fill at least a dozen Perez Hilton blog posts or at least one story in Us Weekly. The CD's first s...

Swift to re-release ‘Fearless’ with 6 new songs

Brittni DeHart

September 10, 2009

From The Associated Press Taylor Swift is giving fans some new music, even though she's not yet releasing a new album. The 19-year-old country and pop sensation is re-releasing her top-selling CD "Fearless" Oct. 27 with six new songs. She will also include a DVD of photos, tour footage and her ...

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