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The Blast Interview: 7Lions

The Blast Interview: 7Lions 0

This past Friday, Blast’s Madeline Knutson had the opportunity to talk to Mika “Prophet” Guillory from the band 7Lions. The band is currently signed to RedOne’s label 2101 Records and is based in Southern California. There are six members of the group: Forrest Fulmer, Will Carpenter, Daniel Hange, Tony Tomassi, Morgan Taylor Reid, and Prophet(…)

An Evening with the Stars

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As devoted fans, we all wait for our favorite artist to come to town, and to see them live.  However, those hour-long performances are never enough. You keep checking the clock, wishing the night would never end. Even on your way back, you keep listening the band’s songs, recalling the moments you just had. If(…)

Review: Pharrell Williams’ G I R L

Review: Pharrell Williams’ G I R L 1

Whether you’d heard of him before 2013 or not, Pharrell Williams has been around in the world of mainstream pop longer than many would realize. It’s not hard to see why he’s been flying under the radar since his first album, In My Mind. The record was almost universally received with a shrug and dismissed(…)

With new album, Royal Bliss reminds us why we love rock

With new album, Royal Bliss reminds us why we love rock 0

Salt Lake City rockers, Royal Bliss, released their latest studio album, Chasing the Sun, on February 18, 2014. Though Royal Bliss released Waiting Out the Storm in 2012, the album’s two singles failed to make the Top 40 Active Rock chart. But their single “Cry Sister” (Chasing the Sun) climbed the charts, having been released(…)

David & Olivia bring Americana to SXSW

David & Olivia bring Americana to SXSW 2

As the annual South By Southwest festival continues, Americana duo David & Olivia will be making their 2nd debut at the esteemed weeklong gathering of tech, music, and film. The duo released their first record, On the Sea, on May 14, 2013 on  Rosales, who lives in Orange Country, CA, is a former rock musician(…)

The Blast Interview: Lacuna Coil

The Blast Interview: Lacuna Coil 0

Italian metal band Lacuna Coil is about to release their new studio album: Broken Crown Halo. Blast’s Sinan Pehlivanoglu met with singers Andrea Ferro and Christina Scabbia before one of their shows in the Revolver: Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock tour.   Blast: When you go back to the days that music entered your life, what attracted(…)

Finding True North with Jillette Johnson

Finding True North with Jillette Johnson 3

Singer-songwriters have always been a staple in the American pop scene. To join the vocal powerhouses like Adele, Tori Amos and Fiona Apple is Jillette Johnson. Johnson, a Manhattan native, took the stage last night at the Brighton Music Hall opening for Wakey! Wakey! on the first night of their North American tour. The tour,(…)

Irish Heartthrobs rock the Paradise Rock Club

Irish Heartthrobs rock the Paradise Rock Club 8

Kodaline took the stage on Valentine’s Day at the Paradise Rock Club, crooning their indie rock tunes to a mixed crowd. The audience—an interesting combination of teenyboppers, single female twenty-something’s, and a handful of truly dedicated male fans—ate it up. But while the younger fans were enthralled with the boys, a number of the fans(…)

Five Songs That Improve My Mood

Five Songs That Improve My Mood 0

Music is an all-powerful force, used by millions of people to express emotions or to ignite a specific mood. It is a universal language that many of us use to tell others who we are or to let people know exactly how we are feeling. These five songs are my personal mood enhancers. I cannot(…)

Has Katy broken Mayer’s Heart?

Has Katy broken Mayer’s Heart? 0

Hollywood’s famous heartbreaker may be single once again. John Mayer, a crooner known for his long list of girlfriends, and singer Katy Perry have reportedly broken up, according to E! News. A source “close to the pair” told E! that Katy was the one who called it quits in the relationship. The news may seem(…)

Tegan and Sara announce new North American tour

Tegan and Sara announce new North American tour 0

The Canadian Indie-rock duo does it again. Following the release of their seventh studio album, Heart Throb, Tegan and Sara announce a new North American tour, preceding their tour with Katy Perry coming next fall. The Quinn twins will be headlining 19 Spring and Summer shows, as well as playing Boston Calling, before joining Paramore for the(…)

Pitbull introduces us to Girl Group G.R.L.

Pitbull introduces us to Girl Group G.R.L. 0

This week, Mr. Wideworld released his new single “Wild Wild Love” on RCA Records, featuring the rising act, G.R.L.. The single itself is nothing incredible; it displays Pitbull’s usual bravado that we’re used to–although he doesn’t shout “dalé.” (At all.) But Pitbull gave his audience something more interesting than just a club hit. He gave(…)