Kiel Hauck is an avid music lover, sports fan, and writer. He received his bachelor's degree in Mass Communications from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and has spent seven years as a disk jockey. Over the past decade, he has been a contributor for www.sphereofhiphop.com, Feed Magazine, www.christandpopculture.com, and www.victorysportsnetwork.com. Kiel currently resides in Indianapolis, IN with his imaginary pet Hand Dog.
Max Bemis' new project is a collaboration with his wife Sherri, who fronts Eisley. Bemis talks balancing his family life with his recording one and how marriage has changed his music, but not in the way you think.
At its core, Ocean Avenue is about leaving home for the first time and the struggle to balance your life past with what lies ahead. It’s no surprise that this album proved to be the soundtrack for that period for so many of us.
While letlive. surely stand as a prime example of why Warped Tour is still a place where you’d want to spend a hot, sweaty summer day rocking out, they’re not the only ones worth mentioning on this year’s tour.
Truth is, one of last year’s most beloved albums not only brought the live experience to their fans’ headphones, but Celebration Rock also pushed the band’s performance and presentation to new heights.
When it comes to our intake of Christmas media, we seem to put aside our normal artistic filters, both in terms of content and in terms of presentation, and simply partake in enjoyment. And that’s absolutely okay.
It’s hard to swallow for some that a band could simply miss the mere presence of a member as much as Chiodos missed Craig Owens, but the fact remains that it never for one moment felt the same while he was absent
Yellowcard hasn’t just staked their claim in their return to the scene, they’ve burnt it to the ground and constructed a monument of an album that will serve as the new benchmark for the pop-punk genre.