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.
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.
27 Sep 2013
"We hope that everyone who loved what we did before will love what we’re doing now. It's just a logical step in the journey for us."
24 Sep 2013
"I think it’s important to respect the past and honor what we accomplished and what that meant for so many people, including myself."
05 Sep 2013
"Some bands are just there and they go through the motions and all these bands do the same things over and over again and no one is feeling it."
27 Aug 2013
"In song, I have sung every failure I have partaken in and every accomplishment I have succeeded at – there is no line."
10 Jul 2013
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.
19 Dec 2012
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
24 Sep 2012
Experimental post-hardcore act Pierce the Veil has gone from a band on the verge to main stage scene-kings on the Vans Warped Tour. The band sits down with PopMatters to make sense of the wild ride.
28 Aug 2012
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