Five Fave: 1995 25th Anniversary Albums – Male Vocals

1995 was a decade where music took many interesting turns. “Alternative” wasn’t just a new genre, it was a true description of the multiple choices listeners had, as new artists emerged with unique sounds, established artists went solo, and everybody pushed musical boundaries. Glam and bubble-gum were in the rearview mirror, grunge had turned mainstream, country was going pop, and hip-hop was starting to dominate, eventually finding its way into rock and roll. 25 years …

Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher Kick Off North American Summer Tour With AFI

The Smashing Pumpkins [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Last night at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ, The Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds kicked off their highly-anticipated summer tour with very special guests AFI. The package is an ultimate alt-rock outing, with a nice blend of newness and nostalgia. And with an August start, the tour will help fans hang on to summer for just a little while longer.

AFI [Matt Bishop