Made In America Festival

By: Pete Troshak Made In America rocks Philly for a second year in row. Budweiser’s Made In America Festival returned to Philadelphia for it’s second year. The two day festival which was organized by Jay-Z is held on Labor Day weekend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, an area that features the iconic Philadelphia […]

The Mainstream: NIN “Hesitation Marks”

After a rather extended hiatus (although one not really that long as far as Trent Reznor and NIN are concerned), the new Nine Inch Nails album Hesitation Marks is here, and even though the King of Industrial Darkness himself is now happily married, winning Oscars, and scoring major Hollywood releases, he apparently hasn’t exorcised all […]

The Mainstream: How To Destroy Angels “Welcome Oblivion”

[itunes id=”601418573″] Trent Reznor hasn’t been the angry guy in fishnet stockings and runny mascara for quite some time now. In fact, he hasn’t even been a terribly angry guy in quite some time now. Married, smiling, accepting Oscars, scoring films…the originator of some of the most cathartic and powerfully identifiable with (by scores of […]

The Mainstream: How to Destroy Angels “How Long”

Trent Reznor’s new musical project with his wife Mariqueen Maandig, titled How to Destroy Angels, is kind of like NIN lite, but only in the musical department. HTDA’s newest single “How Long”, the first off their upcoming full length album titled Welcome Oblivion (due on March 5th), has the industrial grime and grind of NIN’s […]

Top 16 Rock Albums of the ’00s

While the New Rock Revolution of the early 1990s ushered in massive social change and made music that matters relevant again, by the late 1990s the movement had more or less petered out. It was hard to focus on social injustice when the economy was doing so well, and so many were getting rich. Pearl […]