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Wellness Wednesday’s Newest Session: “Classic Rock Music Hour”

There is a new addition to Wellness Wednesday called “Classic Rock Music Hour.” The image above is senior Tyler Hogan, who plays the guitar for the session.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2019

Wellness Wednesday has added a new session for students called “Classic Rock Music Hour” in room 331. With Coach Andy Martin as it’s host, it is a sixty-minute period to listen to classic rock music and jam out with senior Tyler Hogan. Every Wednesday, he brings his guitar from home and plays ...

Kiss 2019 End of the Road Tour Hits Atlanta

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

In 2018, Kiss announced that they will be doing a farewell tour in 2019 called the “End of the Road Tour.” It began on Jan. 31, 2019, and with over 100 shows scheduled, it is expected to end on Dec. 3, 2019. The rock band played in Atlanta on April 7 at State Farm Arena. Although not all of the ...

Bring Me the Horizon Drops New Record, “Amo”

English rock band Bring Me the Horizon has delivered their new album “Amo” to the public this past month. The record rocketed sky-high and has proven to be very successful, topping British charts.

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

British rock band Bring Me the Horizon has finally released their sixth in-studio album, “Amo.” The record dropped on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, with a total of 13 tracks on it. The quintet has completely reinvented their music, veering further from their metalcore roots to a more fresh, upbeat, pop-rock, ...

Fool’s Gold

Near the stream, a tree was in full bloom, its flowers white and innocent against the deep blue of the sky.  Lying on the grass beneath this tree was the object which had caught her attention.

Emily Stocksdale, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

The town rose dully before them, with little fanfare from anyone in the wagon.  They were tired, far too tired to cheer or work up a smile.  Reaching the town was just another milestone, scratched away from their to-do lists and left to collect dust. Jess shifted the baby in her arms and leaned...

The Women of Rock

Here states the greatest female rockers of all time. Their music perfectly resembles their times of trouble and relates to their fans wonderfully. These four women are the concrete of rock and roll and definitely provide the woman’s touch in the hard rock scene.

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

These four female-fronted bands are not only the definition of female rock, but the biggest statement in female independence. They are not afraid to be themselves or sing about the issues they live through. All four lead singers deserve every ounce of respect that they receive and should be held to a...

311: Fusion of Sound

All songs start with an idea—one that bursts into the music we love and share around the world.

Brandon Moss, Web Editor

February 23, 2015

In the 90s, a variety of music genres hit the masses. Today, most remember the pop songs such as Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time, R&B hits such as TLC’s Waterfalls, and indefinable pop crossovers such as Beck’s Loser and Outkast’s Hey Ya. Grunge, a sometimes sludgy, sometimes beautiful sound, ...

The Second Brit Invasion: Rixton

The Second Brit Invasion:  Rixton

Cameron Conner, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

As of late, a proverbial tide of well dressed, accented pop stars has been pouring over to the States from across the pond. Unsuspecting American teenagers have seemingly succumbed to this new breed of Anglophilia, and the appeal of boyish good looks, blatantly jolly lyrical content, and tight pants...

Fast Fall Feet: A Cardio Playlist

Fast Fall Feet: A Cardio Playlist
I Will Survive- Cake:

Erin Dickman, Social Media and Promotional Manager

November 11, 2014

Running and other cardio exercises are 10% physical and 90% mental, so give your mind the extra motivation by feeding it songs that are not “The Eye of the Tiger” or the Rocky theme song. Instead, here is a race-tested and approved collection of songs consisting of new versions of old classics and...

American Authors: Oh, What a Life

From left to right: Zac Barnett, James Adam Shelley, Dave Rublin, and Matt Sanchez.

Isabella Higgins, Staff Writer

April 24, 2014

American Authors is an indie rock band consisting of four male members who came together in Brooklyn, New York. The quartet includes Zac Barnett, lead singer, James Adam Shelley, lead guitarist, David Rublin, bass player, and Matt Sanchez on the drums. The sound created by the group expresses not only...

Fall Out Boy: Hiatus & Changes

A shadowy Pete Wentz plays his bass on the Save Rock n’ Roll Tour in Detroit, May 22nd 2013.

Savannah Keith, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014

Over the years, Fall Out Boy has had an array of genre names tagging their act, from pop-punk to pop-rock. Their style has ranged and changed over their musical career, from album to album: The old vs. the new strikes a chord in the fannatic's heart like nothing else. Now, they're known for what their...

Alternative Underground Sound

Live at Dragon Con this past September, the Cruxshadows packed the house.

Raicheal Havins, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013

The Cruxshadows are an underground goth rock band with a new and dark wave undertone. Sounds like a turnoff to many, but there are more aspects to them than just appearances. The lead singer and songwriter is Virgil Roger du Pont III, more commonly known by his alias Rogue. The Cruxshadows have a many...

Playlist: Be Adventurous

Photo by Reilly Deckard
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Reilly Deckard, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

Kick back, relax, and enjoy the ride with a mix of styles and genres. My Body-Young the Giant Somebody to Call My Own-We the Kings Rhythm of Love- Plain White T’s Storm Warning- Hunter Hayes Undone- LIfehouse L. I. F. E. G. O. E. S. O. N.- Noah and the Whale Runaway- Artist Vs Poet 19 and Crazy- ...

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