| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:54 PM
In a city where new bands pop up every week, you have to find a way to stand out — especially if you're a cover band.
But for the Bellevederes, finding a niche in the old-school music scene seemed almost effortless. Wanting a name representing...
| May 15, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Roncalli freshman Rachel Morrison said she might be shy, but it hasn't stopped her from doing something she loves - singing.
The 15-year-old has been invited to join the National Catholic Youth Choir on June 14-28, along with 25 high school vocalists...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Country music legend Charley Pride never intended on breaking color barriers when it came to country music.
He wanted to a break a different kind of record.
One of 11 children who was born to sharecroppers in Sledge, Miss., Pride had dreams of being...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97.
Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Broken Spoke Campground
Sturgis, SD, native, Jasmine Cain, has paved a way for female rockers in the motorcycle culture. Current JPF Female Artist of the Year and Nashville’s Music City Mayhem two-time Female Rock Vocalist, Jasmine Cain...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
It was a quiet night for a revolution.
People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
w/ Napalm Death, Exhumed, Vektor and David Carradine. $16. 7 p.m., Oct. 28. The El 'n' Gee, 86 Golden St., New London, manicproductions.org
For a band whose name was pilfered from the side of a garbage truck, Municipal Waste sure do...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:22 AM
In New Orleans, funk is important. They pump it into the water supply like fluoride. It’s as vital as air or étouffée.
And when New Orleans funk is discussed, a few names spring to mind: the late boogie-woogie piano master Professor Longhair, the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Something about this time of year always makes my tastes turn to the heavy. On my stereo, Black Sabbath albums shift into heavy rotation. Last night, I watched "Until the Light Takes Us," a film about Norwegian black metal bands.
I'm sure I'm not alone....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:44 AM
John Arch's memory of first meeting Jim Matheos is relatively hazy, but it's easy to forgive him for that. After all, the vocalist and the guitarist at the core of the recently created progressive metal outfit Arch / Matheos were introduced to one another...