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Blink-182 in the Studio

Blink-182 in the Studio

Christina McLaughlin, Writer
February 17 • 344 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

As announced on the radio station KROQ, Travis Barker, the drummer of Blink 182, has officially stated that the band is back in the studio. After the release of their sixth studio album Neighborhoods in late 2011, not much has happened as they have been on and off of hiatus. In late January 2015, the trio took a blow when sing... Read more »

“Say it Ain’t So”! Panic! and Weezer Collaborate

Tom Howley, Writer
February 17 • 296 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

Weezer is a name which most of us haven’t heard in awhile. Panic! At the Disco, however, is not. They’re both getting together and joining forces to pull as many ears as possible in their summer tour of 2016. Along their way, they’ll be buzzing right through our town of Holmdel, NJ, and making... Read more »

The Day is Dead but Tonight is Alive

The Day is Dead but Tonight is Alive

Hannah Olsen, Writer
February 11 • 563 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

Pop punk band Tonight Alive from Sydney, Australia has announced their new album “Limitless,” which is set to release on March 4. After the record is out, they will be going on tour around the United States and through other parts of the world to promote the album and expand their fan base. Sin... Read more »

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Briana Bowers, Writer
October 6 • 360 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

All eyes were on Clark, a New Jersey suburb, when it became home for a weekend to some of rock’s greatest legends. An expansive grass lot, called Oak Ridge Park, was split in two, and soon filled by thousands of people, food, and rock n’ roll. One half of the field was packed with the vibrant... Read more »

The Negatives of Mainstream Music

The Negatives of Mainstream Music

Jamie Galyas, Managing Editor
September 23 • 619 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Features

"But in all seriousness; I felt sad because music is supposed to inspire. It saved my life, this trash won't save any kid's life. In a world that is even scarier and with lives still worth saving, who will stand up and have soul? Disenfranchised to say the least." Pop- star Pink tweeted this to a fan on A... Read more »

More Than Just Taylor Swift

More Than Just Taylor Swift

Julia Aleo, Writer
September 21 • 429 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture, Trending Now

Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour has been captivating the nation since the opening night on May 5 in Tokyo, Japan. The vibrant 2 hour show that Swift puts on has caught the eye of many- including other celebrities. Since June, Swift has invited a special guest on stage with her almost every night... Read more »

Pop Pope?

Pop Pope?

Annalisa Leite, World News Editor
April 17 • 773 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Current News, Pop Culture, Trending Now

Pope Francis is continuing to make people smile whenever they hear his name. Instead of a homily or a new Catholic Church initiative, Pope Francis is reaching out to all people of every religion with one thing that all people have a love for; music. Pope Francis has collaborated in making a pop song... Read more »

Ink Mistress: Emily Elegado

Ink Mistress: Emily Elegado

Brendan Squitieri, Writer/Editor
January 23 • 1,115 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Features

Fierce, confident, artistic, fearless, creative, dynamic, inspiring. These words can only describe one talented tattoo artist, the Ink Mistress, Emily Elegado. Elegado brought a whirlwind of art and aggression to Spike’s 5th season of Ink Master. The show brought 18 artists into a stressful competi... Read more »

9 Films Every Journalist Needs to Watch

9 Films Every Journalist Needs to Watch

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor
January 22 • 1,070 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

Whether they are an aspiring journalist, a writer for the school newspaper or working at a major publication. Every passionate journalist should watch the films on this list. (List is in no particular order)       Shattered Glass- 2003- Hayden Christensen, Hank Azaria This film, based on a ... Read more »

Biggest Songs of 2014

Biggest Songs of 2014

Brendan Squitieri, Writer
December 17 • 559 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

2014 has been a great year for music. The radios were overflowing with new artists and hit songs. Based on popularity, number of singles sold on iTunes, and chart position on Billboard, here are the top 10 songs of 2014.   10. Tove Lo: Habits (Stay High) Tove Lo is a Swedish artist that w... Read more »

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