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All-American Rejects Drummer Chris Gaylor Gets Cuddled By a Pup in the Night

By Brandon SpecktorOctober 2, 2012
When All-American Rejects drummer/Urban Dictionary entry Chris Gaylor  isn't pulverizing a snare], you might find him at home in Oklahoma, waging a ruthless Dungeons & Dragons campaign. On the road, you're more likely to find him cuddling accidentally with Dexter, guitarist Nick Wheeler's... More  →
All-American Rejects Drummer Chris Gaylor Gets Cuddled By a Pup in the Night

New Music Exclusive: Viral Hearthrob Asher Monroe Performs for Us, Then Chats about Disney Tunes

By Brandon SpecktorOctober 1, 2012
Asher Monroe just has one of those voices. Parents and talent scouts recognized this in Asher since he was 7, when a rollicking cover of "Heigh Ho" landed him his first gig in the touring company of Disney's Beauty And The Beast musical. He played a... More  →
New Music Exclusive: Viral Hearthrob Asher Monroe Performs for Us, Then Chats about Disney Tunes

Green Day's New Album "Uno" Proves They're Still Punk-Rock Legends

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2012
Talk about your ambitious projects. Green Day's shooting pretty high with their latest set of releasesit's a triple album being released over five months called Uno! Dos! Tre! Punk rock fans young and old have been... More  →
Green Day's New Album "Uno" Proves They're Still Punk-Rock Legends

Our Favorite Songs Featuring Animals

By RG DanielsAugust 22, 2012
Our Animals Week celebration continues to go strong. Today we've shown a spotlight on some of the greatest songs featuring animals in the title. Grab your hairbrush, shut the door, and sing along to some of these classics. Hound Dog by Elvis Presley: An... More  →
Our Favorite Songs Featuring Animals

New Music: Matthew Koma's Voice Is No LMFAO-ing Matter

By Brandon SpecktorAugust 10, 2012
Matthew Koma is kruisin'. Literally, when we called up the young singer/songwriter/soon-to-be-ubiquitous producer, he's driving through the San Fernando Valley toward L.A., where work awaits him on a new track he's co-producing for a certain viral popstar's hotly anticipated More  →
New Music: Matthew Koma's Voice Is No LMFAO-ing Matter

Pitch Perfect and Mike Tompkins Are Looking for New Talent!

By Emily WinterAugust 9, 2012
You guys know Mike Tompkins, right? That singer dude who can make his voice sound like pretty much any instrument on the planet? He's making a music video for Nicki Minaj's "Starships," and one talented winner is going to do be in it with him!... More  →
Pitch Perfect and Mike Tompkins Are Looking for New Talent!

This Beatles/Ke$ha Remix Reminds Us That Mashups Can Be Awesome

By Brandon SpecktorAugust 9, 2012
We're generally pretty skeptical of corny attempts to modernize the Beatles—but, great glitterbomb, Batman! This new "TiK ToK"/"Come Together" remix by soundcloud DJ doctordude is inexplicably awesome. According to Ke$ha's TiK-Tok-ing stopwatch in this clubby, clappy Abbey Road remix, it... More  →
This Beatles/Ke$ha Remix Reminds Us That Mashups Can Be Awesome

Five Albums I'm Excited For: the Verdicts

By ContributorAugust 2, 2012
So, you guys might remember a post I wrote a few months ago about five albums I was excited for. Well, those five albums are all out now, and I suppose it's time that I told you whether they're worth picking up or... More  →
Five Albums I'm Excited For: the Verdicts

My Marching Band is Weirder than Yours

By ContributorJuly 25, 2012
Today, Sparklers, you get to learn of the weirdness that is my high school band. Yay! Most school bands play normal popular songs that people have heard of. And if they aren't pop songs, they at least were famous at one point. That's the normal... More  →
My Marching Band is Weirder than Yours

Camp Electric: Saying Goodbye

By ContributorJuly 25, 2012
Metalhead recaps his last day at the most epic summer camp ever! July 12, about noon Location: A hotel in Nashville Mood: It's over. Awww... Woke up, ate breakfast. Went to morning worship. Mikeschair played some fun songs to finish things off. We... More  →
Camp Electric: Saying Goodbye