At some point in your life you'll meet a couple who just so completely gets it right, it permeates throughout all they do. Nate and Tessa Allen of the band Destroy Nate Allen are this couple, and their love story unfolds in the music of their latest album Glow In The Dark.
Punk music in its purest form projects an element of danger and disruption, rage and revolt. It is music with the power to jolt the listener awake. Maybe 2013 will be the year British post-punk wakes people up.
That's the mirrored dilemma facing ALL metal, grunge, and other articulations of today's hard rock, as the film A Band Called Death reveals. It began in the early '70s. It was in Detroit. It was Black.
We lived with our parents, so there were no seedy flophouses where we could stay up for days at a time drinking and drugging. We had one groupie, a pretty 10th-grade girl with whom sex was out of the question.
Bullying, in many forms, may always exist. But much of the bullying that takes place today is trickling down from a culture and a media that gives credence to the hateful rhetoric that clogs our streets and airwaves.