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Encourage Girls to Rock

Encourage Girls to Rock

Yesterday I wrote a blog post on gender stereotyping in rock music. I didn’t expect to get much of a response because it’s something that unfortunately happens often. Now, I won’t give out a name or anything, but I had someone tell me on my […]

Stop Gender Stereotyping in Rock Music

Stop Gender Stereotyping in Rock Music

Something that really grinds my gears is gender stereotyping in rock music. I never used to see it until I became a fan myself, and I’m actually pretty angry about it. As a 19-year-old female, it is seen as ‘strange’ for me to like bands […]

Little Mix “Gets Weird”: Album Review

Little Mix “Gets Weird”: Album Review

This has been a long awaited album for Mixers, the fans of girl group Little Mix. I can tell you that I have been dying for their third album after they released their sophomore R&B styled album, Salute in 2013. Well, this album does not disappoint. […]

“Def Leppard” by Def Leppard: Album Review

“Def Leppard” by Def Leppard: Album Review

Of course, I’m going to do a review of Def Leppard’s new self-titled album. However, I’m sure people are used to seeing albums reviewed as “oh, this song is good” or “It could have used more ___”. Well, I’m going to be different on this […]

9 Albums that Changed My Life

9 Albums that Changed My Life

1. Hysteria – Def Leppard Hysteria changed my feelings toward rock music. I had always been a fan of rock since I was little, but I didn’t become a fan until recently. When I listened to Hysteria for the first time, all 62 minutes of it, […]

My Favorite Band

My Favorite Band

Everyone has that one band, the one where your eyes light up when you talk about them and when you can recognize a song by the first two seconds. We all have that band in our lives that makes us happy. My band, for the […]

What a Concert Means

What a Concert Means

(This is another blog re-posted from a previous blog I did for writing class, The Music Enthusiast) There is nothing better than being at a concert. When you’re having a bad week or a bad month and need some kind of release, a concert is […]

Dear Bands: Embrace the Past

Dear Bands: Embrace the Past

I like bands. A lot. And I like when bands release music, because that’s what makes them popular and awesome. What I do not like about bands is when they try to get rid of their past. Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of bands change […]

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Last night, I got the chance to see the band Imagine Dragons perform at the TD Garden in Boston. I have wanted to see them for the past three years and they’ve been to Boston about four times, but every time they were here I […]

What I Accomplished in my First Year of College

What I Accomplished in my First Year of College

I was inspired today to talk about some of the great things I’ve accomplished in my first year of college. At first, I couldn’t think of anything. But then it dawned on me: I actually did a lot that I either hadn’t done before or […]