The Best Albums of 2015 – Late February Update 


As February 2015 becomes March, more albums have been released and you know what that means: my analytical ears get busy and my pen (keyboard) begins publishing my thoughts. Ultimately, 2015 has been a solid year for music as of yet and all of the albums that grace this early ‘best of’ list are worth…

25 Chart Takeaways: Taylor Swift Makes It Ten 


Didn’t you know it was only a matter of time before Taylor Swift reclaimed her crown? That and 24 more chart takeaways!  1) New York and the rest of the United States have been good to Taylor Swift as she spends a 10th nonconsecutive week at #1 on the Billboard 200. 2) Meghan Trainor stays…

25 Chart Takeaways: Fall Out Boy Score Third #1


For a second week, Taylor Swift has been held at bay! Fall Out Boy gets it done to secure the top spot, hence holding Swift in the runner-up slot. That said here’s my weekly, sometimes humorous 25 chart takeaways. 1) Fall Out Boy had a terrific week as American Beauty/American Psycho bowed atop the Billboard…

The Westboro Baptist Church Unleash Horrid Fall Out Boy Parody


The Westboro Baptist Church certainly hasn’t endeared itself to many folks, including many Christians. WBC has been listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, and based on the numerous protests they’ve staged and/or attempted to stage, that listing seems justified. The problem with WBC hasn’t been about worshipping God in the…

Thoughts On The 2014 People’s Choice Award Music Winners


 On Wednesday, January 8th, the 2014 ‘awards’ season went underway with the ‘prestigious’ People’s Choice Awards.  Not partaking of the event personally (college basketball takes precedent, sorry), being the pop cultural junkie that I am, I naturally watched the buzz afterwards.  As interesting as the film and TV categories are themselves, this particular post will…

Review: Fall Out Boy, ‘Pax-Am Days’


Pax-Am Days leaves more to be desired… Fall Out Boy⎪Pax-Am Days ⎪ Island ⎪⎪ October 15, 2013 Um, what does one say about an eight-song EP that lasts just over 13 minutes? Well not very much to be honest.  To add to the lack of words from my pen (or computer keyboard in this case),…

Review: Panic! at the Disco, ‘Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die’


  Panic’s latest effort packs a sizable punch despite its brevity Panic! At The Disco⎪ Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die! ⎪ Fueled By Ramen⎪⎪US Release Date: October 8, 2013 Panic! At The Disco is: Brendon Urie, Spencer Smith & Dallon Weekes Produced by Butch Walker If there is one thing that has…