Monthly Archives: May 2013

Third Eye Blind provided an exclusive performance for the fourth…

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Third Eye Blind provided an exclusive performance for the fourth annual Ryan Zimmerman Night at the Park benefiting his ziMS Foundation for MS research and awareness. This one evening at the Nationals Stadium alone raised over $300,000 for the foundation. Several Nationals players were on hand to see the concert and mingle with the crowd.
There was a huge silent auction, featuring all kinds of pop memorabilia from sports, music, movies and even video games.
But the highlight of the evening was the performance from Third Eye Blind. A strong downpour at the beginning of the evening moved the entire ...

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We have a double serving of KORN photos for you. Two of our…

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We have a double serving of KORN photos for you. Two of our photographers, Andy Jones and Joshua Hoover, got their faces melted off in the pit at the Fillmore Silver Spring. It was great seeing the return of Brian “Head” Welch after his extended absence. KORN played for almost two hours, and the (all ages) crowd was eating it up. Seriously, there was a seven year old kid in cornrows.

Check out Andy’s KORN gallery and Joshua’s KORN gallery for two times your daily recommended dose of metal.

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In Defense Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have ascended from being a small time Seattle rap duo only covered by the indie blogosphere (except for the ever contrarian Pitchfork) to the biggest Billboard sensation since golden era Gaga. Their journey was swift, and unsurprisingly there was backlash-on-backlash-on-backlash. They’re not “authentic.”  His raps are weak or pretentious. They make hip-hop for frat bros (i.e. white people who are likely super-psyched for the ODB hologram at the up-coming Rock the Bells X). Even Rolling Stone gave them a negative review, and I thought that never happened. It all stinks of condescension ...

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