• Sluggin‘ It Out

    Hip-hop outfit Atmosphere struggles with attitude and art   By Jasen T. Davis Slug is the lead singer and MC of Atmosphere, an indie hip-hop band from Minneapolis. The group combines addictive

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  • Six Sense

    Hollywood Undead perfects the business of taking risks By Jasen T. Davis   Hollywood Undead is the kind of band that defies classification because they are that original and that good. This

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  • Rebelution

    Rebelution remains rooted to reggae vibes and diehard fans By Kevin Longrie   Rebelution went from being unknown to musically inclined residents of Santa Barbara to a powerful force in the

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  • Good Acoustics

    Staind’s Aaron Lewis re-discovers his inner country boy By Kevin Longrie   The musical history of Aaron Lewis is tied, unexpectedly, to the acoustic guitar. The frontman of rock giants

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  • Bright Lights

    With a new lineup and their own label, Bedouin Soundclash sees a new horizon By Kevin Longrie   Jay Malinowski and Eon Sinclair have always been ambitious. At Queen’s University in

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  • Lucky Number

    Eighteen years after their major-label debut, 311 is still down By Jasen T. Davis They weren’t the first band to combine rap and rock (Rage Against the Machine, Limp Bizkit) and they

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  • Intelligent Life

    With a Deadhead-like following, Slightly Stoopid can only get smarter By Arrissia Owen   Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald make a career out of dubby bass, reverb, tight guitars and

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  • Aloha State of Mind

    Reggae-rockers Iration embrace surf culture and “Bomb Bud”   By Jasen T. Davis   Iration is a reggae-surf-pop-synth band, somewhere between Agent Orange and Bob Marley and Dick Dale. They

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