BLACKLITE DISTRICT Release Official Video for “Hard Pill to Swallow” Off of Upcoming ‘Through the Ages’

Spearfish, SD based electronic alternative rock act Blacklite District has released the official music video for “Hard Pill to Swallow,” the lead single off of their upcoming 4th album, Through the Ages. Originally premiered on Billboard, “Hard Pill to Swallow” was filmed outside the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center in Anaheim, CA by DZFX Media. “We worked with DZFX Media in Southern California on the video. I literally ran into him at … Continue reading BLACKLITE DISTRICT Release Official Video for “Hard Pill to Swallow” Off of Upcoming ‘Through the Ages’

Fozzy w/ Adelitas Way Live At The Mercury Ballroom

Tuesday afternoon fans lined the block for what was expected to be a adrenaline rush of a show. A line up of rock bands that was sure to deliver a exceptionally great night of entertainment. If that was the bar that was set, The Stir, Adelitas Way, and Fozzy just set a new record for giving the fans a kick ass performance. As fans piled … Continue reading Fozzy w/ Adelitas Way Live At The Mercury Ballroom

From Artwork to Music: Interview with Minority 905

Canadian pop-punk band Minority 905 recently released their official music video for their single “Soundtrack” which has had a lot of anticipation from fans. Olivia Marsala had a chance to speak to the guys and get the inside scoop on what goes on in creating the artwork to putting the songs and album together! Let’s start with the album artwork. Where did the idea come … Continue reading From Artwork to Music: Interview with Minority 905

Lullwater’s Supercharged Feels for the 90’s Grunge Creates a Cover for Pearl Jam’s Single “Release” & INTERVIEW

Alternative Rock band Lullwater recently released their official music video for cover song “Release” by one of rocks greatest bands; Pearl Jam. “The entire experience of recording Pearl Jam’s ‘Release’ in London Bridge Studios was so surreal. Pearl Jam is one of my favorite bands and to cover that song in the same room as they did, was very emotional for me. I had no … Continue reading Lullwater’s Supercharged Feels for the 90’s Grunge Creates a Cover for Pearl Jam’s Single “Release” & INTERVIEW

Ottawa Debuts New Single “The Good Kind”

Ottawa, Cleveland Ohio based band has just released their latest single “The Good Kind”. “‘The Good Kind’ is one of those song ideas that we kicked around for what felt like forever. We liked the song and always played it in our live set but felt it was just a little off and couldn’t quite wrap our heads around what it was lacking,” explains Jeremy (bass). … Continue reading Ottawa Debuts New Single “The Good Kind”

Let’s Talk Ice Cream and Music with Ryan Bicknell of Another Day’s Armor

Since July is National Ice Cream month Music Matters Magazine thought what better way to find out unknown facts about Rocker Ryan Bicknell rhythm guitarist for Another Day’s Armor than to discover your favorite ice cream treats and talk a little about what is going on in your world of music. Question:What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Ryan: Vanilla or Mint Chip. That’s ones … Continue reading Let’s Talk Ice Cream and Music with Ryan Bicknell of Another Day’s Armor

We Are About To Get LOUD! Interview with Ryan Bicknell of Another Day’s Armor

Blending Arena rock with borderline metal Another Day’s Armor is brining the dark storm into the rock world by force. With their latest hit “Death Investing” these guys are touring and blowing up in popularity. Ryan Bicknell (rhythm guitarist) sits down with Lauren Rye of Music Matters Magazine and talks about their unique sound, line up changes and filming their music video for “Death Investing”. … Continue reading We Are About To Get LOUD! Interview with Ryan Bicknell of Another Day’s Armor

Blue October LIVE at the Mercury Ballroom: Exclusive photo gallery and review

Last Thursday Blue October’s “I Hope Your Happy Tour” rocked the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville Kentucky to a packed crowd. Fans were lined up for blocks before the doors opened at 7pm for the show they anticipated would become a memorable night of their lives’. Doors opened and fans flooded into the Mercury Ballroom until there was not room to even turn around. Members; Justin Furstenfeld – vocals, guitar, … Continue reading Blue October LIVE at the Mercury Ballroom: Exclusive photo gallery and review

GOO GOO DOLLS ANNOUNCE 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR FOR THEIR ICONIC AND WORLDWIDE MULTI PLATINUM ALBUM, “DIZZY UP THE GIRL”

Citi® is the official pre-sale credit card of the SiriusXM Presents Goo Goo Dolls – Dizzy Up The Girl 20th Anniversary Tour. As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 10 at 10:00AM Local until Thursday, April 12 at 10:00PM Local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete pre-sale details visit http://www.citiprivatepass.com. Fan Club and VIP Package pre-sales … Continue reading GOO GOO DOLLS ANNOUNCE 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR FOR THEIR ICONIC AND WORLDWIDE MULTI PLATINUM ALBUM, “DIZZY UP THE GIRL”

Brian McKenzie sits down and talks music, vocals, and what side of the road we should drive on

Ryan of Music Matters was privileged to be able to chat with Brian McKenzie last week. Brian McKenzie is a singer songwriter and a highly talented one at that. Brian is a former member of Kilgore (metal rock band) and ventured out into….wait no you need to just find out from Brian himself below!   Ryan: Let’s start off by talking about your background in music. Brian: … Continue reading Brian McKenzie sits down and talks music, vocals, and what side of the road we should drive on