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Britney Spears’ new album, Britney Jean, is toxic

Britney Spears’ new album, Britney Jean, is toxic

Chelsea Campbell, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Britney Spears’ new album, Britney Jean, is arguably the worst album the popstar has ever put out. Spears’ album has 14 new songs that take her music to a new and different level, but not necessarily in a good way. On her album there is a song called “Perfume.” The song is about Spears...

Marshall Mather’s sequel disappoints

Marshall Mather’s sequel disappoints

Michelle Jackson, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Eminem’s new album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, doesn’t quite live up to his reputation as a rap god. Fans plead for Eminem to come back to his regular form. While his albums still sell and his singles still top the charts, this isn’t the same rapper that all his fans grew up on. Eminem has be...

Avril Lavigne back for more

Avril Lavigne back for more

Zoe Springer, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Avril Lavigne’s most recent album, Avril Lavigne, has proven that musical artists can stay entertaining without a dramatic change. Staring off the album with “Rock N Roll,” she sings about how even after all this time she’s still the same misfit she loves to be. The song is a great confidence...

Lady Gaga back with weirder than ever new album

Lady Gaga back with weirder than ever new album

Amanda Morton, Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Lady Gaga’s new album, Artpop, is “out of this galaxy, space and time.” The superstar’s album is the best out of her four. Artpop is a dance album mixed with pop and electronic music that takes listeners to outer space to explore the themes of addiction, sexual deviancy, and love of perfo...

Best House Party ever

Best House Party ever

Chelsea Campbell, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

All Time Low and Pierce the Veil made an appearance at A Day to Remember’s “House Party Tour” on Sept. 28. The show started with All Time Low playing "Reckless and Brave" as their opening song and they did an awesome job. Then they caught the crowd’s attention by singing an oldie titled "Weightless," from t...

Drake releases best album yet

Drake releases best album yet

Michelle Jackson, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Drakes album, Nothing Was the Same, is his best album yet. Drake’s third album was officially released on Sept. 24, but leaked on Twitter on Sept. 15. Of course for his fans this a good thing, but for Drake it was not. The leak caused Drake to lose money because of all the people that download...

Twenty One Pilots soars with new music ideas

Twenty One Pilots soars with new music ideas

Allie Campbell, Design Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Fueled by Ramen’s latest discovery, Twenty One Pilots, has exploded into the next big thing. The band consists of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun. The duo formed in 2009 and hails from Columbus, Ohio. Not the typical Fueled by Ramen band-or like any band for that matter. Twenty One Pilots uses the...

New Bring Me the Horizon

New Bring Me the Horizon

Allie Campbell, Design Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Sempiternal is probably one of, if not, the most anticipated metal albums of the year. British metal band, Bring Me The Horizon, released their album, Sempiternal on April 2. Due to the high demand of the album, the band officially changed the release date of Sempiternal three weeks ahead of sched...

Paramore’s long awaited album is released

Paramore’s long awaited album is released

Allie Campbell, Design Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music

Legendary, female-fronted band, Paramore, finally released their self-titled album, Paramore on April 5th. According to AP Magazine, after the leaving of Zac and Josh Farro, former guitar player and drummer, the remaining band members were asked the question, “What now?” To disprove any specul...

Lady Gaga takes the stage

Lady Gaga takes the stage

Amanda Morton

February 27, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Little monsters put their paws up for Lady Gaga at her performance of the Born This Way Ball in Dallas on Jan. 29. As a pre-show tailgating event that follows Gaga’s tour around the country, the Born This Way foundation sponsors the Born Brave Bus for anyone under the age of 25. It’s completely...

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