RISE AGAINST – Wolves (Album Review)

RISE AGAINST – Wolves (Album Review)

2017 has been a bewildering year for social and political change.  There have been so many moments across the world where accepted norms and values have changed and transformed into things we would never have expected.  It is therefore timely that my favorite pop punk band, Rise Against, have elected to release their latest album in this self-same year. Wolves is a masterpiece. Timeless and accessible, but with teeth and lots of attitude, it is…

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Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

As the calendar turns to May, we note the unofficial start to what we now call Festival Season.  As part of the Worlds Loudest Month, the third annual Northern Invasion Festival has come and gone to small western Wisconsin town of Somerset.  The Somerset Amphitheater has become an early May destination for rock and metal fans alike as it has hosted Northern Invasion since it’s inception in 2015.  Every year as the lineups for these…

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Northern Invasion 2017 Returns With The Worlds Loudest Month

Northern Invasion 2017 Returns With The Worlds Loudest Month

Northern Invasion is back, as part of the Worlds Loudest Month, for a third consecutive year. Following the lead of our European friends, festivals have started to gain a foothold in the American way of life. With events like Rocklahoma and Rock on the Range entering their second decades. And for those hearty souls in the northern Midwest area of the Twin Cities, we have Northern Invasion. Two days of rocking, camping, drinking and… rocking!  Taking…

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