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Somma’s Soundbites (2/27/20)

Somma’s Soundbites (2/27/20)

Zachary Somma, Copy Editor

February 27, 2020

Welcome to Somma’s Soundbites, a biweekly column that will talk about new music releases every two weeks. This will examine some new albums that you should listen to, albums you should avoid, and great singles or songs released recently “The Slow Rush”- Tame Impala “The Slow Rush” is ...

Review: Ozzy Osbourne’s “Ordinary Man”

Review: Ozzy Osbourne’s “Ordinary Man”

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In the world of rock and metal, it's impossible to not hear about legendary rock star Ozzy Osbourne. Formally the driving force behind Black Sabbath, his whiny vocals set his sound apart from other contemporaries. While the Prince of Darkness is a legendary member of music histor...

Phi Mu Delta and Rock U to host Jammin’ for St. Jude

Phi Mu Delta and Rock U to host Jammin’ for St. Jude

Sean Nolan, Contributor

February 20, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Phi Mu Delta and Rock U are collaborating to host their second annual “Jammin’ for St. Jude” benefit show. The event will take place on Saturday, February 22, in Massey Hall at 4 p.m. Tickets are now available for $5 in the PNC Colonial Cafe and will be available at the door o...

Somma’s Soundbites (2/18/20)

Somma’s Soundbites (2/18/20)

Zachary Somma, Copy Editor

February 18, 2020

Welcome to Somma’s Soundbites, a new biweekly column that will talk about new music releases every two weeks. This will examine some new albums that you should listen to, and also great singles or songs released recently. First up, are some new albums that you should make time to listen to. Clicking...

All of the concerts coming to the UPMC Events Center in 2020

All of the concerts coming to the UPMC Events Center in 2020

Arts and Entertainment Editors

February 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Offering a variety of events for music and entertainment fans in 2020, the UPMC Events Center will have multiple big names coming to campus this year. From live concerts to theatrical productions, here's the list of what to expect for the rest of this year. Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guest The National Reserve February 19, 2020 (7:30 p...

Review: Theory of a Deadman’s “Say Nothing”

Review: Theory of a Deadman’s “Say Nothing”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 6, 2020

Canadian rock band, Theory of a Deadman, released their seventh studio album "Say Nothing" Friday. "Say Nothing" is the follow-up album to 2017's "Wake Up Call", which included many hits including "Rx (Medicate)." The album was announced back in September 2019 with the release of the lead single,...

Review: Mac Miller’s “Circles”

Review: Mac Miller’s “Circles”

Zachary Somma, Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

"Circles" is the posthumous sixth studio album from Pittsburgh-raised rapper and singer Mac Miller. In 2018, a little over a month after releasing his last project, "Swimming," Miller was found dead in his Los Angeles home after overdosing on a mixture of drugs and alcohol. Since his passing, there...

Top 10 Electronic albums of the 2010s

Top 10 Electronic albums of the 2010s

Dominic Merlo, Contributor

January 19, 2020

Depending on what kind of electronic music you're interested in under the massive umbrella that exists, this decade was either one of the best or one of the worst. Mainstream EDM found its own type of Nu Metal with Brostep, with the likes of Skrillex, Datsik, and Excision making a gritty, noisy type...

Punchline hits The Rex Theater & interview with Chris Fafalios

Punchline hits The Rex Theater & interview with Chris Fafalios

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

January 12, 2020

The Rex Theater held Pittsburgh's local pop-punk proprietors Punchline on January 3, along with a multitude of other local acts such as Lotus Kid, Another Cheetah and The Composure. With the audience filling the dark room shoulder to shoulder, Ramones T-shirts and skinny jeans, Lotus Kid kicked off...