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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...

Top 10 Metal albums of the 2010s

Top 10 Metal albums of the 2010s

Dominic Merlo, Contributor

January 5, 2020

Metal has had a decade as powerful as ever, with more detail and widespread influence than ever before.

2020 Grammy Awards predictions

2020 Grammy Awards predictions

Zachary Somma, Contributor

December 6, 2019

The 2020 Grammy Awards are only a month away, with the Recording Academy recently releasing the list of nominees for every category. While the nominations are never perfect, and always start a discussion about who was snubbed or left off, it is always fun to try and predict who might win each award. So, fo...

The Menzingers hit the Roxian Theater

The Menzingers hit the Roxian Theater

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

December 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Philadelphia-native punk rockers "The Menzingers" shoved their way into the Roxian Theater on Saturday, November 30. On their fifth week of touring, they stopped into the Pittsburgh area to play a monumentally energetic and exciting show. The opening act of the night, Culture Abuse,...

The Rex Theater hosts La Dispute

The Rex Theater hosts La Dispute

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

November 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Rex Theater hosted the post hardcore band La Dispute along with groups Empath and Touchee Amore on November 19. For one night only, the dimly lit bar was transformed into a dance floor of rage and angst. Empath opened the night with somewhat new, but familiar sound, which gave a...

Sara Bareilles hosts emotional concert in UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles hosts emotional concert in UPMC Events Center

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

November 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- From love songs to tales about an ordinary waitress, Sara Bareilles brought her own style to the UPMC Events Center Friday night with a star studded show from start to finish.  The opening act for the night was Emily King, dressed in black from head to toe and ready to groove. Wh...

Review: Luke Combs’ “What You See Is What You Get”

Review: Luke Combs’ “What You See Is What You Get”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 8, 2019

Country music superstar Luke Combs released his second full-length album, "What You See is What You Get" on November 8. The album features 17 brand-new songs, including smash-hits "Beer Never Broke My Heart" and "Even Though I'm Leaving." "What You See is What You Get" is the follow-up album to Comb's...

Review: Airbourne’s “Boneshaker”

Review: Airbourne’s “Boneshaker”

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

Australian rock group Airbourne released their fifth studio album, titled “Boneshaker,” on Friday. The last album released by the group was 2016’s “Breakin’ Outta Hell," which reached the number-three spot on both Austria’s Ö3 Austria Top 40 charts and Germany’s GfK Entertainment Offizielle...