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The Soul Rebels are bringing their brass to Buffalo Iron Works

The Soul Rebels are bringing their brass to Buffalo Iron Works

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor

February 27, 2020

The signature dish of New Orleans, gumbo combines a wide variety of ingredients that provides quite a unique flavor, just as the music of The Soul Rebels does with their infusion brass and horns. “The sound is very genre-blending,” trumpet player Julian Goslin told The Record. “We infuse a lot...

Green Day’s “Father of All” is a master of none

Green Day’s “Father of All” is a master of none

Will Hance, Culture Writer

February 24, 2020

“Father of All” is Green Day’s 13th full length album and is a near masterclass of a train wreck. It is clear from the marketing that gone are the days of Green Day being a bunch of strung out losers that made pop punk to get stoned to. Instead, they are selling themselves as the second coming...

The Allman Betts Band brings southern rock vibes to Buffalo

The Allman Betts Band brings southern rock vibes to Buffalo

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor

February 16, 2020

Southern rock group, The Allman Betts Band extended its southern hospitality during their first performance in Buffalo on Wednesday night at the Town Ballroom. Three of the group’s members, Devon Allman, Duane Betts, and Berry Oakley Jr., are the children of the members from the famous 1970’s...

Birds of Prey is a big budget guilty pleasure

Birds of Prey is a big budget guilty pleasure

Will Hance, Culture Writer

February 11, 2020

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is the next feature blockbuster in Warner Brothers’ current attempt to give life to the corpse that is their DC cinematic universe. Directed by Cathy Yan and written by Christina Hodson, Warner Brothers looks to replicate Disney...

Glow-In-the-Dark Roller Rink was a success

Danielle Graham, Associate News Editor

February 8, 2020

  Last Friday, January 31st, SUNY Buffalo State hosted a Glow in the Dark roller skating event. Students anxiously waited in a line that wrapped around the Fireside Lounge in the student union. Once students entered the Social Hall, they were treated to a dark room with blue lights streaming across the checkered tile...

Kiss delivers memorable “End of the Road” performance in Buffalo

Kiss delivers memorable “End of the Road” performance in Buffalo

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor

February 8, 2020

Legendary rockers Kiss performed for the last time in Buffalo Wednesday night. Several bands have been embarking on farewell tours as of late, but as is often the case, no one does it exactly like Kiss. The band announced their first farewell tour in 2000, but they ultimately decided to continue after...

Local rap group Griselda shows Buffalo grime on The Tonight Show

Local rap group Griselda shows Buffalo grime on The Tonight Show

Will Hance, Culture Writer

February 5, 2020

The underground rap scene has been taken over by a group from the East Side of Buffalo. Griselda is a street rap collective featuring performers Westside Gunn, Conway the Machine, Benny the Butcher and the production talents of DJ Daringer. The group looks to take rap back to its “golden age”...

‘Changes’ coming in 2020 for Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran

‘Changes’ coming in 2020 for Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor

February 3, 2020

Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran have made significant career announcements about their plans for the upcoming year. The singers crossed paths back in May when they collaborated on the song “I Don’t Care”. Since the release of the highly successful song, each artist's career has gone in a different...

Ratt ‘Back for More’ in return to Buffalo

Ratt ‘Back for More’ in return to Buffalo

Thomas Tedesco, Culture Editor

December 15, 2019

Legendary 80’s rockers Ratt took the stage in Buffalo for the first time in 12 years on Thursday night. The performance was the first stop of their “Merry XXXMAS” leg of the 2019 “In Your Direction” tour. The near-full capacity crowd of the new and improved Showplace Theater provided just...

Counterparts performs in their second home

Counterparts performs in their second home

Bethany Clancy, Culture Editor

November 26, 2019

The Private Room 2.0 Tour hits Buffalo

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