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Interview with Jason Richardson

Interview with Jason Richardson

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

July 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Jason Richardson is a well respected guitarist who’s played with many bands such as Chelsea Grin, All Shall Perish, and Born of Osiris. In 2015, he made the shocking move to leave Chelsea Grin to embark on a solo career. In an article from Metal Injection in 2015, before starting his solo career, Richardson...

Anger Helps Drive Shattered Sun on New Album

Anger Helps Drive Shattered Sun on New Album

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

July 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

Anger is a huge driving point for Shattered Sun’s sophomore album The Evolution of Anger, and the past two years for this band has been nothing but that. On their new album, the Texan metal band says it’s okay to be angry. “People are fed up and I am certainly fed up,” lead vocalist Marcos L...

Canal Fest, Riverworks Summer Bash and more happening this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Canal Fest, Riverworks Summer Bash and more happening this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

July 18, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Step Out Buffalo

Canal Fest of the Tonawandas Get off your butt and come out to the festival that celebrates our one and only Erie Canal. You can be entertained with food and fun all week until Sunday, so no excuses.   Riverworks Summer Bash Did someone say bikini contest? Uhh yeah...this...

There’s A Bright Future For Conveyer On No Future

There’s A Bright Future For Conveyer On No Future

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

June 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

Since 1989, Victory Records have been known as the label that most hardcore and post-hardcore bands should sign to. Victory has signed several well known and popular acts such as Snapcase, Counterparts, Grade, Deadguy, Terror, We Ride, and others. While the label has signed other bands from other genres...

Enjoy a week of live music and local festivals with Step Out Buffalo

Enjoy a week of live music and local festivals with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

June 13, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Step Out Buffalo

KeyBank Live at Larkin Have a bite to eat and enjoy some live music every Wednesday from 5-8:30 pm at Larkin Square on Seneca St in Buffalo. There are LOTS of food trucks to choose from, so bring your appetite and dancing shoes Canalside Live Concert Series Gary Clark Jr., who rips...

Spend your weekend festival hopping with Step Out Buffalo

Spend your weekend festival hopping with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner

June 8, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Step Out Buffalo

Allentown Art Fest What's better than kicking off the summer with street art, live music and good eats?! Come out to Allentown this Saturday & Sunday from 10am-6pm to see the beauty that these local artisans have to offer.  East Aurora Music Fest With over 40 bands & LOTS of fo...

Broadside Takes Us to Paradise on New Album

Broadside Takes Us to Paradise on New Album

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

Leaving Richmond for Los Angeles was the greatest thing Broadside could have done in their career so far. Now a west coast pop punk band, Broadside, composed of vocalist Ollie Baxxter, guitarists Dorian Cooke and Niles Gregory, and bassist Pat Diaz, shine bright and go hard on their sophomore effort...

Broadside Bring the Energy to the Waiting Room

Broadside Bring the Energy to the Waiting Room

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

Last night at the Waiting Room, several bands performed to a sold out crowd as part of Real Friends’ spring tour with Tiny Moving Parts, Have Mercy, Broadside, and nothing,nowhere. While every act was exciting, there was one band that brought the energy first to the venue: Broadside. Formed in 2010...

Tears for Fears and Hall & Oates Bring Back the 80s in Cleveland

Tears for Fears and Hall & Oates Bring Back the 80s in Cleveland

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

In Cleveland, OH, on Saturday night, Tears for Fears and Hall & Oates, two legendary groups from the 80s, came to rock the Quicken Loans Arena as part of their North American arena tour. Joined by 30-year-old singer/songwriter Allen Stone, the legendary groups performed to the gigantic crowd in the aren...

Prenatt’s picks: 50 bands to hear in 2017 (part five)

Prenatt’s picks: 50 bands to hear in 2017 (part five)

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

Although a third of 2017 is behind us, there is still plenty of music to come. While most of you might be listening to your favorite bands from years ago, don’t sleep on the up-and-coming talent out there that you aren’t paying enough attention to. Over the course of five weeks, The Record will introduce...

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