(Behind The Yearbook): CHRIS DE BURGH Talks “Robin Hood” and Career with Dr. Mark Dean

Contributor's Note:  Recently, legendary singer/songwriter Chris De Burgh released his 27th studio album entitled "The Legend of Robin Hood."  The album takes on his story and conceptualizes the injustices, circumstances and the life that Robin Hood lived and brings it to life for the listener.  The album was so well put together that a production … Continue reading (Behind The Yearbook): CHRIS DE BURGH Talks “Robin Hood” and Career with Dr. Mark Dean

(Behind The Yearbook): JOHN WAITE Talks “Wooden Heart” and his Legacy

Contributor's Note:  "I ain't missing you at all, missing you, since you've gone away", that song by John Waite is such a timeless classic.  That song and his voice has me feeling some kind of way as it did for over 60 million people that have clicked on his YouTube video.  I miss the 80's, … Continue reading (Behind The Yearbook): JOHN WAITE Talks “Wooden Heart” and his Legacy

(Behind The Yearbook): Scooter Ward of COLD

Contributor's Note:  Scottie Brown interviewed frontman Scooter Ward of Cold before their hometown show at the Underbelly in Jacksonville, Florida.  The band has been hitting it hard for years with classic albums and tracks such as "13 Ways To Bleed On Stage", "Stupid Girl" and their critically acclaimed record entitled "The Things We Can't Stop."  … Continue reading (Behind The Yearbook): Scooter Ward of COLD

(Concert Therapy Reviews): COMBICHRIST Live at The Annex in Madison, Wisconsin (

It’s a rainy Thursday night for my first concert since the COVID-19 pandemic began. According to some of the more frequent concert-goers I spoke with, despite the vaccine rollout and eased restrictions, show attendance has not returned to its normal, pre-pandemic state. This was certainly the case in this instance, with a crowd of maybe … Continue reading (Concert Therapy Reviews): COMBICHRIST Live at The Annex in Madison, Wisconsin (

(Concert Therapy Reviews): CRADLE OF FILTH Live at Irving Plaza in New York, New York (10/11/2021)

Recently, or ages ago since our hiatus, heavy metal heavyweights CRADLE OF FILTH brought their show to Irving Plaza, however, the show was compromised.  Cradle Of Filth ended up being the only band playing due to positive Covid-19 cases from the Once Human and 3Teeth camp.  Cradle of Filth more than made up for it … Continue reading (Concert Therapy Reviews): CRADLE OF FILTH Live at Irving Plaza in New York, New York (10/11/2021)

HELLOWEEN Announces Their Own Sci-Fi Comic Book

With the Helloween season set kick-off at the end of October, Helloween fans this year will receive a special gift earlier to prepare them for an exciting Helloween season. The surprise gift is Helloween’s own comic book, Seekers of the Seven Keys.  Production of the comic book was made possible through combined efforts by Incendium, … Continue reading HELLOWEEN Announces Their Own Sci-Fi Comic Book

Statement from the Editor of Scholastic Perspectives FKA Madness To Creation

I have missed all of you, it has been weeks(literally) since I've made a post.  I wanted to issue a statement for the relaunch. Due to my vision, I have decided to put Madness To Creation to bed.  It was a good starting point, but then I realized that we were doing things that literally … Continue reading Statement from the Editor of Scholastic Perspectives FKA Madness To Creation

(Highlight Reel): Juno Award Winning Alt-Rockers DEAR ROUGE Educates Us on Social Media Usage with “Fake Fame”

Editor's Note:  Here at Scholastic Perspectives, we'll be examining social media usage and its impact on students coming up.  As an educator, one thing I've noticed is missing is the lack of digital citizenship that is being taught towards our students.  Because of this, students aren't socialized like they should be and major cyberbullying issues … Continue reading (Highlight Reel): Juno Award Winning Alt-Rockers DEAR ROUGE Educates Us on Social Media Usage with “Fake Fame”

(Highlight Reel): An Educator Looks at JON STANCER and his Pedagogy on Climate Change and Toronto Music Scene

Contributor's Note:  Welcome to the brand new Scholastic Perspectives where "We Gon' Learn."  In this "Highlight Reel" edition, we took a few minutes to talk to Toronto artist Jon Stancer about climate change and the Toronto music scene along with a tinge on mental health awareness.  In his work, Jon created a song that will … Continue reading (Highlight Reel): An Educator Looks at JON STANCER and his Pedagogy on Climate Change and Toronto Music Scene