Luckily, we got to see Silverstein and Four Year Strong as Silverstein celebrated 20 years as a band with three sets with Four Year Strong providing support along with I, The Mighty! It was a packed house as Silverstein has the reputation of absolutely delivering each and every night live! Silverstein has also released "A … Continue reading (Concert Review) SILVERSTEIN & FOUR YEAR STRONG Live at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey (3/7/2020)
I want to share this playlist with you. Honestly, I thought we hit the pinnacle when we shot Warped Tour. If you would've told us we would've covered Blink 182, Tool, Godsmack(twice) and New Kids On The Block in the same year, I would've been dreaming. As the editor of Madness To Creation, I want … Continue reading We Nerd Out Vol. 109: Bands MADNESS TO CREATION Covered in 2019! Year End Playlist!
Two days before the Independence Celebration in good ol' 'Murica and these three bands offered up an amazing night of a new kind of liberation in their music, the kind where one's soul is free from the shackles and chains that have been weighing them down, that freedom where you can check your burdens at … Continue reading (Concert Review) “10th Anniversary of “Constellations” featuring AUGUST BURNS RED with special guests SILVERSTEIN and SILENT PLANET Live at the Skyway Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota(7/2/2019)
This was a special night for those that loved the emo/post-hardcore phase of music in the 2000's. A band that has stood the test of time through constantly evolving in their music is Silverstein. On January 12th, they performed with special guests Hawthorne Heights in front of a packed house at the Starland Ballroom in … Continue reading (Concert Review) “Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey featuring SILVERSTEIN” (1/12/2019)
Editor's Note: This interview was completely off the cuff. The beauty of Vans Warped Tour was that I was prepared for two interviews, Makeout and Unearth, yet ended up interviewing a lot more bands. Reel Big Fish came back to interview with Madness To Creation. The legendary ska band certainly showed how much fun they … Continue reading Johnny Christmas and Billy Kottage of Reel Big Fish Converses with Madness To Creation on Warped Tour Memories, THAT Des Moines Gig, and How Music Saves Lives
Back when I was in college, MySpace was the cool social media site! I remember doing endless amounts of surveys, seeing pointless posts, and being extremely offended(well, not really) when someone removed you from your Top 8. You were cool if you were in the Top 8 list. I usually put bands in there so … Continue reading MTC’s A to Z Throwback Reviews: Abandon All Ships!
Out of Oakville, Ontario, Canada comes a pop-punk band that brings me back to the days of Lit, Sum 41, and Green Day where I would rush home from school turn on MTV's Total Request Live featuring Carson Daly and those on the side of rock were rooting for a rock music video to be … Continue reading “Float Around” by Coldfront, taking my generation back to the days of skateboards and the advent of MP3 Players!