Editor’s Note: Welcome to this special second weekend of December edition of Weekend Brunch Edition Weekly News and Spotify Playlist via Madness To Creation! This playlist theme is “Christmas Hints for the Music Lover Vol. 2”. The air is crisp, and people are getting stressed out knowing that the holidays are right around the corner. … Continue reading Weekend Brunch Edition Vol. 11: “Christmas For The Music Lover Vol. 22” Spotify Playlist plus Weekly News Shorts!
Editor's Note: William Duvall defines perseverance in his music. He not only filled Layne Staley's shoes in Alice In Chains, but he got a different pair to create a bit of a different sound for the band. It was incredible talking to William Duvall about mental health awareness, "One Alone" and feeling Layne's presence with … Continue reading Madness To Creation Converses with William Duvall of ALICE IN CHAINS on “One Alone” and the Time He Felt Layne Staley’s Presence During a Gig!
Editor's Note: After fighting a sore throat with a sinus infection, I muscled through and got to talk to one of the premiere guitarists in the mainstream rock world in Keith Wallen of Breaking Benjamin for Madness To Creation. This man seems to do it all musically and he lives for performing on that stage … Continue reading Keith Wallen of BREAKING BENJAMIN Converses with Madness to Creation on his Solo Project, “A Star Is Born”, and his Favorite Memories Playing with Breaking Benjamin
Editor's Note: “Five diverse and talented musicians that make magic as one,” (Metal Nexus), A Brilliant Lie, are an explosively-energetic alternative rock band from Orlando, FL. They announce their new video, “Unwoven,” ahead of their upcoming EP, Threads: Weaver, due out March 29, 2019. Along with touring relentlessly across the US, they are working alongside reputable … Continue reading The Musician’s Tribune Vol. 28: “My Personal Spotify Playlist” by A BRILLIANT LIE
It was an amazing homecoming of sorts as Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania's Breaking Benjamin was set to headline in front of a raucous crowd at the Sands Events Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania during this post-holiday season. What an incredible year for the band as they continue to score hit after hit on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts … Continue reading (Concert Review) “BREAKING BENJAMIN Live at Sands Events Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania” (12/29/2018)
The group that brought you "Suicide Notes & Butterfly Kisses", "The Curse", and "A Death Grip On Yesterday" is back with somewhat of a new direction that showcases their maturation in their arrangements and growth in their songwriting. Metal giants Atreyu are unleashing "In Our Wake" via Spinefarm Records on Friday, October 12th to the … Continue reading (Album Review) “In Our Wake” by Atreyu
In the metal world, Welsh rockers Bullet For My Valentine have showcased their sheer talent for melody and well thought out arrangements. With each album, Bullet For My Valentine has allowed their legion of fans to unpack layers of the band as they offered up new elements with each album. However, with "Gravity", they are … Continue reading (Album Review) “Gravity” by Bullet For My Valentine
Editor's Note: One of the joys of this job is that we get to discuss things with bands, help them get to that next step that they need to get to. Drifter is just that with their hard hitting sound with the attitude that fits New Jersey. They have been featured in major outlets such … Continue reading Madness To Creation Converses with Drifter on “Black Mamba” and New Jersey!
Editor's Note: It was a gorgeous night for Spring Break in St. Paul, Minnesota as we received an invite to cover the Secrets headlining tour with special guests Picturesque at the Amsterdam Bar & Music Hall in St. Paul, Minnesota! Secrets are kind of starting anew with a new vocalist in Wade Walters in tow … Continue reading Madness To Creation Converses with Wade Walters and Richard Rogers of Secrets on Broken Axles and the Meaning Behind “3/17/16”