Grand Rapids is a city all too familiar with the indie-alternative rock scene, but a number of groups have been changing things up by peppering in some psychedelic rock. A Grand Rapids neighborhood venue and organizers are now working to bring a new wave of psych rock into the spotlight with a “mini-festival” called Michigan Psych Night, slated for March 1.
Short bursts of fury. Distortion. Full-throttled vocals and falsetto charm, sung with intense abandon. Incredibly compact songs that pack more wallop into two minutes than most bands can manage in a year, leaving listeners panting for more.
While Grand Rapids-based pop rock band Ignite The Borealis works on more music to add to its already extensive three-album catalogue, it might be high time to bone up on some of its current jams.
Ready for some cocaine for your eardrums? Grand Rapids-based Stepdad just released the first single off of their upcoming release Strange Tonight, an EP that will be released on Quite Scientific Records. The track is called "Running (Does That Mean You Care?)".
This time of year is no doubt the slowest for touring acts. So, the boys and girls at Fusion Shows are helping to curb the appetite of music fans in Grand Rapids.
Have you ever heard of Grand Rapids-based rock trio Forrester? You've had over a decade to become acquainted with them. In a sense, Forrester was born all the way back in 2001, but under the name Burke*Tweeden. Back then, they played covers for their friends and probably anyone else who would listen.
When you take a listen to the high-energy, straight-up rock 'n' roll stylings of Grand Rapids-based band Red Legs, it's hard to imagine that this grouped morphed out of just a couple of guys with acoustic guitars.
The pop rock/punk scene in West Michigan — as thin as it might be at the moment — will bid farewell to one of its major players this evening at The Stache, located in The Intersection.
There was a time when the members of veteran pop-punk band Yellowcard nearly called it quits. After a swift rise to success following the platinum-selling 2003 album Ocean Avenue, tempers were stretched thin and something had to give.
Gruesome themes are nothing new to The Creepshow, which has been serving as a staple of horror-punk since its inception in 2005. Life After Death is the band's fourth album, but the first with Kenda Legaspi in the role of frontwoman.
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