Hardcore bands consistently receive heavy criticism for sounding too similar to each other. It seems August Burns Red, or ABR, has heard enough of these insults and snapped, pushing them to write "Sleddin' Hill," a 42-minute onslaught of Christmas metal.
Imagine a world where you have no voice simply because of the social caste you belong to. Imagine a world where you cannot sit in a popular restaurant simply because of the color of your skin. Imagine a world where you are not allowed to show your forearms or ankles, but must cover your entire body simply because of your sex.
Indie hip-hop super group Atmosphere has been on a roll of album releases lately, with a double EP a few scant months ago, and...
Iditarod champion tells all with new book Alaskan legend and Iditarod champion Jeff King had a reading and signing of his new book, "Cold Hands Warm Heart," at Title Wave Books on Feb. 13. In his book, King shares autobiographical short stories about living in Alaska and racing sled dogs.
“Real Gone” finds Tom Waits at an interesting point in his career. He has released 25 albums since the early 70s and has enjoyed...
3D movies are the wave of the future. Everyone in Hollywood is talking about them: the advances in technology, the endless movie possibilities, and the potential for great cash rewards for the powers that be. Unfortunately, there has yet to be any film using this technology that has really captured the hearts and imaginations of the movie-going public.
The Hugh McPeck Gallery on the second floor of the Student Union opened its doors to “Print Club,” an exhibition showcasing the work of...
The Bear Tooth Theatre Pub has always been good about getting bands that guarantee a good time and will rock the crowd for First Tap and other celebrations. This year will be more on the mellow side because singer/songwriter Mason Jennings will be making his debut appearance in Alaska.
Over the past few weeks, “Anchorage Is” has been playing weekend after weekend at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub. It was originally scheduled for three...
Iconic film shows the psychological impact of prospecting
Bj?rk serves as a rite of passage for young music hounds' professional opinions. It's only when they hear the Icelandic wonder that aural aficionados realize that what someone thinks of a piece doesn't matter. Bj?rk is so strange and obscure that every opinion somehow manages to be objective fact.
Scared Scriptless will be holding a performance on Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Snow Goose Restaurant and Pub. This is their last show of the summer break, so anyone looking for one last good laugh should keep this in mind. As the name implies, Scared Scriptless is a comedy show where all the performers act on pure improvisation alone.
For those of you who are strangers to Brother Ali, allow me this shallow introduction: Ali is an albino Muslim battle rapper. I say this to front load the introduction so you can quickly get past any preconceived notions or socio-programmed stereotypes to get straight to this point-Brother Ali is in a word: dope.
This gospel group of blind men from Alabama (just like the band name suggests) has been around for a long, long, long time. They have won five Grammy Awards for their work, were inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and have won the Lifetime Achievement Award.