Hilltop Views

Four bands, one night; The Parish hosts emo, rock, punk bands that kill it on stage

Bridget Henderson

April 13, 2016

On April 6, four emo/rock/punk/whatever-you-call-them bands took the stage at the Parish on Sixth Street.New Jersey natives Pinegrove opened the show. It was only 7:30 p.m., yet the Parish was packed with people.Arguably the most ...



April 20, 2015

People may be cautious of and even a bit horrified, by the idea of a concert consisting of holographic versions of deceased musicians.However, what exactly is it that terrifies these people about having a holographic image sing to them?A h...

SXSW: Indie music magazine promotes equality for women during SXSW


March 22, 2015

As the SXSW Interactive portion came to a close, the staff of indie magazine She Shreds were setting up for a three-day takeover of the SXSW music scene.Partnering with Panache Booking, Hardly Art Records, Tom Tom Magazine an...

Fall Out Boy Saves Rock and Roll at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Staff Writer

March 8, 2015

Punk rock bands rarely perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, but this year Fall Out Boy performed for 70,000 people. The band’s guitarist Joe Trohman was missing due to back surgery, but the band successfully played t...

Art an undervalued yet indispensable endeavor in all cultures


January 26, 2015

When we were toddlers, our parents would encourage our drawings, no matter how ridiculous and uninteresting they were. In elementary school, every art piece we brought home was gladly accepted and placed around the house.Now,...

Taylor Swift’s new music video parodies media representation

Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

There are two types of people in the world: those who love Taylor Swift, and those who can’t stand her.The same goes for her recent music video for “Blank Space,” off of her new album, "1989."With 43.5 million views on YouT...

Judas Priest reigns as king

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

It has been 40 years since metal band Judas Priest started making music and rocking stages around the world.Throughout the years, they have continued to record new music and tour. Fun Fun Fun Fest and Judas Priest’s new albu...

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