Down, a successful and influential rock band recite in Boom!', one of their newest songs: "Modern globalization, coupled with condemnations, unnecessary death, matador corporations, puppeting your frustrations, with the blinded flag, manufacturing consent, is the name of the game, the bottom line is money, nobody gives a f***. 4000 hungry children die per hour, from starvation, while billions spent on bombs, create death showers" (System of a Down). Bands such as System of a Down are often charged
Recently, many NFL players have been protesting the national anthem in hope to bring awareness to oppression of black people. However, many people have been claiming that these acts are disrespecting the military and the country. Part of living in the U.S.A. is having the freedom to protest and not being stripped of that right because someone doesn't think it's the appropriate time. In 2016, football player, Colin Kaepernick, decided to stand up for his beliefs and not stand for the national anthem
The Aloft hotel in Charlotte, NC will be the host to a band named Major Lasers in the month of January 2016. As the risk manager at the Aloft hotel, it vital that a risk management plan in put in place to protect the hotel and our special guests. Being one of the highest rated hotels in the Charlotte area, the property has a solid understanding of the operational risk associated with hosting such an event. The risk management department considers the band staying at the hotel to fall under the
The bands Otherwise, Adelita’s Way and Three Days Grace performed all in one concert. I had expected a lot of chaos from mosh pits and rude people because it was a rock concert, but I was greatly mistaken. This was one of the most well put together concerts I had ever been too. The concert was advertised as “Rock for Heroes Benefit Concert,” and took place September 9 at seven pm. It was held in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre. It was sponsored by “The Independence
Before long, their music covered the radio airwaves and their top songs claimed highly-coveted spots on the MTV show TRL. This particular show, run by audience votes, proves that Good Charlotte had claimed a strong support, and had the internet to thank. Continuing on the ethicality of file-sharing, I found an interesting trend based on gender. Females, consisting of half the survey, while still downloading music as often as males
convinced himself that he’s some kind of local unsung indie music hero. He projects the image … that’s about it. His band is called Old Table, and I don’t have anything complementary to say about it. I mention him because I think he copped the intro from that Moldy Peaches song. I can’t remember which song of his it is. Anyway, you can see his band here. I’m sure your hair looks good, Charlotte. Sounds like you maintained the style, but just took some of the length off toward the bottom.
recently In A Breath, through Tooth & Nail Records. Spawning numerous singles including “Ghosts” and their hit “Fallen Soldiers,” the band are releasing their final video for the single “In A Breath” later today. Filmed by Epik Productions,
Queen City Battle of the Bands Review So unfortunately, due to transportation problems, I was not able to attend the Queen City Battle of the Bands last weekend. However, I was able to see the whole showcase via YouTube and here are my thoughts on each Marching Band’s field show. I will be creating a separate post for the Stand Battles that were also held at the event. Disclaimer: These are MY thoughts and MY opinions. Everyone is entitled to his or her own opinion; I’m just sharing mine.
Being a biology was difficult and I knew that I would have to stay focused at all times. When I first got to college I set up an intense study schedule to enable me to multitask my assignments as well as all the late band practices and performances. I am very proud of my achievement and the strong foundation I created for myself here at Lincoln. Also, academically this semester I was inducted into the Horace Mann Bond Honors program. This respected organization requires
also held down two jobs while balancing my studies. I like to play the trumpet in my spare time, an art I learned in middle school band class. I also enjoy volunteering and helping out with members of the greater Charlotte area community. I have volunteered for organizations such as compassion to act, which gives shelter to human trafficking victims in the Charlotte area. I have been on 8 mission trips, local and abroad to assist struggling families through renovation efforts and also through evangelism