Arielle Castillo

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  • 4 years ago

    Southern California quartet Thrice has clearly taken the edict of "adapt or die" to heart. Though the band's been at it under the same name since 1998, the Thrice of 2012 is a wildly different animal. In fact, today's Thrice would probably not eve...

  • 4 years ago

    Rochester, New York, five-piece Polar Bear Club is among a crop of late-'00s bands looking to change the path of "post-hardcore" away from its "brootal dood" leanings. Instead of opting for more run-of-the-mill metal injections, the band updates a...

  • 4 years ago

    The members of Nashville foursome Hot Chelle Rae all boast parents and various other family members from high up in the Music City industry echelons. (Two, Ryan and Jamie Follesé, are brothers.) As such, though they play their own instrumen...

  • 4 years ago

    Big K.R.I.T., a Mississippi rapper born Justin Scott, is one of the latest in a crop of hailed would-be saviors of rap with the power to satisfy both casual fans, Internet rap nerds and picky critics. But the twist with K.R.I.T. is that — un...

  • 5 years ago

    Fans of more grown-up R&B — the kind that usually hinges on actual music and real soul as opposed to synthesized computer beats — are in for a treat Saturday at Toyota Center when the Budweiser Superfest returns. In its original incarn...

  • 6 years ago

    Only two current members of Steel Pulse have appeared on all 11 of the group's studio albums, keyboardist/backing vocalist Selwyn Brown and lead guitarist/vocalist David Hinds, but it's been enough to hold up the band's strong musical and lyrical ...


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