My obsessive love of rock didn't surface until later in life -- around the same time I began learning electric guitar and listening to artists like Jimi Hendrix. I spent the next decade learning everything I could about rock. Along the way I found myself gravitating towards against-the-grain bands like Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse and Queens of the Stone Age. I began pursuing a career in radio after realizing I would be able to talk about music all day and get free CDs and concert tix. After grinding it out on the intern circuit, I landed a job at the Banana! I later became a writer for Loudwire.com and I'm currently the Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media Flint.
Get the Banana App to Get Loudwire Live Tickets Early
When it comes to Loudwire Live tickets, there's only one way to get them before they go on sale Friday -- the Banana 101.5 app.
Halestorm to Headline Flint’s Loudwire Live 2017, Also Featuring Skillet, ATR + More
Halestorm is set to headline Loudwire Live 2017, which returns to Flint on Friday, June 16th, 2017.
Disney Might’ve Just Cracked True Wireless Electricity [VIDEO]
Researchers at Disney, yes, that Disney, just had a major breakthrough that makes wireless power transfer a reality. It's basically wifi for electricity.
Increased Risk of Severe Weather in Flint, Southern MI + Beyond Friday
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Don’t Fall Into This Parking Lot Trap Used by Flint-Area Predators
There have been recent reports of traps being set for females in Flint-area parking lots -- don't take the bait.
Robbery in Genesee Township’s Birdland Has Victims Looking for Answers
A robbery in Genesee Township's "Birdland" neighborhood has victims incredibly upset, and looking for answers.
#PureMichigan Photos That Prove Our Winters Can Be Beautiful Too
Living through a Michigan winter can range from uncomfortable to absolutely unbearable, but these amazing Pure Michigan moments from Instagram remind us that winter is not without its beauty.
Give Your Lover a Banana Valentine’s Day eCard This Year [PICTURES]
Because nothing says I love you like a booze-soaked valentine from your favorite Banana jock.
Pet Owners Beware — Coyotes Spotted Near Genesee Twp, Davison + Burton
Several locals are reporting evidence of coyotes in and around the Genesee Township/Davison/Burton area.
PlayTable Turns Card + Board Games Into Video Games On a Giant Tablet [VIDEO]
Maybe it's just me, but I think I've seen the future of board games. It's called PlayTable and it already has my mind racing with possibilities.
These Are the 33 Female Celebs the World Most Wants to Bang
In what had to be an in-depth study, these female celebs were found to be the most desirable around the world.
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