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.
1984 Footage of Slayer Rocking Flint’s Ukranian Hall Surfaces [VIDEO]
Way back in 1984, while Slayer was helping to pioneer a new genre of music called "thrash metal," they stopped by the Ukranian Hall in Flint, Michigan for a set.
No, Trump Did NOT Give Flint $100 Million for the Water Crisis
Despite what some headlines and local Trumpists would have you believe, the orange one has nothing to do with the $100 million dollars the EPA just sent Flint for water crisis relief.
Batman is the Least Crazy Part of Flint Water Crisis Conspiracy Theory [VIDEO]
Put on a helmet, because your mind is about to be blown by this conspiracy theory that claims that the Bible predicted the Flint Water Crisis, and that President Obama, President Trump, Batman, Vampires, Zombies, Area 51, and The Illuminati are all involved.
Devil’s Reject Turns Killer Clown in Northern Michigan for ‘Crepitus’
The horror movie 'Crepitus,' featuring horror icon Bill Moseley as the titular cannibal clown, is set to resume filming in Northern Michigan later this year and you could be in it.
UPDATE: Genesee Twp ‘Suspicious Contractor’ is Actually Just a Contractor
UPDATE: It turned out that this was indeed a big misunderstanding, and police have resolved the issue. Thank you for your help.
Some Genesee County Schools Closing Early Due to Power Outages
Due to power outages caused by high winds, some Genesee County and other Mid-Michigan schools are closing early for the day.
Let It Go, Boomers. Cursive Writing is Dead [OPINION]
Cursive writing has been trending up lately, with a few states mandating it as part of their educational curriculum, which has sparked a surprisingly fierce debate between generations over a practice that has largely wore out its usefulness.
Study Claims Some Fast Food Chicken is Only 42% Actual Chicken
A recent study that tested the DNA of, let's just say "chicken," at different fast food restaurants found that it's not always 100% chicken. In fact, one popular chain's "chicken" is less than half chicken.
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
We've had a beautiful blast of spring weather this week in Mid-Michigan, but things might get really nasty from Flint on down tomorrow.