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.
Michigan’s Jeff Gutt Could Be Stone Temple Pilots’ New Singer [VIDEO]
Former X-Factor contestant and Michigan native Jeffrey Adam Gutt is heavily rumored to be the new vocalist for Stone Temple Pilots.
Swartz Creek’s Damon McKenzie Drops Powerful Music Video for ‘Addiction’
Local singer/songwriter Damon McKenzie just released a song and music video titled 'Addiction,' that is striking a chord with many who've lost someone to their demons.
Can Flint Ask for Removal of Troubled Elected Officials, Like Caledonia Did? [OPINION]
A controversy over the removal of a newly elected village president in Caledonia sheds light on an interesting option under Michigan law, which I can't believe has yet to be explored as an option in Flint.
Deer Hunting Memes to Make You Laugh, Cry, and Cringe Before Opening Day
As you already know, gun season begins tomorrow (Nov 15th) and we combed the internet to bring you the best deer hunting memes out there.
Detroit Ranks Dead Last on Best Cities for Veterans List
Maybe this isn't the best story to publish on Veterans' Day, but a recent study determined which of the most populated cities in America were the best for vets -- Detroit was at the bottom.
What Does ‘Make America Great Again’ Mean + Other President Trump Questions [OPINION]
Now that this election is finally over, and Donald J. Trump is officially the President elect, I find myself wondering what exactly did America just vote for, among other things. Perhaps, you Trump people can help me out here.
Michigan Food, Beer & Wine Festival is This Saturday [VIDEO]
Join us this Saturday, November 12th at the Dort Federal Event Center for the 5th annual Michigan Food, Beer & Wine Festival!
Watch Genesee County Jail’s $36 Million Inmate Beatdown We’re Probably Paying For [VIDEO]
Last Thursday, a Detroit court awarded William Jennings a $36.6 million settlement after receiving an excessive beatdown by guards at the Genesee County Jail in September 2010. Guess who will likely have to pay for a big chunk of that -- the taxpayers.
‘Easy Street’ Song Used to Torture Daryl in ‘The Walking Dead’ is the New Rickroll [VIDEO]
All things considered, I'd rather face the business end of Lucille than hear that 'Easy Street' song they made Daryl listen to around the clock on last night's 'The Walking Dead' again... but just in case you want to troll your Daryl-loving friends -- we found it for yo…
Military Plane Accidentally Drops Training Bombs on Northern Michigan [VIDEO]
A military plane accidentally dropped training bombs on Oscoda County during its flight from Selfridge Air National Guard Base to Camp Grayling.
Biggest Super-Moon of Our Lifetime Is Coming November 14th
The moon will be closer to Earth than it ever has before in our lifetime (well, most of us, anyway) on November 14th.
What Happens When You Violate Facebook’s Real Name Policy
Last Friday I logged into my Facebook page to learn that someone had reported me for not using my "real name" on my profile. What seemed like a minor annoyance at first turned into a huge pain in the ass that had me locked out of my profile for the first time in seven yea…