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.
Fans Meet & Greet Stitched Up Heart at Loudwire Live 2017 [PHOTOS]
After opening up the show Friday at the Dort Federal Event Center, Stitched Up Heart took some pics with their fans.
Fans Meet & Greet Starset at Loudwire Live 2017 [PHOTOS]
Starset met up with some lucky fans after their otherworldly set at Loudwire Live 2017.
Fans Meet & Greet All That Remains at Loudwire Live 2017 [PHOTOS]
All That Remains delivered a hard-hitting set at Loudwire Live 2017, but before they hit the stage -- they took some time out for a meet & greet with their fans.
Fans Meet & Greet Skillet at Loudwire Live 2017 [PHOTOS]
Skillet fans -- including two little ones I know very well -- were thrilled to meet the band at Loudwire Live 2017.
Fans Meet & Greet Halestorm at Loudwire Live 2017 [PHOTOS]
Several fans in attendance at Loudwire Live 2017 were lucky enough to score a meet & greet with our headliners, Halestorm. These are their stories.
See the Calm Before the (Hale)Storm at Loudwire Live 2017 [PHOTOS]
We're about 20 minutes away from opening the gates here at the Dort Federal Event Center for Loudwire Live 2017 -- get ready.
Weather Forecast is Looking Good for Loudwire Live — Let’s Party
Despite a sketchy outlook for us the last couple days, the constantly changing weather forecast for today is finally free of thunderstorms, and is looking good. Time to get out there and start tailgating, people.
A Prize Pig’s Guide to Winning All the Things at Loudwire Live 2017
This is the ultimate strategy guide to leaving Loudwire Live 2017 with some cool stuff you didn't have when you walked through the gates.
11 Things You Need to Know About Loudwire Live 2017 ft. Halestorm
Think of this as your Loudwire Live 2017 survival guide. Okay, that might be sensationalizing it a bit. You'll survive either way, but you'll definitely be better prepared for what's in store for you this Friday at the Dort Federal Event Center if you check out this article...
10 Things to Do in Mid-Michigan This Weekend — June 2-4
Now that June is here and the weather is cooperating with us (somewhat), there a whole lot going on in Flint, Genesee County, and the surrounding areas. Also, it's carnival season, people!
Cockroaches Caught on Video at Kearsley High School, Bed Bugs Reported As Well
Video of cockroaches, reportedly taken at Kearsley High School, are increasing the profile of an issue that is said to have existed for months.
Salma Elbernoussi — Babe of the Day
You won't find a lot of info on this Hawaii-based hottie online, but she's on a lot of hottest bikini model lists and that's all we needed to know.