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Update: Turns out I was right. This year’s Coachella music festival has been quite the success.  From an inspiring performance by Radiohead to a surprise song from Tupac, it has been… wait, Tupac?  Tupac is dead, right?  It’s true, he …Read More

Follow Beliefnet Music on Twitter! The Sing-Off is back!!!!  And so I’m back with overly-critical analysis of people who are way more talented than I am!!  Let’s get it started!! The festivities started with an epic 8 group rendition of …Read More

Click here to follow Beliefnet Music on Twitter! On the main website I wrote an article about Steven Rosenbaum, the director of the 9/11 video for Live’s song “Overcome.”  If you haven’t seen it, check it out here.  I was …Read More

I recently had the opportunity to talk with two of the members of the stirringly-spiritual art rock band Switchfoot.  In case you haven’t seen the interview, you can check it out here.  Interviewing artists is by far my favorite part …Read More

Yesterday would have been Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday.  The iconic rock singer and frontman passed away after a long bout with HIV in 1991, gone much too soon from the world that he managed to influence so much.  As a …Read More

Who doesn’t love free and new music?  Yesterday two of my favorite artists, The Gracious Few and Ben Folds, unleashed some new stuff on the internet.  Nothing major, two new songs, but hey new songs man!!   The Gracious Few, …Read More

It’s been a hard year for musicians. Clarence Clemons, Amy Winehouse, Dan Peek, and now Jani Lane have all passed on.  Jani, lead singer of the ’80s hair metal sensation Warrant, died yesterday of unknown causes.  Warrant was one of the …Read More

In case you haven’t been able to tell (you have), this blog has been in a bit of a flux lately.  Since coming on full-time at Beliefnet I’ve been doing a lot – music interviews, updating faith pages, Twittering, writing …Read More

It seems that working in Entertainment means learning something new nearly every day.  Today I learned, along with anyone who read his blog, that Russell Brand is a caring and intelligent person.  I learned this through his  eye opening and …Read More

On Saturday my generation got it’s first major induction into the “27 Club” – Amy Winehouse.  Winehouse, whose career had been plagued by drug taking, drug addiction, and singing hits about drugs, died of unknown causes in her hotel room …Read More