My two biggest passions are music and writing, and I find a lot of satisfaction fusing the two. I'm a journalism graduate from the University of Kansas who recently began a career in communications. My favorite things include vinyl records, Breaking Bad, National Parks, and Chipotle. I'm straight edge, I follow the Royals and Chiefs religiously, and I'm a devout believer in Christ. In my free time, I'm watching movies, playing sports, and moshing at concerts.
“With music, you can’t lose.” For years, I used this statement to argue that music is better than sports. My dad, who works as the sports information director ...On March 31, 2014 / By Tim Dodderidge
I’ve had some show experiences this year that have brought forth an array of emotions, and they’ve changed my perspective on the pop-punk, hardcore, and metal show-going experience. ...On December 2, 2013 / By Tim Dodderidge
Switchfoot has been one of my favorite bands since I can remember. I have fond memories of listening to The Beautiful Letdown as a young kid, and Oh! ...On October 18, 2013 / By Tim Dodderidge
The career of The Devil Wears Prada has been interesting to follow. I’ve been listening since the beginning, and can recall the scene-kid obsession with the metalcore outfit ...On August 30, 2013 / By Tim Dodderidge
When Counterparts first announced the title of their third album, The Difference Between Hell and Home, I recalled the emotional distress related with familiarity. Sure, I love my ...On July 23, 2013 / By Tim Dodderidge
Many bands come into being with the ultimate goal of inspiring others, defining the essence of hope in their lives and often hatching positivity in the most negative ...On June 12, 2013 / By Tim Dodderidge
“This is sempiternal!” screams Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes in the band’s newest single, “Shadow Moses.” Sempiternal, a word used to describe something timeless or everlasting, is ...On January 4, 2013 / By Tim Dodderidge