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.
When My Chemical Romance’s colorful concept record Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys came out two years ago, I was torn between whether I liked ...On November 1, 2012 / By Tim Dodderidge
Mesmerizing guitar riffs. Intricate instrumentation. Fever-inducing hooks. Stellar, figurative songwriting. These elements of Anberlin’s sound rule their sophomore release, Never Take Friendship Personal. While their first release, Blueprints ...On October 16, 2012 / By Tim Dodderidge
I didn’t really know what to expect when I went to see MuteMath at The Granada in Lawrence, Kansas. As I arrived, the line stretched all the way back ...On October 2, 2012 / By Tim Dodderidge
This year’s Mayhem Festival featured one of the hottest lineups they’ve ever had. With a mix of solid metalcore bands and great classic metal bands, there was something ...On August 15, 2012 / By Tim Dodderidge
Thousand Foot Krutch’s 2009 release Welcome to the Masquerade created a cohesive rock community with its polarizing formula. It dragged listeners to the highest extremes with its hard rock anthems, ...On May 3, 2012 / By Tim Dodderidge
In my English class in the 9th grade, I was dozing off when, during my teacher’s lecture, she compared one of the novels we recently read to William ...On April 16, 2012 / By Tim Dodderidge