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.
Pearl Jam’s Best Unreleased Songs: 13 More Lost Dogs
The grunge icons have many B-sides and hidden gems that have yet to be officially released.
Billy Corgan Tells Story of the Long Lost ‘Gish’ Guitar He Found in Flushing [VIDEO]
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan tells the story of reuniting with his beloved 'Gish' guitar in Flushing, Michigan after 27 years.
Flint’s Mercy Beach Just Reinvented Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ [VIDEO]
Flint's Mercy Beach gives Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' a completely new sound with their original arrangement of the beloved grunge anthem.
Pearl Jam + Friends Pledge $300,000 to Flint in Response to Water Crisis
Pearl Jam's has a long history of donating to charitable causes, which continues with their pledge to donate $100,000 to the United Way of Genesee County to assist Flint.
Michigan to Investigate Consumers Energy Over Estimated Billing Practices
The Michigan Public Service Commission is investigating the billing and estimated usage practices of Consumers Energy in response to customer complaints.
Patton Oswalt Makes Flint Water Emoji Joke to Win ‘@midnight’ [VIDEO]
Well, it didn't take long for the Flint Water Crisis to go from tragedy to national punchline, as comedian Patton Oswalt made a Flint water joke "For The Win" on Comedy Central's '@midnight.'