The Soundboard

The Soundboard

Senior writer Jonathan Bautts looks back at the year’s best....
The spookiest, oddest, most unsettling collection of tour stories, featuring Grant Mickelson, Icarus the Owl, Teen Daze and more....
How a chance encounter helped this California drum teacher to ‘Beat the Odds.’...
The BtS staff pays respects to the American rock icon....
A fun selection of underplayed Petty tracks that help tell the story of the artist’s career....
Examining Taylor Swift's potentially game changing Ticketmaster collaboration....
Sourcing a critic, a promoter and an artist, writer Craig Manning attempts to crack the code. ...
The cult rock figures released their first (and possibly final) album in eight years last week, but does it live up to the hype? The BtS staff breaks it down....
In the midst of the Stanley Cup and CMA Fest, one man plays three shows and survives to tell the tale....