Candlebox Is Never “Far Behind”

For the better part of the 1990s, plaid shirts and Seattle grunge rock were king. I’m not saying Biggie Smalls and Jewel weren’t top stars of the decade, but for me, I was all about that lethal combination. Back in the “pogs” decade, my late best friend Stephen and I would mosh in the pit ..

Motopony Rides and TAB the Band says “I Love You”

The Seattle music scene isn’t what it was in the 1990s. Ask any member of Motopony, the Emerald City-based rocking, pop-ing folkish band, and they’ll tell you the scene has gone from grunge and plaid shirts to a folk and even hip hop social scene. In the Cornerstone offices in New York City, the quintet ..

Gin Blossoms: ’90s hitmakers roll on post-‘grunge’

Jesse Valenzuela has no problem with his band being dubbed a “chick band.” “We still have a lot of girls coming to the show, but we did play a lot of fraternities back in the day,” he explained. Chicks or dudes, it doesn’t matter. Valenzuela’s band the Gin Blossoms will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse ..