YOUNG RISING SONS Self Titled EP: Track By Track Album Review

Photo credit: Jesse DeFlorio

HIGH With bands like The Lumineers, American Authors, Mumford & Sons, NeedToBreathe and Phillip Phillips taking over the Adult Contemporary charts, Young Rising Stars took the best elements of these bands and released the track “High.” Opening with such a bare-bone arrangement (piano, acoustic guitar, and whistling vocals) was a great introduction to the band. YRS was going to show ... Read More »

Sara Bareilles performs at Madison Square Garden – Night 1 (7/19)

Sara Bareilles at Madison Square Garden

Article written and images taken by Vladislav Grach Tell the world that Sara Bareilles has always had it all right. The sensational songstress held two amazing concerts at Manhattan’s Madison Square Garden on the 19th and on the 20th of July. Broken Records Magazine was present at her opening night at Madison Square Garden. Sara Bareilles’ Little Black Dress tour ... Read More »

A Summer Block Party Like No Other

The Fray

This summer marked the debut of a brand new Festival Pier in Philadelphia. With more space and a beach feel, the pier is hosting a variety of concerts throughout the summer. When Radio 104.5, known for their Summer Block Party series, moved the July 12th show featuring Neon Trees from their typical Block Party venue – the Piazza – to ... Read More »


toto feature image

by Lori Haire with Chuck Peterson   The word ‘Toto’, meaning “all-encompassing” in latin, is the perfect fit for this well-diversified band who has shown strength, persistence and professionalism through the test of time.  “Toto- The 35th Anniversary” celebrates over three and a half decades of some of the most eclectic music, reminding even the harshest skeptic that these accomplished ... Read More »

Kiss 40: Decades of Decibels

Kiss by Mike J. Valente

KISS is a band that needs no introduction. Their new record “KISS 40: Decades of Decibels” is a 40-year retrospective of this epic and talented band. It’s chock full of goodies including studio favorites, live tracks, and both previously released and unreleased demos. The mix of live, studio and demos gives the album a variety unlike that of other anthologies. ... Read More »

Lindsey Stirling brings her Second World Tour to New York City

Lindsey Stirling brings her electric performance back to New York City.

Images and Review by Vladislav Grach. After performing at New York’s Webster Hall 2 years ago Lindsey Stirling made her way back to New York City during her second world tour with an electrifying performance at Terminal 5 that her fans will probably be talking about for months. The story of Lindsey Stirling is one that offers an experience that ... Read More »

GUITAR GODS Concert Review

Yngwie Malmsteen shreds in front of a wall of Marshall amps during the Guitar Gods tour. June 2014. (Photo by Mike Valente Sr)

June 17th, 2014 Guitar Gods with Yngwie Malmsteen, Gary Hoey and Bumblefoot Review and Photos by Mike Valente Sr. As the crowd came into the theater tonight you could feel a sense of excitement in the air. The Guitar Gods were here!! Yngwie, Hoey, Thal, all incredible musicians, songwriters and composers, each in their own right. Having these great musicians ... Read More »

LINKIN PARK The Hunting Party Album Review

The Hunting Party album cover

Linkin Park is back with their sixth album The Hunting Party which also brings a return to form of sorts as the band has reverted back to what makes them “them,” heavy guitars, aggressive vocals, and a perfect mix of experimental. According to several interviews by vocalist Mike Shinoda and guitarist Brad Delson, this album is known as a “Hybrid ... Read More »

Joe & Kevin Jonas go ‘Off The Record’

Joe & Kevin Jonas 'Off The Record'

When the Jonas Brothers abruptly cancelled the second half of their tour last fall, many were left wondering what happened. Was there animosity between the three? Did something go wrong? So when Kevin and Joe announced a three date “Off The Record” show, the question everyone wanted answered was: why did you break up? Read More »