Tag Archives: Music
BB King

Blues Legend passes, legacy remains

by Kristin Washagan Head Editor   Riley B. King—better known as B.B. King—passed on May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas. The 89-year-old musician’s cause of death was a result of a series of strokes, after spending two weeks in hospice suffering from dehydration. Despite the mourning of his death, fans remember the musician that he […]

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What’s ahead for The Threads?

by Chloe Mars Features Writer   Former Lemont High School students Ricky Sniegowski and Sam Abboud and current students senior Nick Abboud and junior Justin Bell make up The Threads, an up-and-coming rock band. The Threads, with all its current members, formed in June. These musicians are dedicated to their band, which isn’t surprising due […]

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Taylor Swift Releases 1989

by Chloe Mars Features Writer   Taylor Swift released her album, 1989, on Oct. 27, 2014 through Big Machines Records. According to Billboard, a music reviewing website, 1989 is currently the No. 1 in the Digital Album chart. Billboard also shows Swift reaching No. 1 in the Billboard 200 chart for the third consecutive week. […]

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Country’s Biggest Night

by Olivia Matthews Features Writer   The 48th annual Country Music Awards (CMAs) was held on November 5th at the Bridgestone Arena in country music’s homeland, Nashville, TN. The CMAs are known as country music’s biggest night where the biggest names in country music preform and are presented with awards. The academy of country music, […]

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Carrie Underwood announces being pregnant with her dogs Ace and Penny.

10 Years of Carrie Underwood

by Lauren McKevitt Features Editor   It has been a decade since country icon Carrie Underwood, 31, has won American Idol. Yes, you read that right—ten years! Since then, Underwood has been inducted in the Grand Ole Opry, won numerous awards, starred in movies and has had 18 No. 1 hits. It’s been a great […]

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The Thriving Threads

by Ally Gawrys and Alondra Ibarra Feature writers    We sat down with senior Nick Abboud and junior Justin Bell for an interview on their up-and-coming band, The Threads. We’ve unraveled the threads to find out the details of their style, music and most importantly: the hair. They both yielded our interest with their unique […]

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Garth Brooks

Garth is Back!

Lauren McKevitt Features Editor   The biggest news of country music this summer is the return of country super star, Garth Brooks, the top selling artist of the last two decades. Brooks announced his return at a Nashville press release in early July. On July 14th, he also revealed his tour dates for the year. […]

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Meet the “Dudes” of LHS’s Music Scene

by Ingrid Lejins Features writer    The Dude Abides is a music duo consisting of Lemont High School seniors Joe Padilla and Jonathan Stutz.    Although the band formed in Nov. 2013, Padilla and Stutz already have a long history together. Padilla says, “[Stutz and I] played together in a punk band called Expunk a […]

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