High Voltage Magazine

Nashville Star 6: Pop Goes Country?

posted by High Voltage Staff | Sunday, June 22, 2008 | 12:51 PM
This week on Nashville Star 6, get ready as the 10 remaining contestants perform songs by such artists as Madonna, Michael Jackson and Cyndi Lauper...

POP GOES COUNTRY AS THE SEARCH FOR THE NEXT "NASHVILLE STAR" CONTINUES WITH A TWO-HOUR EPISODE FEATURING APPEARANCES BY SALT N PEPA, DANITY KANE AND AN ALL SING BACKED BY A 50 PERSON CHOIR -- BILLY RAY CYRUS HOSTS -- Ten acts remain all competing be named the next "Nashville Star." Special guests Salt n Pepa add a little spice in week three of the competition and the sexy girl group Danity Kane heats things up when pop goes country. Hear cross-over versions of your favorite top 20 hits interpreted by the competing artists topped off with an all sing featuring a 50 person choir. This is the biggest episode yet! Host Billy Ray Cyrus ("Hannah Montana") joins celebrity judges/mentors, singer-songwriter and acclaimed producer John Rich, multi-platinum singer-songwriter and three-time Grammy nominee Jewel and acclaimed industry heavy weight and BMI Songwriter of the Year (2006) Jeffery Steele in the search for a true artist.

And here's some exclusive rehearsal video of last weeks eliminated contestants, Third Town, performing Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody - the song they were talked out of performing live on the show by mentor Jeffrey Steele during rehearsals the previous week.

Tune in Monday on NBC, 9/8c.

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High Voltage: June 19th

posted by High Voltage Staff | Wednesday, June 4, 2008 | 1:38 PM
Hola LA! Our newest night is just around the corner. Mark your calendars to come out to MotionLA on June 19th. It's all ages and only five bucks to get in. You won't want to miss this fantastic night of music. Plus Bliss Tea is sponsoring the night which means tons of free tea! What could be better?!


The Arma Mirage & The Current State of Music

posted by High Voltage Staff | Tuesday, June 3, 2008 | 8:33 AM
The Arma Mirage
When The Quiet Sounds Alarm EP
Reviewed By: Kim Johnson

When I first found I loved music more than anything else this world had to offer, I used to study albums. I’d sit in my room for hours and attempt to teach myself what a work of art sounded like and what a piece of shit sounded like. I’d sit and admire the grace and vulnerability of Circa Survive’s Jurturna, or the melodic metalcore of Underoath’s They’re Only Chasing Safety. (read more)


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