Slusser took time to focus on his other creative endeavors, like his podcast. But, in the last few weeks, he took a break from his Getting Stoked throne to get back into music, creating his first full-length solo-album under the name, A Night Without Monsters. Can’t you mentally picture the logo on a Hot Topic shirt? You won’t be disappointed. While the album contains new writing conventions spawned by mixed genres, this album reflects on the Matt’s massive metal love. While I sense some nods to metalcore, Matt dug into the sound he wanted and ended up with…
by Mark Anderson
Persistence is the key.
Just ask about that with Tucson singer-songwriter Adam Townsend whose new album, All My Fires, is essentially a decade in the making. Produced by Grammy-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Langhorne Slim, Benjamin Booker), with both indie-rock and soul overtones, All My Fires caught my ear immediately and is one my favorite Tuscon albums of 2019.