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Listen to the Faces, oh have we…

Story By: Karina Ornelas, Rampage Reporter

September 7, 2011

“Listen to the Faces,” Lezayr says, they’ve been murmuring since 2002, and in July 2011 they finally spoke up. It’s been a long journey for local Spanish alternative rock band Lezayr – from the time it was just an idea in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to playing packed shows around Fresno these...

The D-Pad

Story By: Austin Verburg, Art Director

September 7, 2011

Unless you’ve lived in a bubble the last few years, you know as well as I do that the economy isn’t exactly in the best shape. Yet even in this state, one industry manages to not just survive, but to thrive and grow, at least according to my Introduction to Mass Communication class. I am talking,...

Fresno Underground Music Scene Gaining Momentum

Story By: Danielle Velarde, Rampage Reporter

September 7, 2011

Fresno underground music scene has been at an all-time high since the birth of “experimental music” and “metal core”, a mixture between punk and hardcore music. It started gaining momentum in the early 2000s. Metal core’s catchy riffs, rough vocals and breakdowns allow listeners to express...

Rapper Lil’ Wayne Can’t Find Old Magic for Carter IV

Story By: Paulo Nino, Rampage Reporter

September 7, 2011

A lot has happened to Lil’ Wayne since he released “Tha Carter III” in 2008. The album not only sold 1,000,000 units its first week, but also catapulted Wayne from a rap artist into an international pop star. Since its release, Wayne has gone on to headline record grossing tours, won Grammies...

Red Hot Chili Peppers- I’m with you

Story By: Frank Lopez, Rampage Reporter

September 7, 2011

Release date: August 29, 2011 Label: Warner Bros. Funk/rock group “Red Hot Chili Peppers” has hit the music market with their tenth studio album, I’m With You. I’m With You was comes five years after the group’s previous album, Stadium Arcadium, which was generally favored by criti...

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