The Independent

VOTE: Foo Fighters vs. Godsmack

VOTE: Foo Fighters vs. Godsmack

April 19, 2020

Here at the Independent, we’ve organized a tournament to determine which band ruled the mid-to-late...

From left to right: drummer Scott Phillips, vocalist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist Mark Tremonti and bassist Brian Marshall | Photo courtesy of Alter Bridge

11 tragically underrated rock deep cuts

April 7, 2020

Every band experiences that one hit that propels them from relative obscurity to mainstream fame. Nevertheless,...

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VOTE IN LINK: Godsmack’s best album

March 3, 2020

Renowned for unbridled energy atop resounding riffs, Massachusetts hard rockers Godsmack introduced th...

Alter Bridge

Part II: Ten (more) bands from the 2000s still producing great music

February 10, 2020

With mainstream rock radio expanding its parameters in an attempt to recruit fans of neighboring gen...

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