March 22, 2020

     This February, I was lucky enough to photograph a headline set that can only be described as electric. Cage The Elephant exploded onto the stage with unmissable energy and a vibrant stage aesthetic to match. From the moment he steps foot on stage, Matt Shultz bounces around the stage with limit...

March 12, 2020

While many of us may find comfort in sticking to just one or two genres of music, there is nothing like cleansing your palate with something new. Here at Us For Once, we are always searching for unique music that will inspire us and change our perspective of certain genres, so we could not be more e...

February 4, 2020

If you haven’t heard of Belmont by now, we’d have to ask where you’ve been for the past couple of months. After touring with Grayscale on Part 1 of the Nella Vita Tour last year, this Chicago born band has now hit the road with Sleeping With Sirens on the Medicine Tour, which began in early January....

December 26, 2019

There is nothing like being home for the holidays. And thanks to State Champs, Upstate New York served as home or many people who were far from it. 2019’s Frozen Fest was held in a venue called Upstate Concert Hall in the beloved band’s hometown of Albany, New York. Along with a small stage and conc...

December 15, 2019

This is not a drill: alternative rock has a new leading lady on the rise and she goes by the name of Eliza. She and her band, The Delusionals, are making their way onto charts outside of their native country of Australia, and there is no doubt that greatness is on the horizon for them. Following the...

December 12, 2019

Photos by Lexy Bouras

Matty Healy, frontman of platinum-selling alternative band The 1975, is photographed here playing 91X's 2019 Subaru Share The Love Benefit in San Diego. 

December 9, 2019

Photos by Kirsty Fox

Sam Fender is an English musician and actor, who just released his debut album, "Hypersonic Missiles" in September of this year, and is available on all streaming services. He is photographed here playing a set at Manchester Academy. For more on Sam, be sure to follow him on...

November 18, 2019

On December 14, 2018, legendary band Taking Back Sunday graced the stage at Starland Ballroom in New Jersey, adorned in suits printed with loud Christmas tree patterns to play their 5th Annual Holiday Spectacular. But this time was different. They had just recently announced that they would be celeb...

November 11, 2019

Photo and Interview by Carly May

Indie band The Hunna are, for lack of a better word, ambitious. They’re good, they know they’re good, and they’re ready to take the world by storm with their special brand of “turn up rock.” Lucky for me, this ambition did not come with arrogance as I sat down with...

November 11, 2019

 Image courtesy of artist 

Ben Havok has been a touring member of a variety of bands since 2012, but this year he’s finally going solo. His newest single, the cock rock throwback “IDWK,” and a couple others have helped him build an independent fanbase on top of the one he’s gained as a member of...

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