The Daily Aztec

It’s hit or miss with new Cage the Elephant

by Andrew Scoggins

January 30, 2011

The sophomore album has often been the bane of many bands’ existence. Generally, once a band reaches a large enough audience that allows the members to tour the country like the rock stars they are, they put out an album that has nearly none of the same things that made the kids love them in the firs...

TURN IT UP: Cee Lo’s skill knows no bounds in ‘Killer’

by Staff

November 18, 2010

The new album from the former Gnarls Barkley frontman is Grammy bait By Drew Scoggins, Staff Writer It is difficult to classify Cee Lo Green. Given that he is the former frontman for Gnarls Barkley, a band known for its outlandish stage performances and unorthodox styl...

TURN IT UP: Studio glitz can’t polish a dull ‘Kings’ record

by Staff

October 28, 2010

Drew Scoggins, Staff Writer The buildup to Kings of Leon’s new album, “Come Around Sundown,” has been agony for longtime fans. Kings of Leon had just broken through to the mainstream with its smash record, “Only By The Night.” Propelled by the soaring anthems “Use Somebody” and “Sex on Fire,” Kings of Leon turned...