Maddison Koonce

21 posts by Maddison Koonce


8 Black Rockers You Need To Be Listening To

July 7, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

It’s time to stop sleeping on some of the best artists out there. We’ve put together a list of eight of our favorite black rockers who we are OBSESSED with. We can’t get enough and we know you’re going to feel the exact same way. So cancel your plans for the day and get ready […]


Billie Joe Armstrong Covers John Lennon’s ‘Gimme Some Truth’

July 2, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

At the beginning of this crazy pandemic, we watched celebrities try and make things better by giving us their cringy rendition of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’. Their intentions were good but it just didn’t bring the world together like they thought it would. However, Billie Joe Armstrong is coming through with a John Lennon cover that […]


The Rolling Stones Might Pursue Legal Action Against Trump

June 30, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

The Rolling Stones are putting their foot down and possibly pursuing legal action against Donald Trump. He used their music in 2016 during his Presidential campaign and is trying to use it again for his current rallies without the approval of the band. Trump has been playing “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” as […]


Angels & Airwaves Release New Music Video For “All That’s Left Is Love”

June 30, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Back in April Angels & Airwaves released their single “All That’s Left is Love”, with the proceeds going to Feeding America’s COVID-19 relief funds. Now they’ve released the music video for the same song. Our love for this track has only gotten bigger. When talking about the song, frontman Tom Delonge said, “We never appreciate […]


Pride Live and Pride Media’s Third Annual Stonewall Day

June 24, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Any other June, we would be out celebrating Pride month with our LGBTQ+ community. Unfortunately, Pride events have been sacrificed for public safety due to COVID-19. The good news is, that’s not stopping Pride Live and Pride Media from celebrating their third annual Stonewall Day via streaming on June 26th. It's here! Stonewall Day's lineup […]


K-pop Fans and TikTok Hurt Trump’s Rally

June 22, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Last Monday Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Brad Parscale, confidently said that Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma had a million ticket reservations. The event was held in the Bank of America center, which seats 19,000 people. They had set up a second outdoor location to hold overflow. However, a mere 6,200 people showed up, causing them […]


The 155th Juneteenth + A Punked Out Soundtrack to Celebrate

June 19, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Today marks the 155th Juneteenth celebration.


The Maine’s 8123 Impact Initiative

June 18, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Social distancing can’t stop, won’t stop The Maine’s 8123 Family from giving back to the community. Every year the 8123 Impact Initiative teams up with non-profit organizations to give fans the opportunity to volunteer and help out. The initiative usually involves everyone getting together to work on a particular project for “Impact Day”. In normal […]


Halsey’s Black Creators Funding Initiative

June 17, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Halsey is continuing her support of the Black Lives Matter Movement by creating the Black Creators Funding Initiative. I am launching this to give funds, resources, and a platform to black creators. Looking for black creators who want to enrich the world with their work. ???? #BLACKCREATORSFUND pic.twitter.com/Yph9cHhIVm — h (@halsey) June 11, 2020 She […]


Democracy Summer Livestream Event

June 15, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

In true 2020 fashion, Rock The Vote is kicking off their “Democracy Summer” campaign with a virtual concert on Thursday, June 18th. Democracy Summer is a movement to make sure we represent at the polls in less than four months. The event is being headlined by Katy Perry and The Black Eyed Peas with hosts […]