Tag Archives: Evolution

Changing Seasons: Tracing the Evolution of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon

Most dedicated Bon Iver fans know the story behind the band’s debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago. Frontman Justin Vernon isolated himself in a cabin in wintry Wisconsin after his previous band, DeYarmond Edison, broke up. Vernon and his girlfriend had also split, and on top of it all, he was facing severe health issues

Album Review: Pig Destroyer’s Sonic Evolution Continues on Head Cage

The Lowdown: After a six-year gap between albums, Pig Destroyer’s sixth disc, Head Cage, acts not just as a followup to their previous LP, Book Burner, but also to all the various experiments guitarist Scott Hull has undertaken between then and now, both in Pig Destroyer and his other grind band Agoraphobic Nosebleed. With the

How Yield Signaled the Evolution of Pearl Jam into Rock and Roll Lifers

Studies in human development depict a person’s life as a series of crises to be negotiated and, for lack of a better word, mastered before moving on to the next challenge. Experts argue that if someone fails to come to terms with a particular phase in a healthy and productive manner, they run the risk