When hearing the word “worship,” our minds instantly go to a specific musical style, carrying familiar and straightforward messages. Admittedly, this is sometimes okay and necessary; we should expect simplicity of our Sunday experience, if we first desire to be united in praising God. In the Psalms, however, I see a larger and more nuanced…

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Despite my penchant for modern styles of metal, I will always love Metallica. What lover of heavy metal music doesn’t at least nod their head to their influence and talent? Cliff Burton remains one of my heroes as a bassist, and the band’s ability to stay relevant for so long warrants examination by musicians of…

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“Good music is good music.” My Spotify library literally goes from Carly Rae Jepsen to Impending Doom to Andy Mineo and beyond, so I use that phrase a lot to justify my music choices when people remark on how eclectic it is. I began taking an interest in music in high school when my mom…

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