Reviews

Stone Sour continues narrative with successful part two

“It is not like disc one at all actually,” said Josh Rand, Stone Sour guitarist, in a previous interviewfor The Oswegonian about “House of Gold and Bones, Pt. 2.” “To me it is a darker record than disc one. It is heavier in weight, not so much in aggression like disc one is. I am trying […]

‘Dead’ returns with strong season premiere

For more than a month, fans of “The Walking Dead” have been hungry for answers kept from them at the end of season three’s mid-season finale. The episode “Made to Suffer” saw Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his crew invade the barricaded town of Woodbury, where The Governor (David Morrissey) was holding Glenn (Steven Yeun) […]

Buckcherry ‘Confessions’: Review

Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll have been the common theme on many Buckcherry albums and this time around they are confessing it with their sixth album, “Confessions.” Lead vocalist Josh Todd has made this album personal by telling his life story with each song. “Confessions” deals with the tales of fighting drug problems, relationship […]

Bistro 197 serves perfect sized meals in cozy environment

By Nick Graziano, Seamus Lyman and Aimee Hirsch You may not be on the streets of New York City, but in the small city of Oswego, Bistro 197 provides the elegant dining experience of a classy city restaurant. The atmosphere is casual, making it appealing to a wide variety of customers as long as they […]

History of 13th amendement comes to life in ‘Lincoln’

The presidential election is over and once again a president has been re-elected to lead the free world. Through all of the political debates and campaigns, sometimes the true nature of being president, and why we elect them, is lost. Director Steven Spielberg dug into history and brought a great example to the silver screen […]

Thrilling season premiere of ‘Walking Dead’

The dead have reentered millions of homes with the season premiere episode of “The Walking Dead.” Fans are reunited with what was left of the group after the farm was overtaken by walkers in the final episode of season two. As the episode begins we learn that winter has passed, and during this time span, […]

Three Days Grace peaks in ‘Transit of Venus’

One of the rarest astronomical phenomena, known as the transit of Venus, occurs when Venus passes directly between the Earth and the Sun, and can then be seen as a black dot moving across the sun. For Canadian rock band Three Days Grace, their new album “Transit of Venus” looks to make the same impression […]