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  • Top 13 best punk bassists

    Top 13 best punk bassists

    When music lovers everywhere think of the punk movement, they think of pioneering ‘70s bands and artists like the Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Misfits, Patti Smith, and more. These early punk rockers helped define the sound that would evolve across multiple decades, helping to usher in...
  • Top 13 best metal drummers

    Top 13 best metal drummers

    Any epic metal band arguably needs a wicked drummer to bang out the beat with a masterful mix of sensational speed, meticulous precision, and thunderous power. In fact, many head-banging fans will likely attest that the best metal tracks wouldn’t be the same without the boundary-pushing thrashing of...
  • 5 best Day6 music videos

    5 best Day6 music videos

    South Korea's very own DAY6 (데이식스) originally came to fruition as a musical project curated by Korean record label, JYP Entertainment. The collective originally began as a five-member band known as 5LIVE before changing their name to DAY6 with the addition of drummer Dowoon (도운). Unfortunately...
  • 5 best Iron & Wine lyrics

    5 best Iron & Wine lyrics

    Sam Beam, better known as his stage name Iron & Wine, has been releasing music for nearly 20 years and touches music lovers of all genres. His lush acoustic compositions penetrate straight to the heart with abstract thought-provoking lyrics and a somber tone that creates imagery and nostalgia...
  • A list of songs that tell the best story

    A list of songs that tell the best story

    The best songwriters are also great storytellers. So many classic songs aren't just catchy musically; they also tell a story that audiences can get hooked on. Songs can have heroes, villains and adventures as good as the best movies or books, and those stories often make the music stick in people's...
  • 5 best Eric Nam music videos

    5 best Eric Nam music videos

    Prior to his rise to prominence on the K-Pop scene, Eric Nam (에릭남) worked as a business analyst for a consulting firm in New York and pursued a career microfinance initiatives in India before becoming one of the most sought after international talents known today. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Nam...
  • Ranking the music from the 'Star Wars' universe

    Ranking the music from the 'Star Wars' universe

    The widely popular "Star Wars" franchise possesses an unofficial holiday on May 4. Taken from the series' iconic phrase, "May the Force be with you," fans can proudly proclaim "May the fourth be with you" instead. This day is an opportunity to celebrate their favorite galaxy far, far away. The...
  • Top 15 best songs featuring a ukulele

    Top 15 best songs featuring a ukulele

    When you hear a wonderful ukulele song, it can bring emotions and special feels like nothing else. What might be the reason for that? No one can say for sure, but it probably has to do with the fact that the ukulele is such a weird, sweet, rarely-used instrument. Over the past 100 years, there have...
  • Top 17 best songs from all the 'Batman' movies and TV shows

    Top 17 best songs from all the 'Batman' movies and TV shows

    Comic artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger created Batman for DC Comics back in 1939. It seems wild to think that the Caped Crusader has been fighting fictional crime for over eight decades and counting! Through the years, comic fans and superhero lovers around the world have watched the masked...
  • All the best musical movies and TV shows you can binge right now

    All the best musical movies and TV shows you can binge right now

    With the novel coronavirus keeping many Americans homebound, it's the perfect time for a binge-watching session, and what's more fun to binge than a musical? From TV shows bringing the spectacle of musicals to the small screen with their own original song-and-dance numbers to jukebox musicals...
  • Best TV shows about the music industry and where you can watch them

    Best TV shows about the music industry and where you can watch them

    While the music industry might be in the midst of turmoil due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, there is plenty of music-based television content to help us get through these turbulent times. With live music entertainment coming to a screeching halt, concerts being indefinitely...
  • Best music biopics to stream while you're stuck at home

    Best music biopics to stream while you're stuck at home

    As healthcare workers bravely battle the coronavirus pandemic on the frontlines, people everywhere are doing their part to help curb the spread of the disease by hunkering down, following stay-at-home, social distancing orders. Most of life as we know it is on hold. Schools and businesses are closed...
  • Top 13 best songs to celebrate siblings

    Top 13 best songs to celebrate siblings

    There’s nothing quite like the special bond that siblings share. Who knows us better than family, right? A brother or sister can be a trusted confidante, a shoulder to cry on, or the perfect person to help us out of a jam. Siblings can also defend and protect us – or they can drive us crazy. In an...
  • The best LA Kings plays from the 2019-2020 season (so far)

    The best LA Kings plays from the 2019-2020 season (so far)

    On March 12, the NHL season was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. The league hasn't officially canceled the season. With the recent cancelation of the 2020 Summer Olympics, it appears inquires are being made by the NHL into stadium availability for late summer with hopes that the league...
  • The best LA Clippers plays from the 2019-2020 season (so far)

    The best LA Clippers plays from the 2019-2020 season (so far)

    The 2019-2020 NBA season is officially suspended due to the current coronavirus pandemic. While we're happy players and fans are staying safe by practicing social distancing, the lack of new basketball games has definitely left a void in our hearts and our days.  RELATED — How to get your sports fix...
  • Best music documentaries you should be streaming right now

    Best music documentaries you should be streaming right now

    While music fans practice their social distancing skills at home, we’ve compiled a list of music documentaries for you to pass the time and do some learning. Music documentaries have long been a category of filmmaking that challenges mainstream narratives about the music business. From the Oscar...
  • Top 15 best songs about the moon and stars

    Top 15 best songs about the moon and stars

    From small steps to giant leaps, the moon and stars have been making their way into the stories that shape our lives since the beginning of time. Some of the world’s greatest songs have been crafted around the wonder of the celestial skies. Astronomy Day is a world-wide event observed in both the...
  • Top 10 best songs about capital cities

    Top 10 best songs about capital cities

    The world is full of stunning landscapes, cities, and people that are all deserving of representation. And what better way to represent a capital city than with a beautifully-crafted song? This is exactly why we here at AXS has compiled a list of our top ten favorite songs representing some of the...
  • Ranking the best songs from the Mario games for Mario Day

    Ranking the best songs from the Mario games for Mario Day

    Mario Day is a celebration of all things Mario. Initiated by avid fans of the doughty red plumber, this holiday is a celebration of Nintendo's flagship character. With such a varied and entertaining history, we can completely understand why fans honor one of gaming's oldest names on this day. In...
  • 5 best Switchfoot lyrics

    5 best Switchfoot lyrics

    Pop rock group Switchfoot began their career in the mid ’90s but it wasn’t until 2002’s film “A Walk to Remember” that they made mainstream success. The film featured four of their songs including the top hit “Dare You to Move.” The band continued with their success throughout the 2000s and in the...
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