We Are the Fallen parts with label, plans new music

We Are the Fallen, featuring Carly Smithson as lead singer, has parted ways with the Universal Republic record label, group member Ben Moody announced in a message on the band’s Facebook page Friday afternoon. “Over the course of the last year many changes were made at the label and it...

2010 in Review: The year’s best Idol albums

This wasn’t the kindest of years to American Idol in terms of CD sales. The three albums that hung around on the Billboard 200 the longest — Carrie Underwood’s “Play On,” Daughtry’s “Leave This Town,” and Adam Lambert’s “For Your...

CD Spotlight: Rousing start for We Are the Fallen

We Are the Fallen Tear the World Apart 1. Bury Me Alive 2. Burn 3. Paradigm 4. Don\’t Leave Me Behind 5. Sleep Well, My Angel 6. Through Hell 7. I Will Stay 8. Without You 9. St. John 10. I am Only One 11. Tear the World Down We Are the Fallen recently tweeted about the top three reasons to...

Music charts: The Idol drought is over

Apparently, the Idol music drought is over. I mean, this week we have a new album from “We Are the Fallen,” featuring season seven contestant Carly Smithson. We have new singles out recently from past winners Fantasia (“Bittersweet”), Carrie Underwood (“Undo It”)...

Carly Smithson, We Are the Fallen, in Lancaster Sunday

It’s been two years since Carly Smithson was eliminated from American Idol back in that memorable season seven — a season I appreciate more and more with each passing week of season nine. Tomorrow, the day finally comes. Carly Smithson will have an album out. Except instead of following...

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