Category Archives: VOT Editorial

Vocals On Top’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

I love doing top albums of the year lists, why are they all so early though? Well, 2016 is officially over so I’m proud to unveil my list now. Here are the lists from the last few years if you are … Continue reading

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2001: The year that saved Rock and Roll

2001 was a desolate time. 15 years removed from today and I’d give every dime I have to go back. Rock and Roll had really faded away and given way to N’Sync and the Backstreet Boys and a bunch of … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Ashley Raines

Rock stars don’t exist anymore. A musician is a person who works around the clock wearing many hats and must be a businessman, publicist and accountant on top of playing music. There aren’t giant record label deals in the future … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Wayne “The Train” Hancock

“I need to get back on the road man.” Wayne “The Train” Hancock says. On this occasion he wasn’t even referring to touring, he was talking about getting back on his motorcycle after a wreck that left him in critical … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Under The Big Oak Tree

An artist always challenges themselves, it’s what growing as an artist is all about. Artists that tend to rest on their laurels simply aren’t as productive. Whether it is painting, writing or music this almost always holds true. St. Joseph’s … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story – Deco Auto

It’s difficult to capture your audience as a band sometimes. This often has little to do with musical talent or how good a band’s songs are. Kansas City’s Deco Auto is a good example of a band that doesn’t have … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Phil Vandel

A successful artist has record sales, radio play and a big house with a hot tub, right? Success isn’t always measured in dollars and cents though and all of those things directly trace back to money. Phil Vandel is one … Continue reading

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