Downhere’s lead singer, Marc Martel, has become a youtube sensation, as Martel entered the Queen Extravaganza contest with his rendition of Queen’s hit, Somebody To Love, which can be viewed at  His recording is the top video in the Queen Extravaganza auditions with over a million hits and as of yesterday was the 18th most viewed video of the day.  The Wall Street Journal has just interviewed him because of this tremendous response. The winner of the contest will tour with Queen in honor of the band’s 40th anniversary. Martel has an amazing voice and a striking vocal resemblance to Queen’s lead singer, the late Freddie Mercury.

He really does an awesome job. Check it out (without having to search through all the other entries):


Payable on Death – P.O.D.

A Voice of Life

Almost 27 years after the band's first studio album, P.O.D.'s message is arguably more important than ever. "I believe (our message) is even more relevant now than it was then. If you really listen to 'Youth of the Nation,' we still have these tragedies going on. There’s a lot of searching still going on out there."


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Seaway's Big Fall

Planned for the summer, 'Big Vibe' was moved to the Fall as COVID swept the nation. It turns out, the vibes were exactly the breath of fresh air we needed. HM contributing writer Danielle Martin talks with Seaway vocalist Ryan Locke about the band's new era, how they formed their sound for 2020, and why Harry Styles belongs in their lives.


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