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Kanye West Goes Full Pastor on ‘Jesus is King’

Daniel Blackwell, Reporter

November 18, 2019

     Kanye West released his new album on October 25. His new album is titled “Jesus is King,” and was released with a documentary titled “Jesus is King.”       Kanye has been teasing an album for about a year now. Or...

Hellgate Represents at All-State

Josey MacDonald, reporter

October 22, 2019

Hellgate is often known for having strong art and music programs, and it upheld this image at All-State this year, sending a total of 57 students. All-State is a music festival featuring band, orchestra, and choir, and made up of high-school ...

Slauson Malone Feels the Pain of the Twenty First Century in “A Quiet Farwell, Twenty Sixteen to Twenty Eighteen”

Daniel Blackwell, Reporter

October 8, 2019

     Slauson Malone’s 2019 album “A Quiet Farwell, Twenty Sixteen to Twenty Eighteen” is an auditory collage of slowed, pitched samples with harsh cuts between moments of euphoria and deep depressions. The album carries ...

Hellgate Knights Band Receives an Opportunity to Perform At the Griz Homecoming Parade

Hailey Oien, Reporter

October 8, 2019

The Knights band is led by Leon Slater. They have been preparing to perform in the Griz homecoming parade for months. That includes memorizing music, strengthening the musicians, and the formation that everyone needs to follow. ...

Twenty Amazing Songs You Should Most Definitely Listen To

Hailey Oien, Reporter

September 16, 2019

Are you looking for a new variety of music? Here is a playlist from Hellgate Lance, students here at Hellgate, and myself. The playlist ranges from new pop music to country all the way to some old rap kind of music. It’s alway...

Artist of The Issue: Cade Slayden

Liam Queneau, Reporter

September 11, 2019

Cade Slayden has a lot to say. His music is defined by love; singing about love he once had, as well as his love for the outdoors. Both covers for his single, “Carolina,” and his EP, “Angeline,” prominently feature o...

In the Studio: Xedrin

Luke O'Connell, Editor in Chief

September 5, 2019

Over the past year or so, Julian Graef, under the name Xedrin, has released 14 tracks and gained more than 500 followers on Soundcloud. A Hellgate student and Missoula native, the musician has become notorious for his flows, and has inspired more than a few teens around town to start putting out music as well. Recently, Xedrin made the move to Spotify and Apple Music, legitimizing himself in the process. Amassing around 130 thousand listens on Soundcloud, and “around 200 thousand overall,” he isn’t lying when he says, “I got everybody talkin’ now”. 

Kevin Abstract Pours Emotion Into “ARIZONA baby”

Luke O'Connell, Sports Editor

May 8, 2019

     On April 25, Kevin Abstract released his second solo project ARIZONA baby. The album (yes, album) was released over a three week span. Albeit short, Abstract has expressed his dislike for EPs on Twitter, and has m...

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