Chris Parker

Chris Parker

Longform/Music/Sports Journalist

Former Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter for Cleveland Scene, write news/policy cover stories & music features at magazines and alt-weeklies nationwide.

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The Soundtrack of Our Lives keeps running up the score.

There was a time when rock was an epic pursuit. Wall-to-wall guitars swallowing you up in their sonic sweep. Ambitious innocence driving an unapologetic life-altering spirit. Hefty hooks to crush indifference.

With a name like the Soundtrack of Our Lives, it's not surprising the Swedish band's members hark back to the impassioned pomp that once so characterized rock 'n' roll. And they make no bones about it.