If there's one hard-and-fast rule about music, it's that most bands simply don't last. A couple years is an eternity in rock 'n' roll time. For a group to remain together a decade or more is a kind of outrageous anomaly. Most outfits either die out or just fade away. Few bands can handle the myriad challenges -- personal, professional, artistic -- that are required to keep a group together past infancy. Even fewer can hope to be stronger than when they began. But if there is a local exception to this theory, it might just be the Wise... More >>>