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Shows to See This Summer

by stephescobar8
The weather in Chicago has been quite erratic, but I promise, summer is coming. There are many shows and festivals to look forward to this year. There is always something to do in the city, so here is a month by month list of upcoming shows in Chicago. April Alec Benjamin, Alexander – Lincoln Hall […]

Music Alive in Chicagoland

by Ben LaScola
On Friday, May 18th, a few dozen twentysomethings gathered in a Hickory Hills basement for, “an intimate May evening.”   I’m talking about a good old basement show. Tonight’s lineup features Indie bands, How It Got Burned, Romancoke, Matthew McNeal, and Them Dead Poets. Each band plays five or six songs for the crowd, then […]

Los Angeles’ War on Raves

by Ashley Eyes
Last weekend, some interesting events took place surrounding Jamie Jones’ event Paradise, which made its L.A. debut Saturday, May 13th. Both Skream and Doc Martin were removed from the lineup just days before the event. 6AM details the event and the reasoning behind Skream and Doc’s removal from the lineup in this brief post. One […]

On the Dark Side of Festivals

by Ashley Eyes
The Monday morning after a major festival or electronic music event, I find myself holding my breath with a twinge of dread. Too often, there are reports of deaths or serious injuries linked to the use of illegal narcotics. It’s really unfortunate that this subculture, in the view of the masses, is synonymous with binging on drugs, alcohol, and […]

8 Ways to Save Money This Festival Season

by Melody Koney
Festival season is swiftly approaching! This means that travel plans are underway, time off requests are in, and outrageous outfits are being put together. Ideally, you have your festival tickets already purchased and are putting away money towards all of the other expenses that come with a concert ticket, especially festivals that involves camping. Most of […]

Summer Guide to Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Festivals – 2015

by David Gagnon
Summer is upon us, and with the arrival of summer comes the season of festivals. With the weather warming up, many bands will be out and about touring the states.  With acts like Linkin Park, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, System of a Down, and Metallica touring the States, it is a good time to go […]