Posts Tagged ‘punk’

Riot Fest – Average Guy Review

by Zach Keenum
In the Midwest, the beginning of September can remind one of a few different things – the end of summer, the coming of autumn, winter right around the corner, and school back in full swing. For alternative music fans, it means Riot Fest is near, and nothing says ‘keep summer going’ than a giant public […]

The Distillers Announce First Album in 16 Years

by Devin Bohbrink
Punk fans got some great news this week from lead singer, Brody Dalle, of The Distillers. The band announced they will be working on their first album in sixteen years this April. Dalle let fans know in an Instagram post celebrating her 40 birthday. Dalle confirmed the band would reunite as the same members that […]

Punk is dead, PT. 2

by tiernj03
SWMRS “Do you got a car? Do you got a set of keys? Tell me where you’re going. Is there room for me?” SWMRS is the band you fall in love with. They rock, simply put. The band has an innate ability to hit all the right notes at all the right times.  Leadman, Cole […]

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 […]

The Champions of Chicago – The Lawrence Arms

by Erin Riedl
Not much can stop a punk music fan from attending a show, and the weather in Chicago, IL., was no match. On April 12, a cold and rainy Thursday, fans gathered on the North Side, at popular music venue, Metro, to welcome home The Lawrence Arms for the last stop of the first half of […]