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Rotten Mouth Rocks Chicago’s Cobra Lounge

by Ben LaScola
Chicago rock band, Rotten Mouth headlined Cobra Lounge on Friday, April 5. The dark, biker-esque bar on the west side features up and coming, yet underground, rock acts. Rotten Mouth, a band of buddies from Woodstock, Illinois played the show to celebrate the release of their debut album, The Moonman which came out Friday. While […]

Meet Rotten Mouth, Your Next Jam-Rock Obsession

by Ben LaScola
Chicago Outfit, Rotten Mouth Blasts off with First Full-Length Album, The Moonman Rotten Mouth is a four-piece rock band based in Chicago. The group is made up of Josh Guelzow and Ryan Wade on guitars, Clay Mutert on bass, and Chris Mutert on the drums. Together, the four create groovy rock tunes steeped in guitar-and-drum […]

Jack White Donates to Restore House from The Outsiders

by Ben LaScola
White Stripes vocalist and guitar player, Jack White has an eclectic taste that informs his genre-bending musical styles. Outside of the music realm, he is also a fan of one classic movie in particular: 1983’s The Outsiders. The Portland Press Herald writes that on Friday, September 22, White’s management confirmed that “he donated $30,000 to help […]

The Eagles Pass Michael Jackson for Best-Selling Album

by David Gagnon
The Eagles have finally soared passed Michael Jackson. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA, for short) has confirmed that the band’s 1976 compilation album, Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975), has passed Michael Jackson’s Thriller for the best-selling album of all time. The album was certified 38x platinum, indicating that sales and streams of the album have reached […]

Trivium’s Matt Heafy Covers, “Africa” by Toto

by David Gagnon
For whatever reason, “Africa” by Toto has been making a comeback. Not that I’m complaining, it’s a really good song. Lately, Trivium’s Matt Heafy, who has taken Twitch by storm recently, has put out a cover of “Africa” that he performed on his stream. Whipping out his seven-string electric to break up his trend of acoustic […]

Former Pantera Drummer, Vinnie Paul Passes Away

by David Gagnon
The metal community has been sent into mourning this weekend with the sudden passing of former Pantera drummer, Vinnie Paul Abbott. A statement was released by the official Pantera Facebook page on Friday stating: Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the […]