Posts Tagged ‘rock’

Riot Fest Announces 2017 Line Up

by David Gagnonon April 19, 2017
Earlier this morning, the organizers of Chicago’s Riot Fest announced their 2017 line up. Set to take place in Douglas Park on September 15 – 17, over 70 artists have been announced in the first wave of line up announcements, the headliners being Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, and Jawbreaker. Other inclusions […]

All Time Low Reveal Depth of Upcoming Album with New Single

by Alyssa O'Brenskion April 2, 2017
This Friday, All Time Low continued their new album sneak preview campaign by releasing the title track of the full-length work with an anticipated release in June, Last Young Renegade. A few weeks ago, the band released “Dirty Laundry”, a single that introduced their newest album through a heavy and somber tone. This time around, […]

Smaller Acts Not to Miss at Lollapalooza 2017

by Erin Riedlon March 30, 2017
The highly anticipated Lollapalooza lineup was released Wednesday,  Mar. 22.  Headliners include Muse, Lorde, Cage the Elephant, Wiz Khalifa, Blink-182, The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Zeds Dead and others. Once a long-awaited lineup is revealed, many are quick to jump on the news and elaborate on the headliners and more “well-known” acts. This article does the opposite […]

Rock n Roll Hero Chuck Berry Passes Away

by David Gagnonon March 22, 2017
March 18th marked the passing of one of rock’s greatest legends, Chuck Berry. Berry, known for his role in the creation of rock ‘n’ roll with his incredible guitar skills, self-confidence and memorable songs about cars, girls and dance parties, helped define the rock ‘n’ roll attitude in its early years. He passed away at his home in […]

Swedish Musician Reveals Himself to Be Former Member of Ghost

by David Gagnonon March 15, 2017
I can’t imagine any other band that has managed to keep their identities hidden longer than the Swedish band Ghost, occasionally known as Ghost B.C. in the United States. To those who don’t know, Ghost has become notorious for their eccentric on-stage presence. Five of the members, known as the Nameless Ghouls, wear identical outfits […]

The 1975: The Voice of a Genre and a Generation

by Alyssa O'Brenskion January 11, 2017
If you are a 90’s baby, the world around you is a constant reminder of the rapidly evolved culture and society within our short lifetime. The memories of Polaroids and portable CD players are nearly as clear as those of iPhone photography and headphone jack-less earbuds. We are constantly playing catch-up with technology as much […]