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The Avett Brothers Will Headline Hurricane Florence Relief Concert

by Ben LaScola
On Tuesday, November 13, The Avett Brothers will host a benefit concert for Hurricane Florence relief in North Carolina. All proceeds will go towards helping survivors of the deadly storm that flooded areas of North and South Carolina, and Virginia during September. Future Islands and Valient Thorr will also perform. The event will be put […]

Led Zeppelin Will Return to Court to Defend “Stairway to Heaven”

by Ben LaScola
Led Zeppelin’s fight for “Stairway to Heaven” is not over yet.   Back in June of 2016, a federal court jury determined that Led Zeppelin, the English rock band that took the world by storm in the 1970’s, was not guilty of stealing the intro to their most famous song, “Stairway to Heaven.” The band […]

Shadowtown

by Erin Riedl
Down in Louisiana, there is a pile of records at the bottom of a murky pond. Adam Dale, a 38 year old Pipefitter from Minden, Louisiana is set to debut his first solo album on October 6th. “Shadowtown” is a rock album which tells a vivid tale of an old urban legend. Legend has it, […]

Out With The Old, In With New Tunes

by Ben LaScola
     September has begun, bringing us closer to fall fashion, the holiday season, and the inevitable onslaught of pumpkin-everything.      If that doesn’t sound like your idea of a good time, fret not, for dozens of great artists from across the musical spectrum are unveiling exciting new albums and projects. In the next […]

House of Vans Wraps Up Summer with Wolf Parade

by Jesse Drake
Van’s own musical venue in the Near West Side of Chicago had some legendary and up-and-coming acts perform this summer.   With a few of those biggest names gaining a big crowd for the final show. The bands, in order of performance were, Lala Lala, TORRES and Wolf Parade. Lala Lala is a Chicago based […]

What Happened to Progressive Rock?

by Jesse Drake
It was the sound of a generation. It was a scene of vibrating rock concertos taking place in arenas packed with thousands of psychedelic drug induced college kids who would later grow up to be our boring suburban parents, partly explaining its disappearance. The counter culture generation, who wrote songs about escaping war mongering and […]