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Concert Preview: Sons of the Silent Age (A Benefit at Metro, Friday, 1.11.13)

Concert Preview: Sons of the Silent Age (A Benefit at Metro, Friday, 1.11.13)
Friday night at Metro, Sons of the Silent Age (Shirley Manson, Matt Walker, Chris Connelly and more) will perform a set of David Bowie covers in support of Pablove Foundation and Rock For Kids... ...

Concert Review: The Return of Adam Ant - Live at Cubby Bear (Saturday, 10/13/12 in Chicago)

Concert Review: The Return of Adam Ant - Live at Cubby Bear (Saturday, 10/13/12 in Chicago)
Adam Ant made his long awaited return to Chicago Saturday night for a sold out show at Cubby Bear...

An Interview with Scott Lucas of Local H: A Hallelujah! I'm a Bum Album Preview

An Interview with Scott Lucas of Local H: A Hallelujah! I'm a Bum Album Preview
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 saw the release of Local H's seventh studio album Hallelujah! Im a Bum.  I chatted last week over the phone with frontman Scott Lucas abut the new album and the way Chicago is used as a backdrop for it as well as the band's foray into politically charged fare only months before the upcoming 2012 election this November...
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Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 3 - Live in Humboldt Park (Sunday, 9/16/12)

Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 3 - Live in Humboldt Park (Sunday, 9/16/12)
A packed day in Humboldt Park saw Sunday performances from the Jesus and Mary Chain, Alkaline Trio, Elvis Costello, Iggy Pop and more as Riot Fest 2012 came to a close...

Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 2 - Live in Humboldt Park (Saturday, 9/15/12)

Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 2 - Live in Humboldt Park (Saturday, 9/15/12)
Saturday in Humboldt Park marked the first day of the eighth year of Riot Fest, the first of which to take place as an outdoor festival.  The Descendents, Rise Against, GWAR and more all performed across four stages Saturday afternoon...
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