Tag: Wicker Park

'Rise Against Day' Proclamation In Chicago Kicks Off Release Of New Album 'Nowhere Generation'

'Rise Against Day' Proclamation In Chicago Kicks Off Release Of New Album 'Nowhere Generation'
“Happy Rise Against Day, everybody!” said Rise Against singer and rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath last Friday in Wicker Park. 20 years in isn’t a point most punk bands either aspire to or reach, which made Friday’s release of the ninth Rise Against studio album Nowhere Generation, now available via streaming platforms and on CD, vinyl... Read more »

Q&A Interview With Jim Heath of The Reverend Horton Heat

Q&A Interview With Jim Heath of The Reverend Horton Heat
Headed back to town for shows this weekend Friday night at Double Door and Saturday at Wicker Park Festival, I spoke with Reverend Horton Heat frontman Jim Heath about the influence that his home state of Texas has had on his music, as well as the impact former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten had on the latest Reverend Horton Heat release, REV.. ...

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12
This week, random thoughts on the new Springsteen album, 311 Day, the 2012 Green Music Fest, South By Southwest, a Radiohead Chicago concert announcement and the death of Ronnie Montrose... ...
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Elisa Grace - Saturday 1/21 at Subterranean - A Concert Preview

Elisa Grace - Saturday 1/21 at Subterranean - A Concert Preview
It's kind of hard to write about Elisa Grace without mentioning the fact that she's... um, gorgeous.  That said, touring in support of her self-titled, debut release, I can't wait to see her this Saturday (January 21, 2012) at Subterranean to see if her unique melding of rock and pop with a touch of country holds up as well live as it does on record. ...