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Have The Front Bottoms Sold Out?

The Front Bottoms came out with their first album in 2008 and since then A LOT has changed for them musically. They used to be a garage band with sad undertones and catchy choruses. Throughout the progression of their musical career they’ve accumulated thousands of fans that aren’t necessarily familiar with their garage-style tones. Can […]

Riot Fest 2017 Ain’t Nothin to Mess With

The best way to describe this festival in one word is – wow. Over 50 amazing artists performing for fans from all over the world. If that wasn’t enough there were also carnival rides, merch booths as far as the eye could see, and acrobatic performances with a motorcycle on a tight-rope! This years Riot […]

Undercoast 2: Riddim Boogaloo

ChiVision Productions is back at it with another brutal North Coast after-party – Undercoast 2. Ecto, Swayo, Tantrum, and more will be breaking your neck until the early morning. Today at the Patio Theater in Irving Park you can expect ChiVision throwing one of the heaviest riddim shows around with a killer sound-system. So Many Spontaneous […]

Vans Warped Tour Truly Brought Me Back

At high-noon fans of metal, rock, punk, rap and more flooded the gates of Henry W. Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee ready for this year’s installation of the Vans Warped Tour. Attendees poured in and browsed a vast variety of vendors until the artists started their performance at one p.m. The Commencement of Warped Tour Out […]

ICYMI: CKY’s Newest Album, “The Phoenix,” Finally Rose From the Ashes

It’s been eight years since the stoner rock/alt-metal band, CKY came out with an album; however, that streak has been broken. June 16th, CKY released their newest album, The Phoenix, which has fans buzzing with both positive and negative reviews. With eight songs, The Phoenix’s total play time from start to finish is barely a […]