Could letlive. be making a comeback?

Though soul punk band letlive. disbanded in 2017, their fanbase definitely has not. A quick Twitter search shows tons of tweets of “which band is better” with letlive. championing, along with posts about people missing the band. Clearly, fans have been doing some digging, because suddenly the r/letlive reddit has Continue Reading

Chicago Turns Blue for Knocked Loose

A Different Shade of Blue Tour Knocked Loose w/ Stick To Your Guns, Rotting Out, Candy, SeeYouSpaceCowboy House of Blues Chicago, IL Words & Photos by Nina Tadic When Knocked Loose released their sophomore full length, A Different Shade of Blue, it seemed like the whole world was watching. After seeing Continue Reading

Riot Fest at a Glance: Sunday

Just like that, the weekend was on its final day, Riot Fest on its finale for this year’s festival. The day’s lineup kicked off fun with the likes of Frank Iero and the Future Violents and Village People, and stayed strong throughout the remainder of the afternoon with the likes Continue Reading

Riot Fest at a Glance: Saturday

Saturday, oh, Saturday! The fest was in full swing, everyone knew the drill – sort out set times, coordinate when to buy food, talk themselves into and then out of and then into waiting for an hour to buy a Cheesie’s grilled cheese, the whole shtick. Saturday’s lineup was surreal, Continue Reading

Riot Fest at a Glance: Friday

Riot Fest’s Friday lineup was a smash from beginning to end. With a wildly large crowd, an expansive lineup, and perfect weather, the day could not have gone better. Relive it with our Riot Fest Friday playlist on Spotify, and check out photos below of everyone from Anti-Flag to Dashboard Continue Reading

House of Sugar is (Sandy) Alex G at His Best and Most Bittersweet

House of Sugar, the eighth studio album released by (Sandy) Alex G is a glittering masterpiece chock-full of the playful, painful melancholy that characterizes Alex Giannascoli’s music. Some actually credit House of Sugar as Giannascoli’s ninth album – the Philadelphia singer-songwriter has been prolific on the platform Bandcamp for nearly Continue Reading

Taylor Swift Pushes Back at Misogyny, Embraces Feminine Energy, Vulnerability on Lover

Words by Nina Tadic Miss Taylor Swift is far from new to writing music, and far from new to being in the spotlight, but that does not stop her from bringing something new to the table with every release. Her new album Lover really does “step into the daylight and Continue Reading

The Pure Noise Tour // Chicago, IL // 07.25.2019

The Pure Noise Tour featuring: Stick To Your Guns, Counterparts, Terror, Year of the Knife, & Sanction Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL July 25, 2019 Words & Photos by Nina Tadic With the fall of the Vans Warped Tour, we have seen a rise in stacked tour lineups as of late, Continue Reading

August Burns Red / Silverstein / Silent Planet – Chicago, IL – 07.01.2019

August Burns Red w/ Silverstein, Silent Planet House of Blues Chicago, IL July 1, 2019 Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Constellations by August Burns Red (ABR) is an album that has impacted generations of people within metalcore, and is a record that never goes out of style. Therefore, it came Continue Reading

Beartooth // Louisville, KY // 05.08.19

Words & Photos by Bailee Logan Beartooth – Disease Tour pt. II Openers: Dead American, Hands Like Houses, Of Mice & Men Louisville, KY May 8th, 2019 Beartooth brought their Disease tour through a sold out Mercury Ballroom in Louisville last week, bringing with them Dead American, Hands Like Houses, and Continue Reading

Underoath // 3.16.19 // Columbus, OH

Words & Photos by Bailee Logan Underoath took an evening off from their tour with Breaking Benjamin to play to a sold out 500 cap room in Columbus, Ohio last weekend at the Athenaum Theatre. While many would have guessed the show would be hosted in the venues larger ballroom, Continue Reading