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

Circa Survive – La Dispute – Queen of Jeans // Chicago, IL // 11.03.18

Words & Photos by Micki Harris By now, Circa Survive has been around the block more than a few times. After 14 years of doing what they do and gaining momentum with each year that passed, they’re no strangers to the feeling of lighting up an entire room when they Continue Reading

Sharptone Records Adds Pop Rock Band, Make Out Monday, to Roster, Releases Music Video for “Bullet For Your Sweetheart”

LA’s burgeoning, independent record label SharpTone Records has welcomed Los Angeles based pop rock band Make Out Monday to their ever-growing, eclectic roster that also includes acts like Don Broco, We Came As Romans and Miss May I among others.   “To our fans: It’s been a long process getting Continue Reading

Gerard Way returns with new single “Baby You’re a Haunted House”

Gerard Way has made a return with his new single “Baby You’re a Haunted House,” which is his first release since 2016’s Hesitant Alien Record Store Day b-sides. Way put out a statement about the song yesterday on his Facebook, saying “So glad that people are enjoying the song, here is a Continue Reading

Kali Uchis // Chicago, IL // 10.24.18

Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Kali Uchis’ In Your Dreams Tour The Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL October 24, 2018 Last night, a sold out room of 2,500 people got on their very own “Flight 22” with Kali Uchis at the Chicago date of her “In Your Dreams” Tour. With Continue Reading