King Diamond – Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats – Idle Hands // Chicago, IL // 11.18.19

King Diamond with Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats and Idle Hands Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL November 18th, 2019 Iconic metal artist King Diamond, who is currently wrapping up his The Institute North American 2019 Tour, made a stop in Chicago, IL to a nearly sold out crowd of metal fans! 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

Basement – Nothing – Gouge Away // Chicago, IL – 5.24.19

Basement with Nothing & Gouge Away Metro Chicago Chicago, IL May 24th, 2019   Photos and review by Micki Harris   It’s been five years now since Basement returned from their two year hiatus. Since then, the English pop-punk five piece have pumped out content that showed the scene that Continue Reading

EVERY TIME I DIE – TURNSTILE – ANGLE DU$T – VEIN // CHICAGO, IL 11.12.18

Every Time I Die with Turnstile, Angel Du$t, and Vein Metro Chicago, IL 11.12.18 Photos and words by Micki Harris Twenty years of bullshit. Every Time I Die has been a band throughout the course of two centuries, three decades, four presidents, and nine planets turning into eight (RIP Pluto). Continue Reading

THE STORY SO FAR – TURNOVER – CITIZEN – MOVEMENTS // CHICAGO, IL 11.8.18

The Story So Far with Turnover, Citizen, and Movements Metro Chicago, IL November 8th, 2018 Photos and words by Micki Harris             When The Story So Far announced that they would be touring on their highly anticipated new record, Proper Dose, with Turnover, Citizen, and Movements, the scene was in 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

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

TIGERS JAW // CHICAGO, IL 10.12.18

  Tigers Jaw Self-Titled Ten Year Anniversary Tour Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL Words and images by Micki Harris Ten short years ago, Tigers Jaw released their self-titled full length record, featuring some of their most well known tracks. The album was a huge hit throughout the pop-punk fan base, reaching Continue Reading

Counterparts, Being As An Ocean – Chicago, IL – 09.29.18

Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Counterparts, Being As An Ocean w/ Have Mercy, Varials Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL September 29, 2018 Last Friday night, yeah we danced on tabletops. Yeah, we took too many shots. Think we kissed but I forgot! If you asked Katy Perry what last Friday night Continue Reading

Riot Fest // Chicago, IL 9.14-9.17

Riot Fest Douglas Park Chicago, IL September 14-17, 2018 Words and Photos by Micki Harris   Consistently each year, Riot Fest is the last hurrah of the Chicago punk’s summer. From all ends of the city, state, country, and even the world, folks convene in Douglas Park, a small neighborhood Continue Reading

Summer’s Last Stand: Best Acts to See at Chicago’s North Coast Festival

Article by Annayelli Flores Thinking about summer coming to an end is all too melancholy as we make our way into the month of August. Luckily, your final hoorah is Labor Day weekend! If you’re still unsure of your Labor Day plans, may we suggest hitting up Chicago’s North Coast Continue Reading

North Coast Music Festival 2018

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival is coming back to Union Park from August 31st to September 2nd. This years festival headliners include Miguel and Axwell / \ Ingrosso on Friday, DJ Snake on Saturday and Jamiroquai on Sunday. The lineup is jam packed with artists both big and small, well Continue Reading