Having just released their excellent fourth album, Relatives in Descent, Detroit's Protomartyr began their fall tour on Sunday (10/8) at Chicago's Lincoln Hall. The played every track from the new album, save for "Corprses in Regalia," interspersed with songs from their previous three record...
Descendents have been touring all year in continued support of last year's greatHypercaffium Spazzinate, which was their first album in 12 years. We caught them in Brooklyn in August and again at Chicago's Riviera Theatre on Saturday...
People would mention Explosions in the Sky using colorful terms, but I'd never give them a second consideration. I'd say, "Oh yeah, that band, they're alright." It was an all-around meh feeling, yet so many others claimed to be floored and blown away. Turns out, I'm sucker for being floored and blown away, and someone important to me once gave me the advice: if you don't fucking know, go fucking find out.
Riot Fest kicked off its 2017 edition with sets from New Order, Ministry, Vic Mensa, X, Liars, The Hotelier, Death from Above, The Cribs, Tobacco, and more. We posted a recap and photos from Friday at Riot Fest, and here's a second set of pictures.
We've already applauded Chicago's Riot Fest 2017 for its stacked lineup, but praise is also due for its schedule. Of the festival's five stages, the two main stages (Riot Stage and Roots Stage) are right next to each other, meaning you're never waiting around for music to start and you hardly have to move...
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