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Jar’d Loose share new single, add show at The Burlington (updated dates, song streams)

As discussed, Chicago's Jar'd Loose are slated to welcome their new album, Turns 13, on May 27 via The Path Less Traveled/Threshold Of Pain...

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Pelican playing Bottom Lounge, working on new album

Pelican @ Lincoln Hall, June 2012 (more by Zach Pollack)

Chicago post-metal outfit Pelican, who now call The Swan King's Dallas Thomas a fulltime member, are currently working on a new album...

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Arriver to release ‘Tsushima,’ playing Hideout w/ Anatomy of Habit & The Swan King

Chicago metal band Arriver are set to release their sophomore LP, Tsushima, on March 12 via BloodLust! Records. Taking its name from the 1905 naval battle between Russia and Japan, the band states that the album is the "retelling of the destruction of the Russian Navy...

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more Anatomy of Habit shows, plus other Chicago metal

Anatomy of Habit @ Saint Vitus in Brooklyn (more by Mariah Karson)

As discussed, Anatomy of Habit said they weren't going to play any shows this month, then they added just one, and now it seems they can't stop adding gigs to their schedule...

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Chris Connelly released an LP, playing LH w/ Zola Jesus

Chris Connelly (Revolting Cocks, ex-Ministry) recently released a solo album titled Artificial Madness via Relapse Records. The LP was produced and recorded with the help of current and former members of Nachtmystium (who play the Cobra Lounge on the 30th), Wolves In The Throne Room, Minsk, Indian, The Swan King, and more...

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Yakuza, The Atlas Moth, Batillus, & The Swan King @ Subterranean (pics)

photos by Carmelo Espanola

Yakuza @ Subterranean

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Bruce Lamont is playing the Empty Bottle solo twice, Yakuza are playing Reggie’s

Bruce Lamont @ Saint Vitus in September - BV Presents (more by BBG)

Bruce Lamont seems to always have a busy schedule. Whether that means playing solo, with his bands Yakuza and Bloodiest, or guesting on other bands albums, the guy always has something going on...

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Coliseum, Sweet Cobra, The Swan King, & Hunters played Beat Kitchen

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Coliseum headlined a laid-back metal show at the Beat Kitchen on May 27th, near the end of their US and Canadian tour. The line-up included the Chicago bands Hunters, The Swan King, and Sweet Cobra; the last of which also played three Ohio dates on the Coliseum tour...

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Weekend Show Roundup (5/27 – 5/29)

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Coliseum, Sweet Cobra, The Swan King, and Hunters can be found over at Beat Kitchen.

Damon & Naomi, Amor de Dias, and Good Night & Good Morning will play Lincoln Hall...

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