Photo Gallery: ZZ Top @ Rosemont Theatre

Houston’s ZZ Top played their big ’80s hits, the show also focused on their catalog of great ’70s jams and hits, along with 2 great tracks from their most recent, but retro sounding studio album, La Futura. Bradley Todd caught them live in Rosemont.

Live Review – Echo and the Bunnymen @ Metro

Liverpool’s second most famous band return to their famous Chicago home, Metro…

Stage Buzz-Anthrax @ Concord Hall

Kelley Simms spoke to Frankie Bello previewing the legendary thrash band’s show at Concord Hall…

Photo Gallery – Prophets Of Rage @ HCA

Tom Morello, Chuck D. and crew carpet bombed the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater with music…

Live Review and Gallery: Lauryn Hill @ Ravinia

The Fugees co-founder appears as promised with a proper 90-minute set consisting of Fugees songs, her solo breakthrough The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, a few wildcards and a vast range of covers.

Feature Story: Belly

Everybody Get Together…Again.

Star Plaza
7th Heaven
QBar
Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 - Day 1

Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 – Day 1

Day 1 at Riot Fest, and the focus stayed on the music (not the weather). Over 100 photos are included for your viewing pleasure, including The Flaming Lips, Ween, Dillinger Escape Plan, Julian Marley, Bad Cop Bad Cop and The Specials. Curt Baran manned the lens at Ogden and Sacramento…

Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 - Day 2

Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 – Day 2

It’s Day 2 and faux Indian Summer continues to rain its abundant gifts down upon Riot Fest 2016! Curt Baran came back to historic Park, fully hydrated and slathered in SPF 30. Impossibly great weather was the backdrop for over 90+ photos…

Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 - Day 3

Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 – Day 3

If the amount of face paint, black leather and studded jean vests are a barometer of the excitement surrounding The Misfits’ first Chicago show in three decades, then enthusiasm in Douglas Park is redlining. But there’s still no shortage of Riot Fest Day 3 to be had before the reunited ghouls take their headlining spot […]

Photo Gallery - Blink-182 @ HCA

Photo Gallery – Blink-182 @ HCA

“Hometown” show for Blink 2.0 at the the HCA…

Photo Gallery - Sammy Hagar @ FMPV

Photo Gallery – Sammy Hagar @ FMPV

Ed Spinelli caught the ageless Sammy Hagar as he covered his Montrose, solo and Van Halen years with aplomb on the lakefront…  

Photo Gallery & Recap: Seal @ Four Winds Casino

Photo Gallery & Recap: Seal @ Four Winds Casino

Ed Spinelli captured a stripped-down show with one of the great music voices of his generation…

Stage Buzz: Prophets Of Rage @ HCA ; Guided By Voices @ Metro

Stage Buzz: Prophets Of Rage @ HCA ; Guided By Voices @ Metro

Morello brings his super group to Tinley Park Saturday; Robert Pollard reforms classic line-up of GBV and arrives at Metro.

Cover Story: Rob Zombie

Cover Story: Rob Zombie

The Spectral Metal Master comes to Riot Fest…

Media: September 2016

Media: September 2016

Bent, Not Broken.

Lovers Playground
Star Plaza
Lover's Lane