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Stage Buzz: Savage Master, Drowning Pool, Beach Fossils

Stage Buzz: Savage Master, Drowning Pool, Beach Fossils

| March 31, 2024 | 0 Comments

Celebrating the ten-year anniversary (and reissue) of their debut album Mask of The Devil, Louisville’s Savage Master mixes a unique blend of early ’80s metal infused with their love of bondage masks and horror movies. they arrive at Reggies Wednesday April 3. Openers include acclaimed Swedish headbangers Screamer and Blood Star. Tickets are still available. […]

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Stage Buzz: Matt Maltese, The 69 Eyes, Steve Hackett, Bad Bunny

Stage Buzz: Matt Maltese, The 69 Eyes, Steve Hackett, Bad Bunny

| March 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

Bad Bunny is known as the “King of Latin Trap” and after taking a few years to explore and expand his sound, he’s returning to his Latin Trap roots on latest album Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana. Get ready for night full of dancing when the rapper performs three nights at the […]

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Stage Buzz: Chelsea Wolfe, Mitski, Health, Buried and Me

Stage Buzz: Chelsea Wolfe, Mitski, Health, Buried and Me

| March 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

  Singer/songwriter Chelsea Wolfe invents her own musical hybrids. Throughout her career, she has fused together folk, doom metal, goth rock, industrial, experimental music, and noise rock to create a sound that’s truly her own. But the one thing that never changes is how entrancing and haunting her songs are. See Wolfe in action at […]

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K.K.’s Priest, KMFDM, Ministry, Alkaline Trio, Olivia Rodrigo

K.K.’s Priest, KMFDM, Ministry, Alkaline Trio, Olivia Rodrigo

| March 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

    Industrial pioneer’s Ministry has been threatening to split up many times throughout their careers. Their latest album, HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES, is supposed to be their last, but as fans know, frontman Al Jourgensen isn’t shy about changing his mind. Either way, you won’t want to miss Ministry in action when they play Aragon Ballroom this […]

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Stage Buzz: Wilmette, Porno For Pyros, Big Suit, Static-X

Stage Buzz: Wilmette, Porno For Pyros, Big Suit, Static-X

| February 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

  Chicago five-piece Wilmette is returning to its hometown to help its friends Ghoul For a Goblin celebrate the release of its debut album, You Know You’ll Still Find Me There. Bottom Bracket and Supercorp join as support. The party starts on Friday, February 23, at Cobra Lounge at 7 PM. It’s gonna be a night of great […]

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Stage Buzz: Andre 3000, Laura Jane Grace, Veil of Maya

Stage Buzz: Andre 3000, Laura Jane Grace, Veil of Maya

| February 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

  If you missed out on Andre 3000’s sold-out show at Thalia Hall, you’re in luck. The former Outkast member will perform three more shows this week: a sold-out show at Salt Shed on Tuesday, February 13 , and two performances at Garfield Park Conservatory on Thursday, February 15, at 7 PM and 9 PM. Tickets […]

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Stage Buzz: Living Color, Escuela Grind, Escuela Grind

Stage Buzz: Living Color, Escuela Grind, Escuela Grind

| February 5, 2024 | 0 Comments

  Living Colour broke genre and racial barriers with their debut album, Vivid, in 1988. The funk metal band fused their love of jazz and hip hop with hardcore and punk to create their vibrant sound. Along with their bold sound came brutally honest lyrics ranging from the personal to the political, including commentary on […]

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Stage Buzz: Black Pumas, Story Of The Year, Lucius

Stage Buzz: Black Pumas, Story Of The Year, Lucius

| January 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

  Taking the roots of R&B and injecting it with a heavy dose of soul, a dash of folk, and a good amount of psychedelia, Black Pumas turned heads when they dropped their debut self-titled album in 2019. It also earned them a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist in 2020. On their latest record, […]

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Stage Buzz: Tomorrow Never Knows (TNK) Festival

Stage Buzz: Tomorrow Never Knows (TNK) Festival

| January 17, 2024 | 0 Comments

Chicago’s premiere festival showcasing the best indie acts, both locally and internationally, Tomorrow Never Knows (TNK) returns this week. Over the course of five days, Lincoln Hall, Schubas, GMan Tavern, and Sleeping Village will feature performances from must-hear indie artists spanning various genres. This year’s lineup includes Aisha Burns, Alice Longyu Gao, Maneaters, Daybreaker, Sluice, […]

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Stage Buzz: Poison The Well, Ganser, Issues

Stage Buzz: Poison The Well, Ganser, Issues

| January 7, 2024 | 0 Comments

Metalcore stalwarts Poison The Well had no idea the impact their third album and sole major label release You Come Before You would have on the second wave of metalcore. Building off the melodic style of their first two records, the album saw them pushing their boundaries, experimenting with new sounds and style blurring the […]

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Stage Buzz: Local H, Umphrey’s McGee, Patti Smith

Stage Buzz: Local H, Umphrey’s McGee, Patti Smith

| December 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Patti Smith is one of the most influential figures of the New York City punk rock movement. Her fusion of punk rock and poetry earned her the title of Punk poet laureate. With groundbreaking albums like Horses, Gone Again, and Peace and Noise, she remains an inspiration to creatives today. Just days before her birthday, […]

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Stage Buzz: Holiday of Horrors at Reggies • Chicago

Stage Buzz: Holiday of Horrors at Reggies • Chicago

| December 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

  Holiday Of Horror Saturday, December 23, 2023 Reggies Chicago, IL Preview by Kelley Simms The Holiday Of Horror event has been a longtime Christmas tradition in Chicago. Initially hosted at the Fireside Bowl in 1998, it has since moved to the iconic Reggies Rock Club, which took over the event at least a decade […]

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Stage Buzz: Aqua, Doja Cat, Juice WRLD

Stage Buzz: Aqua, Doja Cat, Juice WRLD

| December 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

Heavy mock-rockers Steel Panther arrive at their home away from home locally at The Forge in Joliet on Tuesday, December 12. The band has taken its cues from hair-metal bands of the ’80s for nearly two decades with a comedic twist. Like other bands using comedy and serious songwriting chops and tight musicianship (like the […]

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Stage Buzz: Twisted Xmas, August Burns Red, Sumo Cysco, Steel Panther

Stage Buzz: Twisted Xmas, August Burns Red, Sumo Cysco, Steel Panther

| December 4, 2023 | 0 Comments

Q101’s annual holiday tradition, Twisted Xmas, returns this week with a lineup of shows at Aragon Ballroom you don’t want to miss. First, The Black Keys, with support from Local H and ALEXSUCKS, will perform on Tuesday, December 5, followed by a performance from Lovejoy with White Reaper and Brigitte Calls Me Baby on Wednesday, […]

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Stage Buzz: Pierce The Veil, Jingle Ball, Mariah Carey

Stage Buzz: Pierce The Veil, Jingle Ball, Mariah Carey

| November 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

  California rockers Pierce the Veil returned with their first new album in seven years, The Jaws of Life, back in February, earning yet another chart-topping record. Now, the band braves the Chicago cold to perform new songs along with fan favorites on their “The Jaws of Life Tour” with special guests L.S. Dunes, Dayseeker, […]

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