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Don’t Miss This Bowie Tribute By Beck And Nirvana

Nirvana’s cover of “The Man Who Sold The World” is not only a fantastic David Bowie cover but quite possibly one of the best covers of all time. Thanks to a video floating around on the internet, it looks like we have ourselves cover-ception. That’s a cover OF a cover OF a cover… This time…

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Hear The Latest Track From Simple Plan Before Their Album Drops

We must say…we’re addicted to this new Simple Plan song. The guys are all set to release their first album in 3 years this Friday (February 19) but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to wait till then to hear new music. The band announced the new track on their Facebook page which is title “Farewell”…

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“Basket Case” Sung By Movies Is Currently Our Favorite Video…

Basket Case by Green Day is a certified anthem of Alternative but it is ready for Hollywood? Well ready or not, Basket Case is the latest in a recent video editing fad of using clips from movies to “sing” the lyrics. This version claims that 109 films were used to make it but who’s counting?…

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We’re Flipping Out Over OK Go’s Zero Gravity Music Video

Does this sound familiar? OK Go has spared nothing to make one the more unique music videos around. We’ve seen treadmills and musical cars and incredible choreography before but now OK Go is “Go-ing” where very few have gone before. The band posted their latest video, filmed inside a zero-gravity plan in Russia, to their…

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Local 101 – Walsher Clemons – “Dance Like A Lunatic”

Local 101: Chicago Alternative Music Local 101 on Q101.com IS your home for Local Chicago Alternative Music! This Local 101 comes from the Chicago-based group Walsher Clemons. Check out their bio as found on their website WalsherClemons.com! Walsher Clemons is a dynamic blend of Rock, Funk, and Jazz, with the danceability of Pop music and…

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Rammstein To Headline 2016 Chicago Open Air Festival

DU HAST! German Metal Gods Rammstein will be making their only US appearance in 2016 at the Chicago Open Air festival in Bridgeview. The festival features over 40 bands, gourmet food and craft beer and will take over Toyota Park July 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 16th and start at…

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Watch This Crazy Go-Pro Drum Solo From DMB Drummer Carter Beauford

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit behind the drums while Dave Matthews Band drummer Carter Beauford plays a drum solo? Well now you can! Thanks to a video uploaded by GoPro. The video is shot on a Go-Pro camera which allows you to see the solo from Carter’s perspective. Needless…

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This Vocal Isolation Of Smells Like Teen Spirit Is Creepily Awesome

The internet has fallen in love with isolating vocals lately. First it was Courtney LoveĀ and now, her late husband Kurt Cobain. Someone went through the trouble to isolate Cobain’s vocals on the timeless Smells Like Teen Spirit record and the result is well…you be the judge. We think it sounds creepy…in the most awesome way…

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Pearl Jam At Wrigley Tickets On Sale This Friday

Here is your reminder. Get your Pearl Jam at Wrigley tickets this Friday, February 12th. Eddie Vedder is no stranger to the friendly confines. He was seen at nearly every Cubs playoff game last October but this summer, you’ll be able to catch Eddie and a few friends taking in a different kind of night…

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FlashbaQ – Tim McIlrath gets interviewed on Local 101

Today’s FlashbaQ comes from 2011 when Rise Against frontman and loyal Chicagoan Tim McIlrath sat down for an interview with Q101’s Chris Payne. Listen to McIlrath talk music, festivals, videos and more! In the mood for some more old school Q101? Check out our limited edition vintage Q101 T Shirt Collection!

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