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What Year Is It? James Iha Performs With The Smashing Pumpkins In LA

At a recent Show in LA, The Smashing Pumpkins took the stage with James Iha for the first time since he formally left the band 16 years ago. Iha joined Billy Corgan and crew to perform tracks off of 1993’s Siamese Dream┬ámarking the first time the original guitarist has played with the band since 2000….


Finish This Sentence: The Lollapalooza Lineup Is So…

Awesome? Awful? Epic? Underwhelming? Those are all acceptable answers after today’s big lineup announcement from Lollapalooza. The lineup sure is heavy at the top with heavy hitters like Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and LCD Soundsystem representing the headliners. The rest? Well that’s up for you to decide. Who’s your must-see performance of the weekend?

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Sublime With Rome Announces Summer Tour, Stop In Chicago

Prepare your 40 ouncers, Sublime with Rome is embarking on a 29-date tour this Summer. The band kicks off on June 25th in Vegas and continues all the way though August and also features 311 and Dirty Heads as special guests along the way. SwR will be stopping in Chicago for a night on July…


Foo Fighters Break Up, Blink-182 Beef And More on Anything Alternative

Here at Q101, we do everything we can to fit as much “Alternative” into your life as we can. Which is why we’re brining you a new segment on called “Anything Alternative with D&B” The boys are ready to rundown some of the hottest Alternative topics and then some every week for your viewing…

Q101, US Army Invade The Chicago Auto Show

Q101, US Army Invade The Chicago Auto Show

Q101, US Army Invade The Chicago Auto Show Q101 Fans partners with the United States Army to take on a very special mission; Invade the Chicago Auto Show. Nothing better than the world’s greatest fans and the world’s greatest army working together. Share this if you think Q101 has the best fans in the world!

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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?…


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…


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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