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David Draiman – Device

Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 | 0 comments

David Draiman – Device

David Draiman is gearing up to release the self-titled debut album from his new band Device. In Loudwire’s interview with Draiman, he talks about his approach to making the Device album, given his long history with Disturbed, as well as the wealth of incredible guest appearances he was able to secure for the disc. An excerpt from the interview: When you first announced the project Device,...

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Vans Warped Tour 2013

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Vans Warped Tour 2013

The lineup and tour dates for the 2013 edition of the ever-popular Vans Warped Tour have been announced!  The 40-date trek kicks off on June 15 in Seattle and runs through Aug. 4 in Houston. The Chicago date is July 20 at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. The lineup will feature the likes of Motion City Soundtrack, Bring Me the Horizon, Reel Big Fish, Crown the Empire, the Story So Far and...

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Flashback to 1988 – The Pixies

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 | 0 comments

Flashback to 1988 – The Pixies

At the time of its release, ‘Surfer Rosa’ was no big deal. The Pixies’ debut album came less than six months after their first EP, ‘Come On Pilgrim,’ which included a handful of songs remixed from their scrappy demo tape. But ‘Come On Pilgrim’ didn’t stir much interest outside of a small college-rock cult audience. So when ‘Surfer Rosa’ hit shelves on March 21, 1988, it wasn’t like tons of fans...

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Thank You Urlacher, Chicago Bear Fans Will Miss You

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 | 0 comments

Dan Patrick hit it on the head on AM 1530 WCKG when he said the next team should make good old #54 a player coach. The Bears should have, COULD have, offer Urlacher a role in the organization beyond being a punching bag on the field. They did not. Too bad. #54 should be a lifetime Bear. Learn from...

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Get The Job You Want By COLD E-MAIL

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Get The Job You Want By COLD E-MAIL

If you’ve read an article about job searching — ever — chances are you know that 70% to 80% of positions never get advertised. This reality is mega-frustrating when you’re hunting for a new gig. You can hit up desirable employers directly, but the “cold” email method is rife with uncertainty. Is reaching out to someone you’ve never met even worth the effort? Well,...

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Remembering Mike Starr–Alice In Chains

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Remembering Mike Starr–Alice In Chains

Leading up to the second anniversary of late Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr‘s death, friends and family in the Seattle area are banding together to stage a memorial show to celebrate his life and legacy. Starr’s sister Melinda, along with several fans and friends, spearheaded the effort to put together a show where everyone can celebrate the bassist’s work through never-before-seen pictures,...

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