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Foo Fighters Unveil Latest Song Off Sonic Highways

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 | 0 comments

Foo Fighters Unveil Latest Song Off Sonic Highways

Foo Fighters have released the second track off their upcoming studio album ‘Sonic Highways’. This time Dave and the gang draw inspiration from Washington D.C. Here in Chicago, it was a blessing and a curse that the Foo Fighters decided to release their Chicago-inspired track “Something From Nothing” as their first single. On one hand, we had to wait the least to hear new...

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Best Witches – Wishes – Album Review

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 | 0 comments

Layered with rock riffs, punk beats, and psychedelic undertones, Chicago band, Best Witches showcase their strong new album Wishes. Melodic even at its heaviest crescendos, Best Witches were clearly mindful of creating an album devoid of monotony. The album opener “Orange Things” displays their solid rhythm section for the four piece band. With fairly straightforward lyrics (“Orange Things” is...

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Valo – Double Doors – Chicago, IL – 8-14-2014

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 | 0 comments

Valo – Double Doors – Chicago, IL – 8-14-2014

Well…what a night. After almost getting hit by police squads who were making a blind turn, like a scene out of the Blues Brothers, (and who still managed to bluntly curse at me), a copious amount of adrenaline pumped in my bloodstream as I made  my way to the Double Door. Strolling across the always bustling Wicker Park neighborhood, the rumble of the Damen Blue Line train on the “L” tracks...

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Review: Back In Black For The Darkness?

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Review:  Back In Black For The Darkness?

Hot Cakes starts off with a dick joke, and not a very funny one at that. After detailing his past decade’s hardships with cocaine and fame, newly returned frontman of The DarknessJustin Hawkins wails about how every man he met during his formative years wanted to suck his cock. These opening lines to “Every Inch of You” are indicative of the content on the rest of the album (their first since...

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