Bass Drum Of Death – Rip This

written by: Ben Bassett on October 6, 2014

Bass Drum of Death has built a following by unabashedly gut-punching listeners with high-energy rock that refuses to conform. The band’s new album Rip This uses the same formula to conjure up memories of raw, early Nirvana or Mudhoney; music that overpowers crowds and creates furious swells of energy; but it also represents an unfamiliar shift […]

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Lollapalooza 2012 – Day 1 Coverage

written by: Taylor Brennan on August 4, 2012

Chicago’s crown jewel returned for three days of fun, in an ever expanding setting in and around Grant Park. Since there is more territory to cover, I enlisted the help of fellow music enthusiast and Pop ‘stache contributor Anna Holmquist to get the most complete coverage possible. Luckily, we have different tastes and favorites, so […]

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Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup Announced

written by: Charles Poladian on April 11, 2012

After making stops in Brazil and Chile, Lollapalooza is coming back home to Chicago and bringing a slew of bands along for the ride. Chicago’s Lollapalooza will be headlined by The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath and a whole host more. Lollapalooza will take place in Chicago’s Grant Park on August […]

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Summer Festival Lineup Roundup

written by: Rian Lussier on March 22, 2012

Music festivals from Canada, the midwest and to the Eastern shores are releasing their lineups and getting everyone excited for summer 2012. The Spring Awakening Music Festival will be kicking off on June 16th and 17th in Chicago’s own Soldier Field. The lineup includes Afrojack, Skrillex, Moby, A-Trak, Benny Benassi, Carl Cox and many more. […]

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The Black Keys publicity photo.

Eight Songs to Start a Fight To

written by: Gregory E. Frohbieter on September 27, 2011

In the future there may come a time where you will have to shed your usual beliefs of being a lover and not a fighter.

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Pop 'stache - Stubble Vol. II (2) album cover

Stubble vol. II

written by: Pop's 'stache on February 8, 2011

Three months. Wow. It seems like just yesterday that we put out our first mixtape unleashing the Stubble series on the interweb. Instead of giving you chocolates or flowers on our anniversary, we’re going to give you a mixtape. Can you dig it? Here’s round two of the Stubble series: Mogwai – San Pedro Nobunny […]

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