Sons Of An Illustrious Father at Tonic Room 3/11/2017

As a rule I don’t write reviews of shows that I had a hand in putting together. I did take some pictures that I wanted to share, though. I did think the show was amazing for a lot of reasons, first and foremost all the great people that came out to support the show. This was my third time seeing the band in Chicago and … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father at Tonic Room 3/11/2017

Sons Of An Illustrious Father-Revol

It’s been a little over four years since the last full-length record from Sons Of An Illustrious Father. One Body was my favorite record of 2011, and one that I return to often even today. Since then the group have put out a handful of songs to tide us over. “Loveletting,” off the Sons EP that came out a little over a year ago is … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father-Revol

Sons Of An Illustrious Father-No Mercy/Loveletting

Sons Of An Illustrious Father is the perfect example of a band you either get or you don’t. Their music is so rooted in emotion and guts and profound truths that if you don’t connect with it immediately, you probably won’t even after a million attempts (though I suggest trying at least that many times). The vocals are often gut-wrenching and the words they sing … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father-No Mercy/Loveletting

Sons Of An Illustrious Father Playing Chicago’s Subterranean on 6/23 (21+ $7)

Music is a funny thing. It fills our lives on a daily basis and provides noise to break the monotony of paper rustling in the office, or the neighbors kid banging on the floor that is also your ceiling. At its worst, music is a constant friend always willing to lend a hand. At its best it has the power to bring you ecstasy or … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father Playing Chicago’s Subterranean on 6/23 (21+ $7)

Sons Of An Illustrious Father-One Body

If you’re a regular here you know that in the past couple months I’ve featured Sons Of An Illustrious Father twice before. The first time for their EP, We Are Dead And Reborn and the second for their video of the song “Glass Nor Stone.” That song appears on their new full-length, One Body, and I was lucky enough to get an advance copy. There … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father-One Body