Stars at Metro 12/5/18

On Wednesday night Montreal-based indie pop band Stars returned to Metro for the first time in 5 years. I was at the previous Metro show as well, and this one felt a bit more exciting. They played some deep cuts that I appreciated 5 years ago, but the set on Wednesday was a great balance of old and new that kept the crowd dancing all … Continue reading Stars at Metro 12/5/18

Riot Fest Chicago-Who To See In 2013

With a name like Riot Fest, you’d think the only bands that would be playing sound like Cannibal Corpse or Megadeth. The festival actually does a really good job of mixing it up-maybe more so than a lot of the “bigger” festivals that come through Chicago on a yearly basis. There are some hard rock/metal bands, but there’s also room for hip-hop, post-punk, and straight … Continue reading Riot Fest Chicago-Who To See In 2013