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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: 10 Cover Songs We Hope To Hear at Riot Fest Chicago

Nothing gets a festival crowd going like a good cover tune, so it’s no surprise that many of my favorite memories from Riot Fest 2013 involved covers. The festival opened on Friday afternoon with Hatebreed paying tribute to fallen Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman with their cover of “Ghosts of War,” during which Jamey Jasta made […]

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The Orwells And Skaters Announce Fall Tour Dates

Chicago quintet The Orwells are just out of high school, but you’d never know it from their crunchy, guitar-driven rock numbers like “Let It Burn,” which you can hear after the break. The young band has already garnered a strong following, and they have a slew of North American tour dates planned for the fall. […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/20-4/26

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! If your wallet is still reeling from Record Store Day, then this was probably a frustrating week, with pre-orders launching for a number of highly anticipated releases, such as Say Anything‘s latest, the Garden State soundtrack, and Knuckle Puck‘s The Weight That You Buried. For emo fans, Tiny Engines announced […]

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The Weezer Cruise Reveals Support In 2014

Weezer have released the direct support for their upcoming 2014 cruise from Jacksonville to the Bahamas. The Weezer Cruise takes place between February 13 through the 17 and will feature Cat Power, Toro y Moi, The Cribs, and so many more. Please read a special message from the band below and grab your tickets through […]