January, 2010

Behemoth 1/26 at House of Blues

Tuesday night saw Polish death metal legends, Behemoth, come through town on their own headlining tour. A blizzard in North Dakota threatened to keep them from making it to our city, but the band persevered and found a way to […]

Arch Enemy North American tour starts today

Arch Enemy is gearing up for their first North American tour in over a year, with a headlining run on the “Tyrants of Evil” tour, kicking off Wednesday, January 20. Exodus, Arsis, and Mutiny Within will play in support. “We’ve […]

R.I.P. Jay Reatard

Unlike the rumored death of Chuck Biscuits which thankfully turned out to be a hoax, sadly this one appears real. Jay Reatard passed away at the age of 29 last night. He appeared to have died in his sleep and […]

Anvil 1/10 at House of Blues

The new decade in the windy city started off with the return of a band that is into their third decade together as a band, three decades where they really didn’t get a whole lot of recognition in the big […]

Slayer cancels all tour plans through April

Unfortunately for metal fans everywhere, Slayer has had to cancel their planned tours this winter. Lead singer/bass player Tom Araya has to undergo back surgery. As someone who just went through this myself right before Xmas, I can certainly sympathize, […]