July, 2011

Anvil 7/26/11 at Reggies

Tuesday night, veteran heavy metal underdogs Anvil made their return to the Windy City to headline a show at Reggies. After enjoying some long-overdue recognition with the release of their documentary a year or so ago, the trio from Canada […]

Lavinia – There is Light Between Us

A debut EP so strong that it only loses points for not being a full-length! Eerily soothing yet desolate and complex songs that are nothing short of fascinating.  Lavinia – There is Light Between Us LP The Mylene Sheath Lavinia […]

Voivod – Warriors of Ice

A very strong live album that also serves as a best-of Voivod with its track list that will please long-time fans as well as providing a good introduction for the unfamiliar. Voivod – Warriors of Ice Sonic Unyon Metal In […]

Deals Gone Bad – Far From Home

A two song single that really shows off the strong musicianship of this mostly reggae/ska influenced band. Deals Gone Bad – Far From Home/These Arms of Mine 7″ Deals Gone Bad is a band from Chicago that has been around […]

OFF! 7/17 at Reggies

Pitchfork weekend in Chicago means there’s a lot going on in the world of the Chicago music scene but all the action isn’t limited to that hipster-friendly festival. Over at Reggies last night they were doing a sort of Pitchfork […]