September, 2011

Swans 7/22/11 at Bottom Lounge

Thursday night the Swans once again returned to the Bottom Lounge in an effort to destroy the hearing of about 700 or so people with their insanely loud and intense performance. Until last year the band was mostly inactive and […]

Weedeater 9/17/11 at Reggies

Saturday night a touring package of four excellent heavy bands made a stop at Reggies in Chicago for a night of metal in the South Loop. This package tour featured the mighty Weedeater as the headliner and that alone was […]

Swans return to Chicago this Thursday!

If you are a music fan with any good taste and like independent music you must have at least heard of the Swans. This legendary and influential band has been around for three decades now and thankfully shows no signs […]

Down 9/16 at Austin’s Fuel Room

After a two-year wait since their last trip to the midwest, metal superstars Down returned to IL and instead of playing Chicago opted once again to play in Libertyville at Austin’s Fuel Room. Hundreds of fans packed the restaurant portion […]

Doro Pesch 9/11/11 at Reggies

Sunday night not only marked the tenth anniversary of one of the most tragic days in American history but it also marked the return of a metal legend to Reggies. That legend is the “queen of metal”, Doro Pesch. Doro […]