live show reviews
Opeth & Graveyard at The Riviera (Live Review + Photos)
Two titans bring their own brands of psychedelic and progressive rock to Chicago's Riviera.
Lamb of God, Forever Invincible, Totally Nail Their Most Intimate Performance in Years (Ra…
We caught Lamb of God's super-special Valentine's Day show at Chicago's House of Vans, a small skatepark warehouse dwarfed by the stadiums the band has been accustomed to. We also had the pleasure of speaking with frontman Randy Blythe before the set.
Mortiis, TOMB, and Magick Potion Bewitched Chicago (Live Review + Photos)
The dungeon synth overlord, a ritualized industrial black metal troupe, and power ambient duo cast spells on Reggie's Rock Club this past January 25th.
Heilung Absolutely Packed Chicago’s Riviera Theater Last Night (Live Review + Photos)
The band's tour seems to be going extremely well; last night's show in Chicago sold out, and the performance was top-notch, but over-cramped venue conditions led to some grumpy fans.
Sleep Christens the Dawn of Legal Weed in Illinois (Live Review + Photos, Chicago)
New Year's Eve in Chicago couldn't have been better (or hazier): legendary stoner doomers Sleep danked up Chicago's Thalia Hall on New Year's Eve, complete with a hotboxing astronaut at midnight.
Cattle Decapitation, Atheist, Vitriol, Gigan, and Immortal Bird @ Metro in Chicago (Live R…
We caught one of the year's strongest lineups in Chicago where each band delivered full-force badassery in their own respective styles -- photos and set reviews inside.
Electric Wizard and Midnight @ The Fillmore, Philadelphia (Live Review + Photos)
The stoner doom masters lay thick fog over Philly as Midnight joins them in giving praise to metal's undying spirit; photos and live review inside.
Bell Witch Dooms Chicago’s Thalia Hall; Then, Mono Blesses It (Live Review)
We caught the Mono tour on its stop in Chicago featuring none other than doom duo Bell Witch; photos and live report inside.
Live Review: Iron Kingdom + Built from Chaos @ The Tusk, Philadelphia (Photos)
The fiery traditional metal of Iron Kingdom set our hair alight; the groove and bombast of Built from Chaos had heated things up plenty beforehand.
King Diamond, Uncle Acid, and Idle Hands @ Kings Theatre (Photos)
King Diamond's tour preceding his new album "The Institute" is underway.