Without Waves

Hatemonger Fights a "Perpetual War" (Early Video Stream)

Chicago scene stalwarts set a new bar for the city’s deathgrind scene. Watch a video for their new single “Perpetual War.”

Empathogen's Experimental Rock Makes the Most of "Separation Anxiety" (Interview)

With the pandemic making normal songwriting difficult, to say the least, a collection of Chicago musicians created a new project based off the “exquisite corpse” method, taking turns adding their own spin to an ever-changing creation (plus, drums from Failure’s Kellii Scott). Check out the first single and read an interview with project initiator Erik Oldman (Sons of Ra).

Now Deaf: Highlights and Photos of Every Band That Played Chicago's Forever Deaf Fest

We were there Friday and Saturday nights for the absolute best showcase of Chicago metal talent yet, featuring 11 bands including Without Waves, REZN, Varaha, and more.

Forever Deaf Fest Will Showcase Chicago Heavy Metal Talent This Weekend

We prep all the details for this weekend’s inaugural Forever Deaf Fest, a celebration of Chicago heavy metal.

We're Bringing the Oranges to Forever Deaf Fest, a Showcase of Top Chicago Metal Talent

Invisible Oranges is excited to announce a partnership with Forever Deaf Fest in Chicago on December 7th and 8th — the best of Chicago’s heavy metal talent will be on display.