In this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer reviews Spelling Bee's split CD with the Houston band Stove Blow. He had this to say about our locals:
Guitarist Mabel Suen (last heard as the sax player for the Ultraviolents) and drummer Joseph Hess (Sleep State) make quick, shouted song-bursts as Spellin ... More >>
In this week's paper, the members of Pale Divine were kind enough to indulge questions about their favorite cover songs -- you see, their second-annual reunion show tonight at the Pageant will feature them doing two sets and tons of old covers. But the band's been quite busy in the last year since w ... More >>
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REVIEW BY MATTHEW JACKSON
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Fall Out Boy's concert Wednesday night at the Pageant afforded many opportunities, but primary among them was the chance to answer, in one continuous sitting, that ... More >>
Tip to reader Scott for the head's up: Garage-punks The Argonauts -- which originally formed in Columbia in the '90s -- are playing its first show in twelve years at the Ten Mile House on Saturday, February 7. The group features Jason Kohner (ex-The Downcasts), Tim Hopmeier (ex-Long John T ... More >>
At the end of a rambling bit of stage banter about Fall Out Boy being known as "emo boys made good" or being a "douchebag pop band," swoop-haired bassist Pete Wentz (who noted that he is/was often on the receiving end of the douchebag tag) said, "We're okay being your guilty pleasure."
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Fall Out Boy is returning to its roots somewhat tonight, by
doing a show at the Creepy Crawl. (The quartet certainly played at the old Creepy
location on Tucker when it was just another Chicago
band trying to get ahead.) Tickets are $20 and are only available at the door.
The venue's website says th ... More >>