| Mar 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Midway through my conversation with Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds and his wife, Aja Volkman, in Nellcote's private dining area last week, Volkman — whose band, Nico Vega, opened for Imagine Dragons earlier that night at the House of Blues...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 2:59 PM
What's in a name?
For the schools of the Catholic 7 — Georgetown, St. John's, Villanova, Seton Hall, Providence, Marquette and DePaul — it's everything.
With no maiden name to fall back on, the Catholic 7 members were forced to do the next...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Their given names are James, Christine, Brian and Todd--but many Chicagoans remember them best for their colorful DJ names--JVO, Electra, Sludge and Fook.
They were some of personalities manning the mics of Q101, the rock radio station that ruled the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Kate Hudson told US Weekly prior to her birthday that she just wanted "to hang with [her] family." Guess she was pretty surprised when her fiance threw her a star-studded bash in New York last weekend.
On April 20 in the West Village, Matthew Bellamy,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Johnny Marr sometimes bristles when people bring up the Smiths. It was, after all, nearly 30 years ago that Marr, then only 23, left that group, and the guitarist has spent the past decades busy with a fruitful series of new bands and projects. Still,...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Wed 07/24/13 One Direction- Pepsi Center- Denver
Wed 07/24/13 Luke Bryan- Frontier Days- Cheyenne, Wyo
Wed 07/24/13 Sawyer Brown- North Dakota State Fair- Minot, ND
Wed 07/24/13 Adam Ant- Ogden Theatre- Denver
Thr 07/25/13 Rascal Flatts-...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Tonight, Peninsula Fine Arts Center gives fresh, original rock music a chance shine as Broken Mouth Annie, an alternative, mostly acoustic band from Suffolk, performs as part of the Art After 5 series.
One of the things that makes Broken Mouth Annie...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Tom's intro reminds us that last week it was "Wagner who got jacked." They tell us that it's "Rock Week" and the reanimated corpses of KISS are on the ballroom floor to get us pumped up with "Rock and Roll All Nite" - "Nite" is their spelling not mine. ...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:08 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Most bands run out of gas after a few years. A few make it a decade with their artistry and integrity intact. But Converge is something else. Though it’s virtually unknown outside hardcore and art-metal circles, the...
| Aug 22, 2012
When the Tom Schraeder & His Ego frontman started planning a release party for “Chicago, I Love You,” the latest album from his namesake band, he forgot one important detail: to complete the record itself.
Instead, Schraeder left the album...