Hello again, all! So, what you may not know is that each week I try to decide which picture of which band should go at the top of this weekly blog post. This week I settled on Guns N' Roses, since their fans span several generations; even though the tickets to their show this week are so totally out ... More >>
BY REED FISCHER See also: What your Lollapalooza outfit says about you Are you ready for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GIFs?! This past weekend's running of Lollapalooza in Chicago was intense. The heat, the monsoon-like storm on S ... More >>
At the Drive-In, Zechs Marquise Trees Tuesday, April 10 The last time At the Drive-In graced the stage at Trees, they looked like a band falling apart. Vocalist Cedric Bixler and guitarist Omar Rodriguez stayed on stage right, bouncing off each other while guitarist/vocalist Jim Ward, bassist Paul ... More >>
Thursday, April 28, at South Side Music Hall
Omar Rodriguez-LopezIn this week's print edition of the Observer, Craig Hlavaty talks up Omar Rodriguez-Lopez in advance of the Mars Volta and former At The Drive-In guitarist's show at South Side Music Hall tonight. Writes Hlavaty of Rodriguez-Lopez's solo material:Since 2004, Rodriguez-Lopez ha ... More >>
Quite a diverse collection of musical acts we have in our area tonight. Hell, there's even a Swedish hip-hop group. No joke.
Friday, December 31, at Plaza of the Americas
Gloria LevarioCedric Bixler-Zavala screams for ice cream.You've read the review. Now check out photographer Gloria Levario's slideshow set from Wednesday night's performance right here...
In this week's paper, I talked briefly about tonight's Mars Volta show at the Palladium Ballroom...It's been eight years since the break-up of At the Drive-In, the influential post-hardcore El Paso outfit that, post-dissolution, saw its members split off into the separate factions of Sparta and The ... More >>
Wednesday, September 16, at the Palladium Ballroom
The Mars Volta at the Palladium Ballroom Tuesday, April 8.The Mars Volta April 8, 2008 Palladium Ballroom Better Than: Listening to your old At The Drive In discs. I was damn excited when this show was announced in February. Damn excited. I hadn't had the pleasure of seeing The Mars Volta since th ... More >>
De-Loused in the Comatorium (Strummer/Universal) | Between the Never and the Now (Epic)
Sparta leaves At the Drive-In, expectations and a so-called hiatus behind
Living in Los Angeles, At the Drive-In does Texas proud
Fawning Pumpkins; Audio LUXURY; Door dates; And a ton of Rubber Gloves
The world might not be coming to an end, but maybe it should be