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07 Mar

Incarcerated Members of Pussy Riot Declare Hunger Strike

The members of the feminist punk rock collective Pussy Riot are still managing to cause a stir from behind bars. It’s now being reported that, following their questioning on Monday, two of the Pussy Riot collective currently in custody and mothers of small children, declared that they were going on hunger strike.

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02 Mar

Political groups announce patrols to keep Pussy Riot out of Moscow’s Christian Orthodox Churches

In the wake of Pussy Riot’s protest performance inside Christ the Savior Cathedral, city police have opened up case against the band on charges of hooliganism, which carries the penalty of up to seven years in prison.

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01 Mar

The Jukebox Romantics among the latest additions to the 2012 Vans Warped Tour

Yesterday, the folks at the Vans Warped Tour announced six more names for the 2012 Vans Warped Tour. Like last year, the plan is to announce more bands each week through April, until the whole lineup is revealed.

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01 Mar

Anvil 2/23/12 at Reggies

Thursday night, Anvil made a return visit to Reggies over in the South Loop. Last year they put on a really good show at the same venue and for their return visit they were joined by three other bands. Ironfinger got the show started. They had lengthy songs that had a southern heavy metal sound [...]




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29 Feb

Korn 2/24/12 at Congress Theater

Friday night Korn returned to the Congress Theater after a couple of years away from the city since their last appearance at the Rockstar Mayhem Festival. The band is on the road in support of their new album called, The Path of Totality, which is also the name of this current tour. The venue filled [...]




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29 Feb

Two punk legends to double team Reggies this Thursday!

This coming Thursday night, two members of legendary first-wave punk bands along with a member of a legendary new-wave/pop band will join forces at Reggies to play two sets of their punk hits. Glen Matlock was the original bass player for the Sex Pistols. He was the bass player that could actually play his bass [...]




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23 Feb

Thrice Announces Farewell Tour Dates

After 13 years together, Thrice has decided to call it quits. Well, officially it’s an indefinite hiatus, but these things have the tendency to last indefinitely, so it may be best to assume that’s that, and then you won’t be disappointed down the road. But, before it’s over, they’re going to do it up right with a farewell tour.

Their final tour licks of in San Diego on May 4, traveling throughout the country before finishing up back home for the band with two nights at Anaheim’s House of Blues and their very last show at LA’s Club Nokia.

Along the way, the band will be recording at select dates for a live album of the tour, expected to release sometime in late 2012.

Tour dates are listed below. Read more…

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21 Feb

Resistance Pro: Vicious Circle 2/17/12 at Excalibur

The third time out was a charm for Resistance Pro Wrestling (the new wrestling federation on the block co-founded by Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins) as they put on as show that was a huge bump in quality compared to their previous two outings that resulted in an incredibly fun and very solid wrestling show [...]




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19 Feb

Beneath Oblivion – From Man to Dust

Doom metal with more complex song structures and post-rock/post-metal influences that result in a very interesting and heavy album that gets better with each successive listen. Rating: ★★★★☆  Beneath Oblivion – From Man to Dust LP The Mylene Sheath For their first full-length album, Beneath Oblivion find themselves a home on a label that wouldn’t be [...]




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16 Feb

Free Punk MP3s from Pussy Riot, Plus an update on the Aceh Punks

They’ve been grabbing headlines for their unsanctioned performance in Moscow’s Red Square, which lead to their arrests.

They’re the feminist collective known as Pussy Riot, and they’re on their way to becoming a volatile force in political punk and quite possibly the second coming of Read Full Post

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