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  • MOOSE BLOOD // CHICAGO, IL

    A Will Away, Boston Manor, Trophy Eyes and Moose Blood… A ‘stacked’ line up, according to the group of fans hanging out at the front of the barricade of the Bottom Lounge. I’ve said…

    April 1, 2017
  • BEING AS AN OCEAN // CHICAGO, IL

    There’s always so much hype in Chicago when Being as an Ocean comes to town, and this time was no exception. As one of the most well-known groups in the melodic hardcore scene today,…

    March 24, 2017
  • CASH CASH // CHICAGO, IL

    St. Patrick’s Day may have passed, but it came early for Chicago this year, as we were lucky enough to have Cash Cash roll through for a small fest called Lectric Leprechaun. Because it…

    March 22, 2017
  • POLYPHIA // CHICAGO, IL

    Polyphia kicked off 2017 with their first ever headlining tour, accompanied by Covet and Jason Richardson. Prior to the show, I had been familiar with Polyphia’s music, but this was my first time actually getting…

    March 15, 2017
  • DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL // CHICAGO, IL

    The lights went down, the house music stopped, and the sold out crowd filling the House of Blues started cheering and screaming in excitement. That could only mean one thing: Dashboard Confessional was ready to…

    March 14, 2017
  • WATERPARKS // NYC

    I last saw the guys in Waterparks in April of 2016, and, since then, they’ve had quite the eventful year. On top of completing a full run on 2016’s Warped Tour and releasing Double…

    March 11, 2017
  • CAN’T SWIM // ST. PETERSBURG, FL

    After releasing their first EP early last year via Pure Noise Records, Cant Swim is ready to take over 2017 with a new full-length, an upcoming US tour with Four Year Strong, and a…

    March 3, 2017
  • CIRCA SURVIVE, MEWITHOUTYOU, TURNOVER // ST. PETERSBURG, FL

    On May 29th 2007, following the success of Juturna, Equal Vision Records released one of the most influential experimental/post-hardcore albums was released – Circa Survive’s On Letting Go. On top of becoming a household…

    January 31, 2017
  • THE PRETTY RECKLESS // CHICAGO, IL

    This past Friday, The Pretty Reckless headlined a show at House of Blues in Chicago as part of their current US tour. After listening to their newest album, Who You Selling For, and really…

    November 15, 2016