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Tuesday, 16 August 2011 17:21

The Stone Temple Pilots; Getting Hot and Healthy

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I really enjoyed the Stone temple Pilots concert tonight at The Venue in Hammond, Indiana. I hadn’t seen singer/frontman Scott Weiland in a few years and I was worried that he might be looking disturbingly thin or strung out, but at this weekend’s show, Scott looked very healthy and fit.…
Saturday, 13 August 2011 16:44

Incubus at Charter One Pavilion

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It's been two years since the California band, Incubus, charmed Chicagoan's with a stellar performance on the scenic Charter One stage. For anybody who attended in 2009, the set was amazing - complete with a great light set, killer vocals, instrumental perfection, and an ensued misty rain that only enhanced…
Thursday, 11 August 2011 17:43

Mayhem Festival appeals to loyal fans

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Each security team member received a briefing prior to the event, which ended up being completely accurate. It read: People expected: 14,000, mostly male and a very active crowd. As I approached the Mayhem Metal Festival I immediately began hearing people say, “Fuck yes!” and “Fuck that!” The swearing was…
You very well may have first heard ZZ Top rock, while carrying your boom-box on your shoulder, and walking down your block. It was the lovely ‘80s when I was no longer a virgin to ZZ Top's tunes, and it was also when Aqua Net hairspray was rampantly used to…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 17:56

Woodsbash 2011; It was a rockin’ good time

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Big Randy knows how to throw a party! Some of the best parties of the summer in recent years have been in Schiller Woods in the form of Woodsbash. For the tenth anniversary celebration it was a fantastic time. Woodsbash 2011 was a blast! Sweet G has been a tremendous…
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 20:17

Patti Labelle; Live at Hammond’s Horseshoe Casino

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The Venue inside of Hammond, Indiana’s Horseshoe Casino always has some of the best acts that come through the area. The setting for a show is a top notch facility with not a bad seat in the house. The theater will start to fill up and the entertainer du jour…
Monday, 18 July 2011 22:15

311's got the BOOOOM ya'll

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311 has and probably will always be one of my most favorite bands ever to exist!  Having that said, they ROCKED Charter One Pavilion yet AGAIN past week on Thursday July 14th.  I've seen 311 play live many many times, and this was by far the best show I've ever…
"Hark,who goes yonder? Well speak up man, what is it?" "News from the East sire, Mike Kincaide has returned to!!!!" I absolutely un-apologetically love hip hop. Always have. Its in my blood. Coming from the rough neighborhood of Englewood on the southside of Chicago, r&b soul music is the…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 21:35

Echoes of Pompeii Rocks The Arcada Theatre

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How long will it be to tear down the wall? Many of you Pink Floyd fans out there would know exactly what I’m talking about. Being a Pink Floyd fan for years, I decided to check out another one of those Pink Floyd tribute acts called Echoes of Pompeii, a…
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