It’s been 19 years since local melodic hardcore outfit 88 Fingers Louie released a proper full-length, and on the brand-new Thank You for Being a Friend (Bird Attack), the reunited band haven’t skipped a beat. Throughout the 90s, 88 Fingers Louie made beyond-catchy, turbo-speed, uplifting punk that was without a doubt better than (but unfortunately […]
This week’s gig poster was created by artist and designer Ech.
A dozen Chicago artists make their Riot Fest debuts this year. How did we pick just five? Completely arbitrarily!
Best shows to see on Thu 12/19 through Sun 12/22
The fifth and most ambitious installment of the local punk blowout runs October 7-11, featuring Screeching Weasel, the Murder City Devils, Cock Sparrer, Dead Milkmen, NOFX, 7 Seconds, Alkaline Trio, 88 Fingers Louie, and others