Black metal can be a funny genre, in that the better you get at making it, the more likely you are to be put on blast for being inauthentic. Over the genre’s three-decade history, the standard for what is “trve” or “kvlt” has become very strict—if you’re not anonymously releasing completely blown-out, inaccessible cassettes with […]
This year’s Chicago installment of the Swedish-born Scorched Tundra fest features the likes of Oxbow, Fistula, Acid King, and Wolvhammer—plus a beer from Pipeworks and a burger from Kuma’s.
The first local installment of Scorched Tundra will host heaviness by the likes of Bongripper, Monolord, and False.
This fruity Belgian-style saison is one of 31 beautiful beers the Local Option will be pouring all night.
The Local Option’s 12.5 percent double IPA makes its third appearance, and it’s as burly, bitter, and complicated as ever.
Local Option tapped its Voku Hila maibock at Sunday’s Kvelertak show, and the combination was one of few things that could’ve improved either.
A German-style dark wheat beer brewed with Belgian yeast and aged in Heaven Hill barrels