Current musical obsessions of Bongripper guitarist Nick Dellacroce, Varaha front man Fabio Brienza, and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
There’s a pile of sacrificial severed heads on the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Swedish artist and musician Axel Widén.
Alexi Front’s Scorched Tundra metal festival covers even more ground in its second Chicago year
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.
Concepts in Noise brings basement music to an art gallery
Plus: Latest Flame Records flickers out, former Chicagoan Hether Fortune hits town fronting Wax Idols, and more.
Cuntz from Australia play two shows in Chicago this weekend
Melbourne’s Cuntz, who channel late Black Flag’s gnarly vibes, are in town this weekend.