Update, January 10: The Save the Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival has been postponed. The new dates are Friday, April 29, through Sunday, May 1. In April 2020, just weeks after COVID-19 shut down the live-music industry, four Chicago venue operators—Louie Mendicino of Cobra Lounge, Herb Rosen of Liar’s Club, Robby Glick of Reggies, and Dave Hornyak […]
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Hardcore throwdown the Rumble returns after five years, picking up the change where it left off
The Rumble comes to Cobra Lounge on April 27 and 28, with sets by Incendiary, Wisdom in Chains, Strife, Racetraitor, Nine Eyes, Spine, and many more.
Shane Merrill of Empire Productions on 2016’s best throwback metal
Current musical obsessions of Shane Merrill of Empire Productions, John Ugolini of Kickstand Productions, and the Reader’s Kevin Warwick
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Best Metal Bookings
This club’s sound can be frustrating, but the quality of its metal bookings is such that it’s still worth going to all the time.