Chicago’s Like Rats have been at it for more than a decade. Consisting of current and former members of earth-shaking metal and hardcore acts such as Weekend Nachos, Hate Force, and High Priest, the band started as a brutal, tough-guy hardcore act. But by their second full-length, 2016’s II, they’d begun to incorporate overtly heavy […]
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Local rockers High Priest and Cloud Cruiser offer different takes on stoner rock
Several bands call themselves High Priest, but we’re here to talk about the homegrown Chicago four-piece, who debuted in 2016 with the five-song EP Consecration. Last spring, they put out a new four-track EP, Sanctum (Magnetic Eye), which draws from the heavy trends of the past three decades—though it feels timeless in its no-nonsense approach […]
Hotboxing the house of God on the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Chicago artist John Regan, who’s also a guitarist for the band High Priest.