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When he’s not backing big-time rockers, Chicago guitarist Steve Gerlach surfs the stratosphere with Outronaut

Outronaut bandleader and guitarist Steve Gerlach probably reaches more ears as a sideman than he does with his own outfit. For nearly a decade he’s played in Sons of the Silent Age, Matt Walker and Chris Connelly’s nine-member David Bowie tribute group; that gig got Gerlach work on Connelly’s solo material. In a 2021 interview […]

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David Bowie tribute project Sons of the Silent Age play two of the artist’s most iconic albums

This dedicated, lushly meticulous David Bowie tribute band debuted at Metro in 2013 as a benefit for a cancer charity. They’ve carried that tradition forward (albeit with different charities) into each subsequent performance at the venue, as well as expanding their scope into other fund-raising events and special shows—including a few full-album sets and a […]