Hard Rock

Give Blame It On Cain credit for the title of their third long-player as it’s an apt harbinger for the hard rockers’ burly, fuzz-drenched guitar tone and walloping beats. Read more

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Rock band Pop Evil explores musical and lyrical style in their new self-titled album. Read more

National Act

Wisconsin hard-rock and metal outfit Crush Point demonstrate an interesting versatility musically and lyrically with their first release of original music. Read more

Album Reviews

With the release of Superbitch, Milwaukee’s Black Belt Theatre concoct a welcome tonic countering the emotional direness of current commercial radio hard music. Read more

Album Reviews

Big Down Under, the second album in nine years for Milwaukee hard-rockers Blame It On Cain, reveals just how much vocals can inform the perception of a band. Read more

Album Reviews

The two-CD collection titled Eidolon: The Allan Holdsworth Collection—a condensed version of the 12-disc box set titled The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever—contains 28 songs chosen by Holdsworth that reflect the guitarist’s pioneering and co... Read more

Album Reviews

If you like your heavy metal delivered with an old-school punch, you need to know about The Unity. Helloween, Deep Purple and Symphony X collide on The Unity’s self-titled debut, which throbs with a dozen songs all six members had a hand in... Read more

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Heart delivered a trio of Zeppelin covers during an epic encore Monday night at the Riverside Theater. Read more

Concert Reviews


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Chevelle is part of a vanishing breed in rock ’n’ roll: a hard rock band that is signed to a major label. Read more

Music Feature

For any politician running for re-election, it’s a dream come true. That’s the proposal for the construction of an $800 million money gusher to be constructed in Kenosha that could erupt into a Read more

Taking Liberties

Regional Mexican styles arguably make for the most folkloric music on commercial U.S. radio nowadays. That a trio of teenage DJs could have made a major impression Read more

Concert Reviews

Though born of the same Los Angeles punk boom that spawned Black Flag, The Circle Jerks and The Germs, Redd Kross has never been as easy to define as their more notorious peers. They seemed always slightly out of time Read more

Concert Reviews

After weeks of rumors, Velvet Revolver announced yesterday that it was parting with singer Scott Weiland. Slash’s group will carry on with another singer. I’ve resisted asking this question for years for fear of sounding naive, but what is .. Read more

On Music

French may be the language of love, but tonight, it’s also the language of choice f Gabrielle ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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After plenty of Oasis-styled sibling rivalry, Chevelle’sPete and Sam Loeffler split King Corn ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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