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Dave Lombardo discusses his transition to hardcore and why Mike Patton puts cookie-monster vocalists to shame. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:42 PM Music Feature

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

Aug 29, 2017 2:58 PM Album Reviews

It was another chaotic day of piercings, anger, activism and ignored "No Crowd Surfing" signs at the Warped Tour's annual Milwaukee stop. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:41 AM Concert Reviews

“I don’t like young people," Melvins leader King Buzzo says, as he discusses the band’s ambitious new double album. more

Jul 11, 2017 1:45 PM Music Feature

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One of the reasons Brewers fans have taken so quickly to Eric Thames—aside, of course, from his historical April, his ridiculous production, his movie-caliber redemption story, incredible beard, genial personality and all that—is that he genuinely.. more

May 12, 2017 8:30 PM On Music 1 Comments

Patience was key to last night’s concert from black metal innovators Deafheaven, which only featured eight songs. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:04 AM Concert Reviews

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Four varied Milwaukee bands proved that metal heads have a sense of humor about the music they love. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:54 AM Concert Reviews

The Milwaukee band Sacred put a contemporary spin on aggressive ’90s rock. more

Dec 6, 2016 2:52 PM Local Music

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James indulges his psychedelic side, while a bunch of local blues players get the old gang back together. more

Nov 22, 2016 4:05 PM This Week in Milwaukee

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The experimental jazz trio Noh Band pushed their sound to metal-esque extremes for a sold-out show at the Sugar Maple. more

Oct 31, 2016 1:02 PM Concert Reviews

The Chicago stoner-thrash outfit Oozing Wound plays the Riverwest Public House on Thursday, Oct. 13 with Platinum Boys, Christmas Bride and Powerwagon. more

Oct 11, 2016 3:39 PM Music Feature

A planned reunion of Megadeth’s classic lineup didn’t work out quite the way that Dave Muscatine hoped. more

Oct 4, 2016 3:30 PM Music Feature

The Milwaukee punk label Triple Eye Industries celebrates its two-year anniversary with two nights of shows at the Cactus Club. more

Aug 23, 2016 3:15 PM Local Music

A modest but reverential crowd turned out to see the cult Texas metal trio King’s X deliver their complicated take on the genre. more

Jun 28, 2016 10:00 AM Concert Reviews

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The Body

The Body, The Old Northwest, Owlscry, metal, Quarter's more

Jun 6, 2016 2:04 PM Concert Reviews

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Cult metal heroes Voivod got an assist from Die Kreuzen vocalist Dan Kubinski at a packed Metal Grill concert. more

Feb 26, 2016 10:00 AM Concert Reviews

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All ages venues come and go. It's what they do. Most fizzle out almost immediately, as the organizers run afoul of city codes or realize the difficulty of keeping a DIY operation in the black, and even the successful ones tend to have short shelf .. more

Feb 19, 2016 3:00 PM On Music

The Milwaukee quartet Volcanos drew from their long histories in the D.I.Y. scene for their heavy self-titled debut LP. more

Jan 26, 2016 4:56 PM Music Feature

Mercy Isle will celebrate their debut EP Friday, Oct. 30 at The Metal Grill in Cudahy. more

Oct 27, 2015 9:16 PM Local Music

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If Ministry's ribcage-rattling show at the Rave Saturday was meant as a farewell, it was a fittingly unsentimental one. more

Jun 1, 2015 10:00 AM Concert Reviews

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