A post-apocalyptic-themed street festival called “Doomsday” is described as “beer, food, vendors, bands and anarchy.” Read more

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One of the year’s most divisive rappers heads to the Rave, while the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra does Harry Potter. Read more

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

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Trying to adequately describe Passage of Gaia, the new album by Milwaukee-based Arctic Sleep, is no easy task. The band, made up of core members Keith Dulemba (vocals, bass and cello) and Mike Gussis (guitar), note that their sound has bee... Read more

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“Heavy” is the word used most often to describe the sound of Milwaukee-based metal outfit Northless—with “brutal” coming in as a close second. On their breakthrough Read more

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Uprooted Theatre is looking for scripts for a new play reading series that it will be running at the Next Act Theatre next season. Stretch MARKS: a theatre fete will run for three weeks between October 13th and November 3rd.The name of the series.. Read more


It’s been a bummer of a year for creative hubs in Milwaukee. After a long state of limbo and debate about its future, the Sydney Hih building was demolished into a pile of rubble in August. The legendary building is now just a memory for ge... Read more

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They should have been bigger. After putting out two strong EPs, 2010's Failures and 2011's Shallows, Milwaukee-based post-metal band Maidens are breaking up. Thankfully, they will be... Read more

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Clandestine Abuse, the latest album by local metal heavyweights Northless, has picked up a tremendous amount of national attention since its release in March. Such hip media outlets as BrooklynVegan and Decibel magazine have run glowing rev... Read more

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What better way to spend the sleepy, winter-break Monday after Christmas than at an utterly insane, marathon bill packed with excellent punk, hardcore and metal bands? La Dispute, from Grand Rapids, Mich., and Indiana’s Native headline this... Read more

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