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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

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Beyond the fleeting amusement of watching Captain Jack Sparrow desecrate some of your favorite songs, Hollywood Vampires don't have much to offer. Read more

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Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland has died at age 48, multiple publications are reporting. Weiland's official Facebook page confirmed the news with a post this morning that read, "Scott Weiland, best known as th.. Read more

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Poetand author Sabley Sabin’s first play debuts tonight at Theatre Unchained.It’s called, Everyone's stories are true.Milwaukeeneeds more original work and it’s really nice to see something new get staged.I don’t remember seeing a press releas.. Read more


Milwaukee’s first and only fine-dining Turkish restaurant, Tulip (360 E. Erie St.), continues to shine after more than three years in business. The inviting interior features a fireplace, some sofas and spacious tables. Tasteful Turkish han... Read more

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It's been three years since Billy Corgan and his not-actually-reunited Smashing Pumpkins released Zeitgeist, a viciously heavy reunion record, all medicine and no sugar. If that record soured the public on the idea of a Smashing Pumpkins reunion f.. Read more

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The Skylight Opera Theatre closes out its season in part with a production of Jonathan Larson'’s early '‘90'’s musical RENT. Having seen larger and smaller productions of the show, the Skylight’s staging ends up exactly as expected: more intimate.. Read more


Following singer Scott Weiland’s abrupt and characteristically acrimonious split from Velvet Revolver, Stone Temple Pilots’ massive 2008 reunion tour suggested the troubled singer hadn’t yet conquered all his demons. Afterward, Weiland s Read more

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My wife keeps suggesting that we go to Ten Chimneys some time. The grand estate of golden age Broadway talents Alfred Lunt and Fontanne would certainly be interesting, but the $30 it would cost to tour the place always seems more than a bit proh.. Read more


The French Connection (1971) is the most essential police-driven action thriller of the last 40 years. The new Blu-ray disc release is a reminder of how many crime movies have imitated director William Friedkin’s classic. And lately, most are imi.. Read more

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Released late last year, Defiance was the fictionalized movie version of the Bielskis, three Jewish brothers who organized resistance against the Nazis after the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941. The History Channel documentary “The Bi.. Read more

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St. Louis’ Ludo have worked their way up from Warped Tour B-listers to modern-rock radio B-listers, thanks to an expensive major-label debut crafted with Maroon 5 producer Matt Wallace. Wallace polish,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Scott Weiland, the front man for the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver will perform live at The Pabst on Friday, January 20 at 8p,Promotions Read more


After spending much of last year on the road with Velvet Revolver and then his reunited St “Happy” in Galoshes ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Scott Weiland toured a lot in the last year-too much, by his own account. The singer start "Happy" In Galoshes ,Music Feature Read more

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Howout of it was Scott Weiland during his July 4 concert with the reunited StoneTemple Pilots? It’s tough to measure. On one hand, it’s doubtful the singercould have passed a ,Concert Reviews Read more

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With the band still clocking major play on both hard-rock and modern-rock radio, the timing was perfect for a Stone Temple Pilots reunion—except for one small thing: Singer Scott Weiland still hasn’t concurred the personal problems that induced t... Read more

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Three years after their gut-punching debut record, So Much Drama, Milwaukee's Red Knife Lottery returned this spring with the Hip Bruisers, a seven-inch that further hones the group's violent, thrashing punk with soulful, down-tempo respites and fur Read more

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