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The Milwaukee punk band’s stunning third album is a 90-minute rock opera featuring guest contributions from Laura Stevenson and members of The Hold Steady, Fake Problems and Less Than Jake. Read more

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Madison might not care much for Static Eyes’ concise garage-punk, but they’ve found a following for it here in Milwaukee. Read more

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A new year brings with it some exciting punk shows and a big headlining concert from Milwaukee electo-pop heroes GGOOOLLDD. Read more

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It was just last month that the ambitious Appleton punk band Tenement released Predatory Headlights , a four-sided, 28-track magnum opus that most of us are still digesting. Nobody can accuse them of slacking off: They've already posted a follow-u.. Read more

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Appleton’s Tenement just released one of the year’s most invigorating rock albums. But who’s paying attention? Read more

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Punk, as a genre descriptor, has seen better days. Becoming a catch-all term for anyone who can play fast chords and style themselves outside the mainstream, punk has been divided into subgenres and,Concert Reviews Read more

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It’s often hard to like amazingly talented bands. Talent can breed pretentiousness, and pretentiousness can breed assholes. That’s why bands like Appleton-based Tenement are so noteworthy: They put out great... Read more

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Ideologies collide and the morality of money is much debated in George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara, American Players Theatre’s final offering this season. Director David Frank, also APT’s artistic director, has trimmed some snarls from Read more