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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. more

Nov 14, 2017 4:32 PM Music Feature

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

Mar 14, 2017 2:59 PM Local Music


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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. more

Jan 5, 2016 9:59 PM This Week in Milwaukee

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.. more

Aug 21, 2015 7:00 PM On Music


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

Jul 14, 2015 9:47 PM Local Music

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 more

Jun 23, 2014 9:46 AM Concert Reviews 1 Comments

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... more

Sep 11, 2012 8:00 AM Local Music

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 more

Aug 25, 2010 12:00 AM Theater