The Punk Vault

Nitzer Ebb 11/18/21 at Metro

Thursday night was an exciting night for industrial music fans as the legendary Nitzer Ebb made their return to Chicago after being off the road the last two years (thanks to the pandemic). After being cooped up for the better part of the last 18...

HalloWolfBat at House Of Vans featuring The Melvins, Coven, and Heavy Temple

Events at the House Of Vans are always a special event, but it is even more special when the event is the first one in two full years. Saturday night, House Of Vans finally reopened its doors for one night for the return of the HalloWolfBat event...

Cradle Of Filth 10/16/21 at Concord Music Hall

Saturday night, Cradle Of Filth made their long-awaited return to Chicago to headline a night of metal at the Concord Music Hall. They were originally touring with 3 Teeth and Once Human, but both bands had to drop off the tour shortly before the...

Cold Waves IX Day Two 9/25/21 at Metro

Saturday night was the second night of Cold Waves IX at Metro, and the most stacked lineup of the weekend. It featured some legends, some returning acts, and a pair of legends teaming up for a set of great music as well. The club was also packed and...

Cold Waves IX Day One 9/24/21 at Metro

The beginning of fall signals many things, but the best thing that it brings is the annual Cold Waves Festival at Metro. This industrial/darkwave festival started nine years ago as a tribute to the late Jamie Duffy, and it has grown to be a...

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Nitzer Ebb 11/18/21 at Metro

Thursday night was an exciting night for industrial music fans as the legendary Nitzer Ebb made their return to Chicago after being off the road the last two years (thanks to the pandemic). After being cooped up for the...

Cradle Of Filth 10/16/21 at Concord Music Hall

Saturday night, Cradle Of Filth made their long-awaited return to Chicago to headline a night of metal at the Concord Music Hall. They were originally touring with 3 Teeth and Once Human, but both bands had to drop off...

Cold Waves IX Day Two 9/25/21 at Metro

Saturday night was the second night of Cold Waves IX at Metro, and the most stacked lineup of the weekend. It featured some legends, some returning acts, and a pair of legends teaming up for a set of great music as well...

Cold Waves IX Day One 9/24/21 at Metro

The beginning of fall signals many things, but the best thing that it brings is the annual Cold Waves Festival at Metro. This industrial/darkwave festival started nine years ago as a tribute to the late Jamie Duffy, and...

Riot Fest 2021 Day Four 9/19/21 at Douglass Park

Sunday was the final day of Riot Fest 2021. The weather was perfect and there was an amazing assortment of bands playing that day to end the four day festival with a real bang. The action once again started early...