The Punk Vault

Adam Ant 9/7/19 at The Vic

If you grew up in the 1980s and had good taste in music, then The Vic in Chicago was the place to be on Saturday night as it hosted a special night of music from the legendary Adam Ant. Adam and his band weren’t just playing any old show, they...

The Breeders 6/15/19 at House of Vans

Summertime is just about here which means that it is once again time for House of Vans to put on their shows, which they lovingly refer to as House Parties. House of Vans is located in the West Loop area of Chicago and is a fantastic venue that...

Failure and Swervedriver 4/5/19 at House of Blues

If you like your rock music with loud, layered guitars, full of complex riffs and atypical song structures then there was no better place to be Friday night than the House of Blues in Chicago where two great bands, Failure and Swervedriver, teamed...

Category - Show Reviews

Bob Mould 2/23/19 at Metro

Last night was the second and final night of Bob Mould’s two night stint at Chicago’s legendary Metro. Non-stop pouring rain didn’t stop people from packing the place to the rafters for this sold out...

Bob Mould 2/22/19 at Metro

The winter blues are hitting people in Chicago pretty hard this year but this weekend at the Metro was the best cure for them as Bob Mould headlined a pair of shows. Each night he was joined by a different opening act...

Greta Van Fleet 12/12/18 at Aragon Ballroom

Wednesday night Greta Van Fleet kicked off the first of three headlining shows at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. The Aragon has been doing large rock and roll shows for decades so the venue was the perfect locale for...

Hotlips Messiah 10/25/18 at Cigars and Stripes

Thursday night over in Berwyn, a small bar called Cigars and Stripes was the host of a special record release show for Hotlips Messiah. The band just released an epic, 46 song double LP with really beautiful packaging...

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