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Sanctum Festival Day One: Adult. and Psyche 11/25/22 at Thalia Hall

Friday night was the first night of a new three day fest called Sanctum Festival which features dark music (darkwave/goth/industrial). Each night featured a different lineup and the first two nights were held...

She Wants Revenge, The Chameleons – 11/6/22 at Metro

Last night at Metro, She Wants Revenge made a return after a long hiatus, and they brought The Chameleons along for the ride! Talk about an amazing double bill! It was more than enough reason to stay out late...

ANTIfest: Anti-Flag and Suicide Machines 11/4/22 at Metro

Friday night was a special one as the Metro hosted a traditional, all-ages punk rock show. ANTIfest, which was a five band bill that featured both Anti-Flag and Suicide Machines playing headline-length sets...

Girls Against Boys – 10/12/22 at Metro

Wednesday night, Girls Against Boys was finally able to perform once again at Metro to celebrate a milestone event in their career (more on that below). They were part of a stellar three band bill which made...

Toadies – 10/9/22 at Metro

Sunday night, after being rescheduled more than once due to the pandemic, Toadies stopped in Chicago to headline a sold out show at Metro as they toured to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their popular debut...

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Toadies – 10/9/22 at Metro

Sunday night, after being rescheduled more than once due to the pandemic, Toadies stopped in Chicago to headline a sold out show at Metro as they toured to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their popular debut album...

KMFDM – 10/8/22 at Metro

Last night, KMFDM sold out the Metro when they headline a show in their first return to Chicago since before the pandemic. They were part of a two band bill and the place was already packed solid by the time the first...