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William Ryan Key, Selfish Things, Cory Wells & Mark Rose - Chicago, IL

William Ryan Key, formerly of Yellowcard, brought his tour with Selfish Things, Cory Wells, and Mark Rose to Beat Kitchen in Chicago, IL on March 9th, 2018. It was a rainy Saturday night, but that didn't stop anyone from coming out to the show.

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Rival Tides "My God Is Fire" Review

Los Angeles based 4 piece Rival Tides have seriously exceeded expectations with their first full-length album, "My God Is Fire." Formed in 2012, the band put out two EPs and have finally released a full album. Produced by Beau Burchell of Saosin, it's a recipe for something incredible.

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You Me At Six - Chicago, IL

You Me At Six brought their VI Tour with Dreamers and machineheart to Bottom Lounge in Chicago, IL on March 2nd, 2019.

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State Champs - Chicago, IL

State Champs kicked off their Living Proof tour with a sold-out show alongside Our Last Night, The Dangerous Summer, and Grayscale at House Of Blues in Chicago, IL on March 1st, 2018.

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As It Is - Chicago, IL

On February 15th, As It Is brought The Great Depression Tour to a sold-out crowd at Subterranean in Chicago, IL. With a line full of people in merch and even some going as far as dressing as As It Is frontman, Patty Walters, rounding the block even before doors, it was clear that this was going to be a great night.

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SWMRS "Berkeley's On Fire" Review

A portion of SWMRS’ mission is to revolutionize modern music. Vocalist and guitarist Max Becker has posted about this numerous times on Twitter, even the single “April In Houston” proclaims “modern music makes me sick.” And the SWMRS sophomore effort Berkeley’s On Fire is a very confident album in pursuing this.

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Set It Off "Midnight" Review

Midnight, the latest album from pop rock quartet Set It Off, is both a return to form for the group, with harsh and blatantly honest lyrics matched by aggressive and passionate vocal performances by lead singer Cody Carson, a return to authentic and organic instrumentation, with electric guitars and live drums prominent throughout, and a push into new experimental territory the group has played with before, such as programming, synthesizers, and vocal modulation. This record blends all of these elements into a collection of songs that is recognizably Set It Off, while still having a fresh and reinvigorated energy about it.

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Young Culture "(This is) Heaven" Review

(This is) Heaven, the label debut EP from Albany, NY pop punk band Young Culture, is a collection of five songs that comprise a loose summary of the last year of frontman Alex Magnan’s life, and the result is an emotionally charged and lyric-driven EP that feels deeply personal and easy to connect with.

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