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Thursday, April 3, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 8:00 PM

Emergenza, the successful (but controversial) national Battle of the Bands contest hosts its Milwaukee semifinals event tonight at 8 p.m. at the Rave. The Desired Bonus, Chopo Bazaar, Astronaut Murder Plot, Corruptible, The Collective and Kill Her Dan are among the remaining competitors. Officially, we at ExpressMilwaukee.com . . .
Friday, March 28, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 7:00 PM

These are tough times for many alternative-metal bands—blame those emo kids— but the three bands sharing a 7 p.m. bill at the Rave are doing more than all right for themselves. Thanks to the strength of their 2006 album Phobia and last year’s mega-hit “Breath,” which struck the right balance between heaviness and . . .
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 7:00 PM

Face-painted, rappers more than a little indebted to the Insane Clown Posse, the Michigan duo Twiztid appears totally unfazed by the fall the rap-rock/nu-metal movement. They’ve soddered on, recording the same, hardcore, Eminem-styled rap they’ve loved since the ’90s. Tonight the group headlines a 7 p.m. show . . .
Saturday, March 22, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 8:00 PM

After inauspicious beginnings as a soft-alternative band that regularly contributed their music to the sci-fi program “Smallville,” the trio Lifehouse broke through to the masses big time in 2005 with the inescapable mega-hit ballad “You and Me.” Lifehouse headlines an 8 p.m. show at the Rave’s Eagles Club, with . . .
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Last time Stephen Malkmus stopped in Milwaukee, he gave a completely unexpected, one-off set of 18 Pavement songs played in chronological order, while his new band, The Jicks, struggled to keep up with him.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 8:00 PM

Shortly after singer Shannon Hoon died of a drug overdose, Blind Melon essentially disbanded, ending a promising group that had just broken through big time, thanks to an instantly beloved single, “No Rain.” Perhaps because of the ongoing demand for Blind Melon’s brand of poppy, southern-rock-inspired jam music, or . . .
Sunday, March 2, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 5:00 PM

While the Warped Tour continues to expand, harboring bands across genres, the Taste of Chaos Tour, a newer creation from Warped Tour impresario Kevin Lyman, has kept its focus tight, inviting only bands on the harder end of the alternative rock and emo-core spectrum. Although this year’s tour, which . . .
Friday, Feb. 29, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 7:00 PM

On hiatus from Blink-182, guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge immersed himself with work on Angels and Airwaves’ 2006 debut We Don’t Need To Whisper. The album was an effects-heavy exercise in prog-experimentalism, dismissed by most critics as an indulgent outlet for DeLonge. With Blink-182 now on . . .
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008

Tonight @ The Rave - 8:00 PM

George Clinton brings his repertoire of Parliament and Funkadelic hits to the Rave tonight for an 8 p.m. show. Recent Clinton concerts have featured the usual assortment of odd characters (a Pink Pimp, a diaper-clad guitarist, etc.), and although the 66-year-old ringmaster doesn't spend as much time . . .
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008

Tonight @ The Rave - 8:00 PM

The Whigs, who play the Rave tonight at 8 p.m. have garnered some lofty comparisons to influential and wide-ranging bands like The Replacements, My Morning Jacket, and Superchunk, but they seem comfortable with the high expectations. Frontman Parker Gispert’s frantic and evocative voice presides . . .

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