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05.21.2014 | 90 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
It's been 23 years since a heavily flannelled Pearl Jam released their debut album, Ten, a blockbuster that helped fuel the ’90s alt-rock explosion and introduced the band as the everyman alternative to Nirvana. The band’s long run is particularly noteworthy considering the tragic fates of many of the other Washington grunge bands of the era. In all that time, though, they've never played at M...
05.18.2014 | 93 days ago | Posted at 07:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
After more than 20 years fronting Wilco, Jeff Tweedy is preparing to release his first solo albums. Details on that album, including a release date and title, haven't been announced yet, but today Pitchfork reported on Tweedy's corresponding solo tour, which will include a Monday, June 16 date at Milwaukee's Pabst Theater. Ticket information should be announced soon. According to Pitchfork, Tweedy...
05.08.2014 | 103 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Blues rockers The Black Keys established themselves as one of alternative rock's biggest contemporary acts with their 2010 album Brothers, a blockbuster that spawned several heavily licensed hits, including the Danger Mouse-produced "Tighten Up." On Tuesday, they'll release their latest album, Turn Blue, and where there's a new album there's a new tour. Today the band announced that they'll return...
02.10.2014 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The seminal stoner-rock band Queens of the Stone Age have avoided Milwaukee on their last few tours, but this time around they're making good. The group will play the Riverside Theater on Wednesday, May 7 as part of their tour behind last year's ...Like Clockwork, which contrary to its name was a difficult album that saw the band lose longtime drummer Joey Castillo (Josh Homme's friend Dave Grohl ...
04.21.2014 | 120 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Maxwell may not be the most reclusive of all the great neo-soul singers—that honor still belongs to D'Angelo, for now—but he works at a mighty slow clip. With his 1996 debut Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, Maxwell helped establish mellow, groove-based neo-soul as a commercially viable alternative to the more dance-based R&B of the time, but after his 2001 album, Now, he willfully retreated f...
04.07.2014 | 134 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Retiring The White Stripes certainly hasn't hurt Jack White's brand any. With his many side bands and more recently his solo ventures the singer/guitarist has continued to enjoy the kind of "rock legend in progress" cache otherwise reserved almost exclusively for Dave Grohl. On June 10, White will release his latest solo album, Lazaretto, and in support he's announced a lengthy summer tour which w...
Monday, April 7, 2014

April 4, 2014

While she had definitely been building up steam before collaborating with David Byrne, there’s no denying that heading into the studio (and out on the road) with the iconoclastic former Talking H
04.04.2014 | 137 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
Based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular will appear at Milwaukee’s BMO Harris Bradley Center for a eight performance engagement from Oct. 15 to Oct. 19.The show depicts the dinosaurs’ evolution and features scenes of interactions between dinosaurs, with depictions of how carnivorous dinosaurs evolved to walk on two legs and how herbivores...
Monday, March 24, 2014

March 21, 2014

The transition from credible rapper to comedic actor is so familiar as to almost be a bona fide career path, but while everyone from Ice Cube to Mos Def has gone from spitting

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