Buoyed by the support of Kanye West, who signed the Cleveland rapper to his GOOD Music label, Kid Cudi emerged as one of 2009’s breakout artists with his Internet hit “Day ’n’ Nite.” Cudi’s debut album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day, wasn’t the precious sung/rap album some might have expected from that single, though. Instead it was an epic, hyper-conceptual, experimental mood piec...
Seminal Chicago emo ensemble Alkaline Trio has enjoyed a prosperous 17-year run that’s
seen the band release eight studio albums—not counting B-sides compilations,
splits and acoustic releases—and inspiring countless heart and skull tribute
tattoos along the way. Many of the emblazoned jumped ship a decade ago when the
band began to veer away from its distinct anthems of beer-soaked heartache
poured into the timeless Goddamnit and Maybe I’ll Catch Fire. Any such exodus wasn’t evident at The
Rave Saturday, though, as a sellout crowd was on hand to sing along as the
veteran band traversed its lengthy and ever-changing catalog in 75 minutes of
Fans longing for an Outkast reunion should imagine how Big Boi feels. The rapper has made no secret of his desire to see his pioneering Atlanta hip-hop duo end its indefinite hiatus, but his estranged collaborator André
get plenty of hype, people seem to find a lot of reasons to dismiss Wavves—the
grungy California garage outfit led by Nathan Williams—portraying them as
drunken louts whose rapid rise to notoriety must
Following this morning's Fall Out Boy concert announcement, the Rave has announced this afternoon that another recently reunited alternative-rock staple will be headlining the venue. Garbage will play Saturday, April 6 with openers 10 Echo, the venue announced. Tickets are $30 and $40 and go on sale Friday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m.Last year Garbage released their fifth album, Not Your Kind of People, aft...
How's this for timing? Just one day after the Chicago Tribune ran an article with the headline "Wentz on Fall Out Boy reunion: Don't hold your breath," Fall Out Boy announced that it is indeed reuniting, and proved it by releasing a new song and announcing a tour, which will stop at the Rave on Tuesday, May 14, according to the venue's website.Ticket prices have not yet been announced; they're set...