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Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008

Budokan! (Epic/Legacy)

There should be little argument that Cheap Trick's 1979 live album, At Budokan, ranks among rock's seminal live recordings, paving the way for practically every band that dared call itself "power pop." No wonder Epic Records has reissued numerous versions of that April 1978 concert at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan arena over the years. But none comes close to Budokan!, the Godzilla of reissues, featuring three CDs and one DVD that mark the original...
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Tonight @ Pere Marquette Park - 6:30 p.m.

One of the few Milwaukee musicians iconic enough to perform on a first-name basis, Xeno is famous locally for his stint with the seminal Milwaukee hard-rock band Bad Boy, and is also a national enigma thanks to his stint as Cheap Trick’s first singer. These days, though, Xeno plays with his current band, No Strings . . .
Saturday, July 5, 2008

Tonight @ the M&I Classic Rock Stage

“I Want You to Want Me” was pretty obviously a love song, but it’s hard not to also read the song as something of a mission statement for Cheap Trick, the endearing (and enduring) rock ’n’ roll band. After over three decades together, they’re still one of the coolest uncool bands ever. The Illinois lads...
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Red Knife Lottery @ The Cascio Groove Garage, Summerfest, 5:15 p.m. Three years after their gut-punching debut record, So Much Drama, Milwaukee’s Red Knife Lottery returned this spring with the Hip Bruisers, a seven-inch that further hones the group’s violent, thrashing punk with soulful, down-tempo respites and fur ther showcases...

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