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Remembering a Rock Icon 25 Years Later

Posted: April 11, 2019 at 9:02 am   /   Music, Music News, Off the Wall, Opinion

It’s been a week since the 25-year anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain. Cobain meant so much to so many. Many bands that are relevant today credit Cobain as one of the reasons they are in music. For someone who only lived 27 years and was in the spotlight for just over a handful […]

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Photos: This Year’s C2E2 in Chicago Brings Out the Fans in Droves

Posted: April 10, 2019 at 10:15 am   /   Comic Books, Reviews

This year’s C2E2 in Chicago was held March 22-24 at McCormick Place. The event featured a Clueless reunion with Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd. There was a special screening of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as well. Guests such as Silverstone, Rudd, CM Punk, Marty Scurl, and many others mixed it up with the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ Remake is Creepy Good Time

Posted: April 4, 2019 at 4:24 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Sometimes dead is better. And, sometimes remakes actually are too. Pet Sematary remains one of Stephen King’s most troubling novels. It’s so scary and devastating because it deals with a subject that most of us are uncomfortable with, death. King’s 1983 novel troubled him so much that he almost tossed it after writing it in […]

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Concert Preview: Adam Sandler at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: March 26, 2019 at 9:30 am   /   Concerts

Adam Sandler will bring his 100% Fresher Tour to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. The show will take place on June 5. A special surprise guest will be announced. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m. Get a 4-pack of lawn tickets for $79 while supplies last. For more information visit LiveNation.com.

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Concert Preview: Foreigner at St. Charles Family Arena

Posted: March 25, 2019 at 1:37 pm   /   Concerts

Classic rock band Foreigner will hit the stage at Family Arena on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m. They can be purchased at the Family Arena Ticket Office or online at www.metrotix.com. Tickets can be purchased at the Family Arena Ticket Office or online at […]

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Concert Preview: Disturbed at Chaifetz Arena

Posted: March 25, 2019 at 8:21 am   /   Concerts

Disturbed will play at Chaifetz Arena in October 11 for the Evolution Tour. In This Moment will be the special guest on the tour. Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m.

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Movie Review: ‘The Dirt’ starring Colson Baker, Douglas Booth

Posted: March 22, 2019 at 11:00 pm   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

The old saying a movie is never as good as the book once again holds true with The Dirt, the new Netflix film based of the best-selling autobiography of Motley Crue. While the movie doesn’t live up to the book, it’s still not all bad. There just isn’t a whole lot of good either. Let’s […]

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Interview: Brett Emmons of The Glorious Sons Talks Life on the Road, Writing, and Opening for The Rolling Stones

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 2:45 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

The Glorious Sons are the pride of Canada, but they are also taking over the airwaves of U.S. rock stations. Currently, on tour in support of their album Young Beauties and Fools, the band will make a stop in St. Louis on Saturday, May 25 for Pointfest. I recently had a chance to speak with […]

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Concert Review: John Mellencamp Gets Nostalgic at Stifel

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 7:16 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Growing up as a young Midwestern kid in the 80s, John Mellencamp was part of the soundtrack of my life, so getting to see the aging rocker on Tuesday night at Stifel Theatre was a journey back to my youth, and a fun one at that. Mellencamp showed that while he may be going on […]

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Concert Review: Garth Brooks Sells Out and Shows Out at The Dome

Posted: March 12, 2019 at 8:50 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

He may have been blowing smoke up the rear end of the 75,000-plus in attendance on Saturday night, but Garth Brooks seemed sincere when he said his show at The Dome at America’s Center was “the best night of my life.” Brooks did not disappoint the largest crowd in the history of the dome, as […]

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