The Therapeutic Power of Paramore’s ‘After Laughter’
How I've been helped by the duality of this record, and come to relate to the woman responsible for it.
All the Ridiculous Stuff We Overheard at Chicago's Riot Festival
"What's your favorite song? Mine is the one that goes, 'Punch in the face, punch in the face, uhhhh punch in the face.' It's catchy."
Jawbreaker (No, Seriously), Nine Inch Nails, M.I.A., and More Will Play Riot Fest
This will not be unfun.
Morrissey Throws Vegan Tantrum at Riot Fest, Vendor Retaliates with Meat Dish
A cream puff vendor at Chicago's Riot Fest was not amused with Morrissey's mandate that no meat be sold or stored on festival grounds during his set.
They Said It Would Never Happen: The Original Misfits Are Reuniting for Riot Fest
Danzig. Only. Doyle. Together for the first time in over 30 years.
The Scenes of Riot Fest Chicago, Day Three: De La Soul, Andrew W.K., and a "Secret" Taking Back Sunday Set
Plus, Beach Slang, the Dwarves, Modest Mouse.
All the Coolest Stuff We Saw at Riot Fest, Illustrated
Bootsy Collins, GWAR, and De La Soul were among the many highlights we captured in ink for your viewing pleasure.
Riot Fest: Chicago Day Three: When Snoop Dogg Got Cut off to Make Way for Modest Mouse
The three day punk/hip-hop/country/metal/everything festival closed out with some festival staples.
The Scenes of Riot Fest Chicago, Day 2: Good Times Had from Gwar to Hag
Riot Fest: Chicago day 2's wide-ranging, ambitious scheduling paid off.
Riot Fest: Chicago Day 2 Was a Seamless Mix of Punk, Metal, and Country
A bill stacked with eclectic talent (Gwar, Iggy Pop, Merle Haggard) brought the focus back to the music on Riot Fest Chicago's Day 2.
The Scenes of Riot Fest Chicago, Day 1: Punk and Metal Mayhem
Day one of the Chicago punk marathon featured Against Me!, Faith No More, Death, Living Colour, Eagles of Death Metal, Motörhead, and many more.
Riot Fest: Chicago Day 1 Took the Good and the Bad in Stride
Day one of the punk festival's Chicago weekend was plagued with difficulties, but Living Colour, Alkaline Trio, and Ice Cube saved the day.