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Aug 24, 2021

Raw. Primal. Awesome. Black metal project Annihilus returns with the follow-up to last year’s celebrated “Ghanima” release with “Follow a Song From the Sky.” Luca Cimarusti joins me to talk about forging the album during sheltering-in-place, why the band name should make Marvel Comics fans happy, and where...

Aug 18, 2021

"Committed for insanity and crimes against the soulThe worst crime that I ever did was play some rock 'n roll."


The Stranglers have been around for over four decades and have seen and done it all. In the early days, they opened for the first British tours for Patti Smith and Ramones.


Sonically, their music...

Aug 18, 2021

Anti-Flag is one of America’s most tireless activist voices in music, and they have a kindred spirit in Chicago’s Blind Adam and the Federal League. 


Blind Adam and the Federal League return with their new album, An Act of Desperation, on September 10th on the A-F label.


Here tonight to talk about the album’s...

Aug 11, 2021

Oh, man. Crushed By Giants rules. I spent the afternoon with Marketing Director Joe Steigerwald, Head Brewer David Kerns and Head Chef Enrique Roman. I got to watch Crushed By Giants in motion, but more importantly, I got to sample everything.


For locals who are iffy on spending time in River North, this is a true...

Aug 10, 2021

The Rambler Kitchen + Tap (4128 N. Lincoln) has become a fast favorite over the past two years. Owner Kyle Bagley is here to talk about his business, and to show off THE GIANT PORK TENDERLOIN SANDWICH.

We also sampled the wings (the jerk wings are dangerous!) and the glorious Gnocchi Mac.

See you at the Rambler for...