Feast your eyes: We’re announcing the Riot Fest 2021 first wave lineup a whole year and three months early. Tickets are ON SALE NOW.
This year’s online Black Friday deals offer plenty of opportunities for music-makers. Here's a few that have caught our eye—we’ll keep adding more deals as they come throughout the week.
Our friends over at Goose Island Beer Co. have started offering a special 312 can that benefits Chicago restaurant workers. For every can sold, $1 will go to the Southern Smoke Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping those facing financial dire in the food and beverage industry.
We're premiering two new tracks from Chicago’s Sonny Falls today: “Winking Buick” and “Which Side You’re On.” Give them a listen.
Jack Black in a red speedo dancing to "WAP" is nothing short of perfection.
Run the Jewels are back with another new track—not off this year’s excellent RTJ4, but from the upcoming RPG Cyberpunk 2077.
Chicago-based punk outfit Kali Masi are back with the group’s first new record in three years. Listen to new single "The Stray" now.
Folks, we’d like to welcome you to the announcement of the greatest Christmas-themed punk show on earth—and this year, it’s a star-studded livestream extravaganza. The mightiest of mightiest, the holiest of holies, the sexiest of sexies, the lords of lords, the hosts of hosts, the best damn band in all the land: The Lawrence Arms
Here’s some good news: System of a Down’s first new songs in 15 years raised $600,000 for the Armenia Fund.
Photos are in from night two of The Riot Fest Halloween Special. It was pretty fantastic. Thank you all for coming out.
Night one of The Riot Fest Halloween Special was incredible. New Found Glory put on a truly hair-raising performance (and it sure looks like Jordan Pundik was excited for Beetlejuice).
The Midwest is a deeply haunted place. Indiana resident Ethel Cain is a recent transplant to the Midwest, but she seems intimately familiar with the region’s type of peculiar shadowy strangeness.
‘The Exorcist,’ released in 1973, has a unique sonic identity that’s always worth re-examining. You can catch a screening of the film this Saturday at The Riot Fest Halloween Special.
It’s almost time: The Riot Fest Halloween Special starts tomorrow. Naturally, we’re very excited and have some delightfully devilish merch to show off ahead of the gig.
FEVER 333 vocalist Jason Aalon Butler says his approach in making music differs from that of many other artists because he’s an activist, first and foremost, before an artist.
People are too hard on sequels. Don’t get me wrong: many sequels are pointless and bad, and even some of the more entertaining ones are still feckless cash-ins. That said, while many sequels may not be “good” movies by a lot of metrics, is even that really such a bad thing? Furious 7 and Friday
Let this illustrated guide serve as your inspiration for our costume contest at The Riot Fest Halloween Special.
Just in time for Halloween, American Genre Film Archive director Joseph A. Ziemba picked his five favorite horror flicks from the Something Weird Video horror catalog.
This has been a tough year for sluts. For everyone else, too, sure—but I don’t want the specific plight of sluts to get lost in the shuffle. While businesses are losing profits and even shutting down, so too are our body count gains coming to an absolute shrieking halt. Our holes are shut down for