Drama Club are a Halloween infused duo making insane beats including one hell of a remix of Andy Black’s “They Don’t Need To Understand.” These guys want to make fans party, big time, and they are doing that right now while on tour with Black Veil Brides and Falling in Reverse! We took a minute […]

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We were granted the honor of shooting and interviewing Anberlin last week, for their final Minneapolis show on their farewell tour.  A special thank you to Min Lee of Cities 97 and Alt 93.3 for joining us, and we present you with some of the last images of Anberlin in Minnesota you will ever see.  […]

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Photos by: Chris Duke Words by: Mike McCullough   I can’t begin to explain my excitement going down to First Avenue that night! Personally, Against me! is one of my favorite bands and Gaslight Anthem is amazing too. When I got there the first act was starting, Cory Branan. I had no idea who this […]

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  A band’s perspective of the relationship between a promoter and a performer.   Today’s music scene is equal parts majesty and self-destruction. Who will bring the end? The promoter who tantalizes unwitting, youthful bands with promises of glorious side-stage performances, forever dooming young musicians to empty their pockets and take up the lives of […]

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On October 10th I got to attend my first EDM show, ‘Safe In Sound Festival.’ The festival featured a slew of artists such as Flux Pavilion, Caked Up, Excision, Terravita, and our feature today, Adventure Club. We got a quick minute with Christian & Leighton before their set to talk about hardcore, Paris Hilton, and […]

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Brian White & Cory La Quay have parted ways with their band mates in A Skylit Drive. Here is the official statement from Brian & Cory via Brian’s instagram. “A message for our fans and friends, from Brian and Cory: First and foremost, we want to express our gratitude towards our fans and friends who […]

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I grew up on Pearl Jam on the North coast of Oregon, so it was amazing being able to see these guys in a sold out arena!  Fans of all ages and walks of life gathered outside hours before the event. Sharing stories of their favorite albums and songs. I even met a woman who […]

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That’s right ladies and gentleman, a real f#%king hoverboard has been invented by the folks over at Hendo. The big picture is to integrate this special type of hover technology into other aspects of our lives, but let’s be honest, we just want to cruise around on theses suckers in puffy red vest jackets like […]

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This weeks Tattoo’d Tuesday feature was actually the result of an interview we were doing with Gus of Young Guns (coming soon). Big thank you to Dylan & Caitlin for being willing to take a couple photos between sets! Name(s): Dylan Dagan & Caitlin Ray Occupation: Merch Managers Primary Artist(s): Craig Beasley Roger Pearson Instagram: […]

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Here are some photos I took before the show of fans and Xcel! The first two photos are of the line to buy merch. Paul Fletcher of Cities 97 and friends were also in attendance. The woman in the glasses was about to see Pearl Jam for the 50th time! Light workers had to climb […]

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 Frank Iero was out on tour with Taking Back Sunday & The Used for the first time as a solo artist, bringing along The Cellabration to fill out the live performances. We got the opportunity to chat with Frank during the hectic evening of their St Paul show last month to talk about family, music, and […]

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Name: Mike Ersfeld Occupation: Business major & owner of Organized Kultur Clothing Co.  Instagram: @organizedkultur  Photos by Tanner Morris Think you should be featured on a Tattoo’d Tuesday? Contact us! Interested in photography? Here’s the gear that was used for this shoot: Canon 6D body: [amazonjs asin=”B009B0MZ8U” locale=”US” title=”Canon EOS 6D 20.2 MP CMOS Digital […]

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The solo project of 23 year old artist Lorely Rodriguez, Empress Of, opened for Jungle last night, October 9th, at First Avenue in Minneapolis. The soft spoken, soprano voiced, New York native. Lorely really had the crowd warmed up in time for Jungle’s performance later in the night. A mellow electronic feel that really made […]

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Words and photos by: Mariah Crabb True to form, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun created a surreal experience for fans at the Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee on Saturday, October 4th, on their closest stop to Minneapolis on the Quiet is Violent tour.   New to their set was an omniscient narrator named Nigel who helped […]

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That’s right ladies and gents, Angels & Airwaves have released their first single since 2011 and plan on releasing a brand new album this December. ‘Paralyzed is lyrically about sleep paralysis,’ says Tom Delonge. Will Angels & Airwaves be touring with their new album ‘Dream Walker?’ Only time will tell, but you can get the new […]

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SycAmour-The Heartwood October 10th 2014 @ UW-Stout Memorial Student Center Review & Photos by Genna Skouge   SycAmour has a full line up of 6 talented gentlemen with the names of Jeremy Gilmore (clean vocals), Tony Sugent (screams), Victor Yousof (drums), Zack Ferrell (guitar), Charlie McCormick (bass) and Blake Howard (guitar). They have released two […]

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What’s not to love about a show at First Avenue on a kick ass day in Minneapolis? Last week American Aquarium set the bar for Justin Townes Earle to leap right the hell over. Those of you not familiar with Justin Townes Earle, well – should be. His father, Steve Earle is also one of […]

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Tiny Moving Parts had their record release show at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis on Sunday, September 28th. With an already warmed up crowd from Molly’s Worst Enemy ending their set just minutes before TMP went on, they knew they were going to have a blast. They opened with an old favorite, Clouds […]

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Presented by FIVEONETHREE [513] Productions On Saturday, September 27th Paradise Fears played at Mill City Nights with support from Hollywood Ending, William Beckett and Grayson Dewolfe. Grayson Dewolfe started recording music at the age of 14. The Minneapolis artist released his EP Someday Before Yesterday soon after that in May of 2013. He and has been turning heads […]

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On Saturday September 27th Minneapolis natives Caroline Smith and Lizzo took to the First Avenue main room to play a sold out show.  Playing their second day in a row at one of Minneapolis’s most iconic venues was a great way to accommodate the interest in the duo.  Starting off the night was a DJ […]

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Editor’s notes: I’d like to start this feature out by saying how proud we all are of our contributing photographer, Riley Downs. This was Riley’s first major solo assignment, covering two extremely well known artists (MGK & Limp Bizkit). We put a lot of faith in Riley and he pulled through with some amazing shots […]

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Listen to their newest, Problem Child:   Interview by: Skylar Cary Photos by: Tanner Morris Alright, I’m sitting here with the guys in Villains out of Chicago; Can you guys say your name and what you do in the band- Devin: I’m Devin, I do vocals Reese: I’m Reese, I play guitar Cody: Cody, and drums […]

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The new single from Lorde was written specifically for The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part One.  Lorde has also been put in charge of assembling the rest of the artists that will be featured on the soundtrack for this film. Though none have been announced yet, we imagine this will be a soundtrack worth […]

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Touche Amore are a positive force within our industry. Garnering fans like Tim Mcllarth of Rise Against, Touche creates music that motivates and moves it’s listeners. I was honored to sit with Jeremy Bolm to talk about tour life, ignorance, and the “scene.” I appreciate that you are a force against misogyny, but we seem […]

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Australian bruts Northlane recently released news that their vocalist Adrian Fitipaldes had left the group. Since then, Adrian released a statement as to why. Below is the statement posted on their Facebook . * The following is a statement from Adrian Fitipaldes explaining his reasons behind leaving Northlane. * I understand that the news of my […]

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Stromae put on a killer show at Mill City Nights on 9/25/14 I’m not going to lie, going into this show I did not know what to expect. Stromae is a European hip hop / electronic / dance artist . I work at Mill City Nights as a stage hand , and I just happened […]

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