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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RIOT FEST DENVER: DAY ONE Weather: 86 degrees and Sunny Show: 4-12am With a show this large, it’s impossible to get the full experience of every band playing? But the experience of the festival? Well that part is easy. The explanation of the festival is simple: one part carnival, one part punk rock (with a […]

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 Caroline Smith is synonymous with ‘Confidence.’ So it’s no surprise that her and Minnesota’s other powerhouse Lizzo, over sold their show this month so much that they had to book another set for their fans! We sat down with Caroline to find out what is important to her in life & music, along with just […]

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La Dispute, The Menzingers, And Plague vendor played The Varsity Theater on September 15. The First band that was up that night at the Varsity Theater was Plague Vendor. I had no idea what I was going into. I never heard of them nor have i heard any of their music. I felt like i […]

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This kind of show is what local Minnesota music is all about. Two genres of music that no one could imagine being on the same bill. Two types of fans who would have never expected to jam together in one night. And two people who made all of it possible. Review by Tyler Norkunas - […]

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On Saturday September 13, a Minnesota rapper made his way back to the main stage. Doomtree’s one and only POS. Anyone who is a fan of doomtree or POS has been waiting for this for sometime now. Over the last months POS has done some shows here and there but never made it his event. […]

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It has been confirmed that Adrian Fitipaldes, vocalist for metal band Northlane, has departed from the band. Below is the post made by the band on their Facebook page. “It is with regret that we announce that Adrian Fitipaldes has decided to leave Northlane and will no longer be our vocalist moving forward. Adrian has […]

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A lot of hype has been built up by Corey Taylor and Shawn “Clown” Crahan over the past year on their new album “.5: The Gray Chapter“. With the release of “The Negative One” last month, a lot of Slipknot fans were eager to hear more, for better or for worse. With the release of […]

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September 9th at the Myth Nightclub in Maplewood, Riley Downs and myself attended the Rise Against show with supporting acts Radkey, and Touche Amore. Now I had never heard of Radkey, but the same for any opening band, I figured I’d use their set to prep for the other 2 acts. Well surprise surprise, Radkey […]

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