Chill Vibez VIII @ Ice House

Chill Vibez is hosted and curated by Ashley Mari. It began May 19th at Moto-i as a free event open to all. Chill Vibez features a collection of many different musicians, poets, dancers, activists, DJs, and visu...

Melissa @ The Shout! House

A great place to spend a Friday night is The Shout! House. The Shout! House Dueling Pianos is a live music venue in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. It combines music and improvisational comedy with the help ...

Hurricane Joe @ The Cabooze

The Duluth band had their first show in Minneapolis last night. Hurricane Joe is a metal band with a deep bond between the band members. They are releasing a new album and starting to play more in Minneapolis. ...

Artist Spotlight: Botzy

Britleigh sat down with rapper Botzy for an interview at the Nicollet dinner in Minneapolis.  Botzy a constant collaborative who's been involved multiple projects such Culture cry wolf, and VAYNS has been a...

AFI @ First Avenue

AFI, on ‘The Blood Tour”, hit the stage at First Avenue last night, along with opening acts, Chain Gang of 1974, and Souvenirs. California based band, Souvenirs, featuring bandmates Nolan, Riley, Tim and Vin...

Oh Wonder & Lany @ First Avenue

Lany’s Paul Jason, Leslie Priest and Jake Goss recently arrived on First Avenue’s stage to a cheering crowd; eager to hear their fresh r&b infused pop songs live. Great friends, good times, and a lov...

BEARTOOTH @ MILL CITY NIGHTS

Beartooth stopped by Mill City Nights on Tuesday with Every Time I Die, Fit For a King and Old Wounds. Unfortunately we were unable to catch Old Wounds set. Here is photos from the rest of the night!   ...

Coheed and Cambria @ The Myth

Coheed and Cambria came through Minnesota last night as the headliner of the The Color Before The Sun Tour. The tour was supporting Coheed and Cambria's newest record of the same name. Along with them, the p...

Hype Watch: Rally Cap

Rally Cap is quickly making a name for themselves as of late. These pop-punkers have been making the rounds, and having a gigantic party while doing it. Rally Cap released their debut EP "Down For The Count...

Moshing Around The X-Mas Tree! @ The Garage

The annual "Mosh Around The X-Mas Tree" event was held at The Garage yesterday. The bill featured mostly local bands, but came with two touring acts; Oklahoma Caddy Shack and Main State. This year was a smaller...

Hippo Campus Sells Out First Avenue!

There's nothing quite so special as watching a favorite local act make it big. Even better, though, is when that same local band returns after time spent touring to finally play another hometown show. There's a...

Hype Watch: Sibir

Post-Rock is alive and well in the Minneapolis music scene. Being no strangers to the scene, Sibir is ready to come out guns blazing. Consisting of old In Favor members and current members of Atrocities, Sib...

Molly’s Worst Enemy Announces Break-Up

It's no contest when we say that Molly's Worst Enemy is a local legend when it comes to the Minnesota music scene. The band is easily responsible for countless successful shows, bands, and unifying the scene. T...

Household Release New Single – “Wistern”

Minneapolis, Minnesota punkers Household have released a new single today entitled “Wistern” The track draws influences from the likes of The Story So Far, Such Gold and Transit. The new album, produced ...

Tattoo Tuesday!

This weeks Tattoo Tuesday features local rapper Brandon Bates! Check out his new music video for his song "B Thoughts"        ...

Earl Sweatshirt @ Mill City Nights

Friday, March 25th, at Mill City Nights, Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks rolled through for their Not Redy 2 Leave tour. Building up anticipation, or just starting late, New York-based...

5 Local Bands You’re Missing Out On

You've been to a lot of shows. You've seen a bunch of bands. But have you paid attention to the openers? The locals that kick off the night of sick jams and good friends? If you have, good on you! You might be ...
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New Found Glory @ The Varsity Theater

  New Found Glory’s “Sleep When I Die” tour hit Minneapolis last night, with an electric line up, sure to bring a sound for everyone to relate to. Opening the night was Virginia based band, Turnover,...

FOR TODAY W/ ICE NINE KILLS

For Today, a metal core band from Sioux City, Iowa, came up north and played Skyway Theatre's Studio B, along with special guest Ice Nine Kills. Alongside were a few local sets, Its Confidential, In The Line of...

Hippo Campus: Interview

The Hippo Campus interview:  Photo by Taylor Hanson   On Friday night, Taylor Hanson and Connor Siedow sat down at The Bad Waitress with the guys from Hippo Campus to ask them a few questions. Fr...

Allan Kingdom: Interview

Taylor Hanson and I sat down at the Spyhouse on Broadway in Minneapolis today to talk with Allan Kingdom:   So Allan, you were born in Canada? “Yeah, yeah.” So where else have you lived? ...

Empty My Lungs: Interview

Interview by: Genna Skouge Photos by: Genna Skouge     I got the chance to take promos and do a little interview with the two front men of Empty My Lungs, Bryant Beckermann and An...

Stream a new Astral Blood track

I had a chat with Andrew Rasmussen of Astral Blood today about their new EP:   I'm here with Andrew Rassmussen of the band Astral Blood. Sup Andrew? Hey Tanner...

Jaedyn James Hungrier Than Ever

Recently covered Jaedyn James & the Hunger,killing it that night to a pack house at NE Minneapolis's Mayslacks. In her own words she details how her hunger for music went from high school desire to dark tim...

Live! Bear’s Den at The Fine Line

Editors note: This was Sam's first time shooting for TSLN. Keep an eye out for future work from her. Joined by Christof and Dan Mangan, Bear's Den put on a show of pure enjoyment and folly. Between the inten...

LIVE: Relient K @ Mill City Nights

Last night at Milly City Nights in downtown Minneapolis, Relient K played for their Mmhmm 10 year anniversary tour. From Indian Lakes opened for Relient K. For me never listening to them before, they were qu...

Bad Show, Bud?

  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 tant...

Live: Jungle @ First Avenue!

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 h...

LIVE: Rage Vs Rave @ The Garage

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 nigh...

The Best Fucking Show Ever presents: P.O.S.

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 mo...

Tattoo’d Tuesdays: Empty My Lungs

This weeks Tattoo'd Tuesday features Zakkariah Rogers, Jerrod Michael and Andy Pritchard from Empty My Lungs!        https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MJ3b...

Live: Household CD Release Show

Household release their cd titled With Or Without at the North Star Room. The Northstar Room held Household’s EP release show on Monday August 11.  The show had a good turnout, which isn’t surprising given the...

Interview: Allison Weiss

Allison Weiss has an incredibly familiar sound of youth that makes you want to get together with your friends in Dinky Town, or head to Lake Calhoun. Maybe that won't make sense to the non Minnesotan's out ther...

Dirty Heads Interview/ Giveaway!

Dirty Heads are out touring right now promoting their new album 'Sound of Change,'  and their first night was at The Cabooze right here in Minnesota! We sat down with John & Jared while they were visiting t...

INTERVIEW: BY THE THOUSANDS

Check out their single for 'Theopany' below!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzDtHXO7L0g One does not simply have a boring conversation with the Minneapolis local metal band By The Thousands. I ...

LIVE: Mod Sun

Mod Sun just got off warped tour and was on his way back to his home in Minnesota. It was decided to throw a last minute party at The Garage and it was INSANE. The price of the show was one dollar. Over 1,100 ...

Live // Review: Hot Damn!

Minneapolis, MN: HOT DAMN! No, really. Sabastian doubles on vocal and lead guitar, Tristan Craig hits base, and they have just added a new drummer.  Photos by Alexander Just // Written by Ron Janzen ...

Interview: Household

Household. -by Izzy Commers- -Photos by Izzy Commers and Alexander Just If there’s one thing to be said about Household, it’s the sense of community they bring to the local music scene. No matter what genr...

INTERVIEW: Astral Blood

We sat down with Andrew Rasmussen, vocalist of Astral Blood, to get the scoop on what the band is up to. I'll start off with a potentially loaded question. What genre would you describe your band as? I woul...

LIVE: Bring Me The Horizon @ The Myth

02/17/2014 By Tanner   Bring Me The Horizon and the rest of the bands on the American Dream Tour put on an incredible show at The Myth. A night for the books. Enjoy these photos of BMTH's set. ...

LIVE: Northlane @ The Garage

Northlane made their first Minnesota appearance at The Garage on February 15th, 2014. The house went nuts throwing down and crowd surfing as the Australian band totally fucking slayed songs off their first two ...