Five Bands to See at Riot Fest Chicago

Riot Fest Chicago is this weekend, and this year they’re hosting a number of heavy hitters along with some bands on the rise.  There will be full album sets of Social Distortion’s White Light, White Heat, White Trash and The Hold Steady’s Boys & Girls on Saturday. Julian Marley will be playing his father’s reggae…

Cattle Drums – Sorta is the Best We’re Doin

Released: 2/1/2016 6/7 stars   PROLOUGE Cattle Drums have been one of the most frustrating yet rewarding bands I’ve ever been a fan of.  Hailing from Oneonta, New York, they released their first EP The Boy Kisser Sessions in March of 2010, bringing a western-tinged brand of punk I hadn’t come across before. Imagine if…