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Alter Bridge

Part II: Ten (more) bands from the 2000s still producing great music

February 10, 2020

With mainstream rock radio expanding its parameters in an attempt to recruit fans of neighboring gen...

Nick Hexum of 311 performing at the Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom | Photo by: Matthew Rago

Ranking: NEIU’s Top 10 rock concerts of 2019

January 15, 2020

In honor of the many great concerts we were fortunate enough to attend over the past year, the NEIU Independent...

Nick Hexum of 311 performing at the Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom | Photo by: Matthew Rago

Concert Review: 311, Highly Suspect and The Glorious Sons tear the house down

December 17, 2019

101WKQX concluded their annual The Nights Before Christmas concert series Sunday with its most balanced l...

Matt Shultz of Cage the Elephant | Photo by: Matthew Rago

Cage The Elephant and Angels & Airwaves concert review

December 13, 2019

101WKQX has an incredible knack for recruiting premier rock acts to perform at relatively intimate venues, ...

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