Robert Smith
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On the Radar: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class, Chicago Open Air Festival, Vince Staples tour + More

The Cure, Radiohead, Stevie Nicks, and Janet Jackson to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 2019 has been revealed and this time they got it right. The Cure, Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Roxy Music, The Zombies, and Def Leppard will all be inducted during a ceremony held next April. This makes Stevie Nicks the first woman to be inducted into the Hall of Fame to two separate occasions; she was previously inducted as a member of…

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The Buzzcocks
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On the Radar: 2019 Grammy Nominations, Noname 2019 Tour, Remembering Peter Shelley + More

This week we talk about the 2019 Grammy Nominations, Noname’s new music video, and the death of Pete Shelley. All this and more on the latest edition of On the Radar. Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Cardi B lead 2018 Grammy Nominations The nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards have been revealedalong with several changes to category structure. The biggest change is thenumber of nominees in Album, Song, Record, and Artist of the year, which havebeen increased from five to eight. Leading the pack with the most nominations in Kendrick Lamar…

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On the Radar: Rihanna and Childish Gambino’s Movie, Grimes Release New Music, Sonic Temple Lineup + More

Kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories and the hottest shows hitting Chicago this week with the latest edition of On the Radar. Watch the trailer for Childish Gambino and Rhianna’s new secret movie This past summer, reports surfaced that director Hiro Murai (Atlanta) was in Cuba with Atlanta cinematographer Christian Sprenger and “This is America” creative director Ibra Ake working on a new project with Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover and Rihanna. Details surrounding the project were sparse with only the name “Guava Island” to…

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On the Radar: Muse 2019 Tour, Spice Girls Announce Reunion Tour, The Return of Earl Sweatshirt + More

Catch up on the music news you may have missed with this week’s edition of On the Radar. Muse announce 2019 Simulation Theory world tour Days before the release of their eighth studio album, Muse revealed dates for their 2019 world tour. The North American trek kicks off February 22 in Houston, Texas and wraps up April 10 in Boston, Massachusetts. After the trek, the band will then tour Europe starting May 26 in Prague to July 26 in Madrid. The band will also make a special appearance in Chicago for…

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On the Radar: Slipknot’s New Song, Upcoming Prince Documentary, Vince Staples Album + More

Kick off your week by checking out the hottest stories you may have missed out on with this week’s eiditon of On the Radar. Slipknot release new song ‘All Out Life’ from upcoming LP Slipknot surprised fans on Halloween with their new single “All Out Life.” They premiered the track on Zane Lowe’s World Record on Beats 1 Apple Music. They also released its accompanying music video directed by Shawn “Clown” Crahan, which you can watch above. The track comes from their highly anticipated followup to 2014’s .5: The Gray…

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Siouxsie Sioux
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Samantha Bennett’s ‘Peepshow’ unravels the hidden filmic influence of Siouxise and the Banshees

In 1988, post-punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees released their ninth album, Peepshow. Upon release, it was met with widespread acclaim from critics and fans alike and helped to break them in America. 30 years later it’s still their most ambitious, nuanced record to date. It’s also the subject of the latest book in the 33 1/3 series. Instead of delving into making the album, writer Samantha Bennett presents the album in the context of film arguing it represents the movie the band never made. Using numerous film theories from…

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On the Radar: Ozzfest Returns, Slipknot Announce European Tour, Ariana Grande 2019 Tour + More

This week’s edition of On the Radar brings you all the details you need for Ariana Grande’s 2019 tour, where you can get Ozzfest tickets, and what shows are happening this weekend. All that and more On the Radar. Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzfest returns for one-off New Year’s Eve performance Ozzfest is back but for one night only. Ozzy Osbourne revealed he will headline an Ozzfest New Year’s Eve show at The Forum in Los Angeles, December 31. The show will also feature performances from Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Korn’s Johnathan…

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Chicago Music
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On the Radar: Chance the Mayor, RIP Oli Herbert, BET spotlights Chicago + More

It’s Monday again, so kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories with the latest edition of On the Radar. Oli Herbert, guitarist of All That Remains, dies Oli Herbert, founding member, and guitarist of All That Remains died last Tuesday (Oct. 16). He was 44 years old. Herbert died due to an accident at his home. TMZ reports that his body was found in a pond near his home. According to a statement from Herbert’s publicist, no further details will be released at this time. “Funeral…

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