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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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On the Radar: Smashing Pumpkins Celebrate 30th Anniversary, ‘Yadhi’ Gets Delayed, Mac Miller Benefit Concert + More

Too busy preparing for Halloween to keep up with music news? Chicago Music’s On the Radar has you covered. Check out this week’s edtion below. Smashing Pumpkins extend 2018 tour to celebrate 30th anniversary If you missed out on seeing the Smashing Pumpkins earlier this year, you’ll have another chance this winter. The band have announced a series of dates to celebrate their 30th anniversary. The new batch of shows kick off November 28 in Madison, WI and will hit up Chicago for another hometown show, St. Louis, and San…

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On the Radar: Michael Jackson Loses Best Selling LP Title, Chance the Actor, Nicki Minaj Postpones Tour, + More

Kick off the week by seeing what music news has us buzzing on the latest edition of On the Radar. Michael Jackson no longer has the bestselling album of all time Michael Jackson no longer has the best selling album of all time. That title is now held by The Eagles for their compilation, Their Greatest Hits 1971- 1975. The album previously held the record, until Michael Jackson’s Thriller surpassed it shortly after his 2009 death. After a recent recalculation of the two LPs, the Recording Industry of Association of…

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On the Radar: MTV VMA Nominations, Minus the Bear Breakup, Chance the Rapper Releases New Music + More

Did you hear about Chance the Rapper’s latest investment? Did you miss who’s up for Video of the Year at the VMAs? Catch up with all the music news you missed with the latest edition of On the Radar. VMA 2018 nominations revealed; Cardi B, Jay-Z, and Beyonce lead nominations The nominees are in! MTV revealed the nominees for the 2018 MTV Music Awards and leading the pack is Cardi B. The rapper received 10 nominations including video, song, and artist of the year. Meanwhile, the Carters received eight nominees,…

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On the Radar: Chance the Rapper’s Special Event, Remembering Joe Jackson, The Breaks Lineup + More

Stay updated with the hottest music news with Chicago Music’s On the Radar. Check out this week’s edition featuring Chance the Rapper, Noname and more! Chance the Rapper announces concert to celebrate the Special Olympics Chance the Rapper is always doing something big and now he’s got another stellar event for us. Last week, the rapper announced a one-day concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics. Chance will headline the show, put on by his newly launched Social Function Productions, on July 21 at the Huntington Bank…

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On the Radar: New Bullet For My Valentine Album, Saba and Chance the Rapper team up + More

This week’s On the Radar includes new singles, new album announcements, Hunnid, local shows and more. Catch up on music news with the latest edition of On the Radar. Bullet For My Valentine announce new album Gravity Last weekend, Welsh metal rockers Bullet For My Valentine premiered their new single “Over It” on BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show With Daniel P. Carter. The rock-oriented track comes from their upcoming album Gravity, out June 29 via their label Search and Destroy. So far the tracklisting and other information haven’t been released, but…

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Music Discovery: Providing Gems of the Week, January 28th

In this fast paced world we live in, it’s hard for a lot of readers to sit down and find the ‘needle in the haystack’ of musicians. Platforms such as SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal make it more accessible for us to discover music on the go. What I want to do, is share that needle, the gem amongst the thousands of artists continuously posting to the web. Scouring for those artists that I can’t wait to share. Any genre, new or old, these lists will shed a light…

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On the Radar: Coachella Rumors, Chance the Rapper Holiday Mixtape, RIP Jonghyun + More

Too busy unwrapping gifts to keep up with the latest music news? Catch up with this week’s On the Radar. Rumor: Eminem, Beyonce, and The Weeknd to headline Coachella 2018 It’s never too early to start thinking about festival season and we may already have the lineup for one of the year’s hottest events. Industry sources revealed to Consequence of Sound the lineup for the 2018 edition of Coachella. According to reports, Eminem, Beyonce, and The Weeknd will headline the festival next year. Right now, it’s just a rumor, but…

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