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On the Radar: Bonnaroo and Govenors Ball Lineups, New Song Featuring Chester Bennington, Lana Del Rey, + More

This week we’re talking about hot festival lineups, new music from Lana Del Rey, and Chester Bennington. All this and more On the Radar. Governors Ball and Bonnaroo reveal stellar 2019 lineups Governors Ball and Bonnaroo have shared their lineups for the year and they’re pretty awesome. Headlining Governors Ball are The Strokes, making it their first confirmed US performance of three years. Other acts include Florence + The Machine, Nas, SZA, Tyler the Creator, Lil Wayne, BROCKHAMPTON, The 1975, Kacey Musgraves, Vince Staple, Beast Coast (Joey Bada$$ and Flatbush…

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On the Radar: Kendrick Lamar On Tour, Goodbye Slayer and Rush, Mike Shinoda Drops New EP + More

Kick off the week with a recap of some of music’s hottest stories you may have missed with the latest On the Radar. Kendrick Lamar announces The Championship Tour Kendrick Lamar is heading back on the road this year and he’s bringing the star-studded roster of Top Dog Entertainment with him. The Championship Tour features Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, and Ab-Soul. Dates kick off May 4 in Vancouver, BC and run until June 16 in Pittsburgh, PA. The tour will swing by Chicago’s Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre June 15.…

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On the Radar: Chester Bennington Tribute Show, Peter Hook Vs New Order, Vic Mensa + More

What’s on Chicago Music’s Radar for last week? Vic Mensa joins Jay-Z’s tour, Peter Hook settles lawsuit with New Order, Linkin Park announce new show, and more  Linkin Park to hold special tribute show to honor Chester Bennington The remaining members of Linkin Park will honor the late Chester Bennington with a one-night-only concert. The special event takes place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles October 27. Also joining them are Korn’s Jonathan Davis, Blink-182, M. Shadows and Synyster Gates from Avenged Sevenfold, Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian, and John…

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On the Radar: Lollapalooza, VMA nominations, Dio hologram on tour + More

Did you know the Ronnie James Dio hologram is getting ready to tour? That story and more on this week’s On the Radar. Linkin Park and Talinda Bennington release statements on Chester Bennington Since the tragic death of Chester Bennington, the band and his family have been mostly quiet. They broke silence last week when they released statements regarding the situation. The band released an emotional statement saying “You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized. In the past few days, we’ve seen an outpouring of love…

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On the Radar: RIP Chester Bennington, The Armstrongs, Adrenaline Mob + More

This week On the Radar, we say goodbye to Chester Bennington, check out The Armstrongs, look at Chicago’s hottest upcoming shows, and more. Chester Bennington, Linkin Park frontman, dies at 41 The rock world was shaken last week when news broke of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington’s death. He was 41. TMZ reported the news last Thursday (July 20) saying Bennington’s body was found in his Los Angeles home around 9 AM. Later it was revealed he committed suicide by hanging. No note was found at the scene. Bennington struggled with…

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