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On the Radar: Demon Dayz Festival, Turn It Around Documentary, New Prince LP + More

Chicago Music’s On the Radar is back from a short vacation! Check out all the news you missed out on this week’s edition. Gorillaz reveal lineup for Demon Dayz Los Angeles The Gorillaz news keeps on coming! As part of their upcoming summer tour in support of their new album, The Now Now, the band is hosting the second edition of their Demon Dayz Music Festival. The one-day event will take place at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena and Grounds in Los Angeles Saturday, October 20th. Headlined by the Gorillaz…

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On the Radar: The Cure talk new music, Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham, Billie Joe Armstrong introduces The Longshot + More

Too occupied with Coachella to keep up with music news? Catch up with the latest edition of On the Radar. Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham Looks like Lindsey Buckingham is out of Fleetwood Mac, again. Buckingham was fired from the band over a disagreement about their upcoming tour. News initially broke when former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Billy Burnette tweeted: “Breaking news: Lindsey Buckingham is out but I’m not in.” The band later confirmed the news and announced Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ Mike Campbell and Neil Finn of Crowded House as…

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On the Radar: Creeper in the US, Eminem Slams Trump, Green Day Announce Greatest Hits LP + More

Did you watch Eminem’s Trump diss or pre-order Green Day’s new release? Did you know Creeper is returning to the US? Catch up with On the Radar. Creeper and Neck Deep announce US tour dates One of the best new bands in punk rock is the UK’s Creeper. Those who attended Warped Tour this year got the chance to see Southampton band’s energetic set. If you missed out or want to catch them again, you’re in luck. Starting early next year, they’ll be heading out on tour as a support…

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On the Radar: New Music from Pink and QOTSA, The Alley Returns, Riot Fest Late Shows + More

What’s going on this week? New music from Pink and QOTSA, The Alley lives, Riot Fest announces aftershows + more On the Radar. Chicago staple The Alley returns from the dead The closing of Chicago staple and haven The Alley was a sad day in Chicago. People from all over and of all ages mourned the passing of their favorite store. Owner Mark Thomas promised it wouldn’t be the end and vowed to have the store come back in a new fashion. Seems like he kept true to his word…

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On the Radar: Dr. Dre releases new song, NIN announce new EP, Melkbelly + More

What’s happening this week? Nine Inch Nails talk about new music, Melkbelly releases new single, Dr. Dre drops a new song and more On the Radar. Green Day reveals screening dates for Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNjsdhP_fnk Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk is a new documentary examining the Bay area punk rock scene and the rise of 924 Gilman Street. Directed by Corbett Redford and produced by Green Day, the film is finally making the rounds across the US. After holding…

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On the Radar: Ministry, Manchester Tragedy, Linkin Park + More

What’s going on this week? Looking back at the Manchester tragedy, Ministry’s new LP, Linkin Park’s outrage, and more. Check it out On the Radar. Ariana Grande concert in Manchester ends in tragedy A night that was supposed to be filled with fun and music ended with tragic deaths. After an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on Monday (May 22) an explosion went off killing 22 people and dozens injured. The crowd was predominately filled with teenagers and young kids. It was revealed early the next morning several children…

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On the Radar: Green Day, a year without Bowie, 2017 albums + more

This week in music was filled with tour announcements, remembering Mr. Bowie, R. Kelly rumors, and more. Check out what’s been picking at my brain on this week’s On the Radar. Green Day plays Wrigley Field  If you’ve been following long enough, you know I love Green Day. I got a rare chance to see their epic show at the Aragon last year. When I heard they were doing a second North American leg, I was ready to rack up more charges on my credit card. That is, until I…

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