Chicago Open Air Presents Rocks The Chicagoland Area Against All Odds (Photo Gallery + Review)

 

Chicago Open Air Presents returned back to Seatgeek Arena in May after a one year hiatus and even through some tough weather delivered two days of heavy metal goodness.

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Normandie go “Ghost” with new single and video

If you’ve been following us for a while, you know we really like Sweden’s alt-rockers Normandie. Having underwent a stunning transformation in sound on their debut album Inguz (2016), the band is back with a new single, “Ghost”, and a new video for the track as well. I’m starting to run out of superlatives for the band, but at this point, Normandie are set to become one of the biggest bands of their genre. Gaining a bunch of attention for supporting Yellowcard in the EU last year, they’re going absolutely bonkers right now.

You can peep the video below – maybe we can get new music from them soon? That would be cool, because I have a strong feeling album #2 will make them explode.

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Silverstein releases new single, “Ghost”

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At this point in their career (that spans over a decade and a half), you really have to wonder if Canadian post-hardcore veterans Silverstein can do anything wrong. They’ve been on a seemingly neverending schedule of “new album, tour, recycle, repeat” every 2 years since 2003, and without a single bad album in that timespan. Even better is the fact that Silverstein seems to be getting better the more they age – 2013’s This Is How The Wind Shifts is a particular career highlight.

With that said, 2017 is just around the corner – which means another Silverstein album, more tours (would it surprise you if they were playing Warped yet again?), and a new single in the form of “Ghost”. You can check out the single below – the band is also currently on tour with Memphis May Fire, The Devil Wears Prada, and Like Moths to Flames.

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