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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Recreate your favorite Meshuggah, Periphery, and Sworn In songs with the updated DJEN, the metal generator

Even if you don’t have a musical bone in your body (I certainly don’t), there is no denying that most of us normies would kill to be on stage performing in front of thousands of people every night, playing the music we create. It’s not a reality for most of us, sadly.

But there is good news! A little over a year ago, we mentioned the first version of DJEN, aka Djeneration Station, the tool by which the aspiring progressive metal and metalcore musician could recreate their favorite Periphery, Vildhjarta, and A Day To Remember songs. Well, there’s been a few major updates to it – and it looks better than ever. You can play around with the app below, which is downloadable on iTunes as well as having full offline support.

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Meshuggah Release Teaser For Upcoming Album

Fans have been patiently waiting for a new Meshuggah album since the almighty “Koloss” from 2012. With being a leading artist of progressive metal/djent, how could we possibly wait patiently for a new album after four years? Well lucky for us, Meshuggah have gave us a little sneak peak into their upcoming full-length. Continue reading