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RECAP: RIOT FEST CHICAGO 2016 - PART II

Day 1 of Riot Fest was topped off for me, personally, by a set from the elusive Long Island hardcore outfit known as Glassjaw. These industry veterans performed with the same enthusiasm and enamored looks on stage as they would have had twenty years ago. Front man Daryl Palumbo is known for his crazed facial expressions and unsusual contortions while the other members keep their arms and legs at work with complex rhythms and syncopation.

RECAP: RIOT FEST CHICAGO 2016 - PART I

For the past three concert seasons I have spent my time leading up to each fall just counting down the days until Riot Fest would finally show its face. I have been going to shows for years, but Riot Fest manages to compile daily lineups that are often only dreamed of. What's even more impressive than the annual assortment of bands is the team behind the whole thing.

A CONVERSATION WITH THROW THE GOAT AT THE DOLL HUT - ANAHEIM, CA

We got a chance to talk with Throw The Goat, a "wrecking crew of heavy rock madness", at The Doll Hut in Anaheim earlier this month. Throw The Goat's new EP 'VOTE GOAT', is scheduled to drop November 4th, the Friday before election day.  Earlier this summer, the band was awarded a grant by the PBR Music Foundation to help finish their album and get on the road for their tour this fall.