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Summerfest Day 7: Kendrick Lamar

Published July 1, 2015

When it comes to gigantic names in the world of rap, Kendrick Lamar has certainly made his way up into the upper echelon. He'll be taking the headliner role for Summerfest day 7, while Phil Vassar, Brand New and Aloe Blacc fill out the rest of yet another awesomely diverse day of music.


Linkin Park roars a parade of past hits through the Amp

Published July 1, 2015

I'll admit it; before Tuesday night's Marcus Amphitheater show started up, one of those people was me. I wondered why a band, whose last seemingly notable moments came at the service of three-fourths of Michael Bay's "Transformers" franchise, was a Big Gig Amp headliner. Well, one large serving of crow, please, cooked medium rare.


Bella Cain uses cool country covers to warm up a cold Summerfest night

Published July 1, 2015

It might be odd to say that I was expecting a lot from Bella Cain, but I was. WAMI's 2014 Country Group of the Year has been billed as one of the busiest Top 40 Country cover bands in Southeastern Wisconsin. Which maybe isn't saying a lot; I'm not sure. What I am sure of is that Bella Cain, despite being a cover band, brings its own special sauce to its music and performance.


Metal Men time warps to '80s heyday to provide your metal fix

Published July 1, 2015

Today on the Uline Warehouse stage, the Metal Men were in top form. Starting out by scorching the small but mighty crowd with "Metal Health" by Quiet Riot, "Tooth and Nail" by Dokken and "Blackout" by the Scorpions, the crowd was the Metal Men's for the taking.


7 questions for pop rockers and viral music video experts OK Go

Published June 30, 2015

Most bands desperately hope that their music videos will go viral. For pop rockers OK Go, at this point, it's almost expected. With a Summerfest headliner set scheduled for the Uline Warehouse on Thursday, July 2, I chatted with bassist/vocalist Tim Nordwind about the band's stories behind some of their viral sensations.

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Well Informed Citizens-Keepin' Rock Alive, And Then Some...

Monday, September 16, 2013 (Milwaukee, WI USA) Have you heard? Rock is dead. Apparently Dan Nathan didn't get the memo, and that's a very good thing indeed.Nathan, along with his bandmates in Milwaukee's Well Informed Citizens, just released their latest hard-driving classic rock album "...

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