Refused at The Vic Theatre

Refused doesn't seem to have slowed down in the least.

Gojira at Chicago Open Air 2019

French band Gojira eats fire and survives.

Black Pistol Fire at Metro

These two had the sound guy and guitar tech earning double time with all of their antics.

Emily Wolfe at Metro

Basically, she’s a showoff. Of course, with chops so well-honed, who could blame her.

Ghost at Chicago Open Air 2019

Swedes Ghost bring something akin to musical rock theatre.

Meshuggah at Chicago Open Air 2019

Nothing is more beast than Meshuggah.

Mogli at Schubas

Frankness seems to be contagious, and if there's one word that would describe her show best, it's "honesty."

Tim Atlas at Schubas

Tim Atlas poured "the heart" into his performance, as Gwen Stefani would say.

Rich Jones at Schubas

It’s becoming increasingly hard to perceive Rich Jones as anything less than the main act of any evening.

Carlile at Schubas

The red-dressed goddess took the stage and became instantly one with the aptly lit surroundings.

Chvrches at The Aragon Ballroom

Chvrches has become massive.

The Japanese House at Bottom Lounge

Someone shouted out "I'm hurting too" which was very sweet, fitting the mood well.