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Top 5 geeky things to look forward to in Nerdgasm: April 16th – 19th

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  Nintendo is about to get some retro, mini console competition from Sega!   Nintendo is about to get some retro, mini console compeition from SEGA! The mini sega genesis or the Mega Drive will contain pre-loaded games just like the Nintendo mini NES and SNES with a possibility of playing with the classic SEGA cartridges. They’re still working on ... Read More »

Is There Room for Twenty One Pilots in Mainstream Music Anymore?

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2016 was definitely the year that Twenty One Pilots broke out and became a household name with many songs off of their Blurryface album dominating the charts for the majority of the year. Nowadays, Twenty One Pilots is touring all around the country celebrating their success with fans both new and old alike. But, what is next step for them? Nothing has been mentioned ... Read More »

AFI, My Oh My

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AFI (full name A Fire Inside, Anthems For Insubordinates, or even Asking For It)has survived 20+ yearsin total with all of the same members since 1998. Even after releasing 10 albums and even a DVD, the band has stayed true to it’s roots. AFI is without a doubt one of the most influential punk bands (at least regarding the turn of the ... Read More »

What Genre does Queens of the Stone Age Fit Best?

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While obviously Alt Rock, when getting down to the nitty-gritty Queens of the Stone Age become hard to completely define with a sub-genre. The earliest hint given was back during the early years of the band where front man Josh Homme explained that their first album could be considered as Driving Music, both angular in design and dry. While this may ... Read More »

Strange Question: Who Invented Chicken Nuggets?

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The cornerstone of many childhood meals. Simple in design and INCREDIBLY cheap to make, these little poultry pieces have become a staple in fast food places all around the world to the point where they’re ubiquitous. But how much thought have you put into who originally developed them? I bet you hadn’t, so let’s solve this mystery. The common belief ... Read More »

Trailers…What Exactly IS Their Role?

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Everything is instant nowadays. One search online and almost anything can be learned, whether it be science facts, celebrity ages, or what’s in store for your favorite movie and TV Franchises. Entertainment websites are quick to divulge every small detail ranging from surprise guest stars being found on set, to formal interviews from cast members that always promise to be ... Read More »

How Rise Against Rises Above

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Definitely a different sounding band from what we usually play, but eagle-eared listeners will notice we do play their songs once in a while. Rise Against started out in Chicago in 1999 looking for success in the Melodic-Hardcore scene (which isn’t usually thought of when talking about music types in Chicago). After a few starting albums and a shift in a ... Read More »

What Makes CAKE So Delicious to Listen To

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One of the flagship bands when talking about Alt Rock as a whole has to be CAKE. They have what is without a doubt one of the most unique sounds out there, what with, their wonderful use of trumpet, instrumental styles, and that glorious, and attention-grabbing vocals provided by John McCrea. Back when they started back in the early 90’s, they ... Read More »

What The Offspring Offers

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I present to you a band that is really pushing what it means to be Alt Rock, but in a good way. The Offspring started out as a literal garage band in…wait, 1984? Like over 30 years ago…dang. While the band has had a pretty solid following up till the turn of the century where it felt as though the ... Read More »