The Dirty Dezzys are a couple a’ wee Irish lads outta Southside Chicago. They drink, they smoke, and they eat the corn beef & cabbage. They just put out a 2-song Irish Punk ☘️ EP titled “Find Me Wheelchair” – also the name of the first song on the EP, and a music video for “Drunk Since Noon” – the second song off of it, about getting drunk in your room. We’ll all probably be celebrating St. Patricks Day by drinking in our room this year due to this COVID-19… stay safe out there, but most importantly… party on.
Matt G. of False Idols is gonna be back in town and is hosting a show on January 10th, 2020 at the Drunken Donut in Joliet, IL! This’ll be the first of many Cashew Toe Jams! RSVP to the show and jam out to some of the artists below.
GUERILLA, The Deadbolts, & MidiJoyful will be at Lucky’s Lounge in Chicago Ridge, IL on December 21st 2019 for Krampus III! Way Bigger and sexier than Krampus II… rocking out and partying in support of Kylie’s Cause / mother frickin Christmas. Music starts at 9pm and good times will be had throughout the night. $10 suggested donation at the door and receive a free drink or donate what you are able.
For those of you who are not aware, Kylie Mcelheny is currently kicking cancers tookus. Unfortunately, cancer has filed a lawsuit for assault and battery. So we got together and summoned the dark forces of Krampus to raise funds needed to pay for these charges. In exchange for donations, Krampus has agreed to only eat some of the bad kids this December.
Electric Mud’s latest EP, “Burn The Ships” is more than enough to get pumped to. The stoned and southern fried jams will sooth the soul. Mix that with the rage cage that is Long Live The GOAT and you got yourself a night.
Oh boy, so many great new music videos popping up. Illiterate Light’s “Better Than I Used To”, Howling Giant’s “Cybermancer and The Doomsday Express”; just wish I could share them all… Please feel free to share all your new music videos with We Are The Television! Here’s a few of our favorites lately:
Illiterate Light – “Better Than I Used To”
Illiterate Light is blowing up! They just released their debut album on Atlantic Records, have been putting out beautiful music videos for a bunch of songs of it, and just played Lollapalooza. It might seem like they’re popping up out of nowhere, but they have been trucking hard in the DIY touring scene for quite some time now… playing dives and bars all over the U.S. before they had any help from a label. Proves hard work pays off!
Howling Giant – “Cybermancer and the Doomsday Express”
Howling Giant are wizards and knights of their craft. Spinning tales of glory through ripping majestic Psych Rock. Watching them live is a wonder. You can see the magic oozing off their musical weapons of choice. These bards of the new age have been on the up and up and I know we’ll continue to see more great things from them!
RED FRANCIS – “Logan”
Red Francis never fail to blow our minds with their wild music videos. We know they like to party and have more fun than you. Try it out. I heard they were right there with Artie Lange snorting glass except they weren’t pussies about it. The band is currently working on a new album… bigger and better than anything you can imagine.
Sincere Engineer “Dragged Across The Finish Line”
Deanna Belos of Sincere Engineer is the most modest titan in punk rock right now. Making big waves with her first album, getting signed to Red Scare, playing Riot Fest and sharing the stage with some huge acts like Against Me!, The Hold Steady, & Heart Attack Man so early on as a band. The band just made a delicious beer collaboration with Pollyanna called “Fun Dipping”, a Fun Dip inspired sour beer with Cherry Yum-Diddly, Razzapple Magic, Grape Yumptious, and Lactose in a fruity, tart, and sweet beer.
Fire Cat EP Release show in Berwyn, IL on Friday, August 30th at The Wire with 40oz. SiDEKiCKS, ModaFoca, Torch The Hive, & TFP!
Hey ya lil chicken fucks. Do you even punk rock? Probably not… but it’s never too late to start. All you little anarchist bitches put on your best tony hawk pro skater outfit and meet us down in Berwyn for the punk rawk show. We ain’t got no place to go, so lets go to the punk rawk show, darling take me by the hand, we’re gonna see a punk rawk band, there’s no use in TV shows, radio, or rodeo, want to get into the crowd, want to hear it played real loud.
Doors @6pm | Show @7pm 18+
$10 Advance | $12 @ door
The new Red Francis music video is insane – Logan is the first track on Red Francis’ latest release “Greatest Hits“. The album pays tribute to the band’s hometown, Chicago. Each song represents a different neighborhood or story that takes place over the course of one day and one night.
RED FRANCIS – LOGAN
This specific song – Logan – is about a night out with the boys in Logan Square. Like every great night, it starts with a bottle and turning up. They hit the town for a show and from there on out there are SO many great local bars, bands and venues to be seen (and heard) in it: Coles, Gnar Wave Rangers, The Owl, The Empty Bottle, The Double Door Liquors sign (R.I.P), La Quinta Inn & Suites lol.. If you look hard enough, maybe you’ll find yourself.
Another Villa Park Punk Night at O’Neill’s Pub in Lombard, IL on June 29th! Full lineup of good bands and a fellow punk’s Birthday… Skidd Fleischer‘s Bday. Buy her a drink, buy me a drink. Let’s party!
A high-speed Chicago style 3-piece fueled by a passion for in-your-face rock and a disgust for the modern order.
The group, at large, is considered to be armed and dangerous, with catchey punk riffs and unrelenting social and political lyrics, and are described as loud and with a bad attitude. Fronted by Garvey’s satirical commentary and shredding guitar, backed by Jay’s insanely fast melodic bass walks and Pat’s explosive assault on the drums, it’s music you can revolt to.
40oz. Sidekicks are a Hardcore power-punk band from Chicago, Illinois.
Formed in 2004, they have since recorded 2 EP’s that became their first full length album, “Preservation of Tradition”. They play punk music with hints of reggae, ska and blues.
Their latest E.P. “Glory” is available to download on iTunes and stream on Spotify!
Punk band from Nashville, TN. Formed, as a four-piece in the spring of 2018, Shanghai Theater quickly transitioned to a three-piece act and played relentlessly the coming summer. The band moved back to a four-piece formation after their bassist/singer suffered a serious stage injury to his wrist.
The band has been described as “Surf-N-Turf” due to their blend of west coast surf and mid-west noise.
Haven’t had the pleasure of drinking a beer from Metal Monkey yet, so I’m looking forward to getting a flight! Ayala’s Empanadas will also be here serving up food starting at 5pm so get to the Monkey House early enough for some grub. Music starts at 7PM! See all you metal-heads there.
Are you looking for that 420 Chicago Party? You found it man.
A 420 show on 4.20!
Address will be posted the day before the event [2815 S Karlov Ave, Chicago, IL 60623-4440, United States], it being a 420 show we don’t want it to get any negative attention, but will take in place in the beautiful Little village.