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Aaron Lewis Joe’s Bar Review

Thursday, July 19, 2012 By Aaron Keker JOE’S BAR, Chicago, Illinois – Aaron Lewis rolled into Joes’s Bar on Weed Street in Chicago with his rodeo quintet and twanged their way into a triumphant performance.  The qui...
 
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TESLA Fiesta Days Review

Sunday, July 15, 2012 By Aaron Keker FIESTA DAYS, McHenry, Illinois – TESLA has been rockin’ the U.S. and World for over twenty-six and a half years and their loyal fan base has been hanging tough since their first album ...
 
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Nickelback Allstate Arena Review

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 By Aaron Keker ALLSTATE ARENA, Rosemont – The evening can be summed up in five phases. Each phase rose in succession and ended with ear excruciating booms as Nickelback’s performance ended. The fir...

 
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Art of Dying HOB Review

Thursday, May 17, 2012 By Aaron Keker HOUSE OF BLUES, Chicago, IL – Prior to Art of Dying’s performance, voices were heard in the background, “who is Art of Dying”? Other voices had no recollection of who was the opening ...
 
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Shinedown HOB Review

Thursday, May 17, 2012 By Aaron Keker Shinedown rocked and knocked the blues out of the Chicago House of Blues. Brent Smith looked leaner than previous years and make have taken a page from John Candy’s character “Ox” in Stripe...
 
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Creed Chicago Theatre Review

Thursday, April 19, 2012 By Aaron Keker CHICAGO THEATRE, Chicago – When Creed entered the stage and performed “Are You Ready?”, the Chicago Theatre audience was ready the moment the doors opened at 7:00 p.m.  Pr...

 
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Staind Chicago HOB Review

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 By Aaron Keker Always Acoustic As several dysfunctional fans appeared to be tossed out of the Chicago House of Blues for fighting, the favorite quote of the evening was “I’m on the outside, I’m lookin...
 
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Guns N’ Roses Allstate Arena Review

Wednesday, November 15, 2011 By Aaron Keker ALLSTATE ARENA, Rosemont – Welcome to Guns N’ Roses’ jungle! They’ll go on stage around 11:12 p.m. They’ll get on the bus shortly after 2:02 a.m. and feelin’ fine. It was anothe...
 
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Theory of a Deadman The Venue Horseshoe Casino Review

Sunday, November 6, 2011 By Aaron Keker THE VENUE, Hammond, Indiana – Halloween ended six days ago, but the two finger devil horns were floating in the air to watch Satan’s music. Theory of a Deadman’s music is nowhere be...

 
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3 Doors Down The Venue Horseshoe Casino Review

Sunday, November 6, 2011 By Aaron Keker THE VENUE, Hammond, Indiana – Years ago, who would have thought a graduating class of sixty people at East Central High School in Hurley, Mississippi had a hidden treasure in Brad A...