The Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule, David Allen Coe, The Grateful Dead…I could go on. These are just some of the bands and artists Warren Haynes has graced the stage alongside. This past summer,Haynes stopped […]
Two years removed from his 4th studio album, Loverboy, Brett Dennen is back on the scene with a new album; Smoke and Mirrors. Brett and his two band mates recently came to XRT to play […]
If you watched the Ninth Season of American Idol, you might remember rooting for a hometown Chicago area folk-rock singer, Lee DeWyze. Hailing from Mt. Prospect, Lee went on to win American Idol that year. DeWyze’s first post-American Idol album, ‘ Live It Up,’ was released in 2010 to modest commercial success. “After American Idol, I put out an album, I didn’t feel I could be as creative as I wanted to be…one and half years have past and I knew I could finally make the album I wanted to make.” DeWyze then
While Courtney Love’s former contemporaries in Nirvana score a nomination for entry into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, Love, 49, will end 2013 nomination-less, but nonetheless moving forward.
Three and a half years ago, Kodaline decided they would never again write a song that was just for fun. The Irish band wanted to keep things honest and the change seems to be paying off.
Mumford & Sons might be taking some time off, but Mumford keyboardist Ben Lovett is keeping busy with his Communion Music label and live series, which highlight emerging artists.
If you were a fan of underground nineties music, you have probably heard of the multi-genre band, Soul Coughing. The band is noted for a rocky breakup and lead singer, Mike Doughty, rose out of […]
Our very own Terri Hemmert, also known as Chicago’s Biggest Beatles Fan, interviewed Sir Paul McCartney this morning to hear all about his new album, New. Much to Terri’s delight, Paul acknowledged meeting her previously […]
Sir Paul McCartney is back with something “New” from his new album, New. Who else but XRT’s Terri Hemmert debuted the song on the airwaves (and stream) of XRT at 11:30 this morning. But even […]
Josh Homme talks about keeping QOTSA setlists fresh, liking Grimes and why Eagles of Death Metal fans should be on watch.