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The Toadies @ The Cabaret Metro in Chicago, IL. April 12, 2014

   The Toadies played the full set of their album “Rubberneck” in celebration of the 20th anniversary reunion this year. Remember that song, “Possom Kingdom”? It was huge back in 1994 when this album was released. 557 more words

Wild Garlic Everywhere!

And I mean EVERYWHERE!  I even spotted it in the Metro (the freebie newspaper available on public transport not the rapid transit system in the North East – although I have no doubt you would be able to view it from the windows on some journeys!) The Metro on Thursday featured a great recipe for Garlic Paste – which sounds like a pretty good pesto – they recommend putting it with pasta, cooking chicken or fish with it, or even mixing it with cheese for toasties!   181 more words


Reviewed by Meghan Player

With the Monday blues looming, it’s always a welcome treat to head out to a gig on a Sunday night . But thankfully, it’s exactly what the doctor ordered. 341 more words

Push To Fire

Live Review: La Dispute, Pianos Become The Teeth, Mansions at The Metro, 4/5

Michigan post-hardcore five-piece La Dispute hit the road this year with Mansions and Pianos Become the Teeth to promote their dense new album, Rooms of the House… 592 more words


#METROBLOG: Train Driver/Commuter Bitch War: Let's all play "Who's got the best opinion?"

The Metro opinion page has been playing “Who’s got the best opinion?” again. Which is always a laugh for me because literally everyone that plays it comes across like an idiot. 1,309 more words

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April Fools' Day - Audio Report

Report on news-stories in relation to April Fools’ Day 2014

April Fools’ Day – the day when the people working within news organisations will do all they can to sneak stories into the press to fool the general public and see what they can get away with.

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The Metro Mix

This was my winning entry into Orchard Lounge’s mix contest. My prize? A spot opening for Gigamesh and Orchard Lounge at The Metro in Chicago… 151 more words

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