| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Fall Out Boy is back.
Ending a three-year hiatus that commenced following a 2009 greatest-hits set, the popular emo-rock band announced Monday that it would release a new album and launch a North American tour in May.
"This isn't a reunion, because we...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:57 PM
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Fall Out Boy has a new single, as you might have heard. The band announced both an album ("Save Rock and Roll") and a reunion Monday by making sure to point out that this is NOT a reunion because "we never broke up," as they say on...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:42 PM
“I was getting all nervous, like it’s my first time.”
Which “first time” Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz was referring to, we don’t really want to know, but the mortar attack of announcements that came from the...
| Feb 5, 2013
Even if you're Tommy Lee, releasing pictures of your junk (intentionally or not) is never a plus in the musical credibility column.
So it's no surprise that off-stage incidents like that progressively turned Pete Wentz into much more than the bassist...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Tom Morello, Patrick Stump ... the list of gifted guitarists from Chicago is a long one, and the list of their accomplishments is even longer. But one thing none of them ever had was a Dr. Pepper commercial. Apparently none of their...
| May 30, 2013
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. WKRZ-FM SUMMER BASH In the natural cycle of music acts aimed at young audiences, Carly Rae Jepsen appears to have peaked. Her song “Call Me Maybe” was the best-selling......
| Apr 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Eminem didn’t clean up at this year’s Grammys as was expected, but as was rumored, he will headline Lollapalooza Aug. 5-7 at Grant Park.
The Detroit rapper leads a list of more than 130 bands to be announced Tuesday that include Foo...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 5:17 AM
For the past six years, the Lollapalooza music festival has called Chicago's Grant Park home for some of the biggest names in music.
This summer will be no exception as they announced this year's lineup yesterday.
The big three headliners: Eminem, The...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:38 AM
"Harry Potter" star Matthew Lewis hung out at Paris Club's upper level lounge, Studio Paris, Thursday after promoting the latest film in the series at Navy Pier's IMAX and AMC River East movie theater.
"Had a sick night at Studio Paris in Chicago...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 6:00 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday, unless otherwise noted)
The Help (Wednesday)
30 Minutes or Less
The Devil’s Double
Final Destination 5
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
Bachelor Pad (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
The Bling Ring...