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Photos: Chicago Open Air 2016 – Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Corrosion of Conformity

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Chicago Open Air 2016 on July 17th featured performances by Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot, who released their fifth album, .5: The Gray Chapter, on October 19th, 2014, which serves as their first new studio album in six years, and the first not to feature founding bassist Paul Gray and long time drummer Joey Jordison, metalcore band Killswitch Engage, who … Continue reading

Photos: Chicago Open Air 2016 – Disturbed, Gojira, Deafheaven, Carcass

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Chicago Open Air 2016 on July 16th featured performances by heavy metal band Disturbed, who released their sixth album, Immortalized, on August 21st, 2015 via Reprise, French heavy metal band Gojira, who released their sixth album, Magma, on June 17th, 2016 via Roadrunner, which featured the singles “Stranded”, and “Silvera”, San Francisco-based black metal … Continue reading

6 Must-See Bands at Chicago Open Air 2016

By: Josh Terzino – The summer festival season in Chicago is crowded, but the Chicago Open Air music festival has chosen to act as counter-programming to Pitchfork’s annual gathering this year (both take place July 15-17). What sets Chicago Open Air apart from other festivals is a focus on one particular genre-hard rock/metal. Some of these acts have … Continue reading

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