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The Bye Bye Man
The Bye Bye Man
The Bye Bye Man

"There’s something more about getting scared that keeps me alive and makes me happy," says The Bye Bye Man director Stacy Title.

 
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12 Movies of 2015
12 Movies of 2015
12 Movies of 2015

Pan, Walk in the Woods, Tomorrowland, Aloha . . . According to Box Office Mojo, lots of us plunked down our hard-earned money to see some pretty mediocre flicks in 2015. Here's a list of 12 movies many of us missed in our rush ...

 
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The Huntertones by Simon Yu and McKenzie Beynon
The Huntertones by Simon Yu and McKenzie Beynon
The Huntertones by Simon Yu and McKenzie Beynon

Huntertones’ trumpet player Jon Lampley grew up in the Akron suburb of Tallmadge. He attended the Ohio State University, playing sousaphone in the Best Damn Band in the land. While at OSU, he also joined the jam band O.A.R. and...

 
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A$AP Rocky
A$AP Rocky
A$AP Rocky
 

2015 Lollapalooza Day Three

 
August 3, 2015
 



While a precautionary evacuation that lasted about an hour nearly derailed day three of Lollapalooza, the show went after a bit of schedule juggling. “I guess it’s the mystery festival,” said one concert-goer who found it diffi...

 
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Metallica
Metallica
Metallica
 

2015 Lollapalooza Day Two

 
August 2, 2015
 



“This music makes me feel good,” said Metallica singer-guitarist James Hetfield at the beginning of the band’s two-hour performance on day two of Lollapalooza. Hetfield’s goatee might’ve turned gray and hard-hitting drummer Lar...

 
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The Mekons, photo by Derrick Santini
The Mekons, photo by Derrick Santini
The Mekons, photo by Derrick Santini

A veteran punk/alt-country band with some 30 years of material in its catalog, this July the Mekons will tour select U.S. cities as a full band. That’s a real rarity for the group whose members are spread out all over the globe...

 
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Dirty RIver Boys credit Todd White
Dirty RIver Boys credit Todd White
Dirty RIver Boys credit Todd White

Promoting their new self-titled album, the Dirty River Boys have put in some 200,000 miles of cross-country touring. The band —Marco Gutierrez, Colton James, Travis Stearns and Nino Cooper —cites both the Rolling Stones and Han...

 
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14AvettBrothers
14AvettBrothers
14AvettBrothers

Lollapalooza Sunday was all about the mud. Afternoon rain turned the grounds into a big mess and fans traipsing through the fields often lost flip-flops and sandals in the process. In the early afternoon, we caught a great set ...

 
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Kate Nash
Kate Nash
Kate Nash

The highlight of Lollapalooza Day 2 was clearly the performance by OutKast. The hip-hop group reunited at the end of 2013 and has spent the better part of this year playing festivals. Wearing flamboyant outfits, the duo — André...

 
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Lorde at Lollapalooza
Lorde at Lollapalooza
Lorde at Lollapalooza

The highlight for most fans attending the first day of Lollapalooza, the annual outdoor summer festival that takes over Chicago’s Grant Park every August, was likely Eminem, who returned to the event after last performing in 20...