@ Live Wire Lounge - Chicago, IL
Pale Horseman is a 4 piece metal band from the Chicago area which combines elements of sludge, doom, and death metal. Featuring a dual attack of guitarists/vocalists and a pummeling rhythm section, their live shows are most often described as “crushing" and their studio recordings have been done by some of their biggest influences including Dennis Pleckham of Bongripper, Noah Landis of Neurosis, and Justin Broadrick of Godflesh.
/The Mound Builders\
The Mound Builders are a sludge rock quartet based out of Lafayette, Indiana. Rooted in heavy metal, hardcore, stoner rock, and punk, they have spent the better part of seven years traveling the Midwest and distinguishing themselves to audiences everywhere with their heavy, ear-splitting, high-energy live performances!
/Thee Arthur Layne\
Listening to Thee Arthur Layne is like mainlining a musical speedball of Blue Cheer, proto-punk, proto-metal and haunted, evil & art-damaged blues.
A quartet from Chicago, IL, Thee Arthur Layne plays rock stripped to its primitive core, chugging along on primal drums, ecstatic riffing and piledriver bass. Welcome to the world of Thee Arthur Layne . .The best bad trip you've ever had..
/Ladies of Leisure\
Catchy stoner rock infused with blues!