Chicago Bands

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  • 18 Speed Tranny >>
    Grungy heavy stoner metal with a hook. From Chicago, Illinois.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • a. j. rosales >>
    A. J. Rosales conveys a curious yet accessible musical persona that is both endearing and mysterious. Blossoming from a complex and rich musical background, his music evokes an array of artistic integrities - an effervescent breath of modern pop, lyrical
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Abandonment Theory >>
    Both heavy and punky, with harmonizing and catchy lyrics, you're sure to enjoy this Chicagoland band.
    Genre Emo | Location Chicago Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Abe Quigley >>
    1500 deoms in fan's hands, over 200 shows played in 2003, and 400 copies of Live 1 sold in 2004 and counting
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Absolute Zero >>
    We've made it to Oasis, next is the Metro and Aragon. With our fans, anything is possible, and we thank you for doing that for us!
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • absTRACT giANTS >>
    Hip hop band.
    Genre Hip Hop | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Aderrick >>
    Genre Dance | Location Chicago Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • american heritage >>
    Fuckin heavy! Metal, punk, rock, roll all in one. Toured UK & Europe Fall 1999, returning again early winter 2000. We are cute, metal, and a bunch of smartasses on top of it all.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • berber >>
    berber put out it's first album Lower Goes The Roof Beam on Monocole Records in 1998 berber performed @ the 1999 CMJ Music Festival in NYC. They are currently in the studio recording their yet untitled EP.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Blacklyst >>
    Blacklyst has been signed to Iron Glory Records, and it's debut release is set for Jan. 26, 2004. Titled Liars, Killers, & Master Thieves.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Boomstick >>
    Chicago based heavy band redefining the forward edge of music by using groove, power and aggression in their songs.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Circus Jones >>
    Circus Jones is a celebration of music. Circus Jones is funk with style. It's soul without the saccharine, pop without the chewing gum, and charm without the cheese. It's pure songwriting with a true sense of where it wants to be. The Beginnings...... The
    Genre Funk | Location Chicago Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • Clip >>
    A unique blend of rock, folk, gothic, and electronic influences.
    Genre Experimental | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Club 37 >>
    Specializing in parties, Club 37 is a select group of Chicago based professional musicians/vocalists, founded in 1990 that are dynamic in their performances, drug-free and always kind and courteous.
    Genre Dance | Location Chicago Illinois | 2009 - 2010
  • court jester >>
    Court Jester's sophomore release, Strangeland (Cellar Records), answers without a question that these guys are able to rock. Featuring Guns N Roses' keyboardist, Dizzy Reed, Court Jester performs some of the best hard rock of the new millenium. Fro
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Crestfallen >>
    Crestfallen's main musical influences are Tool, Type O Negative, Faith No More, A Perfect Circle, and White Zombie. Recently released a five song CD entitled Crash with a sampler available at www.mp3.com/crestfallen. Most notable venues played around
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • Dave Barrett >>
    Chicago singer/songwriter Dave Barrett has released his first CD entitled Kitty Bone.
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Death and Taxes >>
    New 4 song Ep Waste of a perfectly good CD feature's 4 Hard Rockin Tunes.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • decibators >>
    DECIBATORS take their cues from sounds and styles, old and new, wrap it up, tear it apart and throw it back in your face! Straight-ahead punk rock and roll that pulls no punches. In the vein of bands like Riverboat Gamblers, The Bronx, and Icarus Line
    Genre Punk | Location Chicago Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Disinter >>
    Brutal, relentless death-thrash, in the old vein, from Chicago.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Dizzle >>
    Dizzle is a rock band fronted by a genius singer/songwriter and his acoustic guitar. The music shamelessly crosses all boundaries of music into a conglomoration of unexplored rock. Think rock, indie, classic rock, modern rock, jam band, funk, r&b, blues,
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Doko Benjo >>
    A very talented 8 piece funk band featuring a horn section, turntables, 2 guitars, drums, bass and male and female vocals
    Genre Funk | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • ELBOW >>
    WE PLAYED WITH SKID ROW, AND QUIET RIOT AT 2 DIFFERENT VENUES.PLAYED THE BIGGER NAME PLACES IN AND AROUND CHICAGO, AND HAVE ABOUT 28 ORIGINALS TO GET THE POINT ACROSS, NOTHIN FANCY, JUST ROCK.......
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Enamor >>
    Its Saturday night, Oct 5th 2002 at Hoghead Mcdunnas, a smoky bar in Chicago. The room is packed with 100 eager faces ready for Enamor. The crowd is enthralled with relief after the first song because Enamor doesn't sound like all the other Dave Mathew's
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • Entrinzic >>
    Entrinzic
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • Essaytodia >>
    Genre Surf Rock | Location Chicago Pennsylvania | 1915 - 1962
  • Farce >>
    My band isn't one to tour the circuits, although I have a sizeable following on the net. I've had people listen to my music in the US (including Alaska), Germany, Sweden, the UK, and even Turkey!
    Genre Techno | Location Chicago Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • FIGURE H8 >>
    We've shared the stage with SOULFLY (at POP's in St. Louis) UNLOCO,MEMENTO,SIX FEET UNDER (in Chicago)
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • FiXation 29 >>
    FiXation 29 is the PHATTY hip-hop FIXATIONABLE rock band creating UNIQUE FUNKY FRESH AND FLAVORFUL sounds as appealing to the ear as WET SUSHI ON RED ROSES. This band combines the ECLECTIC, ECSTACY-ENTICING, AND MUSICALLY- ENRICHING UPBEAT ELEMENTS of Hi
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Frizzy Lid >>
    Chicago-based foursome that combines ear-catching melodies with a groove-fueled rhythm section and bluesy guitar licks.
    Genre Acoustic | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • gman Blues >>
    Upbeat acoustic rock and blues from Chicago, Illinois.
    Genre Blues | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Heavy Matters >>
    Heavy Matters is a Chicago based quartet performing Unique Original Melodic Rock, Our new CD - LIGHT is avaialiable on our website, HEAVYMATTERS.COM
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Hellbound Confederacy >>
    The band is currently back in the studio recording their full length debut C.D. And would like to thank everyone for their patience.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Holding Mercury >>
    All the best elements of the sophisticated pop bands you loved (and still love) from the 80s a la The Police, Crowded House, Duran Duran, Cheap Trick, U2 and The Cars pumped through a Marshall stack cranked up to 10!
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2007 - 2011
  • I LOVE RICH >>
    The world's SEXXXIEST, most kick-ass rock and roll band!
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Intransit >>
    This Chicago based band mixes strong blues-rock roots with modern rock's in-your-face intensity and brash lyrical style.
    Genre Blues | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Ion Vein >>
    Fusing progressive elements with melodic songwriting, Ion Vein injects some much needed positive energy into the heart of the music industry.
    Genre Progressive | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Jennifer Onesto >>
    Singer/songwriter, Jennifer Onesto's debut CD, Twenty Houses won the Music Alive Competition sponsored by the city of Chicago.
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • June's Arrival >>
    Blending a vast array of influences, Junes' Arrival delivers a consistently great time to its devoted fans (aka the best in the biz). From melodic ear-candy to bang-the-head heaviness, June's always keeps an audience on its feet. You've seen us at Doubl
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Juvenocracy >>
    Juvenocracy's biggest gig was at the Cubby Bear in Chicago. Cubby Bear is located across the street from Wrigley Field, and the band played right after a Cubs game. Q101 (Chicago's major rock station) was on hand and the place was packed.
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • KC Taylor >>
    Feel-good pop songs from Chicago, Illinois.
    Genre Pop | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Kraven Moorehead >>
    Kraven Moorehead has sucsessfully secured a state wide distribution deal based on thier incredible draw at thier live performances in the Chicagoland area...thier debut cd release is called Who Isn't and is availble state wide in Illinois at all area Be
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • Loomis >>
    Slick licks with Beatlesque melodies and memorable tunes from Chicago, Illinois.
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Lovehammers >>
    Lovehammers have carved out their own space in the Chicago music scene by their hard work and dedication to their fans.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Lying In Silence >>
    Signing onto Little League Records.
    Genre Experimental | Location Chicago Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • manGOhunt >>
    we've played gigs in most south east asian countries, costa rica, norway and will be skronking about in chicago in november 2000.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago and Oslo Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Matt Hoffer >>
    Infectious modern rock without the over-the top hooks and gimmicks often heard on radio today.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • Misery Index >>
    A hard and heavy power-punk trio from Chicago.
    Genre Punk | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Moreno >>
    Moreno is 3 piece rock outfit with big sweaty guitars and light floaty vocals from Chicago. We recently shared the stage with Alt-rock guitar God J Mascis here in Chicago and learned how to act like a real rock star. You don't.
    Genre Emo | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • NCS >>
    Most of our songs have been played on a local station here in chicago on local showcases.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • numb >>
    4 track demo available... recording with former bassist for from zero in july 2003.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Omegamen >>
    Grind-core. Rap-core. Hard-core. ______-core names aren't anything new. Neither is rock music with melody, angst and power. Chicago style, melodic punk a la Naked Raygun, the Effigies, Pegboy, bands like Face to Face & Drive Like Jehu, Fugazi & Shud
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • patterson >>
    Patterson=chicago+punk+rock+emo +classic+rock+pop thing...
    Genre Emo | Location Chicago Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • Psycho Ex-Lover >>
    Psycho Ex-Lover has recently opened for Michael Graves (Ex-Misfits frontman), landed the 'Spotlight band' spot at Karla Pacheco's (Q101 radio dj/producer)Chicago Rock Club, named 'artist of the week' by Chicagogigs.com, and most recently,'artist cd of the
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Robert Emmett >>
    If pop music can be compared to bubble-gum, this would be the sort of gum you bite into to find a surprising, juicy center. Warm, sticky and refreshing, with a familiar taste, yet nearly impossible to place- possibly something illicit.
    Genre Experimental | Location Chicagoland Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Scratch Happy >>
    There are some great bands in Chicago if you know which rocks to look under.
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Shades of Fiction >>
    Imagine three bands at the top of their game in the heart and underground of a musical scene. Imagine the best characteristics from each one of them. Shades of Fiction is what you get. Formed from the demise of Relative Ash, Crash Poet, and Red River
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Side Effect >>
    our 4 song demo cd will be relised in december of 2000, rest of the info you can check out on our webpage.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location South Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Silt >>
    The Hoopla EP is Silt's followup to the release of their single Lunatic on 20th Century Fox Dude, Where's My Car soundtrack. They can be heard on various radio stations throughout the midwest in cities like Chicago, St. Louis, Milwaukee and Minneapo
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • Simply Slang >>
    Simply Slang's demo sold over 1,000 copies independently within two weeks of its release, subsequently landing the band a record deal with Platinum Realm Entertainment.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Sister Child >>
    If you're ready for hard-hitting, hard-driving, gut-wrenching, emotional, powerful, Chicago-based original rock and roll, then you're ready for Sister Child.
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Spyder Monkey >>
    Spyder Monkey is an eclectic fusion of music with influences from progressive rock, soul, funk, Reggae and American blues. With raw high energy, the Spyder Monkey family of souls is creating music that transcends a myriad of musical genres. They achieve t
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • SUMHATE >>
    Powerful metal with edge and melody.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Syndicated >>
    these chicks have been through a lot than an average chick band out there today.Their sick obsession with wanting to entertain, got worse as they grew older. We played one show in the past, the sound of not only one scream [of the audience] getting to me
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • The Chamber Strings >>
    The 1966 Kinks crossed with Nick Drake.
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • The Emerald Lizards >>
    Combining 60's inspired garage rock, surf twang, bluesy swagger, and manic punk energy, Chicago's own Emerald Lizards have arrived to re-inject the Roll into Rock! Howling frontman Ayman Samman has his roots in the deep underground of Egyptian Heavy Me
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • The Fabulous >>
    Glam Glitter Punk! This Chicago band has been around for quite a few years playing their unique brand of pop/punk.
    Genre Glam | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • The Layaways >>
    Ultra-catchy indie guitar pop.
    Genre Pop | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • the secret police >>
    Last show we play was cancelled because the bar owner freaked because someone in the other band we booked with was underage. So we went back to our rehearsal space and played a show for eight people. Sure, that kind of thing probably won't make us famou
    Genre Punk | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • The Shiv >>
    New CD Short Order Crook due in independent stores distributed by Carrot Top distribution. Description: An intriguing blend of hypnotic bass lines, indie-rock chords and dual vocals highlight The Shiv's special brand of challenging pop tones. Their u
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • The Wild Leopardz >>
    All-girl rock band with a unique new rock sound. TWL writes all original music that has a melodic rock feel.
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2007 - 2008
  • theVision theGuilt >>
    Starting as a three piece in 2007, TheVision TheGuilt rapidly made a name for themselves in Chicago.
    Genre Experimental | Location Chicago Illinois | 2008 - 2009
  • Today's My Super Spaceout Day >>
    Three piece rock band from Chicago, Illinois.
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Trading Brains >>
    eponymous debut E.P. on the way... stay tuned boppas gigging around Chicagoland, regionally very soon.
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Turnerjoy >>
    Turnerjoy is satellite pop
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • UNDERTOAD >>
    New self recorded, produced and performed CD - Dream Cannibals Hear some here: http://www.undertoad.com/html/sound_files.html
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Urine Nation >>
    pop punk
    Genre Punk | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Vertical Method >>
    Vertical Method is an aggressive, young and energetic band looking to rock the music world with their unique sound. They are determined to attack the music industry by storm and are confident that their performances will make listeners take notice.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Vincent Truman >>
    Vincent Truman's songs are as mean and funny as anything written in the last 25 years. Monica Kendrik, Chicago Reader.
    Genre Experimental | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • Wakeup Call >>
    A hard rock/metal/punk band from Chicago.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001