Illinois 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
  • Amined >>
    Mature sounding rock With a mix of emo sound. Looking for record lable.
    Genre Emo | Location Zion Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Angerwound >>
    We have opened for anthrax Genre Heavy Metal | Location Peoria Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Anthrofuge >>
    Basically, Anthrofuge is a combination of a lot of different styles of music. Everyone listens to something a little different and it shows in the writing. When asked to describe the music, the easiest way to explain it is, Death metal without double bas
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Rock Island Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Barendt & Kendrick >>
    Interesting, fun, sometimes rocky, sometimes heartbreaking pop/rock tunes.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Evanston Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Bent-Til-Broken >>
    Bent-Til-Broken is currently mixing their debut e.p. that will be released this fall.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Urbana Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • 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
  • cadence >>
    They disdain being labeled, claiming it takes away from their originality, but are considered by many to fit into the post-hardcore genre.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Dupage County Illinois | 1999 - 2000
  • Chemical-X >>
    This new Mid-Illinois/St. Louis-area trio blends thrash, funk, 80's metal, blues and classical.
    Genre Funk | 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
  • co2 >>
    CO2 originally formed as a rock/power-pop trio, and continues as an acoustic duo performing and recording all original material.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Champaign Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • ComeBlood >>
    Industrial progressive metal band from Illinois.
    Genre Industrial | Location Rockford Illinois | 2008 - 2009
    Even though the band is just 1/2 a year old, the site has OVER 4000 hits and the gigs are piling up as we speak! The coolest news is that Slingshot 57 has agreed to play a show in M.C. and CONSUMED will open for them!
    Genre Christian | Location Mason City/Greenview Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Convicted >>
    Convicted is a Christian Rock band that puts a brand new twist on a 2000 year old concept. They have rocked stages all over Southern Illinois and have taken much of the midwest by storm with their unique rock stylings. For those of you who ever thought
    Genre Christian | Location Carbondale Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • 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 Most notable venues played around
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chicago Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • Cry For Dawn >>
    Mix the aggression of hardcore and the melodic disodence of goth, add an intense stage show, you've got Cry For Dawn. Playing with bands such bands as Gwar and Bile, with upcoming shows with Hatebreed, Cry For Dawn is ravaging the Chicago music scene. You
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Round Lake Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • Daddy Green Jeans >>
    Bring forth jazz/funk/blues influenced rock music, a Daddy Green Jeans show should prove to be a cerebral experience for all. Spacy and cosmic improvised jams bring together combined influences ranging from Bob Marley, Dave Matthews Band, Blind Melon, Mo
    Genre Psychedelic | Location Seneca Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • DAS >>
    Frequently compared to Van Halen, this melodic rock band from Wisconsin has opened for Saigon Kick and recently released their first demo, a 4-cut CD titled, Still Thinking .
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Rockford Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • 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
  • Delinquent Seven >>
    One of the freshest sounding bands to appear on the Chicago area music scene lately, Delinquent Seven, a contemporary new-rock quartet with a pitch towards the progressive, has been busy since 1999 developing and honing their unique approach to modern roc
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Rockford Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • 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 >>
    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 >>
    Genre Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • fadproof >>
    If you've ever voted Democratic, lost, and wondered, Is there more to life than this? we're the band for you. If you feel pissed off and optimistic at the same time, and if you're extremely intellegent, we're the band for you.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Mt. Prospect Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • 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
  • Fated >>
    We Are Fated. Our sound blends female vocals with hard but smooth riffs to get a real nice mix. Our debut CD comes out in February 2001. If you'd like to visit us or contact us go to: WWW.INYOURMIND.ORG
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Wheaton Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • 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
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Joliet Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • 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
  • fortyminusone >>
    We just released our 2nd album, Push Gently. We are being played on WEIU radio on the show Illinoise (88.9). We have opened for Plumb and Slingshot 57.
    Genre Christian | Location Oakland Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • 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
  • Hard Drive >>
    Hot Central Illinois rock band who are taking the area by storm!They offer a wide range of music and reasonable rates.T-shirts available on their website!Also, be sure to check out their pics,schedule,and sign their guestbook while you are there!
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Litchfield Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • 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
  • Hollow >>
    We actually just got done with a contest called band-a-monium. It is a contest where 120 bands signed up. We were chosen from the 120 and narrowed down to 10. We were then narrowed down to the top 5, and then through a series of shows, to the top 2. W
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Quad Cities Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • I LOVE RICH >>
    The world's SEXXXIEST, most kick-ass rock and roll band!
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Chicago Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • IMPALE >>
    IMPALE has just recorded their first CD entitled the INFECT EP. This CD WILL slap you in the face with ear wrenching, mosh-able, and a headbang-able sound that heavy-metal music lacks today.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Evergreen Park Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Incaged >>
    We are a new generation hardcore band. We play all originals and have shows every weekend. We have a national show coming up with 40 Below Summer. We also have a new 5 song promo called Begin With This.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Round Lake Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Inhabitense >>
    opened up for overkill ,shadows fall,Trouble,Lungbrush our new cd,Perfect Victim Society is out now available March 3rd you can buy from we have beem on local radio and webstation
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Aurora Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • 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
  • ivari >>
    IVARI recently completed a six-song, self-titled EP. Mixing rock and alternative with a few pop is sure to please the ear! Catchy hooks, innovative guitar work, and soaring vocal harmonies are hallmarks of this original set. Think Dido meets D
    Genre Rock | Location St. Charles Illinois | 2002 - 2003
  • 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
  • John Wilder & The Deceivers >>
    John Wilder & his Deceivers are a great new addition to the Phase Music label. With his sharp, read beneath the lines lyrics and his use of a rock producer to guide is recordings, John's Gothic Americana style is truely his own! John Wilder is the ul
    Genre Acoustic | Location Highwood Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • 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
  • Let's Go Home >>
    Hey check us out we have a new cd out and a demo coming soon, we have a new guitarist so we sound worlds better, we also have shirts
    Genre Punk | Location Aurora Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • 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
  • Mike TV >>
    We have a new cd out called Nothing Left Unbroken, which has ten original tracks. We recorded with celebrated recording masters, michael stahnke and eric williams in Peoria, Illinois. Recently we've been playing shows in our area, but that is about it
    Genre Rock | Location Princeton Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • 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
  • Pergatory >>
    New c.d. release: PERGATORY-Everything You Hate and Despise. 13 songs including:Blood Guilt, My Name Is Legion, and Dance Floor Whore(Cunt)
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Galesburg Illinois | 2004 - 2005
  • Project X >>
    We are just a couple of guys that love to write and record music in our project studio. We don't give a crap about making any money and we are not searching for the almighty record deal. We just love music. Feel free to check out our site and listen to an
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Schram City Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • Psycho Billy Cadillac >>
    The music is Southern Rock and up-beat Country we call it Redneck Rock-N-Roll with an aggressive attitude. 5 Rockin Musicians from the Central IL area. The lead singer has been in the finals in many of the local competitions. The four instrument play
    Genre Rock-A-Billy | Location Streator Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • 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, and most recently,'artist cd of the
    Genre Alternative | Location Chicago Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Reign Man >>
    Reign Man is a Chicago area hard rock band. Reign Man released their debut CD on 4/15/2003.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Romeoville Illinois | 2003 - 2004
  • Rival >>
    Rival plays good straight up guitar party rock music that sounds like it was straight out of the 70's/80's.Remember partying and listening to your favorite album....ahh the good ole days....We relive the good ole days everyday !!!! Our debut CD Arrival
    Genre Guitar Rock | Location Bloomington 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
  • Robert Kramer >>
    Musician/composer Robert Kramer has been writing, performing and recording original music for over ten years. His new CD, Blood On The Full Moon is currently receiving critical acclaim and airplay from college and internet stations globally.
    Genre Pop | Location Deerfield Illinois | 2001 - 2002
  • Rubber Clown Car >>
    A mixture of XTC, Bob Mould, the Damned, the Who, and Matthew Sweet. The Beatles on Quaaludes... Rubber Clown Car is: Dirk Prysby - Guitar, Vocals, Percussion, Bongo Guitar Antonio
    Genre Rock | Location Oswego Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • Sandbox 101 >>
    Sandbox 101, the hardest working bunch of slackers ever to come out of Springfield, Illinois, is ready to rock your world. There are several years of combined experience in the band and it shows! Tired of classic rock and the blues? This is contemporary
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Springfield 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
  • Serving Him A Risen Christ >>
    Awesome comtemporary Christian band of four college students who love the Lord and music. We would love to play for your youth group, church or community event!
    Genre Christian | Location Pittsfield Illinois | 2006 - 2007
  • Seven Rivers >>
    When we first recorded a little E.P. just to get out there, the local radio station here picked it up one day and started airing it as if we were a national band. When they found out we weren't we did interviews and all that fun sh*t. Then they offered
    Genre Rock | Location Peoria Illinois | 2000 - 2001
  • 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
  • sleeping shelby >>
    Biggest gig to date: Nov 4th Chicago's United Center for the sold out Bon Jovi Have a Nice Day tour. On the main stage with 19,000 people in attendance.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Hoffman Estates Illinois | 2005 - 2006
  • Snap Holiday >>
    The biggest gig and best time we ever had was opening for LOVERBOY a couple summers ago. Playing to over 5,000 people, what a blast!
    Genre Rock | Location Streator Illinois | 2006 - 2007