MUSIC

This is our MUSIC page and it archives all the articles that we have written about the subject matter.  Click on the links for further details.  You know you want to!

February 7, 2010: Read about Flyleaf's new album, Againagain!

February 8, 2010: Devon figures out his Top 5 Songs of All Time

February 16, 2010: Devon reviews Muse's new album, The ResistanceWill it be victorious?

February 27, 2010: Review of St. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [Remastered] by The Beatles.  What Beatles' fan can resist?

March 7, 2010: Remember when we were anticipating Arcade Fire's next album?  A look back at a world without The Suburbs.

March 8, 2010: Avril Lavigne releases a song for the Alice in Wonderland soundtrack.  Sarcastic cheers all around!

March 13, 2010: Devon gives the band Janus some love.

March 29, 2010: Devon tries to figure out the Greatest Guitar Riffs of all Time!

April 5, 2010: The always interesting "Interesting Song Facts" brought to you by Devon.  Showcasing songs from Jimi Hendrix, Flyleaf, Metallica, The Beatles, Coldplay and others.

May 2, 2010: Seven different shows in the first 5 months of 2010.  Not too shabby.  Here's a look back at the 2010 1st Quarter Concert Calendar Bands showcased: Between the Buried and Me, 88 Fingers Louie, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Bad Religion, and others.

May 11, 2010: Song Facts Part Deux.  Songs from Nirvana, Radiohead, Alkaline Trio, Blind Melon, Faith No More, The Rolling Stones, and others.

May 23, 2010: Now somebody out there must be tapping my phone, because everybody knows that I'm a Man with a Mission!  Felipe shows you how to get a new live album from Bad Religion and announces that a new album would be released later that fall.  That album would eventually be The Dissent of Man.

June 7, 2010: Devon counts down to the release of Arcad Fire's newest release, The Suburbs.  It went on to win a Grammy and a contender for 2010 Album of the Year.  Good for them.

November 24, 2010:  More Song Facts brought to you by Devon.  Songs from bands Deftones, Underoath, Rise Against, Story of the Year, Thursday, and John Lennon and others are showcased.

December 16, 2010: Part I of my Summer Concert Wrap-Up.  The band Thrice is showcased as we relive their show from June 12, 2010 at the Chicago House of Blues.  Highlight of the Show was them performing "To Awake and Avenge the Dead."

December 19, 2010: Part II of my Summer Concert Wrap-Up.  The band Streethlight Manifesto is showcased as we relive their July 2, 2010 show at The Metro in Chicago.  Highlight of the Show was them intertwining their songs "Point/Counterpoint" and "Keasbey Nights.'

December 22, 2010: Part III of my Summer Concert Wrap-Up.  The band Against Me! is showcased as we relive their TV appearance on JBTV on July 3, 2010.  "Against Me! to perform an acoustic set" is the most beautiful phrase in the English language.

December 31, 2010: We end the year with the gift of music.  Here's a link to the greatest song about the New Year's holiday: It's Thursday's "Jet Black New Year."


January 11, 2011: Part IV of my Summer Concert Wrap-Up.  It's the "Scream It Like You Mean It Tour" with We Came As Romans, Emery, and Silverstein.  Felipe gets one step closer to total hearing loss.

January 16, 2011: Nothing is funnier than a pissed off Beatles' fan.  Except a Beatles' fan that is pissed about horrible music "artists" covering their songs.  Devon explains his Top Five Worst Beatles Covers of all time.

January 16, 2011: Devon takes a closer look at musical artists that have "Backmasked Messages."  Get ready to press the reverse button and listen closely.

January 16, 2011: Devon explains the meaning of a few select songs in his fifth installment of his "Song Meanings" series.  Bands showcased: Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, The Used and others.

February 2, 2011: Felipe reviews two shows during the Fall (or Indian Summer) of 2010.  The first show involves A Wilhelm Scream and their live show from Reggie's Rock Club in Chicago on September 4, 2010.  The second show is the annual RiotFest in Chicago, Illinois.  The show is from October 8, 2010 from the Congress Theatre and it showcases punk rock seminal acts The Bouncing Souls, The Circle Jerks, The Lawrence Arms, and Bad Religion. 

February 13, 2011: The 2010 Show of the Year is unveiled in this article.  Thirteen concerts are reviewed, but only one show will get the recognition.  Shows from bands Unearth, Bad Religion, A Wilhelm Scream, The Dillinger Escape Plan and Between the Buried and Me and others are showcased. 


July 3, 2011: We kick off our countdown of the 50 GREATEST BAD RELIGION SONGS EVER by showcasing and listing some of the more popular songs that missed the cut.  We also list the albums and the number of songs that did make our final list of 50.  Will your favorite song be snubbed?  Read and find out!


July 5, 2011: So it begins!  Part I of our countdown of the 50 GREATEST BAD RELIGION SONGS EVER. Songs 46-50 are reviewed.


July 5, 2011: Part II of our countdown of the 50 GREATEST BAD RELIGION SONGS EVER.  Songs 41-45 are reviewed.  


July 17, 2011: Devon gets intBeatle Mania. Find out what songs he thinks are the best during the era of the fab four


July 17, 2011: Take a look into some Acid Rock songs from the 60's that helped inspire many songs of today. 


August 7, 2011: Felipe has had enough of bands solely surviving on gimmicks and image in the punk and metal genre.  So he is laying down the ground rules in his Manifesto to separate the phony punk/metal bands from the real and genuine bands that actually make great music without looking like douche-bags.    

August 14, 2011Part III of our countdown of 50 GREATEST BAD RELIGION SONGS EVER.  Songs 40-36 are highlighted.

October 17, 2011: We begin wrapping up our concert calendar with Thursday playing FULL COLLAPSE in its ENTIRETY!

October 25, 2011:  It was a dreary February, winter night in Palatine, IL.  The perfect time to go to a Streetlight Manifesto show to heat up as the punk/ska band violate a few fire codes at Durty Nellie's.

So what is the BIRTHDAY FORTNIGHT?  It is Felipe's poor excuse to celebrate his birthday for TWO WEEKS STRAIGHT.  He's not conceited like a teenage girl who just turned 16.  He also cannot help that a lot of shows were to be seen a week before, during, and after his birthday.  PATHOLOGICAL HATE chronicles the Fortnight Adventure.  Enjoy!

January 7, 2012: In Part I of the Birthday Fortnight series, we take a look back at the time when we drove to Joliet, IL to see Job for a Cowboy and Between the Buried and Me perform live. 

January 7, 2012: In Part II of the Birthday Fortnight series, we take a look back at the Chicago date of the Deftones' spring of 2011 tour.  

January 8, 2012: In Part III of the Birthday Fortnight series, we take a look back at the now legendary Dillinger Escape Plan show at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago on April 30, 2011.

January 18, 2012: Part IV of the Birthday Fortnight series, takes Pathological Hate way up on the North Side of Chicago to see Chuck Ragan at Mayne Stage in Rogers Park on Cinco de Mayo, 2011.  Ragan and the U.K. band Sharks, had been touring with Social Distortion before embarking independently on an open date to Sour Home Chicago.

January 31, 2012: Part V of the Birthday Fortnight concludes with a good-ole fashioned 1990s PUNK RAWK SHOW!  Pathological Hate went up to Milwaukee to check out The Darlings, Strung Out and the long awaited reunion of Face to Face on May 6, 2011.  

December 20, 2012: We Review Hot Water Music's show back in May of 2011.  The show was played at Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

December 20, 2012: Felipe looks back at the "Punk Rawk Show" that broke out at a Wedding on Memorial Day Weekend, 2011.  Mike Herrera of MxPx made a special guest appearance and rocked our world. 

December 27, 2012: Felipe looks back at the time he saw Bayside and Saves the Day live in October of 2011 and teaches the very valuable lesson of promptness.

January 17, 2013: Felipe looks back at the time he went to see Thrice as the band was touring to promote, then new album, Major/Minor

February 6, 2013: Felipe looks back at the 2011 Show of the Year that featured Between the Buried and Me, Animals as Leaders, and TesseracT.  

March 10, 2013: To commemorate Thursday lead singer's birthday, Geoff Rickly, we countdown Thursday's greatest songs from the albums Waiting, Full Collapse, and War All the Time

April 5, 2013: Felipe continues his countdown on the Top 50 Greatest Bad Religion Songs of all time.

April 7, 2013: As we get ready for the upcoming Chicago stop of The Revival Tour, we look back at the 2012 version.  

May 16, 2013: We celebrate "Lagwagon Day" by sharing our Ultimate Lagwagon Playlist for today.

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