Mr. Bungle’s The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny and the State of Thrash Metal in 2021

by Nick Papanicholas

By now, the majority of the thrash metal genre has seemingly run its course in rock music history. Groups such as Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Sepultura, Stormtroopers of Death, and Anthrax have all delivered the bullet speed hard rock that burst onto the scene in the 80s and, in some cases, has never showed any signs of slowing down or fading away.… Click here to continue reading!

Famous Unknowns

by Jette-Mari Anni

Music fills our spaces constantly. No matter if you’re in a grocery store, a cafe, an elevator, or at a bar, chances are there are some tunes humming in the background. Back in the day, we’d wait anxiously for the DJ to announce the artist and the title of the song on the radio.… Click here to continue reading!

“Music became my addiction”: Chicago Musicians with Substance Abuse Disorders In The Time Of The Covid 19 Pandemic

The Covid 19 pandemic has been very damaging to many people who suffer from substance abuse. According to a report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, people who were diagnosed with an SUD are more likely to suffer severely from the virus and have it turn fatal because of the significant negative impact that addiction has on the body.… Click here to continue reading!