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Category Archives: Venues

New York’s venue B.B. King’s is closing

Posted by on April 17, 2018

Over the past 12 years or so, the New York City concert landscape has changed pretty significantly. CBGB’s, of course, closed back in 2006. Other venues, like The Continental, Brownies and Luna Lounge followed suit, while the Knitting Factory moved to Brooklyn. Now another New York City venue has announced that they’re closing up shop, […]

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Chicago venue Double Door closes

Posted by on February 6, 2017

For the past 23 years, Chicago’s Double Door has been an iconic fixture in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. The club’s run came to an end today, as they were evicted from their 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. premises and the locks changed. According to DNAinfo, it’s the result of a legal battle between co-owner Sean Mulroney […]

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Brooklyn metal venue The Acheron to close

Posted by on June 21, 2016

Over the past decade or so, the underground metal scene in Brooklyn has flourished, and East Williamsburg (Bushwick, let’s be honest) venue The Acheron has been a part of it. For the past six years, the tiny venue has played host to countless metal and punk shows, an inclusive and welcoming venue that, like Saint Vitus, […]

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Milwaukee venue closes doors to metalcore shows

Posted by on September 18, 2015

Metal is not an easy genre to host for any venue. With all the mosh pitting and heavily inebriated crowd, it’s bound to have some mishaps during some shows but most know what they get into before agreeing, except a Milwaukee venue who just shut their doors to metalcore shows due to the “destructive, childish […]

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Bomb threat at the Rainbow in Hollywood, CA

Posted by on July 17, 2015

  The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department in West Hollywood, CA closed down a section on Sunset Blvd after receiving a phone call about a suspicious package left at a parking lot, prompting a bomb squad to intervene in case of a terrorist act. The package was left at a parking lot across the world-famous […]

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