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Metal or rock bars in Chicago

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  1. Kalmah

    Kalmah Svieri

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    Does any of you know good rock or metal bars in Chicago? My friend moved there recently and he wants to find a cold pint and good music.
     
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    Welcome to Chicago! :headbang:

    The Metal scene here is pretty spread out but there are some cool places to go if you know where to look.

    A good website to keep an eye on for Chicago Metal shows The Chicago Metal Factory (http://www.thecmf.com/metal.htm)

    If you’re looking to see some local bands for live music on Friday/Saturday nights, and don’t mind going out into the suburbs, some cool clubs to check out are:

    Champs Rock Room (6501 W. 79th Street, Burbank IL)
    JJ Kelly's (2455 Bernice Rd., Lansing IL)
    Nite Cap (5007 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago IL)
    O'Malley's Sports Bar & Grill (11957 S Pulaski Rd, Alsip IL)
    Penny Road Pub (28 W 705 Penny Rd., Barrington IL)
    Ye Olde Town Inn (18 W. Busse Ave, Mount Prospect, IL)


    There are also some bars that have DJs that do “Metal Nights”, such as:

    SUNDAYS: EXIT (1315 W. North Ave., Chicago IL)
    MONDAYS: NEO (2350 N Clark St, Chicago IL)
    MONDAYS: Colosseum (19081 Old LaGrange Rd, Mokena IL)
    WEDNESDAYS: Upstairs @ Liar’s Club (1665 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago IL)
    (Varies, monthly): Delilah’s (2771 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL)


    As far as some medium to larger venues that have national acts, you can check out:

    Allstate Arena (6920 North Mannheim Rd, Rosemont IL)
    Aragon Ballroom (1106 W. Lawrence, Chicago IL)
    Congress Theatre (2117 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL)
    Double Door (1572 N. Milwaukee, Chicago IL)
    First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre (19100 S. Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park IL)
    House Of Blues (329 N. Dearborn, Chicago IL)
    The Metro (3730 N. Clark St, Chicago IL)
    Pearl Room (19081 Old LaGrange Rd., Mokena IL)
    Riviera Theatre (4746 N. Racine Ave, Chicago IL)
    Vic Theatre (3145 North Sheffield, Chicago IL)

    Hope that helps... See ya around!!!
     
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    Maybe you should come visit him, and bring some of your friends.... :lol:
     
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    And by friends, he means the rest of the band :D
     
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    Feel_The_Force Thrash 'Til Death!!

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    Winner.
     
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    Might as well bring the instruments too, never know when you might need them :D
     
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    don't forget protection
     
  9. Feel_The_Force

    Feel_The_Force Thrash 'Til Death!!

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    ...and some free merchandise.
     
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    :lol:

    And might as well schedule a show while your at it...
     
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