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Metallica at Lolla '96 (image via YouTube)

Lolla At 20: Mud & Metallica In 1996

Photos: 50 Reasons Why Lollapalooza Rocksview gallery For many folks, the biggest heavy metal/hard rock band on the planet appearing at an alternative music fest was not something they were too excited about. For others, seeing […]

08/02/2011

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Lollapalooza Artist Look: Two Door Cinema Club

2011 Lollapalooza Line Upview gallery Northern Ireland’s own [lastfm]Two Door Cinema Club[/lastfm] brings a unique sound to the indie scene. Often being described as “altronica” or “post-punk revival,” there’s no disputing the band’s reputation as “pretty […]

07/29/2011

Lollapalooza Party (Getty Images)

Free Mixtape Download: Lollapalooza In 45 Minutes

Photos: 50 Reasons Why Lollapalooza Rocksview gallery Brooklyn-based indie-pop duo, [lastfm]The Kickdrums[/lastfm] have released the latest installment in their festival mixtape series. The Kicks have already dished out two years of Coachella soundtracks and this new […]

07/28/2011

Devo Backstage at Lolla (photo: Nate Azark/WXRT)

Lolla At 20: Devo & Perry Farrell Talk Spuds Backstage At Lollapalooza

Photos: 50 Reasons Why Lollapalooza Rocksview gallery You’d think that somewhere over the last 20 years [lastfm]Perry Ferrell[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Devo[/lastfm] would have run into each other. But their first meeting didn’t occur until last year at […]

07/27/2011

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Lollapalooza Artist Look: Arctic Monkeys

Photos: 50 Reasons Why Lollapalooza Rocksview gallery Remember back in 2006, when these guys with funny accents were suddenly bigger than [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm] in Britain? Those guys who got a record deal before they played one […]

07/27/2011

Perry Farrell (photo via Vimeo)

Lolla Look Back: Hand-Picking The First Lollapalooza Lineup

Photos: 50 Reasons Why Lollapalooza Rocksview gallery Picture it: it’s summer, 1990. [lastfm]Jane’s Addiction[/lastfm], a band who’s already put not a dent, but a crater in the alternative rock scene in America, is preparing to break […]

07/26/2011

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