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NE-HI at Empty Bottle

No pajamas to be seen.

Hockey Dad, Skip Church, Muuy Biien at the Empty Bottle


Best of Underground America 2015

For this gallery, we celebrate the best images taken at underground shows across the US.

Wand, Perfume, and Melkbelly at Empty Bottle

Wand’s newest album, 1000 Days, was released by Drag City in September.

Homeshake, Sheer Agony, Pleasure Leftists, Negative Scanner, and Split Feet at Empty Bottle

Homeshake! Pleasure Leftists! Negative Scanner! Split Feet! You Chicagoans are some very lucky people.

Total Control and Final Grin at Empty Bottle

Total Control returned to the US for a few dates and we caught their performance in Chicago.

Melt-Banana and Torche at Empty Bottle

We’re thrilled that Tokyo’s Melt-Banana are still performing and touring 23 years later.

Bully and Fake Limbs at Empty Bottle

Normally we wouldn’t support encountering Bully and Fake Limbs in the same night but in this instance, it was fine.

Föllakzoid and The Holydrug Couple at Empty Bottle

Two Chilean bands perform in one of our favorite venues in Chicago.

Lightning Bolt and Oozing Wound at Empty Bottle

You guys see Whiplash?  That drummer had an oozing wound.

WAND, Heaters, EGO, and Melkbelly at Empty Bottle

Melkbelly, EGO, Heaters, and WAND perform in Chicago on Easter Sunday.

The Vaselines and Amanda X at Empty Bottle

At the church of The Vaselines, we learned that Jesus doesn’t want us for a sunbeam.

Oozing Wound, Running, and Rectal Hygienics at Empty Bottle

Oozing Wound’s Earth Suck is out now on Thrill Jockey Records.

Panic Dancing: Deep Space, Deserts, and Verma

Spanning dimensions and coiling elegantly with the Chicago band.

The Skull Defekts and Killer Moon at Empty Bottle

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