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Here's 20 random bands below for you to check out. You can also use the search form at left to find a band.
 CHICAGO LOUD 9
  Chicago
Chicago Loud 9 is a group that blends veteran funk rockers, Indie-Reggae Horn players, and MC Pro Blak The Don. They rolled out this new mix in January 2012 at the House of Blues Chicago and absolutely tore the roof off of the place. “cLOUD9″ c ...
last updated: 9/23/2013

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
JAZZ
ROCK - Alternative
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
WORLD - Reggae
 EXEGESIS
  
In 2003, Colombia was a land embroiled in major episodes of violence, drug-trafficking and corruption. This internal armed conflict terrorized the inhabitants of the entire nation, and each day the light of hope seemed further away. This set the stag ...
last updated: 4/5/2014

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Industrial/Goth
 ESTABON
  Chicago
Stephen Speights, a.k.a EstaBoN, is an intuitive storyteller whose captivating lyrics derive from his childhood experiences. Despite being born in an abusive, poverty stricken household in Detroit, Speights landed in Chicago at the age of 6 and staye ...
last updated: 4/28/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
URBAN - R&B/Gospel
 EVIL TWIN SISTER
  Waukegan, IL
Evil Twin Sister began suddenly and unexpectedly in the cold November of 2011. Sergio Acosta and Reymundo Cortes, having left pop-rock sensation The Pages, were contacted by a shady individual known as Adam Escobar. Half a year later and they were ma ...
last updated: 3/2/2013

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
 THE KRANK DADDIES
  Peru
Here are the THE WORLD FAMOUS KRANK DADDIES, a Chicago based band always ready and willing to RIP IT UP!! After thousands of shows people have labeled The Krank Daddies music as Raw Rippin Rock n Roll. The KRANK DADDIES deliver a high impact live per ...
last updated: 6/24/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
 CAPTAIN COOPERSMITH
  Algonquin
Rock/Jazz/Folk Band from suburbs of Chicago. Currently recorindg our first album. https://www.facebook.com/CaptainCoopersmith?ref=hl#!/CaptainCoopersmith
last updated: 10/19/2013

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
BLUES
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
 KINGS OF CLASS
  Chicago, IL
Once upon a time, two of the classiest cock-slangin cowboys from Chicago set out on a daring journey into the mystical land of electronic dance music. The fellows got straight to work, and within only a few years had crusaded across Chicago and many ...
last updated: 9/19/2013

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
 DIAMOND Z
  Chicago
Diamond Z, aka The U Digsta, is an unforgettable element of Chicago hip-hop. After writing and reciting rhymes throughout the 90s in Cabrini Green, he's perfected his craft and is dropping a slew of hot songs on his listeners. His sound keeps fans co ...
last updated: 3/2/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 KELSO
  Chicago il
MVP GANG ARTIST AIR KELSO CHIRAQ DRILL MUSIC
last updated: 9/13/2014

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
URBAN - R&B/Gospel
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 PRELUDE TO A MILLION
  Belleville - Chicago - Du Quoin - Dwight, ILLINOIS
A network of artists from all over the state of Illinois who joined forces back in early 2008 to make moves collectively. Combining a plethora of styles with an undeniable drive and hunger to get their music heard, they've created an immovable entity ...
last updated: 3/26/2014

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
POP - Top 40
SPOKEN WORD
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 BESTFRIENDS
  Chicago
Nick Scalise and Gregory Shanahan are in Bestfriends. The young pair has big plans to push the post-disco envelope as far as humanly possible. The Chicago-based duo composed all the music and played all the instruments on their self-titled EP, rel ...
last updated: 4/10/2013

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
POP - Dance
ROCK - Alternative
URBAN - Funk
 WHITE SHADOW
  Chicago
This multidimensional trio brings a classic rock roots salute into a modern sound for their generation. These contemporary teens consistently deliver the essential elements of rock & roll-DRUMS, GUITAR, BASS AND VOCALS. Their music and sophisticated ...
last updated: 6/20/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
BLUES
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Classic Rock
 EYE OF DEMISE
  Chicago IL
Eye of Demise is a Chicago based metal band who's ready to bring metal and real music back to the scene. Formally apart of the Chicago Slipknot Tribute band (Sic) we have been bringing metal and crazy intense energy shows for the past two years and a ...
last updated: 9/15/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 THE UNGNOMES
  Chicago
The UnGnomes are a sensational punk band from Chicago. TheY released their first E.P. on December 15, 2012 "Grape Drink." The album received thousands of plays within the first month of release and was praised by both The Reader and The Redeye Chicag ...
last updated: 3/2/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
 JACK BE NIMBLE
  Chicago, IL
With a unique blend of Indie Rock and Pop Punk, these four Chicago area natives intend to take the scene by storm. Playing in and around the midwest, Jack Be Nimble shows signs of being the next big thing to come out of Chicago. Citing inspirations f ...
last updated: 9/24/2013

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
 RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT
  Round Lake
Reckless Endangerment is a 2 piece acoustic act from Lake County, IL. We take hard rock guitar, country alternative lyrics, and wicked power vocals to give a fusion sound that is hard to find anywhere else. We play a little bit of everything, and for ...
last updated: 1/21/2014

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
COUNTRY - Country/Western
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 VIOLENT WISDOM
  Chicago
Violent Wisdom was formed in 1991 by a group of guy's who just loved metal music. Once noticing they had something special in writing and live performance, the band decided to record it's first studio demo "Unjentle Frenzy". After selling 500 demos i ...
last updated: 3/15/2014

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
 JNAN
  Chicago
JNan (pronounced Jay–Non) is a musical prodigy whose roots are in every area of music from rock, jazz, and blues to country. As a legacy in the business his family tree speaks of experience and creativity. His music reflects the diversity, which appe ...
last updated: 3/2/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 FALSE HOPE FADES
  Chicago
False Hope Fades proudly hails from the mighty city of Chicago. They formed in the Fall of 2012 and have been makin rock 'n roll since. These four unlikely characters have come together to create something soulful, passionate, and real. Driven by the ...
last updated: 5/16/2013

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 GHOSTE
  Chicago, IL
A producer of Chill Hop/Chill Wave music and also a DJ of a variety of genres including Dubstep, Glitch Hop, House, DnB, Future Garage, Chill Wave, Moombahton and much more.
last updated: 5/29/2013

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
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