December 31st, 2009 by Rami

Thanks to all of you who came out December 19th to Chicago's Double Door to benefit the "Get Well" funds for the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir and Lawrence Peters. Thanks to you all we raised over $4000 for them AND gathered a couple bins worth of canned good for Catholic Charities.

Hope you enjoyed yourselves. We're looking forward to new music...Read more

Random End of the Year Staff "Best of" lists and Resolutions!

December 29th, 2009 by Rami

Ahhh, the end of the year. Time for lists and resolutions. Resolutions and lists. The busy staffers at Bloodshot are no different, so I when I stood creepily over their desks and demanded some thoughts from them on the end of year, they obliged with the following:


My top 10 records of 2009 list is as follows:
(In no particular order:)...Read more

Benefit Panto Performance in Chicago

December 28th, 2009 by Rami

The Hideout Players have scheduled two additional family-friendly performances of their fourth annual Hideout Christmas panto. This year's panto, Ho Ho Ho the Humanity: Prior to his career as a bringer of gifts, Santa Claus was a zeppelin pirate!, will re-play at the Hideout on Sunday January 3 at 3:00pm & 6:00pm.

The added shows are to benefit Burned Whale, a...Read more

A Holiday song from Amy Gore!

December 14th, 2009 by Rami

Check out Amy Gore's little tribute to the fat man in red (no, not a badly sunburned Rush Limbaugh)....we're talkin' SANTA!

It's a sweet, lo-fi and a little twisted number called "Dear Santa"


Limited Edition Bottle Rockets 7" Single

December 14th, 2009 by Rami

The Bottle Rockets will release a new live 7-inch single through Euclid Records store on Dec. 15. Recorded during the band's in-store performance on Record Store Day this past April 18, the release, like all the 6 previous in the series, will be strictly limited to 300 copies.

The 45s are sold exclusively at Euclid Records for $9.99…....Read more


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