Lots to tell you about today....

February 22nd, 2013 by Bloodshot

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Well, it's NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY, so we thought that while you (like us) are relaxing (or chillaxing, as I'm told they say now) with our fave cocktail, we'd share a BUNCH of goodies that piled in on us the past few days. It's all really good and worth... Read more

Scotland Yard Gospel Choir Instruments Stolen

January 23rd, 2012 by Bloodshot

So, last weekend, members of the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir put together a going away party for Elia at the Whistler in Chicago. Proceeds went to charity: Dave Egger's literacy project 826.

What did the band get for their efforts? Some POND SCUM stole Ethan's violin and guitars from the trunk of a car.

Hey! FILTH BAG! I hope karmic vengeance... Read more

RIP, Don Walls, Last of The Sundowners

July 28th, 2011 by Bloodshot

We're sad to report that the last remaining member of the legendary Chicago country band The Sundowners, Don Walls, passed away yesterday. The Sundowners were good friends of Bloodshot and an inspiration to younger bands, like the Waco Brothers. In this essay, Waco Jon Langford explains what The Sundowners meant to him. In 2004, we released a compilation... Read more

Diane Izzo Passes Away

March 2nd, 2011 by Bloodshot

Diane Izzo, a unique contributor to Chicago's rich musical community, passed away on February 25th at the age of 43 after a lengthy illness.

Diane contributed her haunting and fearless vocal talents to the Pine Valley Cosmonauts "Executioner Last Songs" albums. On Volumes Two & Three, she boldly tackled "Strange Fruit" and on Volume One, her husky version of... Read more

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