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Local H Drummer Brian St. Clair to Part Ways with Band after October Dates

Local H Drummer Brian St. Clair to Part Ways with Band after October Dates

Local H drummer Brian St. Clair (pictured left) is leaving the band after 14 years to focus on his tour management company, Tour Time Productions, and other musical projects. The band said the decision was decided upon mutually and amicably.St. Clair will be doing farewell shows in September and October. Frontman Scott Lucas said, “I […]

Exclusive: Local H Stream Cover of Rush’s “2112 Overture/The Temples of Syrinx”

Exclusive: Local H Stream Cover of Rush’s “2112 Overture/The Temples of Syrinx”

Local H are ringing in the holidays with a special treat for their fans–and for fans of another band, prog-rock legends and soon-to-be Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rush. “Attention all planets of the solar federation! In honor of the Winter Solstice, the end of the world according to the Mayans, and, uh, Christmas, […]

Local H Premiere New Music Video, “Cold Manor”

Local H Premiere New Music Video, “Cold Manor”

Chicago alt-rockers Local H released their new double album, Hallelujah! I’m A Bum today, as well as kicking off a US tour in support (see tour dates below). They’re also premiering the music video for new song, “Cold Manor,” directed/compiled by Local H frontman Scott Lucas. Check it out below and let us know what […]

New Releases Out Today: 09/18/2012

New Releases Out Today: 09/18/2012

It’s Tuesday–the day that music comes out–and this one sees shit from Down, Vision of Disorder, Becoming the Archtype, Devin Townsend, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to pick up. All Human – Catholic Guilt or the Queerest […]

Review: Local H – Hallelujah! I’m a Bum

Review: Local H – Hallelujah! I’m a Bum

These smart-assed Chicagoans peaked early with “Bound for the Floor,” their 1996 post-grunge hit about keeping it copacetic. But if Local H’s commercial fortunes have dwindled, their ideas have only gotten bigger: Hallelujah! I’m a Bum is the guitar-and-drums duo’s second concept album in a row, following 2008’s breakup procedural, Twelve Angry Months. Here frontman […]

Chevelle’s Pete Loeffler Picks His Top Five Chicago Rock Bands

Chevelle’s Pete Loeffler Picks His Top Five Chicago Rock Bands

The three men of Chevelle—brothers Pete and Sam Loeffler and brother-in-law Dean Bernardini—are proud sons of Chicagoland. It’s where the troupe, whose hometown of Grayslake is about 40 miles north of the Miracle Mile, cut their musical teeth and developed the heavy-hitting, drone ‘n’ roll that can be heard on Chevelle’s 1999 debut Point #1 […]

Local H Frontman Scott Lucas Picks His Top Five Two-Person Bands

Local H Frontman Scott Lucas Picks His Top Five Two-Person Bands

Chicago two-man grunge monster Local H dropped their first ever greatest-hits collection, Local H: The Island Years (Universal), last week. And the band, led by frontman Scott Lucas—who handles both guitar and bass duties via an extra pick-up on his guitar while drummer Brian St. Clair plays beatmaster—kick off their latest U.S. tour on Thursday. […]