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Pierre Kezdy of Influential Punk Band Naked Raygun Dies at 58

Pierre Kezdy, bassist of Naked Raygun, the Chicago band who was a favorite of Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and producer Steve Albini, has died (Oct. 9)…
SPIN Staff / October 9, 2020

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Q&A: Naked Raygun’s Jeff Pezzati on New Album, Dave Grohl’s Fandom, and ‘Caustic’ Steve Albini

In the 1980s, Naked Raygun were at the forefront of Chicago's burgeoning punk scene, mixing politically charged melodies and a post-hardcore racket. Their devotees include local…
Dan Reilly / January 8, 2016

Riot Fest Celebrates Tenth Anniversary With Ten Performances of Classic Albums

Earlier this week, organizers for Riot Fest Chicago announced the annual showcase's 2014 lineup, featuring the Cure, Jane's Addiction, the Flaming Lips, Weezer, the National, and…
Colin Joyce / May 15, 2014