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Albini arrived at the Rio to compete following a European tour with his band, Shellac

Famed music producer Steve Albini wins a World Series of Poker bracelet in Las Vegas

June 18th, 2018

Albini arrived at the Rio to compete following a European tour with his band, Shellac

  • If you showed up expecting “Closer,” “Down In It” or “Hurt,” frontman Trent Reznor sent you home thirsty.

  • Also: Boulder City Swings swings into, well, Boulder City.

  • Bassist/co-vocalist Mark Hoppus also discusses Twitter outrage and what goes into making a setlist.

  • "After five months I think I’m fitting into the character and making it my own."

  • Hwang Chi-yeul, Ailee, EXID and Tak Jae Hoon are eager to meet you.

  • NIN would be Vegas’ first Generation X residency—and arguably, its most nihilistic.

  • Genre-wise, Stephen Fasano is as all over the place as a longhauling cab.

  • With its massive screen and targeted sound, Madison Square Garden’s Sphere moves concert-going into the future.

  • With her new single “Little Game,” Vegas’ “Best Emerging Voice” looks to reinvent herself as a performer.

  • Festival tries to distance itself from notorious punk singer/bassist Fat Mike, who insulted victims of the Route 99 Harvest Festival shooting during his band's set.

  • Highlights included a history-heavy set from Crass, an ebullient Against Me!, a strangely preachy X and an inspired set from At The Drive-In.

  • The pop-punk trio proves its residency worth with an epic setlist and boundless energy.

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